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Run a Tasker task via ADB

I'm looking for a way to run a Tasker task named test via ADB command. I found this thread Running a tasker task via SSHDroid (or adb shell) and tried but did not succeed. All I got was adb shell am ...
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Launch a “shortcut” in Tasker?

Can Tasker launch an app's shortcut as an action? I can't find "Shortcuts" as an option in the "Select Action Category"-dialog when creating a new task. This works without problems in Locale.
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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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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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Reacting to Bluetooth Disconnection

I have a problem where disconnecting from various bluetooth devices switches my phone into Silent Mode. This is causing me to miss important calls and messages. There are quite a few different devices ...
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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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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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Simulate powerbutton

I want to use terminal task to to turn the screen off using tasker. I have tried a code like this, and some variants, without success. am start --user 0 -a android.intent.extra.KEY_EVENT --es ...
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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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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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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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Tasker: How can I close chrome when at a specific website?

I'm a student and new to Tasker. I would like to be able to close Chrome whenever I go to certain websites (in order to help me get distracted less) but I'm not sure how to go about checking the web ...
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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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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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Technique to adjust the camera flash intensity without using Android's Quick Settings panel

I'm looking for a technique that will allow the user to adjust the intensity of the Android device's camera flash when it is used as a flashlight. Many Samsung phones (such as the Samsung Galaxy 6) ...
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How to use Tasker to answer a private number, play an audio file to the caller and hang up?

I would like Tasker to answer any private number (without the audio playing through my phone's speaker) and play an audio file (an MP3 that says, "this phone does not accept calls from private numbers"...
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Can you block URLs with Tasker?

Is it possible to block URLs with Tasker? I'd like to block different sites from 9-5 everyday.
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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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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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Tasker profile to turn off WiFi if while on the move (e.g. on bus) so open networks don't temporarily connect

I'm trying to get into Tasker. It seems useful but fairly buggy. Maybe because I'm on Android 11 with root. When I'm on the bus playing games, it gets interrupted when an open WiFi comes in range and ...
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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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Automatically enable WiFi when you're near a saved network

It looks like one feature coming out in 8.0 Android O is the ability to Automatically enable WiFi when you're near a saved network Can this be accomplished through tasker today? Add Profile > State >...
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Create Calendar events via Tasker that starts when entering a location and ends when leaving it

I want to use tasker to log how much time I spent at a location. I would like tasker to create a calender entry when I enter a location and have the end of the calender event be when I leave the ...
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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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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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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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How to setup a Tasker profile to switch ariplane mode at night UNLESS I actually use the phone?

I'd like to switch all radio communications off for night, that is airplane mode. However, sometimes I drive during night, sometimes I stay awake for late. So it is difficult to set it up just with ...
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Simplified prepaid phone balance with Tasker

On my prepaid phone, I can receive current balance as text message responses. They are five messages, four indicating the balance itself and some additional bonuses, and one more indicating the ...
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Tasker: remove security lock when smartwatch is connected

So I just downloaded Tasker because it would be nice to remove the security code when I'm close to my phone (when my smartwatch is connected). I have no experience with it so I thought you guys could ...
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How to track total time using for any app?

To track time on Android, I use Time Meter, which supports Tasker. But in the configuration screen of Time Meter plugin in Tasker, I don't know how to put the foreground app name to it. Do you know ...
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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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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 do I make my phone remind me how long I've used it for (in 5 minute intervals)?

I once had an application that was able to remind me of how long I'd been looking at my screen, through toasts in 5 minute intervals. The app has since removed this feature, so I'd like to re-create ...
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Leaving work profile for Tasker

I'm using Tasker, and maybe I'm just trying too hard, but I can't seem to set up multiple conditions in the way that I want to. Here's what I'm trying to do: From M - F (8AM - 5PM), set the phone to ...
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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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Configure tasker to create alarm on a specified date and tiime

I will receive a text that contains a date and time. I want tasker to be able to create an alarm based on the date and time on the said text. Unfortunately tasker tasks can't create and/or delete ...
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Is there a known intent to launch YouTube music my station app shortcut

I'm trying to automatize some stuff in Tasker but my station shortcut doesn't show on Tasker... It seems "app shortcuts" aren't the same that "shortcuts"
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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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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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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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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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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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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 below)...
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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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Detect screenshot being taken and disable specific app

I'm running twilight and screenshots end up being red. I would like a way to detect the screenshot event and disable twilight before the actual screen capture. My device is not rooted. But I'm ...
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Save and hide notifications and then show them later

Is there any way I could hide notifications from certain apps entire, but then have them appear later at some specific time or event? Essentially, I'd like to contextually delay notifications ...
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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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