Preferences.app

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Preferences.app
Application
com.apple.Preferences
Available Since 1.0
/Applications/Preferences.app


Preferences.app, also known as Settings, is the primary user interface for modifying preference of the device.


Private URL Scheme

Preferences app registers a private URL scheme, prefs:, the list below details opening specific views [1][2]

  • prefs:root=General&path=About
  • prefs:root=General&path=ACCESSIBILITY
  • prefs:root=AIRPLANE_MODE
  • prefs:root=General&path=AUTOLOCK
  • prefs:root=General&path=USAGE/CELLULAR_USAGE
  • prefs:root=General&path=Bluetooth
  • prefs:root=General&path=DATE_AND_TIME
  • prefs:root=FACETIME
  • prefs:root=General
  • prefs:root=General&path=Keyboard
  • prefs:root=CASTLE
  • prefs:root=CASTLE&path=STORAGE_AND_BACKUP
  • prefs:root=General&path=INTERNATIONAL
  • prefs:root=LOCATION_SERVICES
  • prefs:root=ACCOUNT_SETTINGS
  • prefs:root=MUSIC
  • prefs:root=MUSIC&path=EQ
  • prefs:root=MUSIC&path=VolumeLimit
  • prefs:root=General&path=Network
  • prefs:root=NIKE_PLUS_IPOD
  • prefs:root=NOTES
  • prefs:root=NOTIFICATIONS_ID
  • prefs:root=Phone
  • prefs:root=Photos
  • prefs:root=General&path=ManagedConfigurationList
  • prefs:root=General&path=Reset
  • prefs:root=Sounds&path=Ringtone
  • prefs:root=Safari
  • prefs:root=General&path=Assistant
  • prefs:root=Sounds
  • prefs:root=General&path=SOFTWARE_UPDATE_LINK
  • prefs:root=STORE
  • prefs:root=TWITTER
  • prefs:root=General&path=USAGE
  • prefs:root=VIDEO
  • prefs:root=General&path=Network/VPN
  • prefs:root=Wallpaper
  • prefs:root=WIFI
  • prefs:root=INTERNET_TETHERING

References

  1. http://stackoverflow.com/a/8246814/
  2. https://github.com/Burnsoft/Settings-Swipe/blob/master/Settings%20Swipe/settingsURLs.plist