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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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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 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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How can I add a Tasker Task Shortcut as a Smart Launcher icon?

Smart Launcher 3 provides the option to "Add a bubble" to the main launcher screen. I followed the following steps: Select "Add bubble" "Shortcut" "Task Shortcut" However, after step three nothing ...
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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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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 send a variable value to and receive it in a task?

I've a OnePlus One with rooted Cyanogen OS 12 and Tasker v4.8. I've a bash script in PC which when exiting requires a Tasker's task to be executed. I've seen the question Running a tasker task via ...
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Tasker - Play video using MX Player while another is currently playing

I have an Android mini-pc connected to a television through a HDMI cable. I use Tasker to automatically start playing an mp4 video using MX Player when the device boots. MX Player then continues to ...
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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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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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How to use Tasker and call an activity within an app called WiWo?

WiWo is an app for controlling a WiFi socket. Unfortunately it has no Tasker integration or even a widget. I was therefore wondering whether I could hook into any of the app's activities (image ...
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Turn ringer to loud from vibrate when a particular contact calls

What can I do to make my phone ringer switch from vibrate to loud when a particular contact calls? I tried using Tasker and created a profile for a Phone state, when a contact calls > set ringer ...
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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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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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Enable/Disable one Account sync only

Is it possible, using Tasker (or Tasker Plugin), to enable/disable the synchronisation for a specific account/app only, without changing the sync status for any other account? e.g. only change the ...
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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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How do I enable Airplane mode using Tasker on Android 4.2.2?

How do I enable airplane mode automatically at 01:00 AM using Tasker on Android 4.2.2? The Airplane mode setting inside Tasker under Action -> Net -> Airplane mode cannot be activated: Airplane ...
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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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Using Tasker to know if I'm at work for more than a minute [duplicate]

I use Tasker's Wifi Near option to activate some tasks in my phone when I arrive at my workplace. My problem is that sometimes I pass by my workplace, with no intention of entering, and the tasks get ...
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Tasker App Factory Generated app - Not reacting to variable set %CLIP

So, I created a tasker profile that monitors the %CLIP variable with the "Variable set" event, and if it's contents contain what I'm looking for, it puts up a notification. It all works in tasker, but ...
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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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Checking if audio is playing with bash script on Tasker

I have the small script below to check if audio is in use on my Android. if grep -q RUNNING /proc/asound/card*/pcm*/sub*/status; then echo "Playing" ; else echo "Idle"; fi It works nicely in the ...
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Tasker profile that switches network to 2G when the phone is charging

I would really appreciate it if someone could whip up a nice Tasker profile which switches network mode to 2G immediately my rooted OnePlus 2 detects a charge state. A drawback of OnePlus 2 is the ...
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What is accessibility feature in Android?

I've seen a setting named Accessibility in my Android 5.0 and 4.2.1. I don't understand what it is and how can it be helpful to me? I would like to know what does it do? I noticed that there are ...
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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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Execute task if tasker profile has been active for some time

How can I execute a tasker task only after a certain condition has been true for a certain time? Normally a profile executes its task as soon as all conditions are met. I want to delay this ...
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Play songs randomly and endlessly

I made a profile in Tasker (it runs on boot) for my (rooted) Android box. The tasks are: screen always ON play randomly all the songs from a dedicated folder. It works. But I need to play ...
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How to launch an app immediately after another app is closed using Tasker

I need help creating a Tasker profile that will open Aldiko Sync ONLY after I have ended the main Aldiko Premium app. So with this profile, Aldiko Sync automatically launches and does its thing ...
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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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Create a profile to disable other profiles

I have a couple of profiles defined in Tasker that I would only like to enable while traveling abroad. As Tasker cannot recognize the state "traveling abroad", I would like to set this state manually ...
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What have i done wrong in this Tasker profile?

I'm trying to activate a recorder app with voice commands. I'm using Google Now and Autovoice Recognized for the voice command (via my bluetooth headset) and Autoinput to open and stop the app ...
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How to automate Android by code and GUI in Tasker?

I have Samsung Galaxy S4 GT-I9506, Android 5.0.1 Lollipop. I am using the application, Tasker. I feel it is too visual. I would like to write its profiles and events by code such that I could easily ...
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Why doesn't my Nexus 7 synchronize since Android 6?

Normally, Wifi is deactivated on my Nexus 7 to preserve battery. I'm mainly using it to read and watch videos when I'm commuting so I don't have Internet most of the time when I'm using it. I'm using ...
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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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Get new installed app name with Tasker

I'm trying to set up the following Tasker project: when a new app is installed on one of my devices, send a notification to all the other devices with the name of the app. Ideally, if I find a ...
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File auditing with Tasker

Sometimes I find in sdcard files and directories for which I can't guess the app that created them (and I know they are not the default files created by the system). And even if they take up only ...
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Clear memory and recent task automatically after an app is closed using Tasker

My phone is a Samsung Galaxy S3 on Android 4.1.2 JellyBean. I would want to create a profile which clears memory and recent tasks when an app is closed (example: Chrome). Is it possible to do it ...
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How to block texts received from numbers that are longer than n digits?

In South Africa, we are plagued with SMS spam, and it's practically impossible to get rid of it. All the numbers that the spammers use are usually 13 or 14 digits - much longer than the standard 10 ...
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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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Outgoing calls minute reminder

I'd like to have this feature on outgoing calls: - first vibrate (or beep) after 45 seconds call answered; - then vibrate (or beep) after every other minute (1.45, 2.45, 3.45 ...) I created this task ...
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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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Tasker app creation: is it possible to let user select the apps for launch app context

Well, as the question states, while creating a tasker profile, if the launch app context is used, a list of apps has to be chosen. I was wondering if I make an app using this profile, is it possible ...
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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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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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How can I use Tasker to reconnect bluetooth when the connection is lost?

I just bought an Asus Transformer TF300T and I use bluetooth to tether with my iPhone. But it's very unstable and I lose the connection often, and I need the internet on my tablet. I bought Tasker, ...