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You can use Tasker for this (Play Store link). Tasker can create macros that are run on certain triggers, such as connecting the phone to a charger. An example of the necessary programming can be found here. Check the link for additional info, but here's the necessary part: Create Profile "Sleep Mode" Add Context Power Source: AC //You can also set ...


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This isn't built-in functionality, but it's something you could achieve with a trigger/event app such as Tasker. This kind of app runs in the background, and lets you configure certain actions to take (such as turning off the ringer) when certain events occur (such as seeing a particular Wi-Fi network). Tasker's not the only such app, but it's very complete ...


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Alas, the UsbStorageActivity doesn't use an intent to enable and disable USB mass storage, so there's no way to achieve this using am. It instead calls the functions StorageManager.enableUsbMassStorage and `StorageManager.disableUsbMassStorage to do its work. As these functions are hidden in the framework, it's not possible to write an app to do this, ...


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There are a few apps that can do this for you, or at least some of these things. One I saw on Lifehacker yesterday is Agent. Agent is a combination automation tool and personal assistant that will silence your phone during meetings, remember where you parked, auto-respond to texts and phone calls while you're driving, and more, all so you don't have to. ...


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Sure. If you use automation app like Tasker, you can make your phone to disable screen guard, if it detects you are in your office. Detecting your location can be achieved in many ways. You could use any WiFi, if it can be used as a reference or rely on cell id, defining a radius. Please see a guide aptly named as Location without tears. It explains the ...


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I am the author of MacroDroid and I have some experimental (root only) features in development to do this but have not yet released anything in the public version. I have an action called "Launch and Press" that allows you to launch an app and record a series of touch events and they will then be played back at the same rate. Basic touch events work ok, but ...


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I've developed such an app called RepetiTouch. It's currently in beta stage and aimed at developers, but a limited free version is available here. However, it needs a rooted device running Android 2.3 or later. As far as I know, currently no other app with this functionality exists, but there are some tools/scripts providing such features using a computer ...


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How about using NFC to tell the phone that it should switch itself to driving mode when inserted into the cradle? You can get nfc stickers for few euro/pounds on ebay..., put one to the back of the cradle, setup your phone and off you go :-) That probably isn't what you're looking for but still, it's nice and elegant solution ;-)


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Tasker is an app that can be used to automate changing settings on your device, based on various events like when you leave range of a wifi AP, or when you enter a geographic area. You can have a look through the Tasker tag here for some idea of the jobs it can be used for, and how to configure it.


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Adding extensions will solve this type of requirements. But Chrome for android does not support any extensions yet. Look https://developers.google.com/chrome/mobile/docs/faq Or else you can use Dolphin Browser to achieve this. It supports extensions. If you are willing to use Dolphin Browser instead of Chrome, use this Auto Reload Extension. You can set ...


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You might want to take a look at Tasker, the mighty automation solution on Android. I have not setup something as you request, but it's definitly possible, and basically should work like this: Condition: Event → Phone Ringing Task: either HTTP GET or HTTP POST to your server's URL. For the task, you can make use of the many variables Tasker has preset ...


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The Llama - Location Profiles application should help too. This application uses phone masts around you to determine your location and switch profiles. Llama uses phone masts to determine your location, so that you can change your ringer, vibrate and ringtones depending on where you are as well as the time of day. Llama provides you with sound ...


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It sounds like Agent fits the bill for you. Specifically, the Sleep Agent. I do use the Agent app, though I don't use the Sleep Agent itself, so this list of features is just me going through the setup options in the app. Set Days & Times for it to activate. (defaults to 11:00 PM through 7:00 the next morning, Sunday through Thursday nights.) ...


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This is more of a linux question, and it may need to be moved to superuser.se, but I can answer it. On linux, you string commands using && (or || or just ;). With &&, the first command must finish executing and have no error codes in order for the next command in the sequence to run. In your setup, it looks like you want to open an ADB ...


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Llama is a great tool! It receives GSM tower ID and learns your locations (home, work, school) so you can set which profile to turn at specific location at specific time. Best feature is that it's NOT a battery drainer.


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One option to automatically send an SMS on every missed call is an APP available from the Google Play Store: Missed Call Auto SMS (No ADs) Missing phone calls? Unable to attend your phone always? Here's a solution: Send an auto SMS, instantly. Benefits: ★ No Ads ★ Small app size. ★ FREE for life. How to setup: Install the ...


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Tasker can do that (and a lot more things), as long as the app in question supports it (a list of apps with Tasker support can e.g. be found here − never mind the German, if you're just after the list). As you've described, it supports "Shake gestures", and if your device has a camera button, you could utilize that as well. "Flip gestures" might also come in ...


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When you setup a Mail for Exchange, the default synchronization mode is Direct Push. With Direct Push, the device maintains an open connection so that information is delivered to the device as it becomes available. The setting for Direct Push in Mail for Exchange is called “Always on.” The alternative is a Scheduled Push mode where the device is set to ...


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You should be able to do that using Tasker. Set up a profile with a "time" condition (specify the time frame you want the screen kept alive, e.g. "from 9 am to 6 pm", and for the task itself select "stay on". Make sure the option is disabled before starting this. tasker will then take care for it: Switching the option on at 9 am, and returning to the ...


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You could probably use On {x} for this. You should be able to configure it so that it sends a tweet the first time you unlock your phone each day. I've not used it much myself though so can't tell you exactly how. Another possible option would be using Tasker.


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You can also write a script shell for Android. You just need an app like Script Manager that can run your script periodically. You can read value from the kernel like on a "vanilla" Linux : the actual battery capacity is stored in /sys/class/power_supply/battery/capacity.


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See the USB access from guest in Hyper-V question on ServerFault — in short, Hyper-V does not provide any way to access host USB ports from guests. There are some workarounds — mostly “USB over Ethernet” solutions. Another option which could work for some use cases is to enable Wireless ADB on the devices, and then access them via the network.


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If your device is rooted, Tasker can do that (there's a free trial available at their website for you to check first). While you don't need to boot your device daily (I don't boot it more often than once a month usually, if at all), I also thought about a weekly reboot on a device having problems otherwise (my old Wildfire started behaving oddly with calls ...


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Yes it is possible to enanble and disable the phone's key gaurd (phone lock) depending on various context's (Example, when in office) I have personally setup my phone to do it. My setup uses Tasker (a paid automation app in Playstore) to identify if I am in office using an approximation of my phones GPS location co-ordinates And then I use Secure Settings ...


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One way to do that is using Tasker together with the Secure Settings addon. But this requires your device to be rooted since, um, ICS at least (Android no longer permits apps to switch GPS as it did with e.g. Froyo and before). You could configure a condition for "boot completed", with a task to disable GPS. So it would be disabled at startup, and not ...


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I personally recommend AutomateIt. Not only can it achieve what you are wishing for, but it can also save you some battery life too. The app lets you scan surrounding cell towers in order to determine location. So in this manner you can silence your phone as soon as it connects to a nearby cell tower at your workplace. This way you save some juice by not ...


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One thing I haven't seen mentioned yet is SL4A, the Scripting Layer for Android. This allows you run various types of scripts on your phone, Python scripts being one of them. Since SL4A isn't directly in the Play store, you may want something like QPython instead (which incorporates SL4A). Tasker, also mentioned by Izzy, has the ability to launch SL4A ...


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To backup/restore both sms and mms for Android, I use a paid pc tool called Backuptrans Android SMS + MMS Transfer. You need to connect your Android to computer via usb or wifi then the software will save your sms and mms messages with attachment files on computer. Restoring MMS messages from computer to Android is also simple.


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I made a newer app that does exactly what you asked: Check Me In Non commercial and free to use. The problem I had with the tasker approach is that it doesn't include your location in the http request, a tasker checkin is not valid for your mayorship.



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