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Trigger & Event based Automation and More for your Android devices

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Tasker | Intent Received | access Extras via tasker variables

I have Tasker send an Intent to Weather Ace then listens for an Intent Received. Upon receiving the responding Broadcast Intent from Weather Ace, the Extra fields are supposed to be available via ...
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Tasker: Task after receiving email

Can I initaite any task in tasker app if i receive email from specific id with particular subject like we do in case of sms.
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How to detect locked screen in Tasker?

If like to be able to detect a locked screen in Tasker without polling. https://www.reddit.com/r/tasker/comments/3y3kpx/how_to_query_tasker_if_the_screen_is_locked_or_not/ has a solution that polls.
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Power button no longer turns screen on/off - apps don't fix this properly, cannot turn off phone to root it, help!

I dropped my phone into water the other day and the power button has stopped working. What is odd though is that I can force restart the phone by holding power+volume down, it's just the power button ...
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Help Translating Android Shortcut Code into Send Intent Tasker Action

I want to launch an app's (Join) built in shortcut (Remote SMS) using Tasker. I could do it using a 3rd party plug-in but for my purposes need to do it directly in Tasker using the Send Intent task. ...
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Can spammers use the phone number being called as their spoof number?

I originally bought Tasker several (5?) years ago to screen calls by: 1) blocked name/number--hang up 2) not in my contact list 3) family 4) friends (in my contact list but not family or ...
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Why Tasker can't recognize WIFI SSID

After I changed my device and import the tasker's profiles from the old Samsung to the new one (Huawei), the "Wifi connected" state can't recognize the SSID any longer. I can confirm it's related to ...
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Help automating Wi-Fi Calling or Airplane mode toggle with Tasker

I am absolutely 100% new to Tasker. I have bought and install this app to automate a few things which IFTTT simply can't. Here is the situation : My bedroom is in a basement apartment and so I do ...
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Why can't Tasker manage battery mode on my rooted Pixel?

I've been using Tasker to mute my phone at work. I recently added some nested tasks to enable and disable battery saver mode when I arrive and leave. However, it doesn't seem to have permission. The ...
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Change control of a bluetooth device

when i'm in car my smartphones connects to the bluetooth and i can control the player using the car hifi remote. the "next track" buttons don't jump to the next track in my podcast player it for jump ...
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A script that sends sms to the GPS tracker to turn on and off the alarms

I've just bought a Lekemi GPS tracker to protect my car. it works like this : if someone moves the car it sends to me an SMS message. And it sends to me another SMS if someone exceeds the speed ...
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tasker read numbers one by one

I am using this task to say loud numbers from SMS: Variable Section: %SMSRB From 1, Length 6, Store Result in %SMSNUM Variable Search Replace: %SMSNUM (?!^), Replace Matches, Replace With , Variable ...
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Delete/remove a calendar in Android AccountManager's database using Tasker intent?

While trying to remove calendars from the Android AccountManager's database using Tasker, I've been exploring the Android calendar provider api but I have not been able to find a command to delete a ...
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How to open a file located in a non-sdcard directory in Tasker?

How can one open a file located in a subfolder of the rootfolder, using tasker, in LineageOS 14.1? My attempts so far have been to: Create a new task in tasker. Check if tasker has root permission ...
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How to change user account with Tasker?

Is there way to change user account with tasker?
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How to use a music player notification's play button state as an event for Tasker

Is it possible to read the state of the "play" button inside a music app's notification and use it as an event to activate/deactivate a Tasker profiles? I need to run certain commands when playback ...
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One click Google Photos backup & sync turn on/off

Google photos has this option nested within it settings → backup & sync. I use Xposed Edge for various gesture based activities in which you can configure an apps activity as gesture. But I ...
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Enable/disable navbar NO REBOOT

I am using Linage 16 and there I have got enable navbar setting. I want to enable navbar using Tasker program. I have read some info here: Enable On-screen navigation in CM12 (Lollipop) using shell? . ...
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Automatic redial for interrupted calls

How do I make phone redial when call was dropped or interrupted? Any solutions are appreciated, whether Android built-in or tasker scripts.
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What system application handles Lockscreen? Android 8.0 OREO

What I'm trying to do is I'm using AutoInput to capture a UI update event in the lockscreen. Is this possible? What application handle the locksreen?
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Tasker - To switch between Wifi and Mobile Data

Can Tasker be programmer to do a one click: 1. Turn off Wifi and turn on Mobile Data 2. Turn off Mobile Data and then Turn On Wifi I want something that's quick, one click to switch to WIFI only or ...
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Tasker: Trigger task when trying to connect to server

How do I detect when a different application tries to connect to a specific server? I have a server for personal use that goes into sleep mode, I want to hook up to any attempts to connect to it so ...
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Tasker - read the ping time

we can use ping shell command in tasker to see if a domain is online or not but can we get the ping time too? like in pc when you ping that shows a "time=xx" can we somehow access to that in tasker?
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Tasker - turn off wifi IF there's no internet connection

i can't figure it out how to do this and all other tutorials are outdated and i have not some options they do (like a check box next to the time to set variable). so please don't mark this question as ...
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Autonotification and sygic

I want to parse text and icons from sygic notification with Autonotification and Tasker but all variables returned empty. Has anyone achive this?
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How to fork tasks in Tasker?

I would like to have a task forked (ie such that it runs in the background) that would update a Scene field periodically. How can this be done?
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How to trigger task when Play/Pause button is pressed on Podcast Addict widget or notification?

I would like to trigger a task when the Play/Pause button is pressed on the Podcast Addict widget or notification on lock screen. I've tried using Receive Intent but that's not working (possibly ...
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Automatically disable SIM 2 while SIM 1 has signal?

Is it possible (via Tasker or otherwise) to automatically disable a SIM when the other one has a signal, and to similarly re-enable it once the other loses signal?
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Disable Touch input until device fully boots

I have about 10 Tasker profiles and tasks that I use to add security to my phone. Unfortunately I have noticed that upon boot it takes 2 to 3 minutes for my phone to completely wake up with my ...
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how determine if java object is null or not in tasker?

I want a tasker task that reads sms from a particular person, and, extracts some information out of the latest message... For e.g. I get a lot of messages from my bank due to transactions I make. At ...
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Tasker service still want to start after uninstalling it

Here is a warning from my Logcat 07:04:44.099 ActivityManager( 1143) Unable to start service Intent { act=android.service.notification.NotificationListenerService cmp=net.dinglisch.android....
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Can't access Gmail Inbox trough Sqlite3, mailstore.email@gmail.db doesn't exist Android nougat

I used this to get all emails on inbox (on android shell or through tasker running a shell command): sqlite3 /data/data/com.google.android.gm/databases/mailstore.YOUREMAIL@gmail.com.db "SELECT ...
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Create a persistant notification out of a non-persistant one

I'm looking for a way to make my Todoist notifications more "sticky" or persistent. I've used reminder apps that let you have notifications that keep coming up even after you dismiss them unless you ...
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How to keep Bluetooth Tethering enabled on LineageOS / how to enable it with Tasker on Moto G 2 LTE?

I need to share wifi connection from my Moto to iPhone over Bluetooth with minimal or no manual interaction on Moto G. How can I make Bluetooth Tethering always enabled (On) at a LineageOS 14.1 ...
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Termux - Cannot run python file in tasker

I am trying to run a python file in termux for use in tasker. The termux tasker plugin requires an executable (you can't just run a command like "python something.py"). However, running chmod +x ...
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Method to block calls on dual SIM and block notifications from some apps (scheduled)

I recently got a Motorola G5S Smartphone with Android 7.1.1 with Dual SIM. One SIM is work-related, the other private. Also, every App on my phone is either work-related or private. I'm searching for ...
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Tasker - overlay not working

I own a rooted Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 smartphone and experience phantom touches in a horizontal rectangular zone on my touchscreen. To fix this, I am trying to create a transparent blocking overlay ...
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Auto start two apps on split screen after reboot

I have Two running Android apps (used for surveillance and doorbell) permanently and simultaneously on split screen. Sometimes, the person who used the device (for personal purposes) forget to get ...
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How to use Tasker with the new OpenVPN version?

I usually use OpenVPN Connect android client for connecting to my OpenVPN server in a raspberry. I also use Tasker to automatically connect to the VPN when I am outside from home. My configuration is: ...
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How do I use Tasker to download web images and set them as my background?

I recently purchased Tasker after having it recommended to me by several people. I am trying to take an image from a website (Unsplash Source) and set it as my background daily. As I am relatively new ...
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make google voice forwarding number the same

I have a tasker script that triggers based on number. Is there a way to keep my Google Voice number the same? I am giving my Google Voice number out to the public and I don't want anyone to know my ...
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Turn Bluetooth on so it stays on even when trigger app is closed

Hi Guys I am trying to make a profile to turn on Bluetooth when I open Spotify. That works but as soon I switch the app to browse something while playing the music Tasker turns the Bluetooth off ;(. ...
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If I'm connected to device A don't connect to device B

I often find myself in my car following my wife until our commutes separate. When arriving at stop signs for instance, my audio regularly cuts out and transfers to the BT Audio in her vehicle. I'd ...
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Tasker to programmatically uninstall apps

I would like to setup a tasker profile to check every predetermined time for any apps not on my approved list (BaselineApps.txt) and uninstall them. I am a noob to shell scripting and tasker. This is ...
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stop a previuos run of a task in tasker

let's say i can a task called my_task. If i add a stop action and the beginning of the task: stop my_task my_task will stop inmediatly. What i want is, when my_task executes, it should check if it ...
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How to toggle “Magnify with button” quickly, maybe with Tasker?

I often want to use "Magnify with button" (Android 8 > Settings > Accessibility > Magnification). Unfortunately, it interferes with the keyboard chooser (Settings > System > Languages > Virtual ...
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Emulate Menu button Nougat Galaxy S8

I miss using the menu key that I used to have on older phones. I'm able to remap the Bixby key to a Tasker program or any app activity or shortcut, I'm wondering what I would need to do to emulate ...
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How to reset location_provider_allowed

as the first, my environment: Samsung S7, LineageOS 14.1, which is Android 7.2.1. I'm using tasker to set GPS On and Off in this way: GPS On: settings put secure location_providers_allowed +gps,...
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WhatsApp Intent

I'm trying to automatically change the text status (not the photo/video status) in WhatsApp via Tasker by sending an Intent. My problem is that I don't know if it's possible to call the status to ...
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How to put Android phone into “deep sleep” using Tasker?

I have a Sony Xperia Z running factory Android 5.1.1 I'd like to use in my car for navigation/ music. I've installed Tasker & configured it to start Spotify playing on power & turn off ...