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How to enable device administrator for specific apps using Tasker?

I would like to make a profile in Tasker to enable device administrator privilegies to "Android Device Manager" when a text message is received. This way I could keep Device Manager disabled, while I ...
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Tasker (switch off mobile data automatically) causing trouble under CyanogenMod

I used to use this Tasker profile for nearly a year now already and it used to work fine, until I recently switched from the Samsung default UI TouchWiz to CyanogenMod on my Galaxy Note. The Task ...
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Why does a SyncMe shortcut run only “once”?

I'm trying to run SyncMe only when computer is pingable. Since the app currently is not able to work this way, I'm using Tasker and its AutoShortcut plugin. SyncMe exposes an intent/shortcut which ...
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Restore/enable wifi when turning off tethering?

When I turn on WiFi tethering it disables the WiFi logically. But when I restore it doesn't turn it back on again, so I have to do it manually. Is there any way to do it automatically? I have a nexus ...
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How can I update the “multiwindow” setting in Tasker?

My GS3 just received an OTA update that gave me a multiwindow setting. Cool! Except, I want to turn it off automatically when I'm using apps that take up the full screen (like some games). I can't ...
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Tasker: Variable with value “Name of Profile/Context”

My Tasker version: 1.3.3u2m; Android: ICS 4.0.4 To every Profile or Context I can set up Name. And I wanna use this Name with Tasks. Let's take an example: I have Profile with Name "SampleProf" In ...
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How to trigger sync between Astrid and Astrid.com?

I have my location-aware framework in tasker ready and going and I would like to fire up notifications for certain task lists when I leave places. This does work, but the sync between Astrid and ...
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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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Simplified prepaid phone balance with Tasker

On my prepaid phone, I can receive current balance as text message responses. They are five messages, four indicating the balance itself and some additional bonuses, and one more indicating remaining ...
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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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Tasker - If at least one context is true

How do I make it run the tasks when at least one context is met? For example, when either the phone cell or GPS context is met, it activates...and only runs the exit task when both are not met.
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How to make a schedule voice recorder using Tasker + easy voice recorder?

I see that tasker has the "easy voice recorder" plugin. The problem is that I know how to start the record but I don't know how to end the record after 10 hours. Please help I am a new tasker user ...
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Tasker profile that enables/disables wi-fi

How can make it so wi-fi gets disabled automatically when screen gets locked, if possible after 1 minute or so? Then enabled automatically when screen gets unlocked. My screen is set to lock after 30 ...
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what app/script is responsible for video media?

When podcast videos or youtube videos or flash videos play, what app is behind that? I'd like to be able to use that script/app to as a trigger for tasker to do something whenever ANY video is ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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How to run an app shortcut or a tasker task when battery temperature is above a custom threshold?

At high temperature: I can trigger an alaram using Battery Bot. Turn off data/wifi/bluetooth etc., using Battery Tasker. But I want to do many things like: Turn off data when temperature is ...
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How do I set the duration of a “calendar insert” in tasker

Declaring the starting time to be now seems to be easy in tasker. I just put 0 into the "In / For(Minutes)" field. However how do I define the length of the calendar event?
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Disconnect/reconnect to wifi with same SSID

I'm playing with some more advanced things in Tasker, and I've set up an NFC tag to do various things when I return home from work each day. One of these is to connect to wifi and run an SSH command ...
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get hourly weather and weather warning using tasker/zooper

I have an unrooted Nexus 5. I am using zooper for my homescreen, but with tasker, my knowledge is limited. I am trying to get (3-) hourly weather and weather warnings. I have found this blog post ...
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Tasker - Advance Settings - Export App Package Name?

I've deactivated beginner mode on tasker and noticed now when I try exporting a task as an application it requires a Package name, I've tried following their instructions and have been unsuccessful, I ...
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How to download file using tasker?

I need to download files using tasker.(detailed post here on softwarerecs) But I am not able to understand the HTTP_GET task. I want to download different files from various links read from a file, ...
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Tasker: Detect ANT+ paired device, then switch on Endomondo

What will the Tasker Profile and Tasks look like when I want Endomondo app to launch as soon as my Note 3 detects a paired ANT+ device? J
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How to change equalizer presets with Tasker?

I am not using a third party application downloaded on the Play Store, but the Sound enhancement menu that comes pre-installed on some devices (can be found on Settings -> Equalizer on Play Music ...
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AutoVoice and Tasker: Speak recognized Variable says “percent varname”

I am trying to automate my phone and later also my home with tasker. Therefor I need to define all those little Voice Actions. My actual Workflow: Task Voice Recognition: Speak "What do you want ...
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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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work profile based on State / location

I have created a profile to send SMS on specific number when I reach office as follows: Profile State phone cell near Task Phone send sms I want to send sms when I leave office, please ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Is there a way for Tasker to notify me when a background app is using the voice recorder or the camera?

Is there a way for Tasker to notify me when a background app is using the voice recorder or the camera? I'm trying to find out which app is accessing the voice recorder in the background. Sometimes ...
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How to check if flashlight is activated?

I've got a brandnew OnePlus One with Cyanogenmod 12 on it, and the device is rooted. I like the offscreen gestures very much. But sometimes they are triggered accidentally. This is very costy when ...
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Setting up Email Notifications based on time & location

I'd ideally like to only receive notifications from an email app (can be the outlook app or the generic android mail app - not gmail or inbox) at certain times of the day or when I'm not connected to ...
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Controlling Yamaha AV receiver via telenet

I'm looking to use a shell command via e.g. telnet to control my Yamaha AV receiver from my Android device. I have come up short on Google and was wondering if the people of stack exchange would have ...