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Trigger & Event based Automation and More for your Android devices

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Tasker Bluetooth connection times out

I'm trying to make a Tasker profile/action that automatically connects my Android device to my phone via bluetooth for internet access. I'd like it to be invoked whenever the device is unlocked. The ...
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Show sender of WhatsApp conversation converted into SMS

I come from here: Send a SMS for every Android notification (goal: get notifications on Garmin Edge 1000) I have a Forerunner 30 that I only receive SMS notifications on. I have managed to convert a ...
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Can I change my wallpaper based on a specific calendar event?

I want my phone to very visibly show when I'm on call. I have my on-call schedule in my calendar. I'd like to have my wallpaper change when I'm on call. I've never used Tasker before, it sounds like ...
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Convenient way of checking is Shizuku server is running?

How can you check if Shizuku is running before executing the start command? I am running Shizuku on non rooted device and I noticed it randomly stops sometimes when wireless debugging becomes disabled ...
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Can you launch an application/activity of a different user with Tasker?

A follow up to this question or another related. I am currently testing something related to file syncing, and I need to start an application/activity of an application installed in the secondary ...
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Tasker App for Photo and Caption to Note

I would like a Tasker app that allows me to take a photo, provide a text note like a caption, and then stores both the photo and caption in a note app like Keep, Evernote, or Onenote. So far, I have a ...
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Find `MainActivity` for `com.google.android.dialer`

I have a Xiaomi POCO X5 5G, running MIUI Global 14.0.4. There is a problem where (in the Global ROM) the Google Phone app (as a system app) seems to be killed, even with MIUI Battery Optimization ...
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Turn on WireGuard VPN when launching certain apps with Tasker

I'm having some trouble setting up a Tasker profile to enable Wireguard VPN when launching specific apps on Android. I created a profile and added the "STATE" option where it checks if the ...
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Using tasker app to prevent phone power off

I find it extremely difficult to wake up in the morning, and have to use apps such as "Alarmy" or "sleep as android". However I've discovered that I can just switch my phone off ...
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How does Tasker share data with plugins?

After years of struggling with near "blindness" from using Tasker 1.3.3u2 on an old e-ink device (Android 2.1), I decided to take a serious look at modifying the theme. I finally managed to ...
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Alternative installation source for QPython Plugin for Tasker

I am trying to get the QPython Plugin for Tasker from the UK Google Play but despite using voucher credit, it is denied. The creator's email address is not valid. So I am wondering if anybody has a ...
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Start recording audio from lock screen

Is there a way to add the Recorder app to the lock screen? I would like to be able to be able to quickly start recording audio. Kind of like how the camera app can be opened from the lock screen. Is ...
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Tasker Scene WebView JavaScript Interaction

Is it possible to call a Javascript function that exists within a WebView from Tasker? I tried calling a URL on the WebView of "javascript:FUNCTION_NAME()", but that did not seem to work. ...
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Debug receiving intents

I have a Mi Band smart watch and I'm using the Notify for Mi Band app that adds a lot of great extra functionality. One thing that I haven't been able to get working is triggering Tasker intents when ...
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How to have flashlight toggle on sharp shake motion with Tasker?

I would like to toggle the flashlight when shaking the phone sharply. I have tried setting the Tasker profile to shake left-right + display state on + not proximity sensor. This still is very buggy. ...
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Tasker JavaScriptlet prepending "undefined" in String

I maintain shows, and films from several platforms within an OrgMode File. Now the string you get when sharing from netflix has unnecessary information. I get rid of that with Tasker and a Java ...
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How to have text reminder popup when receiving calls from specific contacts?

Use case: I would like to be able to add a note that is displayed the next time a certain person calls. For example when "Joe" calls it shows me a note such as "Joe has peanut allergies&...
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Put like on YT Music song without wakening my phone with Tasker

I want to make a Tasker script to like the current song in YT MUSIC by holding down volume button for example. The perfect solution is that I can put likes without flashing the screen and silently, so ...
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Tasker Volume does not work

I use the latest version of tasker. I created a simple task Category Audio and then Media volume and system volume. I set both of them to the maximum (15). However, when I run the tasks, the volume ...
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How to launch Tasker Task from app drawer? Can't move shortcut from home screen into app drawer

I have created a shortcut/widget to link to a Task in Tasker. This shortcut/widget appears on the home screen. I don't like the clutter and would like to move it into the app drawer. How can I do this?...
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Open Chrome URL home screen shortcut in incognito mode

I have a shortcut to a Google Form on my home screen. For a couple of reasons I would like for it to open in incognito mode (to prevent the option of editing the form, and so that once the Chrome app ...
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Turn bluetooth on when screen off and volume key is pressed

I would like to be able to toggle bluetooth on when phone screen is off (locked) and I press the volume up button, ideally twice (two quick presses). What options do I have to accomplish this on a ...
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How to automate user actions?

I've seen a few questions similar to this before, but they all seem to be concerned with performing tasks in apps rather than actually simulating user action (e.g. swipes, taps, keypresses, etc.) in a ...
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How to implement AOD functionality in Rom that lacks it (LOS)?

I'm using latest unofficial LOS 18.1 (by zeelog) on my Redmi Note 4/ mido. It works super-well and smooth and has everything I need - except for AOD (Always On Display). Before I go into more detail, ...
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Send SMS to myself for free

I'm testing a Tasker script that looks for a sequence inside a received SMS. The problem is: who will send me this SMS ? I could steal another phone and send me a text, but I'd be charged for the SMS'....
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Run Tasker if battery falls from a specific value to another one?

I am struggling to set up a Tasker profile so that it performs a task when battery falls from value X to value Y. I always get the error that the Y value (to) cannot be smaller than the X value (from)....
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UCCW/Tasker: Display system timer

I have an Samsung Galaxy S9 plus Default ROM but rooted. I use my timer a lot with a default of 2.5 hours (medice req). I have a nice UCCW theme customized to my specs. I would love to have my timer ...
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Disable/enable second DualSIM card command

I use the MarcoDroid app to change phone settings depending on events. I want to turn on and off the second sim card depending on the event. I found a command option where I can type the command to ...
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How to use Events in Tasker?

I clicked on Profiles + Event and selected the event that I want (Net > bluetooth connection) and it shows me two input fields with Name and Address and a list of variables above. Ok I select the ...
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Toggling mobile data with tasker doesn't work, even with "write secure settings" enabled (Android 10)

I'm on a UleFone Armor X7 (cheap waterproof/rugged thing) running Android 10. I'm trying to use Tasker to conserve power for multi-day bike rides with no charging*, and one thing I'd like to do is ...
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How to disable popup when turning on/off Wifi in Tasker

I have Tasker on 2 phones. One is Huawei, Android version 9 while the other is KTouch, Android Version 8.1. Both have the same settings provided (Battery optimization disabled, Usage access enabled ...
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Tasker: Need help automating media activities

Poweramp is a popular media player. I made a loop to check a few things: If Poweramp is running If a jack is plugged If the volumes are according Almost everything work, except Tasker doesn't seem ...
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Resigning app and shared user ID

I have a very old version of Tasker I use to create apps for an e-ink reader running Android 2.1 (Eclair). After a recent (security) update to the OS, I found I could not install Tasker unless I ...
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Read the URL of currently open tab in a browser, every time it changes

I use Logitech media server (LMS) to play my music on a DLNA device. The server also has a youtube plugin and can play the sound of youtube videos if a specific url, which contains the youtube video ...
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How Do I Get the Phone to Automatically Open My Gate for Package Delivery?

The intercom dials my number and the phone needs to press '9' to open the gate (the call disconnects when it does). I want it to do this by itself any time someone uses the intercom (I can't answer ...
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Where is Google's internal account authentication token located?

I'm trying to write a Tasker script for my (rooted) phone that uses the same Google credentials that are being used on my device (for Gmail, Drive, etc.). Where can I find Google's OAuth (or other) ...
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How can I emulate pressing another application's Quick Settings tile?

I'd like to programatically press another application's Quick Settings Tile, e.g. from the shell or Tasker. In this particular case, I'd like to press ProtonVPN's tile in order to automate connecting ...
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Get alarm alert when receiving an email from specific sender

Is there an app or setting in gmail where I can get alarmed for urgent email based on the sender. From googling, it seems Gmail had a setting to set a ringtone for specific label, but this feature ...
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Check for install then uninstall with Tasker

I'm new to tasker, just got it today. I want to set up a profile that looks at the apps I am installing and if it is on some block-list, uninstalls it. I've seen this answer (to a related question): ...
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How to automatically trigger missed Tasker profiles after power outage?

I have a phone running Android 8(Non rooted) and tasker with some tasks scheduled to run at specific time. How can I make tasks which hadn't run because the phone was out of power, to run when power ...
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Turning off my phone when power is disconnected

I am using Tasker to do some scheduling tasks and it is working all flawlessly. Now there is one thing where I am stuck at. I want to turn airplan mode on and power off my phone whenever the charging ...
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Receive whatsapp notification only between a certain time

I want to receive all WhatsApp messages only between 11-12 p.m everyday.How to do this? Can tasker app help in this.Or a script which can be used. Also please note that only messages should be queued ...
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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?

I'd 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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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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Automating Wi-Fi Calling or Airplane mode toggle with Tasker [closed]

I am absolutely 100% new to Tasker. I have bought and installed 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 not ...
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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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