My husband thinks that if anyone got my iPhone, they'd be so confused with VoiceOver, and even more so if I had Screen Curtain on that they couldn't use it.
They wouldn't know my access code, nor would they have my face, so it sounds like a frustrating endeavor to the crook, but most annoying, frustrating and anger provoking to me, if it should happen. Problem: if they just tossed it, I couldn't use it either. -----Original Message----- From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com] On Behalf Of Kenny Sent: Tuesday, June 30, 2020 6:28 AM To: firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: Re: Using iOS Shortcuts to Deputize Siri? Yes, I do understand that screaming a specific phrase to trigger Siri Shortcuts would be problematic, especially when the perp is running away from you. Guess I'm brainstorming some ideas to rely on Siri to protect me, and my iPhone when traveling alone. These iOS Workflow shortcuts are really powerful. Using the ReddIt link shared on this thread I'm learning more and more about them. Hope to come up with something on my own I can share with the community. On 6/29/2020 10:24 PM, Simon A Fogarty wrote: > Hi Kenny, > > I’m not going to say your crazy, > Because you're probably thinking of something others are also thinking of. > > How to do it would be the crazy thing! > > I'm personally thinking what you are looking to do must be possible but I'm > not sure you could do it with a Hey siri shortcut request if the jerkoff that > just grabbed your phone is doing a runner. > > And thinking that if I grabbed a mobile device and started running, I'd > have it in one hand and that would be by my side as my arms pumped as runners > do! > > You would have road noise possibly to take in to consideration, > Other background noises > The runner might have put your phone in to their pocket to free hands or make > themselves look les like a running scumbag! > > And of course your idea of the photo of the face depends on if the phone is > being looked at, which they would do I'm sure once they were away from anyone > following them! > > > However if you have an apple watch especially one of the LTE models, > Could you not do some of this stuff from find my iphone via the watch? > Find my iPhone I've used to locate my watch from my phone so somewhat around > the opposite way to what you are looking for, > > But you could trigger an alarm, > Lock the phone or wipe it if needed, > I'm not sure about photos but there must be something that could give you > that ability, > Infact I think there is built in to the watch but it's from the phones camera > so you can hold the phone up with the camera looking at something and view it > on the watch screen! > > > The other thing is if you use a caine you could throw it at the scumbag like > a javlyn / speer, > Or if it's a broken down in to sections folding cain, throw it at their legs > as they run so it might trip them and then you could kick the shit out of > them while they lye there trying to free themselves, > > Or if you use a dog, teach it to chase the bad guy like a police dog! > That one I'd like to see happen! > > Sorry most of this isn't going to do what you are looking for but just some > ideas looking from a somewhat different angle > > Good luck and I hope you can figure something out > -----Original Message----- > From: email@example.com <firstname.lastname@example.org> On Behalf Of Kenny > Sent: Tuesday, 30 June 2020 11:09 AM > To: email@example.com > Subject: Using iOS Shortcuts to Deputize Siri? > > I'm not sure if this is possible, but I wanted to pose the question to the > list to find out. > > > I own an iPhone 8 running iOS 13.5.1. > > > Here's the scenario. You're using your iPhone while waiting outside for > an Uber pickup, then a thief snatches it out of your hand. They take off > running. You have only a few seconds to react, but normally you start > screaming "STOP THIEF" or something too that affect immediately. > > > How about you could simply say the phrase "Hey Siri: STOP THIEF" > > > Then Siri would do the following on your iPhone: > > 1. Activate the front camera and take a picture. > > 2. Activate the back camera and take a picture. > > 3. Upload a copy of those photos to the iCloud linked to your account. > > 4. Set screen brightness to 0. > > 5. Lock phone and screen. > > 6. Disable fingerprint sensor, so only inputting the correct pin will > unlock the phone. > > 7. Play a loud pitch Siren or alert notification sound at the highest > volume level. > > 8. Continue to secretly take a photo every 30 - 60 seconds using the > front and back camera, and upload the photos to the iCloud, not > overwriting the other photos. > > > Now maybe I'm coming off here sounding like a lunatic, but I feel that > such a Shortcut would be nice to have just in case you encounter a > situation like this. > > > Can this be done? If so, what are the steps? > > > Also is there a site or blog featuring useful iOS shortcuts members have > freely contributed. Ones you can easily import to the Shortcuts app on > your iPhone? > > > Now I realize this list is filled with a bunch of people just looking > for a reason to ridicule member's who post any question they personally > deem as "Dumb." I'm hoping you will simply ignore/delete this thread and > don't even bother posting a reply if you happen to be one of them. > > > I'm not posting this question to be ridiculed, but too get informed. > Nothing more. > > > Thanks. > > -Kenny > -- The following information is important for all members of the V iPhone list. If you have any questions or concerns about the running of this list, or if you feel that a member's post is inappropriate, please contact the owners or moderators directly rather than posting on the list itself. Your V iPhone list moderator is Mark Taylor. Mark can be reached at: mk...@ucla.edu. Your list owner is Cara Quinn - you can reach Cara at caraqu...@caraquinn.com The archives for this list can be searched at: http://firstname.lastname@example.org/ --- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "VIPhone" group. 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