How about:

Siri, launch maps - then, maybe the crook's whereabouts will be more definitely 
pinpointed for a while anyway. 

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From: viphone@googlegroups.com [mailto:viphone@googlegroups.com] On Behalf Of 
Kenny
Sent: Wednesday, July 1, 2020 12:45 AM
To: viphone@googlegroups.com
Subject: Re: Using iOS Shortcuts to Deputize Siri?

Will definitely do that.


On 6/30/2020 3:39 PM, Simon A Fogarty wrote:
> HI Kenny,
>
> Don't get me wrong here I think your idea has merit and should be looked into.
>
>   There are so many possible options if it were up to me I'd want to 
> have an electrical charge fire off and stun the scumbag as they ran 
> away,
>
>
> All I can say is work on it and see what you can come up with from 
> your playing / experimental investigations
>
> Good luck and let us know how you get on.
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: viphone@googlegroups.com <viphone@googlegroups.com> On Behalf Of 
> Kenny
> Sent: Tuesday, 30 June 2020 10:28 PM
> To: viphone@googlegroups.com
> 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: viphone@googlegroups.com <viphone@googlegroups.com> On Behalf 
>> Of Kenny
>> Sent: Tuesday, 30 June 2020 11:09 AM
>> To: viphone@googlegroups.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
>>

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