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What is accessibility feature in Android?

I've seen a setting named Accessibility in my Android 5.0 and 4.2.1. I don't understand what it is and how can it be helpful to me? I would like to know what does it do? I noticed that there are ...
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Tasker: How to disable profile while phone is locked

guys, I have started using Tasker,and I absolutely love it. I figured out I could write a recipe for me to start Google Now bt simply shaking the phone, and it worked. One problem, though. If the ...
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Is it possible to get Tasker to play the next song in Spotify

In Tasker, there is a Media Control action which allows me to move to the next song however it only seems to work for the default Android player. Is it there a way to hook Spotify up to do this?
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How do I enable Airplane mode using Tasker on Android 4.2.2?

How do I enable airplane mode automatically at 01:00 AM using Tasker on Android 4.2.2? The Airplane mode setting inside Tasker under Action -> Net -> Airplane mode cannot be activated: Airplane ...
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Tasker double WiFi activation with 'or' statement

I have a Tasker app on my tablet, I want to make a profile which will trigger silent mode when 2 conditions are met: Connection with WiFi Network A is lost and either network B or C is connected. I ...
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Using Tasker to block a specific number

I was wondering if someone could help me with setting up a tasker profile to block an incoming call from a particular number. I've seen tutorials on how to block unknown callers or callers not in my ...
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Detect when an app crashes with tasker and force close it and finally launch it again

On my phone the app Bluetooth Share crashes randomly. With Tasker I want to be able to detect that crash, and then force close Bluetooth Share and finally launch Bluetooth Share again. (Or turn on ...
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How can I disable notification for a specific gmail account during certain hours?

My work and personal emails are attached to my phone. I'd like to avoid getting any notifications of work emails after hours. If this can be done with Tasker, I can't figure out how. I can disable ...
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Why isn't Tasker activating Profile?

I have created a profile with Tasker to accomplish a simple function, activate WiFi every 10 minutes and if the phone connects to a network leave WiFi on, otherwise turn it off and scan again in 10 ...
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How can I enable mobile data periodically with Tasker?

I tried juicedefender and it does exactly what I want, but since I already have tasker running all the time I am looking for a tasker recipe. I would like the accomplish the following behaviour: ...
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Safe mode on LG Optimus 2X

I accidentally added a task to Tasker which reboots the phone on startup. How do I boot into safe mode on LG Optimus 2X to disable it?
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Tasker profile with state doesn't activate

I'm trying to write a little program in Tasker, therefor I need a profile that is activated when a certain variable is set. However the profile does not activate, it does not go green. In the vars tab ...
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How do I prompt the user for “Device Administrator” on Tasker?

I made a Tasker app via the Tasker App Factory that locks the screen based on various occasions. My app works fine except from the initial run which would require the user to enable it as "Device ...
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What launchers support Tasker's Go Home to a paticular page?

Tasker's Go Home action has a slider that lets you select which page of your launcher will be displayed. Trouble is, the launcher has to be written to support this feature (specifically, it needs to ...
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Tasker if-else-if hierarchy and default setting, like Locale

I use a Google Talk status plugin (written for Locale) with Tasker, and the one thing I miss from Locale is the priority order of situations. That is, if I'm driving, then set status "Driving", else ...
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Rename camera images from exif data using tasker

I apologize if this is a duplicate, I can't find anything up-to-date that really helps answer my question. I know this is nitpicky, but it's been a long battle and I am losing it. For some time, I ...
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Setting Up Live Wallpaper with Tasker

I'm trying to set up a Tasker widget to switch between a static wallpaper and a live wallpaper. I have no problem with coming up with the action for the static wallpaper, but I am unable to change ...
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Security options greyed out

There was a great thread on the same subject. Security options grayed out I am in the same situation where I need to keep the certificates on the android phone. And the ActiveSync certificates ...
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No active profile issue for Tasker to Zooper widget

I am trying to get new mail notification from Tasker to Zooper widget, following the instructions given here. But Tasker says "No Active profile" and new mail updates are not coming until I run the ...
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Can I use Tasker to enable and disable WiFi hotspot functionality?

I have an Android tablet (Nexus 7) and an Android phone (HTC One) and I use my phone as a WiFi hotspot so that my tablet (which doesn't have it's own internet connection) can access the internet when ...
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Tasker stops executing tasks after a certain period

For some reason I'm having problem with using Tasker on my Huawei Ascend P6: Android: 4.2.2 My phone is running the official ROM (but rooted!) Run Foreground is checked under Menu / Prefs / Monitor ...
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Reconfiguring volume up and down buttons?

A few days ago, I came to know about apps such as Tasker and Locale. Today, I have purchased the Tasker app from Google Play. I have spent around more than an hour, going around and exploring the app. ...
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Shortening URLs using goo.gl and Tasker

I'm trying to use Tasker to shorten URLs. Previously, I don't think this was possible, but v1.3 added support for https. I've tried following the instructions here: ...
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/TASKER/ Voice Command on Bluetooth Connect

Got a new bluetooth radio in my car and want to add voice control when it is connected. I was thinking that when it either first connects it listens once so I can open up the music app of my choice ...
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Is it possible to make tasker events conditional on whether I'm roaming?

Using 'Tasker', I have a task set up to dial my mobile phone balance enquiry number at 7pm each night, put in the right options, then hang up. That results in a text being sent to me each evening ...
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How to disable GPS if not in use?

Is there a way to disable GPS if not in use by any app – either provided by Android itself or, if that's not possible, by use of a third-party app?
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Update OpenDNS IP from Android tablet/phone

I want to use my Android tablet or phone to update my OpenDNS IP since there is no official OpenDNS client for Android. Is it possible? As a bonus, I'd like to do this automatically whenever I ...
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Can I program Tasker-like programs to do stuff if specific WiFi network is in range?

I'd like to try out Tasker, Llama or some such automated program. However, I do NOT want to program events based on GPS or other location information (for a variety of reasons not germane to this ...
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Automatically restrict apps background data using Tasker

I've been using Tasker for a couple weeks after receiving this recommendation, and I have a few beginner questions. Here is one of them. I've set up a profile to lock the phone after 10 seconds of ...
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forecast.io format for tasker

I am trying to get hourly precipitation probability from forecast.io 's api. I am very beginner with tasker, without any idea of JSON. So as given in the first profile of the blog ...
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Tasker - Count The Amount Of Days Since A Certain Day

the title says is all I want to create a task that holds a count from a certain date My goal is then to use minimal text to display the amount of days, that part I know how to do it's just getting ...
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Bluetooth audio connection confirmation with Tasker

Just bought Tasker, my goal is that when I get into my car I have a Jabra Freeway, it has a motion sensor and turns on when it detects motion. But my VZW Galaxy Nexus won't always connect. I get tired ...
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How to use Tasker to kill apps on/after device boot?

I have several apps auto start at boot, and it's really not necessary. So I'm trying to use Tasker to kill them on/after device boot. Tasker has a "Event - Device Boot" option, but it seems that does ...
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How to use Tasker to close an app when a different app gets closed

I have a task setup that opens Co Pilot (satellite navigation) after I click on Dailyroads Voyager (blackbox recorder); this works really well. What I'd like to know is how to close Dailyroads Voyager ...
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How can I execute a Tasker reboot command only 1 time?

I'm working with a chinese tablet which needs to be initialized every time after it's connected to a power source. I'm using Tasker to do so. Problem is: this condition makes tasker execute the ...
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Is it possible to create 100+ tasker profiles from a spreadsheet?

I'm looking to create multiple tasker profiles that trigger based upon DOB of a client and send a SMS wishing them a happy birthday. That's easy enough, but replicating the same thing time after time ...
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Can you block URLs with Tasker?

Is it possible to block URLs with Tasker? I'd like to block different sites from 9-5 everyday.
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Automate sending messages using whatsapp?

I want to automatically send a whatsapp message to a specific number on a specific time every day. How can I accomplish this? I toyed around with tasker but since I'm a newbie I haven't yet figured a ...
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Tasker: How can I delete a file after a month

Is there a way to delete all files in a folder that are over a month old using Tasker?
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Tasker Shortcut Icons & Names Revert Back to Default After Every Reboot

All my custom Tasker shortcut icons get changed to the default Tasker icon and all the shortcuts' names got renamed to "Tasker" after every reboot no matter how many times I got them changed. I have ...
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Tasker: event works, state enter/exit not - Fixed by reinstall

FIXED! I reinstalled Tasker (also deleting remaining Tasker folder) and now it works as it should. Not a clue why it didn't work at first. I made a little program in tasker. Two tasks: activate ...
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Profile based on location(s)

I am an independent contractor who has trouble keeping his time sheet up to date. Is it possible to create a tasker profile or task to do either of the following? When leaving from this list of ...
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Turn on Mac with Tasker

Is there any way to tell my iMac to turn on via tasker. If so, would both devices have to be on the same network? Is there a way to do this without being on the same network? Would my computer have to ...
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How do I check if Tasker is the application in focus using a Tasker profile?

I want to execute a few tasks whenever I am active on Tasker (e.g. editing profiles, viewing settings, etc). However, the problem is I can't see it on the list of applications that's usable when ...
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How to block texts received from numbers that are longer than n digits?

In South Africa, we are plagued with SMS spam, and it's practically impossible to get rid of it. All the numbers that the spammers use are usually 13 or 14 digits - much longer than the standard 10 ...
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Store webpage as PDF using tasker

I am sending a post request to a site. The output site should be saved as PDF (similar to printing the page), so that I can download many online pages as PDF and store. No authentication. Example:- ...
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Home Launcher in CM12 lags due to Tasker's accessibility feature

I'm using the Tasker app and noticed that if its accessibility service is turned on the Home Launcher seems to lag horribly. The lag is not only irritating but it also breaks the smooth animation of ...
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How to use Tasker to answer a private number, play an audio file to the caller and hang up?

I would like Tasker to answer any private number (without the audio playing through my phone's speaker) and play an audio file (an MP3 that says, "this phone does not accept calls from private ...
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Turn Tasker on and off with a widget

I would like to create 2 widgets to turn Tasker on and off (Enable and Disable tasker). If it helps, I have Secure Settings and Zooper Widget. My phone is also rooted. Any help would be much ...
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How to automatically delete photos after google plus upload?

Once Google plus uploads the images, then it automatically delete the image files on the phone for more storage space. Is it possible? Can it be used with tasker or any other app?