iPhone: Create ‘Hey Siri, I’m…Over’ shortcut

The shortcut is – Hey Siri, I’m Getting Pulled Over

Shortcuts save times and make storage more efficient on iOS where Hey Siri, I’m Getting Pulled Over, the shortcut can be downloaded or created your own. This feature basically is designed to help people to protect themselves in case of police encounters. Today, we’ll know how to get or create this shortcut.

What Does the ‘I’m Getting Pulled Over’ Shortcut Do?

  • Activates Do Not Disturb.
  • The volume gets all the way down of mobile.
  • Screen brightness turns to zero.
  • You can choose a contact to sends a text message.
  • Video recording starts using your front camera.


Get the ‘I’m Getting Pulled Over’ Shortcut

Tell your iPhone to allow “untrusted” shortcuts before you go for the process. Adjust the settings by opening Settings app>> choose Shortcuts>> tap Allow Untrusted Shortcuts switch and make it green.

Now follow steps to create ‘I’m Getting Pulled Over’ Shortcut; 

1. Find the shortcut link of the most current version.

2.   Open the feature from safari and tap Get Shortcut.

3. Scroll down and review features and tap on Add Untrusted Shortcut.

4. Select recipients using phone contact or email.

5. Recipients will receive your location after shortcut activate. Hence click Continue.

6. Select some more or previous recipients so that they could get the video copy that you would take.

7. Tap Done and come back to the Gallery page. 

8. Allow some asked permissions and start the shortcut with the next steps.

9. Open the Settings app and click Shortcuts.

10. Tap Location and select the permission level according to your need.

11. Chose While Using the App and return to Shortcuts app.

12. Tap More (three dots) on My Shortcuts tab from the I’m getting pulled over shortcut shown on screen.

13. Find Camera, tap Allow Access, and tap OK.

14. Repeat the step for the next images and messages.

15. Let the camera use to take your face picture.

16. Scroll down to the Scripting section and select the video upload location.

17. It saves the video on Dropbox, iCloud Drive, or a Do not upload by default.

18. Click the minus button and click delete.

19. To save the settings, click Done.

20. Run the shortcut by opening the Shortcuts app and tapping the My Shortcuts button. 

21. You can activate Siri and say – I’m getting pulled over.

Chris Pratt is a self-professed software developer. He just loves to write about cryptography, software, social engineering, and the internet.  He writes for Canon printer products at  canon.com/ijsetup

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