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Restart data connection when stalled?

Occasionally the data connection of my mobile will stall, i.e. it still looks like it does have a data connection (either "H" or "G"), but no server can be contacted. (In particular, my ROM being a ...
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Root Terminal command to kill or stop a service?

The latest LiveView Application for my device keeps appearing on the status bar even if the LiveView device isn't connected. Since I can't find any means to disable this behavior, I want to create a ...
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Leaving work profile for Tasker

I'm using Tasker, and maybe I'm just trying too hard, but I can't seem to set up multiple conditions in the way that I want to. Here's what I'm trying to do: From M - F (8AM - 5PM), set the phone to ...
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Force all wifi traffic through VPN?

Is there any way to force Android to route all (but ONLY) public wifi traffic through a PPTP VPN? My phone basically has three connectivity scenarios: AT&T's HSPA+ or LTE. I don't want to use a ...
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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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How to get Tasker CPU options available on MT4GS?

myTouch 4G Slide [MT4GS/Doubleshot] ICS Virtous Inquisition ROM I cannot get the tasker CPU options available. I've checked the common problems listed at ...
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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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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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“Button: Camera” and “USB Plugged” not working for Tasker?

I saw Tasker on my friend's phone and I tried out a simple profile. I wanted the Camera button to vibrate the phone. Nothing more, nothing less. The setup is as follows: Button: Camera Priority: ...
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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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Can I change system locale by command?

For some reason I need to change system locale temporarily. Can I change system locale using some command? or script? So that i can run it with tasker's built-in shell.
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Block unknown callers at work, but let them through if they try again

I have Tasker for Android but I don't know enough about it to be able to implement this. I'd like this to occur when I am connected to a specific wireless network: If someone phones who isn't in my ...
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Opening URLs in Tasker and get HTTP response and content successfully

I am currently doing an automation in Tasker wherein I can open URLs on browser one by one. So far, I have successfully opened URLs by putting the URL list in a text file and have Tasker access it. My ...
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Tasker and Locale Execute Plugin root command not working in 2.3.5

I just rooted my phone and have been trying to create a task in Tasker with the Locale Execute Plugin to control the LED lights for different things. Phone Type: HTC Evo 4G Android Version: 2.3.5 ...
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How to check success status of opened URL in Tasker?

In Tasker, I have created a profile to open a URL when I visit certain place during certain time. It works.. When conditions are met, my default web browser (Dolphin) is opened to handle that URL ...
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How can I get Tasker to set my Google Chat Status?

I'd like my Google Chat status to update by task; specifically '@Work' and '@Home', on the obvious criteria. Is there a plugin or script that will allow me to set the status in a task? With additional ...
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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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/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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Tasker: How to trigger recheck of state context?

As I understand it, when I set Tasker to execute a tasks in a profile that has a state context it executes the tasks once - when the state condition becomes true. Is there a task command to make ...
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Which app should I select when inserting my phone into the car dock?

I have a Tasker profile conditional on the phone being in the Car Dock. When I insert the phone in the dock, I sometimes get a prompt to choose which application to launch -- either Tasker or "Smart ...
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Can I use tasker to turn LTE/4G mode on/off on my Droid Bionic?

I'd like to turn LTE on while I'm at work and off at home; I have the appropriate profiles, but I can't find an appropriate action. Is this something that could be done with an intent?
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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 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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How to modify functionality (skip song, play, pause) with side phone volume keys?

This is a really requested feature in a lot of forum, but I haven't found any convincing solution. I'd like that my volume keys: If simple (short) press both together, pause/play. If simple (short) ...
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tasker (or other software) - mute or change usergroup ringtone, depending on place (by mobile cell) and time [closed]

Can I make with tasker to make a caller group silent depends on the cell information and time? Example: When I'm at home and it's after 10pm, all call need to be silent, only family calls enabled to ...
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Running a tasker task via SSHDroid (or adb shell)

I'm trying to run a tasker task manually from ADB Shell, via SSHDroid. I'm running the following in putty (Windows SSH client): am broadcast -a net.dinglisch.android.tasker.ACTION_TASK -es task_name ...
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Tasker: switch on VPN when opening specific URL?

Tasker is an automation app for Android (see http://tasker.dinglisch.net/) I want to start VPN whenever I start http://*.intra.mycompany.com - as intra.mycompany.com are urls that are just accessible ...
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What Tasker Profiles do you use? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Useful or cool Tasker recipes Tasker - "Tasker is an application for Android which performs Tasks (sets of Actions) based on Contexts (application, time, date, location, ...
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What Tasker tasks require root access?

I'm thinking of installing Tasker on my phone, but I don't want to root it. Is it worth my while? What Tasker tasks require root access? What can it do without root access? Edit: Here are some ...
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Check if call is coming from a fixed or mobile phone with tasker

I'm setting up a profile in tasker that sends a text message to everyone who calls me during a meeting. However, I don't want to waste my my credit by sending messages to fixed phones. How can I check ...
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Tasker: Using OR logic in contexts

Let's say I want to create a context where the SSID of a wifi connection is either 'ABC' or 'XYZ'. I can see where I am able to create 2 contexts, but it seems to enforce and logic between the two, so ...
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Set a profile in Tasker to wipe the phone

Is it possible to create a profile in Tasker that completely wipes the phone? I ask because I haven't tried Tasker yet, and this might be enough to make me buy it. It doesn't matter how this profile ...
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Is it possible to set CPU speed with Tasker?

For example: I would like to set my CPU to higher end for when running a specific application, such as psx4droid. Is this possible with Tasker? Or if not Tasker... any other app? SetCPU doesn't ...
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Can Tasker/Locale tell me what BT device is connected?

I want to change the phone's state dependent on which specific bluetooth device is connected -- can Tasker or Locale do that? Thanks!
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How would I use Tasker to boot my PC when I get home?

I have an Android phone running the Tasker app. I have a home computer running Windows 7 as well. Is there any way I can have Tasker detect that I've arrived at home, and send a "Wake On LAN" packet ...
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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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Should I use Tasker or Locale?

For general detecting circumstances and triggering actions, what are the advantages/disadvantages of Tasker and Locale? Which one does the best job overall capability for improving the usefulness of ...
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What effect does tasker/locale have on battery life?

Locale and tasker look pretty cool. How much effect will they have on battery life?