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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 ...
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How to get tomorrow's date and next week's number for use in Tasker

Based on this answer I am looking for a way how to get tommorow's date and next week number to use in Tasker app, Run Shell Command. I have tried: date -d '+1 day' +"%Y%m%d" and similar, but still ...
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How do I assign an action to long pressing the home button?

I want to fix it so the home button long press kills a particular app. I can't see the option for home long press in Tasker or Macrodroid. Galaxy S5, rooted, CM Marshmallow, Xposed installed.
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Is it possible to send a text as my un-rooted device is shutting down using Tasker or any other method?

I've set up a Device Shutdown event on Tasker, and I'm trying to use it to send an SMS text before the device dies due to the battery dying. I've got: Event: Device Shutdown -> Task: Phone: Send ...
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How can I trigger an action on one Android device with another Android device?

I recently got a new device and my old device will now be used as a music player with my bluetooth speaker. However, I wanna save battery by not having the old device's bluetooth on the whole time. ...
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How do I have a URI send Tasker an intent?

I have a task that goes to a webpage, and I'm trying to get it to callback to Tasker. I assume I'll need to receive an intent in Tasker, but I can't figure out how to do that. The two ways I've tried ...
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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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Turn LED notification light on when the front camera is being used by any app

I am looking for an app, or profiles in Tasker which would turn on the LED notification light for supporting phones, whenever the front camera is accessed by an app. Many laptops have similar features....
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Tasker: If variable - not connected to Wifi

I want my display brightness only to rise if not connected to any Wifi network (doesn't mean Wifi has to be turned off) but I can't figure out how exactly the Wifi variables work. The official ...
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Is it possible to make an Android phone share a file automatically using Tasker/Macrodroid/Automate or similar software?

Is it possible to make an Android phone share a file automatically using Tasker/Macrodroid/Automate or similar software? Hello, I have a file which I want to share automaticallly and regularly to ...
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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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Using TASKER to automatically change launcher/theme when launcher/theme is changed by other program

I am using a Huawei P9+ running on Android 7 (Nougat) and one of the annoying things with it is from time to time, the theme reverts back to the ugly Huawei Home theme, even though I use Nova Launcher ...
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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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Run app shortcuts from adb?

How do I run app shortcuts from a computer via adb am? I do know this can be achieved but don't know the syntex of the command.. The Intent task (a tasker plugin) shows some command related text which ...
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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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Tell app to lower volume

Is it possible to tell a specific app to lower volume, using intents? I would like to be able to use Tasker to tell the HEOS app to lower the volume. EDIT: Heos is a streaming system, controlled ...
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Trigger task by pressing home button when on home screen

I am trying to create a profile where I can add an extra function to my home button when on the home screen. But I can't get Tasker to react to home button press. I have tried both AutoInput and ...
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Sending an intent to tasker, from tasker

I'm trying to follow this how-to: Dynamic Home Button Behavior (GrogBase), but I am having problems sending and receiving an intent. Can anybody tell me how to format the intent to be sent by a ...
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Tasker/IFTTT - Dual SIM missed call auto sms respond

Is it possible to create a script that send sms automatically when there is missed/declined call but send them based on which SIM the call was missed? For example i miss a call that was going onto ...
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How can I remotely send commands to Tasker or other automation?

I'm looking for a way of sending remote commands to Tasker on my Android TV. Specifically, I'm trying to find a way to trigger an HTTP GET request from IFTTT to Tasker or another automation app (like ...
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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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Autovoice stoped working till I close chrome

When I launch autovoice with voice command, it works first time, sometimes twice, but then hangs (totally no reaction) until I do one of the two things (I switch screen to google now which was closed ...
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Automatically Extract Text from any app using Tasker

I've recently started playing with automation of simple routines in my Android device, and I've encountered an issue I cannot seem to solve. What I need is a way to detect if a change to the ...
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How can I automatically clear my chrome browsing data with tasker

i followed these instructions, How can I automatically clear my browsing data when I exit Chrome? and works very well on android 6.0.1 I tried on other android 4.1.2 devices, but tasker give me a ...
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Prevent %VOLA from changing

Tasker doesn't change neither %VOLA or %VOLM when i lower them on volume panel. It is a problem since i have a bad habit of setting alarm volume to 0 when i am at school.
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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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Some Profiles on takser doesn't work

I have 2 simple Tasker profiles. The notification says "No active profiles", but the first task (Keyboard Out) doesn't work. The second task (Call Outgoing) works well. Root access has been granted, ...
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Automatically disable mobile hotspot when no device is connected, using Tasker

I am trying to create a task which automatically disables mobile hotspot (tethering) when no device is connected. I successfully created similar tasks for bluetooth and wifi, however wifi mobile ...
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Tasker to run scripts in terminal shell

I have searched for this but till now I have not found any tasker that would be able to do this, so I decided to ask here. Till now I have been using Trigger Pro as my favorite tasker but it lacks in ...
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How to use Tasker to close app on exit

I use my phone for private things such as social media and telephone banking. These apps that I won't want others to access if they had my phone and it was unlocked I have them blocked through App ...
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How to turn off Wi-Fi 15min after it had been turned on?

I seek help creating a Tasker profile/task to turn off the Wi-Fi 15min after it had been turned on. Is this possible in Tasker?
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Terminal app launch and subordinate intents

I'm using Tasker to open an app at certain time and state. I wanna open the Run log menu of Tasker at the end of the app launching task. I know that's no need to flash on screen this log but when I ...

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