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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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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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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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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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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 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 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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Tasker “Night” profile won't exit

I have a profile set-up to activate when the phone is connected to power AND the time is between 10:30pm and 7:30am. This shuts off autobrightness, dims the screen, shuts off vibrate, and lowers the ...
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How Can I Stop This Tasker Profile From Toggling Back and Forth?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3 with Tasker 4.0u1 installed. I have a "Low Light" profile which activates ScreenFilter when %LIGHT == 0 (and I'm not in certain apps which don't react well to the filter ...
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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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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 ...
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Setting Tasker app to disable one finger touch after opening a specific app?

I need to disable one finger touch (2 or more fingers touch is still allowed) after opening an app. Can I use Tasker app to do it ?
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Setting tasker to launch a chrome homescreen web app or launch a browser in full screen

Now that Chrome can create homescreen web apps , is there a way to launch these with tasker? If not, is is possible to set tasker to launch a browser in full screen mode?
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Tasker stops executing tasks after a certain period

For some reason I'm having problem with using Tasker on my Huawei Ascend P6: Android: 4.2.2 My phone is running the official ROM (but rooted!) Run Foreground is checked under Menu / Prefs / Monitor ...
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Shortening URLs using goo.gl and Tasker

I'm trying to use Tasker to shorten URLs. Previously, I don't think this was possible, but v1.3 added support for https. I've tried following the instructions here: ...
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/TASKER/ Voice Command on Bluetooth Connect

Got a new bluetooth radio in my car and want to add voice control when it is connected. I was thinking that when it either first connects it listens once so I can open up the music app of my choice ...
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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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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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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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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, ...
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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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Reconfiguring volume up and down buttons?

A few days ago, I came to know about apps such as Tasker and Locale. Today, I have purchased the Tasker app from Google Play. I have spent around more than an hour, going around and exploring the app. ...
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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 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 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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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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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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Can I use Tasker to enable and disable WiFi hotspot functionality?

I have an Android tablet (Nexus 7) and an Android phone (HTC One) and I use my phone as a WiFi hotspot so that my tablet (which doesn't have it's own internet connection) can access the internet when ...
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Tasker: Voice response to phone calls

I was wondering whether it would be possible to use Tasker to answer a phone call and then say something to the caller (either through TTS or sound file) and then hang up? Would something like that be ...
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How to make tasker add and remove a widget?

I would like tasker to reorganize one of my screens depending on the day of the week by adding (and removing) a specific widget to a predefined place on a predefined screen. Is this possible with ...
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Change app label with Tasker

I created a toggle app using demo code as a base. This uses the Task 'Set Widget label', which works fine when I test the app using the widget Task. However, when I export the project as a standalone ...
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Can the OpenVPN app be managed via tasker?

I want to connect via OpenVPN every time that I connect to a wifi that is not my home wifi. This sounds like something to accomplish via tasker. But I can't seem to find the option to control OpenVPN ...
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Tasker profile kills all alarms

I have a tasker profile set up to kill alarms labelled "something" and launch an app. I have noticed it kills all my alarms, including those without a label. I am running cyanogenmod on a galaxy s3. ...
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tasker: grace time on events

I use tasker to act on state change on wireless services (WifI on, Bluetooth connected, ...). There are cases where, for a very short time, the state of a service changes (no matter the reason: a ...
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Automatically wake and sleep device on timer

I have a vanilla Android tablet running Jelly Bean 4.2.2 with root access. I've set this tablet up as a photo frame using daydream. Is there a way via settings or an app that can automatically sleep ...
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Search and cancel notification with Tasker

I'm looking for a way to search for (by text) and cancel a notification that wasn't created by Tasker with it. I know there's an option to cancel notifications which were created by Tasker but I want ...