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“Hey, Siri! I’m getting pulled over” and your iPhone starts recording – Siri shortcuts

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If you own an iOS device, install the shortcuts app right now; it helps to record your conversation with the police when you get pulled over. Simply say, “Hey Siri, I’m getting pulled over,” and then the shortcuts app starts recording. While the recording is taking place, you won’t be able to receive phone calls on your device, and your device’s front camera will record a video of what’s happening. Hence, you may need to position your iPhone strategically.

What is Siri Shortcuts?

Siri Shortcuts isn’t new, but with iOS 12, it became better and now serves as “I’m getting pulled over” shortcut. The primary purpose of “shortcuts” is to allow you to get things down much faster with a tap or talking to Siri. It enables “quick actions,” that run automatically on your iOS device.
You can only get “Shortcuts” on an iPhone or iOS device that runs iOS 12 or later versions. Below are steps to download/install it

Siri Shortcuts

How to get “Siri Shortcuts” on your iPhone

You can only get “Shortcuts” on an iPhone or iOS device that runs iOS 12 or later versions. Below are steps to download/install it.

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  • Head over to Appstore and download “Shortcuts.”
  • Now go to your device settings >>> Shortcuts, and activate “Allow Unrestricted Shortcuts.”
  • Give the app access to use your location

Using Safari?

I'm getting pulled over
  • Download “I’m getting pulled over” shortcut via this link.
  • Click “Add Untrusted Shortcut”
  • Indicate some contacts you’d love to receive your location info when you’re up with the police.
  • Then click “Done.”

There are many things to do with “Siri Shortcuts.” To learn all the tips and tricks, read this Apple guide.

This will help to save you from police brutality – it is imperative that all iPhone users get the “Shortcuts” app. Asides helping to record your moments with the police, there are other interesting things you can do with Siri Shortcuts. Read up more technology news and tips from our homepage.

Originally posted on July 7, 2020 @ 10:32 am

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