5 New Routines to Try With Siri Shortcuts and Yonomi

 
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Yonomi users have long enjoyed the simplicity of controlling their Routines with Amazon Alexa or Google Assistant (or both!). Rather than needing to recreate all of their favorite Yonomi Routines in the voice assistant’s app, they can simply import the Routines and use the same voice commands across platforms.

Now, with the latest version of Yonomi, iOS users have the option of controlling their Yonomi Routines with another voice assistant — Siri.

Once you’ve set up Siri Shortcuts for Yonomi, you can use Siri on your iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, or HomePod to control all of your Yonomi-compatible devices. Here are a few Yonomi Routines you can try to get more out of Siri and bring your home to life.

 

 

Control Your Sonos System With Siri

With Yonomi and Siri Shortcuts, Sonos owners can now use Siri to control their entire Sonos sound system — including the Sonos One, Sonos Playbase, Sonos Beam, Sonos Play:1, Sonos Play:3, Sonos Play:5, Sonos Playbar, Sonos Connect, and Connect Sonos:Amp.

Like relaxing around the house to music and news from the BBC? Now you can sync BBC Radio 1 on all of your Sonos speakers with a single Siri command.

“Hey Siri, play BBC Radio 1 on my Sonos”

Create a new Routine called “BBC Radio 1 on my Sonos”with the following actions:

  • Living room Sonos Playbar play Sonos Favorite “BBC Radio 1”

  • Kitchen Sonos One play Sonos Favorite “BBC Radio 1”

  • Hallway Sonos Play: 3 play Sonos Favorite “BBC Radio 1”

When you run this Routine, Yonomi will automatically create a Sonos group and sync your Sonos speakers.

 

 
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Control Your Roku With Siri

If you have own a Logitech Harmony Hub, you can control your entire entertainment system using Siri and Yonomi. Harmony Hub supports hundreds of thousands of devices and thousands of top brands including Roku, Chromecast, Apple TV, Sony, Samsung, Vizio, LG, Toshiba, and more.

Ready to sit down to watch Netflix or Hulu on your Roku? Don’t worry about fumbling with the TV remote to find the right A/V input. Just have Siri do it!

“Hey Siri, turn on Roku”

Create a Yonomi Routine with the following actions:

  • Harmony Hub start activity: Roku

 

 
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Control Your Xbox One or Playstation 4 With Siri

With your Logitech Harmony Hub and a few smart bulbs, you can build a voice-activated gaming battlestation that will be the envy of all your friends.

“Hey Siri, activate my battlestation.”

Create a Yonomi Routine with the following actions:

  • Gaming room overhead LIFX bulbs fade out for 15 seconds

  • Gaming room LIFX Z light strips set color to purple at 1%

  • Gaming room LIFX Z light strips fade in for 15 seconds

  • Harmony Hub start activity: Xbox One/Playstation 4

 

 

Control Your Nest Thermostat With Siri

Nest owners have much to love about their smart thermostats, but being able to control them using Siri on their iPhone or HomePod has not been one of them — until now!

“Hey Siri, turn the heat on”

Create a Yonomi Routine with the following actions:

  • Set Nest thermostat to Heat at 68°F/20°C

 

 
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Control Your TP-Link Smart Plugs With Siri

The Kasa smart range from TP-Link is one of the most popular brands for connected home fans, because of the wide range of options and affordability. Now with Siri Shortcuts for Yonomi you can control your entire TP-Link set up with your voice.

Copper LED string lights can be an attractive accent to your living room or bedroom, but it can often be an inconvenience to reach behind your furniture to plug in and unplug the strand each time. With the TP-Link Smart Plug Mini, you don’t have to!

“Hey Siri, turn on the string lights”

Create a Yonomi Routine with the following actions:

  • Turn TP-Link Smart Plug Mini on

 

Upgrade to the latest version of Yonomi to get started with Siri Shortcuts