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  • I'm running a really old version of Tasker (1.3.3) because I'm working with a rooted B&N Nook ST e-reader (Android 2.1). I've managed, after much trial and error, to create a one-touch toggle for USB ...
    Jul 29, 2015 at 9:53 pm
    Jul 30, 2015 at 3:15 am
  • Hey guys Short story. I've updated to Lollipop and now some of my old profiles don't work anymore.. I can see that it fail to change profiles on and off. (See picture) http://i.imgur.com/a1kfjw4.png ...
    Sebastian BroholmSebastian Broholm
    Jul 29, 2015 at 11:20 am
    Jul 29, 2015 at 12:41 pm
  • I am trying to get my phone to say a message to me whenever I unlock the screen, such as "Welcome (name)" but can't seem to get it to say anything when I use display unlocked event. -- You received ...
    Zach BecherZach Becher
    Jul 29, 2015 at 7:53 am
    Jul 29, 2015 at 9:39 pm
  • I have an IP to RS-232 device (iTach Flex) that I'm trying to send a tasker command to execute a string it sends via RS-232. The syntax for their post command (in raw data) is: POST ...
    Klaus RickenbaughKlaus Rickenbaugh
    Jul 29, 2015 at 6:04 am
    Jul 29, 2015 at 10:10 pm
  • I have an odd problem and I'm trying to see if tasker can 'fix' the problem. I use a Nexus 7 tablet as a bedside clock, weather, etc. so it stays in the wireless charging cradle 99.99% of the time, ...
    Jul 28, 2015 at 9:58 pm
    Jul 28, 2015 at 10:34 pm
  • I would like to open Camera App with the Front cam view. Please note that i am not asking about taking photos with Front cam but open front cam. -- You received this message because you are ...
    Anoop NilaparambilAnoop Nilaparambil
    Jul 28, 2015 at 6:19 pm
    Jul 28, 2015 at 6:23 pm
  • I can not find a plugin or a function that allows me to detect a communication in progress. Or by detection of "State" or by detection of "Event" thank you in advance for your assistance -- You ...
    Jul 28, 2015 at 7:23 am
    Jul 28, 2015 at 9:54 am
  • I have *wifi - advanced- scanning always available* set on my device, and WiFi is turned off by default. Even though I have this setting, the *WiFi Near* context doesn't detect any nearby WiFi. If I ...
    Hippo ManHippo Man
    Jul 27, 2015 at 11:39 pm
    Jul 27, 2015 at 11:39 pm
  • I'm new to tasker, but I been aware of it for awhile. I've been through the forum (not sure if I went far enough). I am trying figure how to setup a task, that'll toggle my hotspot "on" a certain ...
    Troy RiceTroy Rice
    Jul 27, 2015 at 1:08 pm
    Jul 27, 2015 at 3:48 pm
  • Unfortunately samsung didnt include interruptions function to the s6. I want to play games (clash of clans for example) on my s6 without gettint interrupted by a push notification by ...
    Austin LimAustin Lim
    Jul 27, 2015 at 9:06 am
    Jul 27, 2015 at 9:06 am
  • I have problem using action Copy file-when it simply copy file from sdcard to sdcard ot works. But i need copy file to system directory, so i the Use root for it, and with root it not working-try to ...
    Alexeei MihAlexeei Mih
    Jul 26, 2015 at 6:17 pm
    Jul 26, 2015 at 6:17 pm
  • I am running a foscam viewer app and want to find a way where i can launch the app but on a particular page saving me a number of actions. Is this possible with Tasker? where do I start? I have found ...
    Stu TroutStu Trout
    Jul 26, 2015 at 1:12 pm
    Jul 26, 2015 at 6:19 pm
  • I have created a profile to run a task. Then I create another Task to turn that profile on or off. I select 'Tasker', then 'Profile Status'... but when I select the search magnifying glass I get a ...
    Roderick ritchieRoderick ritchie
    Jul 26, 2015 at 11:32 am
    Jul 26, 2015 at 1:04 pm
  • I have been the proud owner of this App for about an hour, after my first glance I anticipate a steep learning curve. My first task was to be disabling screen timeout/ lock when on the charging ...
    Col ColsonCol Colson
    Jul 26, 2015 at 5:34 am
    Jul 27, 2015 at 11:49 am
  • Thanks a bunch for putting the source code up on github. I've taken it and made a few improvements, notably support for retaining messages on the broker ...
    Paul RobisonPaul Robison
    Jul 26, 2015 at 1:38 am
    Jul 26, 2015 at 1:38 am
  • Sorry to bring up an old thread, but I'm struggling to get this to work- I am admittedly not a tasker power user. The XML import doesn't seem to have pulled everything into the profile, the task cuts ...
    Klaus RickenbaughKlaus Rickenbaugh
    Jul 25, 2015 at 3:33 pm
    Jul 28, 2015 at 6:27 pm
  • Hello I've been experimenting with tasker and autoremote on my shield TV (AndroidTV) and I've noticed one thing that is rather odd. I was attempting to setup an action to launch Netflix however it ...
    Ryan McMinnRyan McMinn
    Jul 25, 2015 at 3:21 pm
    Jul 25, 2015 at 3:21 pm
  • How do you perform actions via Java scriptlet? I'm actually trying to delete a file on sdcard and I'm getting an error... var name = "title"; var path = ("Sdcard/Notes/"+name+".txt"); flash(path) var ...
    Richard WallaceRichard Wallace
    Jul 25, 2015 at 7:49 am
    Jul 27, 2015 at 7:01 am
  • Hi everyone! I'm having some headaches with this and I hope you can help me! I need to make tasker search for one specific text string or multiple strings, like tags (any of these solutions would be ...
    Romulo GenovaRomulo Genova
    Jul 25, 2015 at 4:50 am
    Jul 25, 2015 at 4:09 pm
  • I have started experiencing tasker crashing with my scenes. I did post in another thread with this crash report but it seems unrelated when looking at it further. Failed to allocate a 262156 byte ...
    Phil BiltonPhil Bilton
    Jul 25, 2015 at 2:01 am
    Jul 25, 2015 at 1:11 pm
  • I'm following tutorials but they want me to clone profiles and tasks. However, I'm not seeing the clone button in the menu. I see Export, Move to Top, and Select All for both Profiles and Tasks. See ...
    Morgan HendricksMorgan Hendricks
    Jul 24, 2015 at 6:37 pm
    Jul 24, 2015 at 9:59 pm
  • Hi, let me describe my Tasker profiles first. I have work and home profiles that change volumes. My phone is running Android 5.0.2 and I am using Cell Near to detect location. I have noticed that ...
    Jul 24, 2015 at 8:34 am
    Jul 27, 2015 at 7:58 am
  • Hey, I'm sure I'm being dense, so stick with me, please... when configuring a button on a scene, I can adjust the font size of label, or I can tap on the twisted arrows, which brings up a field with ...
    Brian HoughtonBrian Houghton
    Jul 24, 2015 at 6:04 am
    Jul 24, 2015 at 9:27 am
  • After updating to Tasker 4.7+ from 4.6 i noticed scenes no longer scale the text correctly on lower resolution devices when exporting as app. Im working on a full hd device 1080x1920 and on a lower ...
    Amir S.Amir S.
    Jul 23, 2015 at 8:35 pm
    Jul 26, 2015 at 7:44 pm
  • Hey, I've created an ipack of OS X icons, but I am unable to load it onto my device. I followed the instructions here: http://ipack.dinglisch.net/creation.html but it says my apk is unsigned (I ...
    Kedar VKedar V
    Jul 23, 2015 at 6:57 pm
    Jul 23, 2015 at 7:51 pm
  • I found a couple of old threads here and there, but so far no joy. Is there an available plugin or intent to stop/start/pause My Tracks recording? Thanks! Andy -- You received this message because ...
    Andrew DiamondAndrew Diamond
    Jul 23, 2015 at 6:47 pm
    Jul 27, 2015 at 10:11 am
  • Since Tasker_v4.7u2, the Function Music Play Dir is not work properly. It only play 01 song and then stop. Test on SamSung Note 4 SM-N910C 4.4.4 -- You received this message because you are ...
    Sơn NguyễnSơn Nguyễn
    Jul 23, 2015 at 7:16 am
    Jul 23, 2015 at 7:16 am
  • hi everyone im having trouble with the http post on tasker I have an http api im trying to access... I can get it to work perfectly from the browser and returns good codes, but I cant workout how to ...
    Mark gabbMark gabb
    Jul 23, 2015 at 6:25 am
    Jul 24, 2015 at 1:52 pm
  • I want to put a character between 2 variables with no space. %width = 200 %height = 150 I want to put an 'x' in the middle so it will show 200x150 How do i put a character after a variable without ...
    Amir S.Amir S.
    Jul 23, 2015 at 1:17 am
    Jul 23, 2015 at 11:18 pm
  • Hi, I have a simple profile setup to keep the screen on while a few conditions are true. It has worked well for a long time. Now it's not working. My phone(Galaxy S5) was recently updated to ...
    Jamie LedwellJamie Ledwell
    Jul 22, 2015 at 9:56 pm
    Jul 24, 2015 at 10:24 pm
  • Does anyone have a solution to get a history of podcast episodes listened to? Basically, I want a txt file or Tasker variable with the name of the podcast, episode and date / time I stopped ...
    James BensonJames Benson
    Jul 22, 2015 at 9:51 pm
    Jul 23, 2015 at 2:35 am
  • As above really. I have a scene to use as a car dash and within it a webview element to display a clock that updates. When I run the task to load scene it takes longer than it should...like 3-5 ...
    Richard WallaceRichard Wallace
    Jul 22, 2015 at 5:19 pm
    Jul 24, 2015 at 9:52 am
  • I wanted to create a Profile that when autovoice recognizes "ask hound (insert text)" it would open up hound and search it through there. *i prefer google now to hound, but just wanted added ...
    Andrew MinarikAndrew Minarik
    Jul 22, 2015 at 5:05 pm
    Jul 22, 2015 at 7:18 pm
  • Hi there, I created a task with state battery value 0 to 100. Then I create an action with if condition in the beginning: If %BATT<%BATTPERCON (VARIABLE THAT I CREATED) Then brightness level=40. The ...
    Erez DasaErez Dasa
    Jul 22, 2015 at 4:09 pm
    Jul 22, 2015 at 5:56 pm
  • I set two profiles based on notification, Gmail turns on red led and Hangouts turns on green led. That works great. Then I set two more based on Notification Click with the owner being Gmail and ...
    Eric NicholsEric Nichols
    Jul 22, 2015 at 3:35 pm
    Jul 22, 2015 at 10:15 pm
  • Hi, I would like to realize this with tasker everytime I run a fotocamera app: - put in pause the launch of this app - start GPS (I can use Secure Settings plugin) - read every 10 seconds my actual ...
    Andrea BorrusoAndrea Borruso
    Jul 22, 2015 at 1:36 pm
    Jul 22, 2015 at 1:36 pm
  • Hi there is a way to work with tasker on Samsung Gear Fit ? Thanks. -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Tasker" group. To unsubscribe from this group and ...
    Daniele Di AlessandroDaniele Di Alessandro
    Jul 22, 2015 at 7:29 am
    Jul 22, 2015 at 7:29 am
  • I'd like to automatically send my wife an SMS saying, "I'm home" but only send it if she is not at home. I know I can do this using WiFi connected/near to home WiFi or cell towers, but how can Tasker ...
    Jul 22, 2015 at 6:26 am
    Jul 23, 2015 at 4:42 pm
  • If it matters I am running a OnePlus pretty much stock other than rooted and Exposed framework installed. I will admit, I am a novice and all my profiles were done step by step using tutorials found ...
    Terry CrawfordTerry Crawford
    Jul 22, 2015 at 12:50 am
    Jul 22, 2015 at 12:50 am
  • Hi All, is there any way to find out whether just in the Youtube app a video is played / paused. I would like to use it as a profile trigger. Thanks. -- You received this message because you are ...
    Pascal KorneliusPascal Kornelius
    Jul 21, 2015 at 8:55 pm
    Jul 21, 2015 at 8:55 pm
  • Below is an excerpt from my run log. Notice the error at the end, ID127:3.2 & ID127:3. Can anyone see why this is happening, or indeed what is happening. To be honest I don't see any problems with ...
    Richard WallaceRichard Wallace
    Jul 21, 2015 at 3:31 pm
    Jul 21, 2015 at 9:52 pm
  • Hi All, I've had Tasker running on my Nexus 5 since the phone first came out (about a year and a half ago). One of my tasks is location aware and it basically looks at the cell towers to determine my ...
    Joshua GordonJoshua Gordon
    Jul 21, 2015 at 3:14 pm
    Jul 22, 2015 at 5:41 pm
  • Anyone know if it is possible to create a soft keyboard using Tasker? If so, how to link to IME? Any help or suggestions welcome. I tried Android Studio but could not find the sample to import ...
    Andy JenkinsonAndy Jenkinson
    Jul 21, 2015 at 11:37 am
    Jul 21, 2015 at 11:37 am
  • Hi there, So I'm trying to do a dialer launcher of sorts, where I can launch activities or apps or whatever when I dial "Special numbers". To achieve this, I created a profile that monitors Call ...
    Kevin CompagnoKevin Compagno
    Jul 21, 2015 at 9:32 am
    Jul 21, 2015 at 10:52 am
  • The latest update wiped my Tasker data, AGAIN! This is the second update that has done this to me. -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Tasker" group. To ...
    Tony B.Tony B.
    Jul 20, 2015 at 11:09 pm
    Jul 27, 2015 at 12:00 am
  • I would love to have BLE location detection that was functional and reasonably accurate and hoping the new Google Nearby functionality will be into Tasker. This seams like a no brainer as there is ...
    Jul 20, 2015 at 7:41 pm
    Jul 21, 2015 at 2:34 am
  • I'd like to be able to create a profile to turn on Bluetooth when I get a phone call. The catch is, what if I don't want to talk through my headset? Can a menu pop up on the phone and give me a ...
    Jul 20, 2015 at 4:06 pm
    Jul 29, 2015 at 8:28 am
  • I stumbled upon a site that has a Tasker task that some may find useful. It is a task that gets your location, calculates the ETA to a predetermined location, then sends an SMS to a recipient with ...
    Duck RedbeardDuck Redbeard
    Jul 20, 2015 at 12:28 pm
    Jul 21, 2015 at 3:31 pm
  • Hello Everyone, Did anyone else notice problems with the Tasker Wiki Page for downloading profiles?? Since I just downloaded Tasker recently, I am assuming that I have the latest version. I tried to ...
    Micheal vaughnMicheal vaughn
    Jul 20, 2015 at 6:16 am
    Jul 20, 2015 at 2:00 pm
  • Hi, I'm looking the way to a) enabling/disabling FB messenger chat b) reading FB messenger chat status (whether it is enabled or disabled). I suppose , it can be done by System\Send Intent or ...
    Jul 20, 2015 at 6:11 am
    Jul 20, 2015 at 6:11 am
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