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How can I add a Tasker Task Shortcut as a Smart Launcher icon?

Smart Launcher 3 provides the option to "Add a bubble" to the main launcher screen. I followed the following steps: Select "Add bubble" "Shortcut" "Task Shortcut" However, after step three nothing ...
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Controlling volume in HEOS app using intents

I am using the HEOS music streaming system at home. It's a nice system, where I can control streaming from my phone, or iPad, or my wifes phone, etc. The problem is that to adjust the playback ...
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Tasker - Play video using MX Player while another is currently playing

I have an Android mini-pc connected to a television through a HDMI cable. I use Tasker to automatically start playing an mp4 video using MX Player when the device boots. MX Player then continues to ...
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Change system settings on all launch and close

Is it possible to change an Android system setting upon a certain app's launch and close? More specifically my ROM has an option to switch between on-screen nav buttons and hardware buttons (OnePlus ...
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Making Tasker write into the external SD card

I'm using Tasker on Android Lollipop (5.1.1). I've come to know that applications now can write to external SD card in Android 5.1.1 update but with the use of an API, for which the user needs to ...
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A way to push links/pictures directly from Pushbullet (PC) to WhatsApp or Telegram?

as I use Pushbullet a lot for news (collecting/sharing), I'd like to know if there's a way to push links and media directly into WhatsApp groups, transmissions or specific contacts for example. Do I ...
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Turn ringer to loud from vibrate when a particular contact calls

What can I do to make my phone ringer switch from vibrate to loud when a particular contact calls? I tried using Tasker and created a profile for a Phone state, when a contact calls > set ringer ...
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Enable/Disable one Account sync only

Is it possible, using Tasker (or Tasker Plugin), to enable/disable the synchronisation for a specific account/app only, without changing the sync status for any other account? e.g. only change the ...
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Tasker “Share” File

I use an application called Coach's Eye to record training videos and review technique. To import videos, I can either go through the app and click "import", or more frequently I go through the ...
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In tasker, trigger when airplane mode is turned off

Using Tasker, I'd like to send an SMS when Airplane Mode goes from 'On' to 'Off'. I can see a state called 'Airplane Mode' however I can't work out how to detect the transition from 'Airplane Mode ...
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Using Tasker to know if I'm at work for more than a minute [duplicate]

I use Tasker's Wifi Near option to activate some tasks in my phone when I arrive at my workplace. My problem is that sometimes I pass by my workplace, with no intention of entering, and the tasks get ...
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Tasker App Factory Generated app - Not reacting to variable set %CLIP

So, I created a tasker profile that monitors the %CLIP variable with the "Variable set" event, and if it's contents contain what I'm looking for, it puts up a notification. It all works in tasker, but ...
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Enable/Disable application-specific settings (updates, upload) for a specific WiFi

I would like to automate my android phone to do the following: if connected_to_wifi(ssid=my_mobile_3g_router) then (1) disable automatic google play updates (2) turn off dropbox camera upload ...
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Checking if audio is playing with bash script on Tasker

I have the small script below to check if audio is in use on my Android. if grep -q RUNNING /proc/asound/card*/pcm*/sub*/status; then echo "Playing" ; else echo "Idle"; fi It works nicely in the ...
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Tasker profile that switches network to 2G when the phone is charging

I would really appreciate it if someone could whip up a nice Tasker profile which switches network mode to 2G immediately my rooted OnePlus 2 detects a charge state. A drawback of OnePlus 2 is the ...
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I want Tasker to kill a task if other tasks are already met and running

I have 2 very simple profiles in Tasker. They are both for controlling media volume when connected to certain bluetooth devices that I own (My truck and my bluetooth headset). I have a profile that ...
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Execute task if tasker profile has been active for some time

How can I execute a tasker task only after a certain condition has been true for a certain time? Normally a profile executes its task as soon as all conditions are met. I want to delay this ...
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tasker to turn on do not disturb when plugged into charger

I'm trying to use Tasker to turn on the do not disturb mode in android 6.0 marshmallow. I used to use tasker to make my phone go silent when I plugged in my charger cord every night, and turn off ...
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How to deal with “short GSM IDs” in Tasker

My "cell near" in Tasker looks like this: GSM:4321.99011048 / 0 GSM:4321.99011052 / 0 GSM:4321 / 0 What is that short ID? If I take it out, my profile sometimes triggers as "leaving" even when I ...
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Play songs randomly and endlessly

I made a profile in Tasker (it runs on boot) for my (rooted) Android box. The tasks are: screen always ON play randomly all the songs from a dedicated folder. It works. But I need to play ...
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How to launch an app immediately after another app is closed using Tasker

I need help creating a Tasker profile that will open Aldiko Sync ONLY after I have ended the main Aldiko Premium app. So with this profile, Aldiko Sync automatically launches and does its thing ...
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Is there a way to periodically force stop a program through Tasker? (Galaxy S6)

So I noticed that every once in a while, the widgets on my home screen stop updating. I thought it was because of battery saving mode or data connection, like every forum post I've come across said, ...
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Test LED notification light on Blu Life One X

I tried to use tasker with my phone and use the LED notification light, but I can't seem to get it to work. Then, I downloaded this, but that didn't work either. Is there some reason why android is ...
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Searching for an app to Send & Recieve recording audio in emergency situtations

I tried to complete this task, using tasker and automate but didn't sucess. I didn't found a way to send the audio message, to the second android in realtime (like whatsapp, or pushbullet). I want ...
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Automated export of Samsung S-Note notes to image or PDF?

Are there any methods for automated export/transfer of Samsung S-Note notes to an image or PDF? I understand how to manually export / share notes from within S-Note and am aware of S-Note to S-Note ...
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Create a profile to disable other profiles

I have a couple of profiles defined in Tasker that I would only like to enable while traveling abroad. As Tasker cannot recognize the state "traveling abroad", I would like to set this state manually ...
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How to automate Android by code and GUI in Tasker?

I have Samsung Galaxy S4 GT-I9506, Android 5.0.1 Lollipop. I am using the application, Tasker. I feel it is too visual. I would like to write its profiles and events by code such that I could easily ...
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How to send a variable value to and receive it in a task?

I've a OnePlus One with rooted Cyanogen OS 12 and Tasker v4.8. I've a bash script in PC which when exiting requires a Tasker's task to be executed. I've seen the question Running a tasker task via ...
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What have i done wrong in this Tasker profile?

I'm trying to activate a recorder app with voice commands. I'm using Google Now and Autovoice Recognized for the voice command (via my bluetooth headset) and Autoinput to open and stop the app ...
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Get new installed app name with Tasker

I'm trying to set up the following Tasker project: when a new app is installed on one of my devices, send a notification to all the other devices with the name of the app. Ideally, if I find a ...
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File auditing with Tasker

Sometimes I find in sdcard files and directories for which I can't guess the app that created them (and I know they are not the default files created by the system). And even if they take up only ...
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Tasker Exported Apps Not Working

I have two Tasker projects that I would like to be able to share as stand alone apps. Project 1 turns Wifi On and Off based on location and Project 2 turns the screen on and off using the proximity ...
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Outgoing calls minute reminder

I'd like to have this feature on outgoing calls: - first vibrate (or beep) after 45 seconds call answered; - then vibrate (or beep) after every other minute (1.45, 2.45, 3.45 ...) I created this task ...
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Read Song Info Using Tasker

I'm looking for a way to have Tasker read the currently playing song title and artist out loud or flash it on the screen. I have the output part down (using 'Say' and/or 'Flash') but I'm having ...
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Why doesn't my Nexus 7 synchronize since Android 6?

Normally, Wifi is deactivated on my Nexus 7 to preserve battery. I'm mainly using it to read and watch videos when I'm commuting so I don't have Internet most of the time when I'm using it. I'm using ...
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How to Delete Voicemails from VVM App Using Tasker

I have a Tasker program which first seeks out T-Mobile visual voice mail, using root, and then copies them to the internal SD card. From there, they are auto-synced to a Dropbox account. The copying ...
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Tasker - USB Tethering Context and/or Task

I want to be able to use USB Tethering as either a context or a Task in Tasker. How would I do this. Android Version: 2.3.6 (Gingerbread) Tasker Version: 1.6u2 Other Important Stuff: I have the ...
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How to send MCS_HEARTBEAT intent using Tasker?

How can I broadcast these two intents using Tasker? com.google.android.intent.action.MCS_HEARTBEAT com.google.android.intent.action.GTALK_HEARTBEAT Tasker intent action need these params: Action, ...
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Tasker app creation: is it possible to let user select the apps for launch app context

Well, as the question states, while creating a tasker profile, if the launch app context is used, a list of apps has to be chosen. I was wondering if I make an app using this profile, is it possible ...
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Tasker | Keyboard | how to bring down keyboard in Dropbox?

Dropbox for Android does not have a "do not automatically open keyboard" option. So we'll have to do this via Tasker. Keyboard for Dropbox only pops up when your opening a word-doc (like a .txt file) ...
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Tasker: Turn wifi on/off scheduled

Looking for a way to turn off my wifi everyday at 9:30 pm. And turning it back on at 7:00am the next day automatically everyday. Tried a few profiles, none really worked. Thanks for your help.
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How to turn off data after a certain amount

How to turn off data after a certain amount Aim: To make my data turn off after it reaches a predefined amount of data to use. For example, I am using my portable hotspot to my computer with my ...
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How to add screen filter with tasker?

After hours of searching in the internet I decided to ask this question here. How can I add a screen filter using tasker. Apps like Screen Filter, etc. creates an overlay black filter on screen which ...
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Regex Caller ID (match suffix)

I get calls from a queue from my phone provider. The phone provider distinguishes these calls by adding a suffix. 12345678 becomes 1234567801 I would like to make a contact with a phone number ...
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Tasker: continually check for shell command result and run task when it matches

I've got the following shell command that checks to see if a particular process is running: pgrep -x com.package.name It either returns a process ID if the process is running, or it returns empty ...
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Detect foreground application when in immersive mode

There are several applications able to force the so called immersive ("full screen") mode. (Power Toggles being one of them) My problem is that, in that configuration, Tasker and similar ...
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Tasker: For a user running in background, create a profile that would be triggered when a notification from an app comes up

The simple and plain event profile from Event → UI → Notification → an app doesn't get triggered if the user (for which Tasker is running) is in background because "Notifications for ...
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Searching for alternative solution for Contact Picker for taskser

I am using Tasker scences. I have a text-box. I want the user to enter contact phone number into the input-box in the scene. I am searching how to let the user pick a number from the contact list. ...
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do I pay for multiple downloads of paid apps? [duplicate]

I am thinking about buying Tasker, and swype. If I purchase these apps, will I need to pay for them on each device? Or will a single purchase allow me to install on all my devices?
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Tasker: How can I randomize a wait action?

I know how to make a randomize variable, but I don't see anywhere in the wait action to enter the variable. I've been told to look for "crossed arrows" that will let me enter a specific value or a ...