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How to block ANY app with Opal? (iOS 15 and prior)

This article only applies to the old version of Opal (on iOS 15 or prior). Here’s why you should upgrade to iOS 16 and experience the new Opal.

Opal’s integration with Shortcuts allows you to block any app, regardless of if it is on Opal’s block list.

Want to block an app that Opal’s VPN does not support blocking for yet? You can do this by creating a Siri Shortcut Automation with Opal, and selecting “This app” for the parameter on the Block App Open action.

This article will walk you through creating a Siri Shortcut Automation, from start to finish:

🥽 How do I install shortcut automations? (iOS)

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