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Tasker does not recognise incoming calls

I have a Galaxy S4 I9505 on KitKat. I use Tasker for various things. I am trying to set up a "caller announce" when I am in the car. So I want to create a profile which when a call comes in announces ...
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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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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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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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Manually Stop a Running Task

Is there a way to stop a specific Tasker task from running? I can see the task in the Run Log but even when I go to the specific task that is running but there isn't a stop button. This happens ...
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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 ...
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How to use PC mic to trigger android google

I have setup many tasker profiles and tasks etc. with AutoVoice to trigger with Google Now. I have recently acquired a wireless headset and I feel it would be more pratical if I could use the mic in ...
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Email Me Pro Tasker plugin does not use variables

I recently bought Email Me Pro and tried to use it on tasker to send emails when I miss a call. Everything works except variable usage. If I use You missed a call from %CNAME it comes in just like ...
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Tasker keeps device “awake”

The "Awake" from the battery page is always full when Tasker is not disabled. I only have some profiles that run on Screen on and off (turn off wifi, change display brightness) Anyway the fact that ...
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Trigger specified Google Now voice command from Tasker

I'm trying to create an auto-reply for certain Hangouts messages (NOT texts). I can read the notification and determine whether it's a message I want to auto-reply to, but I don't know how to actually ...
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Do an action on weekdays _except_ on holidays

I am looking for a way to do an action exception on certain days / holidays. While researching Tasker (I'm a first time user) I read that it can connect to my google calendar and match text. This is ...
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does every menu item in an app have an intent?

In order to filter through my music better and get rid of 'stuff I know I don't want to hear again', I'm considering 'how to best go about writing a Tasker plugin' to 'delete the currently playing ...
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Create Calendar events via Tasker that starts when entering a location and ends when leaving it

I want to use tasker to log how much time I spent at a location. I would like tasker to create a calender entry when I enter a location and have the end of the calender event be when I leave the ...
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Keeping Tasker Plugin Alive in Background

I'm experiencing a little difficulty in keeping a Tasker plugin alive in background. The name of the plugin is called Tasker Process Running (KC) and it gets killed from background by Android's LMK ...
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Tasker programming Help?

I am a relatively new tasked user and need a little help. I installed the AutoShortcut plugin to allow Tasker to expand my notifications through the nova shortcut. I would like to have tasker expand ...
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How to set timeout to zero on the HTTP Get action of Tasker?

I have to download a file using Tasker, but the default timeout limit for the HTTP Get action (120 seconds) is not enough. How to set the timeout to zero (never) or to much more than 120 seconds? ...
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how to setup tasker for bt on call

could someone help me with this? I want the tasker to automatically turn on the bt,and switch off wifi and data when a call is made or received... also to undo everytning after the end of the ...
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Galaxy Avant - “Lock automatically” turns Keyguard back on

I have a new Samsung Galaxy Avant and I want to setup tasker like my old phone, specifically to turn off the Keyguard when I'm home. It works, until the "Settings > Lock screen > Lock automatically" ...
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Possible to disable or shutdown phone (or just security camera app) from another android over internet? ((or perhaps Tasker))

I have some contractors doing some work on my house over the next few weeks. I've been looking into turning my old S3 into a motion detection cam. This way I could see if anyone enters my office, ...
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Tasker profile always get loop

im new to tasker and want to set a profile. I made a profile when 8pm to 10pm + open android central app, will run task to launch filter app. In the filter app run shell to hit on button and hit ...
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Tasker: How can I close chrome when at a specific website?

I'm a student and new to Tasker. I would like to be able to close Chrome whenever I go to certain websites (in order to help me get distracted less) but I'm not sure how to go about checking the web ...
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How can I make tasker close these apps as though I've swiped them away?

I want to make it close all the apps in here. I've tried this already: But it doesn't do as intended, since the apps dont leave the recents. Any ideas?
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Open 4 fixed files in a tab in file browser via tasker

I have 4 file in a directory (path fixed). I want to open (and maybe edit as well) them like a tabbed file browser using tasker. Is this possible? For 4 files A,B,C & D what I am looking for is: ...
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How can I autoconnect to miracast/chromecast (screen cast) device?

I've seen it in a friends OS though not in most and not in any of the roms I have/am using. What lets this happen for some but not others? They are all kitkat or later. Is there any setting or app ...
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Tasker best profiles to trigger two states

I use some confuse profiles to trigger a task when I come to office and when I'm back in home, based in time of the day and week(this is the problem to have many profiles). But I have two access ...