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Enabling Siri Shortcuts for RoomMe
RoomMe enables you to use Siri shortcuts to trigger RoomMe charms by voice and to be able to ask Siri who's at home or where at home a user is.
To use Siri to check who's at home or where a user is, start at step 1 below. To use Siri shortcuts for voice triggering of RoomMe charms, skip to step 7.
In the RoomMe app, go to Settings -> Options and enable cloud services.
On your phone, open the Shortcuts app and click on + Create Shortcut.
Click on + Add Action.
In the search bar, type RoomMe. Then choose one of the following actions:
Find a family member - Siri will tell you where at home a specific user is.
Anybody home? - Siri will tell you who's at home and where they are. If you are selelcting this action, skip to step 6 below.
Enter the name of the user that you want Siri to provide location information about.
Then, click Next.
Enter the phrase you'll tell Siri to trigger the shortcut.
Then, click Done.
That's it! If you'd like to use Siri shortcuts to manually trigger RoomMe charms by Voice, continue with the steps below.
In the RoomMe app, locate the charm you'd like to trigger via Siri and long press that charm's title until a menu displays.
Select Add to Siri Shortcuts.
Under "When I say:", enter the phrase you'll tell Siri to trigger the shortcut.
Then, click Add to Siri.
You can now use Siri with the phrases you've defined.