how to fix no url specified, make sure you pass a url to the get contents of url action shortcuts app error

if you have the workflow for downloading from danielnotdan onĀ https://www.reddit.com/r/workflow/comments/2p0vga/workflow_download_youtube_videos/ then it may have stopped working.

you get an error

how to fix no url specified, make sure you pass a url to the get contents of url action shortcuts app error

This is due to the share link being changed to a new short version,

to fix the problem

  1. open the shortcut in edit mode (click on the three dots)
  2. in the left panel, search for “Expand URL”
  3. Add this to your workflow
  4. make sure it’s the first action in the workflow
  5. Click ‘Done’
  6. test the download (share again)