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Automating OmniFocus 3 Using Siri Shortcuts: Basics

This live event is offered through our Learn OmniFocus site and is open to all members. Not a member yet? Join here.

Automating common tasks that you perform in OmniFocus and complementary productivity apps adds efficiency and accuracy to your workflows.

This session will help you master the basics of automating OmniFocus using Siri Shortcuts, a system-level service and app that was introduced in iOS 12. No prior knowledge is assumed, so it’s a great session to attend whether you’re just getting started with iOS automation, or if you want to revisit the basics.

Session Overview

Attend this live session and learn techniques and best practices for:

  • How to access both built-in and custom OmniFocus perspectives using Siri.

  • Basic principles that will help you make effective use of the Siri Shortcuts app.

  • How to find and install existing Siri Shortcuts that can be used to automate common OmniFocus activities.

  • How to make simple changes to existing Siri Shortcuts to customize them to match your specific use cases.

  • And more…

We’ll provide links to all of the Siri Shortcuts that are included in this session so that you can put what you learn to good use right away.

Led by Rose Orchard

This session will be led by OmniFocus expert, Rose Orchard. Rose is a strong proponent of the benefits of automation. She’s the founder of Automation Orchard and co-hosts the popular Automators podcastalongside David Sparks (aka MacSparky). Rose also recently shared her OmniFocus setup and workflowshere on Learn OmniFocus, including how she makes extensive use of iOS automation technologies.

Open to All Learn OmniFocus Members

If you're already a member of Learn OmniFocus, visit the event page to learn more and to register. Please note that space is limited to 75 participants.

Earlier Event: December 5
OmniFocus Workflows with David Sparks
Later Event: January 16
Navigating Your Day with OmniFocus 3