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Tasker is an automation app for Android (see

I want to start VPN whenever I start http://* - as are urls that are just accessible over VPN.

Anyone knows how that could be achieved?

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On the Tasker homepage there's a section called "Plans" where the developers outline future ideas that they might incorporate into the product:

Also listed on this page are those two lines:

Actions/Tasks: VPN (dis/re)connect

Events/States: VPN connected

So it's not included yet but it might be at some point in the future. Again citing from the page:

This is an informal list of features under consideration for Tasker.

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