I have a companion apple watch application. In order for intents to work on the apple watch i need to setup them inside the phone application using
Is there any way to make intents predefined so that they work immediately after installing the application?
If your app uses one of the system intents, you provide an App Vocabulary file, which includes example invocation phrases, and don't require the user to set a phrase. If you are creating a custom intent, you are doing the right thing by using the voice shortcut UI as a required step.