- Open the Shortcuts app on your iPhone.
- Tap on ‘Automation’, then ‘Create Personal Automation’.
- Select ‘App’, choose the application you wish to block (like Settings), and confirm.
- Tap on ‘Scripting’, then ‘Open App’.
- In the ‘Open App’ window, tap on ‘App’, and select ‘Shortcuts’.
- Turn off ‘Ask Before Running’, and confirm ‘Don’t Ask’ in the pop-up.
- Hit ‘Done’ to save your automation.
- Head over to the AppBlock app, add the Shortcuts app to your blocklist, and activate the blocking.
- Lastly, activate Strict Mode in AppBlock to ensure your blocking stays active.
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