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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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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 ...
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How to automatically use SKYPE when calling international number?

I'd like to program my phone such that if I call an international number it'd automatically use skype (or ask me to connect to skype if not connected), and if I call within the US it'd just use my ...
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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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how to turn on/off automatic date/time settings

I would like to be able to turn the automatic date time settings on and off from tasker. I don't see a way to do this directly but I can use tasker to issue a shell command. I know I can just use ...
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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: 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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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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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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Why do some keyevents not working in Tasker on my device?

I've found that at least following keyevents don't work: 61 KEYCODE_TAB 22 KEYCODE_DPAD_RIGHT They work from adb shell and Hacker's keyboard but not from Tasker =/ Shell script contains only "input ...
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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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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 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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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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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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Race conditions in Tasker?

I'm trying to learn Tasker, and it seems that it runs its steps asynchronously, so I end up with a race condition where my task doesn't have the data it needs to continue. I made a simple pair of ...
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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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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 ...
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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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Control xvoice+ with Tasker?

Can it be done? I want to enable it only when no cell radio (WiFi only) Dev said state is controlled in "sharedpreferences"
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Copy Directory to SMB Share Through Terminal

On Rooted Android 4.1, I have it set up to be able to make NAndroid backups through terminal emulator. What I hope to do is schedule a Tasker job to create a NAndroid backup and then copy/move it ...
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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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Tasker: Notify before executing task

I'm making a task to hot boot every 3 hours. Currently, I have a profile set to this: Trigger: Every 3 hour + Display off Task: Hot Boot (I'm using 3rd-party plugin) How do I create a ...
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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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Execute “am” through OpenSSH (root)

I'm trying to show a notification triggered from my PC through ssh. My Solution uses Tasker (with external access enabled) to display the notification and running am broadcast -a ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to use NFC tags to trigger profiles and tasks in Tasker?

I am planning to get some NFC tags which I want to use to control some profiles in Tasker. Where in Tasked can I choose NFC tag as my trigger? If that does not exist, how can I turn tasks on and off ...
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Tasker Profile Help

I have been playing around with Tasker lately and had a good idea that I would like to implement but I am new to Tasker and so I can only create simple profiles. My idea, for myself, is that my ...
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How to turn off “applying profile” and “profile applied” notifications in Tasker

Whenever a new profile is applied there is a small gray round popup at the bottom of the screen that reads "Applying profile: {profile name}" and then "profile applied" I want to stop these ...
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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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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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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, untill I recently switcht from the Samsung default UI TouchWiz to CyanogenMod on my Galaxy Note (1). The ...
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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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Launch a “shortcut” in Tasker?

Can Tasker launch an app's shortcut as an action? I can't find "Shortcuts" as an option in the "Select Action Category"-dialog when creating a new task. This works without problems in Locale.
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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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Mount USB OTG to specific destination folder

I've got a Moto G with 4.4.2 and, as stock OTG functionality is broken in the latest android version, I need a way to mount my mini USB card reader (meenova) to /sdcard folder. From what I've found ...
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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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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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Start and Stop GrooveIP using Tasker

I would like to start/stop GrooveIP when I connect/disconnect from my home wifi. I searched the manifest file (using DexPlorer from the play store) and found these intents. <receiver ...
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How can I set Tasker to change “Network Operator Settings”?

I have a "femtocell" in my house due to poor signal quality. I am living in Japan now. I have to change the Android setting manually each time I get home as described below. There is a auto changer ...