Identifying Weather Widgets By Name and ID

Swackett 6 apps feature dozens of weather widgets grouped into stylized collections. Widget collections can be enabled with a single tap — and widgets from different collections can be mixed and matched to suit any need.

Because widgets can change their appearance based on the data they are displaying — and because of the sheer number of available widgets — the ability to display a widget’s name and ID is available in Settings. Making the widget name and ID visible can aid in organizing widgets to suite a user’s taste.

Widget names and IDs are hidden by default, but can be made visible when needed. Visibility is controlled in the Layout and Skins section of the Setting tab.

Current App Versions

Swackett® for iOS iPhone platform
Version 5.2.7 (6200) iOS 11.4+ version
January 4, 2019 release date
Download on the App Store
Swackett® for macOS Mac platform
Version 5.2.0 (6076) macOS 10.12+ version
December 1, 2018 release date
Download on the Mac App Store
Atmospheric™ by Swackett® iPad platform
Version 2.2.7 (341) iOS 10.2+ version
January 7, 2019 release date
Download on the App Store
Depreciated Apps
These apps will continue to work on older devices and operating systems through 2018, but will no longer be updated. All of these apps will stop functioning after December 31st, 2018.
Why are these apps being depreciated? Read the backstory.
Peepometer iPad platform
Version 1.0.3 isOS 6,7,8 version
Depreciated status
Replace with Atmospheric™ by Swackett®
Flashometer™ iPhone platform
Version 1.0.4 iOS 6,7,8 version
Depreciated status
Swackett Classic for iPhone iPhone platform
Version 1.0.8 isOS 6,7,8 version
Depreciated status
Swackett for iPad iPad platform
Version 2.0.1 isOS 6,7,8 version
Depreciated status
Swackett X for Mac Mac platform
Version 1.7.1 macOS 10.10+ version
Depreciated status
Swackett, Jr. iPhone platform
Version 1.0.8 isOS 6,7,8 version
Depreciated status

Version History: Swackett for iOS

Version 5.2.5

December 22, 2018

  • Added Fresh Holiday Easter Egg Peeps
  • Added Dynamic Peep IQ “About This Peep” Button for Special Peeps
    – View detailed information about the Peep and it’s history
    – View information about the Peep Artist

Version 5.2.4

December 21, 2018

Optional Morning and Evening Weather Updates Delivered via Push Notification

  • Be made aware of important weather details at a glance — without unlocking your phone — or opening the Swackett app.
  • Weather Updates feature the very latest iOS 12.1 emojis.
  • Customizable delivery times.

Version 5.2.3

November 30, 2018

  • New Holiday Easter Eggs!
  • Today Widget Refinements:
    – Refined Temperature Extremes Widget
    – Refined Comfort Levels Widget
    – Refined Next Precipitation Widget
    – Refined Take It With Me Widget
  • Siri Shortcut Refinements:
    – Refined “When Will It Rain Siri” Shortcut
    – Refined “Take It With Me” Siri Shortcut (Swackettoomie)

Version 5.2.2

November 13, 2018

  • Today Widget Refinements:
    – Refined Temperature Extremes Widget
    – Refined Comfort Levels Widget
    – Refined Next Precipitation Widget
    – Refined Take It With Me Widget
  • Siri Shortcut Refinements:
    – Refined “When Will It Rain Siri” Shortcut
    – Refined “Take It With Me” Siri Shortcut (Swackettoomie)
  • Refinements to GPS Location Services for Speedier Screen Refreshes

Version 5.2.1

November 11, 2018

  • Added Today Widgets:
    – Temperature Extremes
    – Comfort Levels
    – Next Precipitation
    – Take It With Me
  • Siri Shortcut Updates:
    – Added “When Will It Rain Siri” Shortcut
    – Refined “Take It With Me” Siri Shortcut (Swackettoomie)

Version 5.2.0

November 3, 2018

  • Added “Take It With Me” Siri Shortcut : Just ask Siri to Swackettoomie and instantly view weather-appropriate items you’ll need if going outside.

Version 5.1.1

October 29, 2018

  • New Special Halloween Easter Eggs : They’re back! Social commentary and humor in peep art form.
  • Revised Weather Map Targeting Accuracy


Version 5.1.0

October 15, 2018

  • Hello World! 🙂

How to Set Custom Locations in Swackett 5 Series Apps for iOS

Swackett apps for iOS support up to 10 custom locations.  We’ve recently upgraded Custom Locations to make configuring them a simple, 3-step process. 🙂

Swackett comes preloaded with 10 locations from around the world. You can replace any of these by typing in a new city name and tapping the Done button. This will save your new location.

To activate the new location, simply open the Locations Shortcut panel (Step 01 above) and tap the city name.

Want More Control? You’ve Got It!

Tap the Validate GSP Coordinates button to view and refine your custom location to within 365 feet of where you are standing.

Got Questions? Having trouble with Custom Locations?

We can set your custom locations for you remotely. Create a Tech Support ticket on this site if you have any issues with Custom Locations.

 

 

 

Activating Morning and Evening Weather Update Push Notifications

Swackett for iOS now features special weather updates sent to your phone in the morning and evening (via push notification). At a glance you can now be made aware of important weather details — without unlocking your phone — or opening the Swackett app.

Up-to-date weather details for your current location are crafted into a brief update message — with full details available with a single tap via the Swackett app.

Activation

To activate these push notifications go to Settings, scroll down to the Push Notification section, and enable your desired time of delivery. Morning updates can be received during the 5:00 AM, 6:00 AM, 7:00 AM and 8:00AM hours (usually delivered at the top of the hour. Similarly, Evening updates can be received during the 5:00 PM, 6:00 PM, 7:00 PM and 8:00PM hours

 Morning and Evening Weather Updates require Swackett for iOS version 5.2.4 or greater.

Having Trouble with Siri Understanding “Swackatoomie”?

For some of our users Siri is able to understand the What To Take With Me shortcut trigger “Swackatoomie” each and every time it is spoken. 🙂

Unfortunately for other users, it sometimes won’t work at all. We are still investigating this issue — but the root cause appears to be how the user records  the trigger phrase with their voice.

A popular workaround if you are having trouble is to record the phrase “Swackett to me” instead of “Swackatoomie”.

Alternately — you can record any phrase you wish. Some example you might try:

  • Leaving the house now
  • Do I need a jacket?
  • Going outside now

Are you having trouble with this feature? If so, please let us know — we are more than happy to help.

Team Swackett

Swackatoomie: Now Supporting Siri Shortcuts

iOS 12 Siri Shortcut Support

  • New “Take It With Me” Siri Shortcut
  • Just ask Siri to “Swackettoomie” and instantly view weather-appropriate items you’ll need if going outside.
  • Works from any iPhone screen — including the Lock Screen.
  • The Siri trigger phrase is customizable.

Special Weather Information

  • Today’s High and Low temperature appear with timestamps.
  • Recommended weather-appropriate accessories are presented along with pertinent forecast details for the day — in Musselman Report format.