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Allow only specific apps to use cell data, only when on 3G

I use Tasker to sync every 30 mins when on 3G. I'm on a limited data plan, and the only apps I use constantly are browser, a Twitter app (Echofon) and Whatsapp. Is there a way to allow only these apps ...
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Turn on bluetooth if wifi is not connected to some network and turn off wifi after that

I've managed to do that, but I have a problem. First, bluetooth turned on even If I was turning wifi off manually, which is not what I wanted. I wanted bluetooth to turn once I'm out of home. So I ...
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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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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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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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Use Tasker with “OK Google” on Nexus 5

OK guys, I have searched and searched but cannot find an answer to this question. I want to link the "OK Google" phrase that starts a Google Now search on the Nexus 5 to Tasker, or more specifically ...
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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 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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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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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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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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How does NFC Task Launcher toggle Power Saving and how can I get Tasker to do it?

So I've noticed that NFC Task Launcher can toggle the Power Saving mode for the Galaxy s3. Obviously then, this is not a secure setting that requires root access (eg. turning GPS on / off). So is it ...
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Is there a way to sync tasker profiles?

I use tasker on all of my android devices. That includes my work and personal phone and tablet. They all pretty much run the exact same jobs but all I can find is some really rudimentary way of ...
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Is it possible to run commands like “play” pause“ ”next" on Spotify by voice with Tasker and AutoVoice?

when i get into my car i connect my Nexus5 on my audio system and play music with spotify. What i want is to be able to skip pause and play songs with voice commands. I tryied out with Tasker and ...
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Tasker: How can I set icons and indexes of Menu scene elements one-by-one

I have some arrays with caller data, what I want to show on screen with Menu scene element. What I have done: I have %NUMBERS array with phone numbers, and %PICS array with thumb URIs for elements ...
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I may have screwed up my PIN using tasker/secure settings

Long story short, I was using Tasker and Secure Settings to set it up so that I wouldn't have to input my PIN when I was attached to my home WIFI. HOWEVER, when I was doing the settings, I entered my ...
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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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Cyanogenmod Intent Keyguard

How can I use an Intent in Tasker, to disable the Keyguard. https://github.com/CyanogenMod/android_frameworks_base/blob/cm-11.0/core/res/AndroidManifest.xml Here is a complete list of intents ...
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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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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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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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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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Can I create a Tasker profile that alerts me if Tasker is not running?

I have some profiles set up in Tasker so that when I have an appointment coming up, the phone announces the appointment out loud. It's incredibly useful, and I've become so dependent on it that the ...
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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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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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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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Unable to activate Tasker as Device Administrator

I'm using a rooted Note 2 GT-N7100 running DR.Ketan Custom ROM v14. After flashing this ROM today, I'm unable to use Tasker as a Device Administrator. The check box does not get checked when I click ...
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Tasker duty cycling wifi profile

I'm trying to get the hang of Tasker but failing a bit. I was wondering if somebody could explain how to create the following profile? I think if I manage to go through an intermediate profile, I'll ...
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last caller image via tasker in zooper

I want to get the last outgoing call's image in my zooper widget. I am trying to use tasker for that: Caller (45) A1: Test Phone [ Type:Contact Photo URI Data:%CONUM Store Result In:%called ] A2: ...
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Tasker Profile Question

So i would want to create a profile which clear's memory and clear's recent tasks when an app is closed (example: Chrome) . Is it possible to do it without root access? My phone is a GS3/4.1.2 JB
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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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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 to load a preset list of Tasker profiles into another user's installation of Tasker

I'm new to both Android and Tasker. I have two Android devices, and have created a bunch of Tasker profiles/scenes/tasks on Device 1 and would like to have those same profiles/scenes/tasks on Device ...
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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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todo list in tasker when nothing is there

I have make two profile in tasker that will read 2 file as my todo list: Profile for work: Profile: TaskWork (24) Time: From 08:00 Till 17:00 Event: Display Unlocked Day: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu or Fri ...
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How to setup a Tasker profile to switch ariplane mode at night UNLESS I actually use the phone?

I'd like to switch all radio communications off for night, that is airplane mode. However, sometimes I drive during night, sometimes I stay awake for late. So it is difficult to set it up just with ...
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Get last access date and time in Tasker?

I'm trying to make a task that plays the most recently downloaded (not yet played) podcast in a directory structure like this: Podcasts PodcastFolder1 file.mp3 file2.mp3 ...
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Wifi activity shows it's always on even though it's not on

check out this screenshot i just made: Why is the Wi-fi activity bar blue for the last 25 minutes, when my wi-fi was off for 23 minutes? i have tasker which is set to turn off wi-fi when the ...
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Stop connecting to a particular wifi network based on my location

I'm trying to get my head aroud how to use Tasker to solve a problem I face. In short, I am exposed to two wifi networks that have the same SSID, 'NETGEAR' . One is in use at my parents, and my phone ...
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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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Unlock PC from Android

I was pretty sure this question wouldve been already asked, and I tried hard to find a solution but couldnt find much. I'm trying to lock/unlock my PC from my Android device. I dont want to use ...
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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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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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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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Turn off a profile a couple of minutes before alarm goes off with Tasker and AutoAlarm

I'm trying to implement the following Tasker routine but am struggling hard although I watched and read a couple of tutorials. Hopefully, someone here can help. What I want to do is: Check if ...
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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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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 - 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 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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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 ...