Leon Mika

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I’ve got a Shortcut on my iPad to save links to Pinboard. I want to get the page title when I save the bookmark, so I’ve added a Safari step which reads the title from the webpage itself. And by adding this step, every time I run the Shortcut, I get asked to grant permission to Safari to read the webpage in order to get the title. Every. Single. Time.

Apple: some advice. I’ve wrote this Shortcut myself. I’ve explicitly added a step to get something from the website myself. Therefore, I am explicitly granting Safari permission to access the website. If I didn’t want Safari to read the website content, I wouldn’t have put that step in the Shortcut at all.

Please, stop asking me for permission to do something I’ve asked you to do, and just do it!

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