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Old March 17th, 2012, 03:28 PM   #1001 (permalink)
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I really don't know what to do next. Perhaps one of the big guns around here could impart some of their wisdom..?

Oh, by the way, did you try the wait in your exit task yet?

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Wierd.
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Would be great. I have no idea to what could resolve this. Hope some one else maybe have a new idea or a solution. But thankz for Your help uptil now. It was worth a trie
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Hello, I'm a newbie....alot of cool information here.

Questions:
1. How do you make a task take place after a specified amount of time following profile conditions being met?

2. In a related question, how do you instigate more than one task to take place sequentially (as opposed to at the same time) after profile conditions are met?

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Hello, I'm a newbie....alot of cool information here.

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1. How do you make a task take place after a specified amount of time following profile conditions being met?
As a first task put Task > Wait for a specified period of time, and then the actual tasks.
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2. In a related question, how do you instigate more than one task to take place sequentially (as opposed to at the same time) after profile conditions are met?

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Depends on what you want those profiles to do. Do you want them to run one after the other from start to finish, or start up one after the other and then run all together?

Generally speaking, a profile will be active for as long as the context(s) are met. To kill one profile while its contexts are still active will need you to set it up so that Tasker turns the profile off after a certain amount of time. When the contexts are no longer met, Tasker must turn those profiles back on, or they won't fire the next time.

Easier would be to have the tasks of the profiles start and stop at different times. That way all the profiles are active simultaniously, but their tasks are not.
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Please bear with me....I'm new at this

So I set up a task for a lost phone. I can't do the full one listed in the Wiki because I can't change the GPS (I'm not rooted). But I frequently loose the phone in a couch or chair or pocket somewhere.

This is simple...when a text is received it will turn up the brightness, turn up the volume and start playing a song.

But how to I add a trigger that will make the song stop when something happens - like the phone is picked up or the volume is changed, etc?




I suppose it would also be good to turn off wifi and data to save battery if it's lost. But I would want these to turn back on when I found it.
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Hello Tasker maniacs

I am as amazed as I could be by Tasker. It's the only app I have purchased and I would gladly pay double the price because it's totally worth it. I created some Profiles to use both with my ZTE Blade smartphone and ASUS Transformer TF101 tablet (both rooted). The profiles work great. Thanks to everyone in here for their efforts and help (just reading the thread was a great eye-opener).

I have a problem and I don't know were to start from. Since my tablet doesn't accept a SIM card, whenever I'm away from WiFi hotspots or home, I decided to tether my phone and use it's data connection as a WiFi hotspot for the tablet. The phone has a setting that makes the WiFi turn off when the screen turns off (that's for preservation of battery). The problem is that, when this happens, the WiFi signal providing Internet to the tablet gets lost. Furthermore, when I turn the phone's screen on again, I have to restart both devices in order to continue tethering, because otherwise tethering just doesn't accept to function at all.

My data connection plan is charged by my carrier via data volume, counting download+upload volume (500MB for 5 euros... ), so it is imperative that this connection doesn't remain open all the time.

What I am looking for is two Profiles

One will be run in the phone and do the following:

  1. Create a button in the phone's home screen (lets call it "TE2TRA") to toggle tethering on/off. When pressed, this should also turn the phone's data connection on.
  2. When this button is pressed, it should also:
    • either disable the turn-off-screen-after-x-minutes function (so that WiFi doesn't get disabled) therefore keeping the tethering active (but this would "cost" me battery from the screen being turned on for as long as I am using the Internet connection)
    • or allow the screen to turn off, but keeping the WiFi (and therefore the tethering) active for the tablet to use (which, battery-wise is much better of an option)
  3. Restore everything to its previous state when the TE2TRA button is pressed again. Also, turn the phone's data connection off.

That's from the phone's side.


From the tablet's side, I want to create a Profile that will do the following:

  1. Use the "Say" command to inform me that "Tethering has started" when the tablet successfully connects to the phone's access point.
  2. When no data is received via the tethering connection for x minutes, again use the "Say" command with a message saying "If you won't be accessing the Internet anymore, stop making your carrier rich and turn tethering off in your phone".

Any ideas? Has anyone done something similar to share?
How would you implement this?


TIA
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Push Your Automated Android to Awesome Heights with These Tasker Setups

Trying to do this but the instructions aren't right. How the heck do I create a pop up menu?

Nevermind, it's under Alerts -> Menu
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Hello Tasker maniacs

I am as amazed as I could be by Tasker. It's the only app I have purchased and I would gladly pay double the price because it's totally worth it. I created some Profiles to use both with my ZTE Blade smartphone and ASUS Transformer TF101 tablet (both rooted). The profiles work great. Thanks to everyone in here for their efforts and help (just reading the thread was a great eye-opener).

I have a problem and I don't know were to start from. Since my tablet doesn't accept a SIM card, whenever I'm away from WiFi hotspots or home, I decided to tether my phone and use it's data connection as a WiFi hotspot for the tablet. The phone has a setting that makes the WiFi turn off when the screen turns off (that's for preservation of battery). The problem is that, when this happens, the WiFi signal providing Internet to the tablet gets lost. Furthermore, when I turn the phone's screen on again, I have to restart both devices in order to continue tethering, because otherwise tethering just doesn't accept to function at all.

My data connection plan is charged by my carrier via data volume, counting download+upload volume (500MB for 5 euros... ), so it is imperative that this connection doesn't remain open all the time.

What I am looking for is two Profiles

One will be run in the phone and do the following:

  1. Create a button in the phone's home screen (lets call it "TE2TRA") to toggle tethering on/off. When pressed, this should also turn the phone's data connection on.
  2. When this button is pressed, it should also:
    • either disable the turn-off-screen-after-x-minutes function (so that WiFi doesn't get disabled) therefore keeping the tethering active (but this would "cost" me battery from the screen being turned on for as long as I am using the Internet connection)
    • or allow the screen to turn off, but keeping the WiFi (and therefore the tethering) active for the tablet to use (which, battery-wise is much better of an option)
  3. Restore everything to its previous state when the TE2TRA button is pressed again. Also, turn the phone's data connection off.

That's from the phone's side.


From the tablet's side, I want to create a Profile that will do the following:

  1. Use the "Say" command to inform me that "Tethering has started" when the tablet successfully connects to the phone's access point.
  2. When no data is received via the tethering connection for x minutes, again use the "Say" command with a message saying "If you won't be accessing the Internet anymore, stop making your carrier rich and turn tethering off in your phone".

Any ideas? Has anyone done something similar to share?
How would you implement this?


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Uhh... anyone please?
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Old March 24th, 2012, 02:56 PM   #1009 (permalink)
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Visual Voicemail and mobile data

I'm trying to do something fairly simple, but I'm not getting it. Basically, since Visual Voicemail needs mobile data to be ON, I'd like to create a profile that insures this when I'm on Wifi. Most of the time I'm on Wifi and Mobile is turned OFF (I'm not sure if it's Juice Defender doing this or if ICS -- which I just upgraded to -- is better at keeping only one radio on). I can get Wifi turned on/off via Widgetsoid easy enough, but not mobile data.

So, basically, when I run Voicemail I need to make certain mobile in ON, and, if I'm not on Wifi to begin with, that mobile stays ON, but if I was on Wifi, for mobile to turn off again. How should I approach this?
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Have you considered switching to Google Voice? You do not need to get a new number (though getting one adds in a ton of other features), and you would not need to have mobile data on to check your voicemail (a wifi connection would do just fine).
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Hi guys, great ideas over here, now I got a bit of a problem setting one profile.

What I want to do is to make tasker launch a specific app when I run another app, and when I end this app make it kill the first one.

First I made a profile called TRANSPARENT. When I run SMS/MMS app it will run also an app called TRANSPARENT SCREEN and return to SMS/MMS to type. Obviously this causes a loop since returning to SMS/MMS will launch again TRANSPARENT SCREEN, so I included a variable that gets set after TRANSP... runs, this way the task will only run when this variable isn't set.

Now, the problem is how to clear that variable when I exit SMS/MMS. I tried creating an exit task that clears the variable, but the problem is that when SMS/MMS launches TRANSP... it is also exiting, so the exit state becames true and the variable gets cleared and I got the loop again

What I need is that when I exit SMS/MMS, TRANSP... gets killed since I only need this app running when SMS/MMS is running too.

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Hi guys, great ideas over here, now I got a bit of a problem setting one profile.

What I want to do is to make tasker launch a specific app when I run another app, and when I end this app make it kill the first one.

First I made a profile called TRANSPARENT. When I run SMS/MMS app it will run also an app called TRANSPARENT SCREEN and return to SMS/MMS to type. Obviously this causes a loop since returning to SMS/MMS will launch again TRANSPARENT SCREEN, so I included a variable that gets set after TRANSP... runs, this way the task will only run when this variable isn't set.

Now, the problem is how to clear that variable when I exit SMS/MMS. I tried creating an exit task that clears the variable, but the problem is that when SMS/MMS launches TRANSP... it is also exiting, so the exit state becames true and the variable gets cleared and I got the loop again

What I need is that when I exit SMS/MMS, TRANSP... gets killed since I only need this app running when SMS/MMS is running too.

any ideas?
I would recommend tinkering with Task > Wait. Idea is to add some delay in your variables being cleared/set. You could try to make it so certain variables are only cleared/set after a certain time period AND certain apps are open/closed. You might need another variable for this to work....but I'm almost positive the solution to your problem lies in using the Wait task.
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For those interested....I know many of you wish Tasker would recognize gestures/orientation/light levels while the phone's screen is NOT on. I have a workaround...you must have an OLED screen for this to be beneficial though. Just use the 'Screen Filter' app. It already has Tasker integration in it. With the screen filter app, you can dim your screen down to 2% (thats as low as the dev lets you go...but its basically black). So, I just set my screen display to never timeout and then dim down my phone's screen all the way with the filter app. Now all your sensors will work in Tasker, but the phone screen appears to be off. Also, OLED displays have no backlight. Dimming the colors down actually makes the screen display light up less...thus conserving battery. Since the filter app dims the screen to virtually black...there isn't really ANY battery drain due to the screen being "on". LCD displays have a backlight so this trick WILL NOT conserve battery and is not recommended.
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Maybe someone can help. I am trying to setup a battery full alert. I followed the guide on tasker wiki but when my battery is charged the sound never plays. I have tried some other setups but nothing seems to work and I can't figure out what I am doing wrong. If someone has successfully setup a similar profile could you share it? Thanks!
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For those interested....I know many of you wish Tasker would recognize gestures/orientation/light levels while the phone's screen is NOT on. I have a workaround...you must have an OLED screen for this to be beneficial though. Just use the 'Screen Filter' app. It already has Tasker integration in it. With the screen filter app, you can dim your screen down to 2% (thats as low as the dev lets you go...but its basically black). So, I just set my screen display to never timeout and then dim down my phone's screen all the way with the filter app. Now all your sensors will work in Tasker, but the phone screen appears to be off. Also, OLED displays have no backlight. Dimming the colors down actually makes the screen display light up less...thus conserving battery. Since the filter app dims the screen to virtually black...there isn't really ANY battery drain due to the screen being "on". LCD displays have a backlight so this trick WILL NOT conserve battery and is not recommended.
surely though if your setting your phone to never timeout, then its not locking the phone at all right?
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surely though if your setting your phone to never timeout, then its not locking the phone at all right?
Thats exactly right. For my specific use of this function, that is acceptable. The phone sits in my Car's cup holder while I drive....I wave my hand over the Proximity Sensor....Music Track changes on my music (amongst many other more technical things). The phone is not locked...meaning touching the seemingly 'off' screen actually does do stuff on the phone. Depending on your specific needs, my workaround may or may not be suitable for you. I just found an interesting way to use my Prox Sensor while I drive without draining the crap outa my battery. For those curious, I'd rather not plug my phone into a car charger for usability reasons (charge wire sticking out of the phone is annoying)
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Anyone know of a way to put the DATE on the Status/Notification Bar so that it is always visible (like the Time) using Tasker?

I find myself pulling down the status/notification bar everyday to see what the date is and if it was always on top, next to the time, would make it better for me.

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^^^ On a similar note, is there a way to show the battery level as well?
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Anyone know of a way to put the DATE on the Status/Notification Bar so that it is always visible (like the Time) using Tasker?

I find myself pulling down the status/notification bar everyday to see what the date is and if it was always on top, next to the time, would make it better for me.

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If you want it in the notification bar, you would have to use a custom rom.

If it can be anywhere else in the screen, you can use Minimalistic Text or any other app that does similar.
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Hello Tasker Brain Trust!

I have a problem I need help with please. After the last Tasker update or so, I lost the NEW option of separating my tasker profiles into different TABS. I had 1 tab set up of people to Text saying Happy Birthday on their respective Birthdays.

Since the last update, the extra TABS are gone, and some of my profiles are NOT SHOWING UP now. On top of that, I text somebody Happy Birthday this morning, and I don't see that profile anywhere in Tasker...it's like they are hidden/un-accessable.

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Hello Tasker Brain Trust!

I have a problem I need help with please. After the last Tasker update or so, I lost the NEW option of separating my tasker profiles into different TABS. I had 1 tab set up of people to Text saying Happy Birthday on their respective Birthdays.

Since the last update, the extra TABS are gone, and some of my profiles are NOT SHOWING UP now. On top of that, I text somebody Happy Birthday this morning, and I don't see that profile anywhere in Tasker...it's like they are hidden/un-accessable.

Any help appreciated

There is a *very* faint down arrow in the top-center of the screen. Below "Tasks" and "Scenes". Slide that down to get back the tabs.
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Anyone experienced problems using Tasker and Near Wifi state after upgrading to ICS. I've had to diable my profiles with near Wifi states, cause they won't work correct after I upgraded my Sensation Xe from GB ti ICS. Worked fine before. I've even tried reinstalling the phone, if maybe the was some corruption in the setup process.
It seems that Tasker has become much less reactive regarding survailing Wifi. Some times as much as 20 min. pass before Tasker reacts to me being out of range of my Wifi network. Also it seems like Tasker sometimes thinks that I'm out of range of my Wifi, even if the signal strengt is far over the activation level. Should never had upgraded to ICS, sob.
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There is a *very* faint down arrow in the top-center of the screen. Below "Tasks" and "Scenes". Slide that down to get back the tabs.
WOW...that was faint!

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There is a *very* faint down arrow in the top-center of the screen. Below "Tasks" and "Scenes". Slide that down to get back the tabs.
Ya holy shit....didn't even know tabs were supported in Tasker. I even see people ask for it in random threads and others responding that it isn't available. Glad I can now organize my laundry list of profiles....(I have like 12 related to just me being in my Car!)
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i got this problem had this problem since my nephew accidenly did a factory reset on my phone - (had 2.34 gingerbread then) now ICS.

Problem is: i use tasker to tell me a voice command that my phone is fully charged, this command wont work with google txt to speech, i had to download Ivona text to speech - only works with Ivona, before my accidently factory reset it worked with google's, but not now.
when i try it with google txt to speech - a message comes up saying error unsupported tts? why?

when i got ICS i did a factory reset, what am i missing
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I want to use 3 Context EVENTS and I do know you can only use 2. Sooooo, I figured maybe a VARIABLE would do the trick but I have tried and know nothing of what I am doing as far as creating and using Variables.

Here is what I am trying to do:

When I plug in my Bionic into power with no Wifi Connection, it starts my GPS, CAR DOCK APP & TRAPSTER (Police Radar). Works Great in my car and stays off when being charged in my home (Wifi connected) and at work (Wifi connected).

That worked fine until I just purchased my LapDock which also charges my phone when attached. I don't want those things starting up when in the LapDock (which happens when I use it when there is no connected Wifi).

Any other solutions would be appreciated.

EDIT: NEVERMIND...I found a solution. I didn't have Bluetooth when I originally set it up to work. I DO have Bluetooth in my car now that connects when I get in my car. So, using that, I didn't need 3 EVENT contexts to fix my problem.
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Just curious.....does anyone know of any DirecTv remote app that has Tasker integration/support?
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Okay guys and gals I need some help here. I've got a task set up so that when I'm connected to the Bluetooth in my car an auto-reply will be sent. The task currently has an exception to prevent spamming people when I receive more then 1 text from the same person.

I did this doing an If %LASTSMS !~ %SMSRF. That works but now I'd also like to prevent it from auto-responding to a specific number (Twitter) particularly because it's tweeted my auto-response now a few times! lol

Does anyone have any advise on how I can make it work with both exceptions? Thanks in advance!
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You might use the connected to the car bluetooth set a new variable to "car". Use the variable state of "car" to set off various profiles, like the auto respond and read SMS, and auto respond and read Twitter, with appropriate exceptions.
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You might use the connected to the car bluetooth set a new variable to "car". Use the variable state of "car" to set off various profiles, like the auto respond and read SMS, and auto respond and read Twitter, with appropriate exceptions.
Ya that's pretty much what I have. But what I'm trying to figure out is how do I set two variables to the auto responder. Basically what I want to happen is while my "Car" profile is active if I receive a text it would first check if its from a specific phone number if it isn't then it should check if the last text I received was from the same person.

If either of those criteria is met then I want it to do nothing. If they aren't then it should sent my auto response.
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How about setting up your autoresponse profile something like this:

Context 1: variable Where value "car"
Context 2: SMS from (your twitter number), inverted

Task: read SMS and autorespond, with your If statement as described above

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Context 1: connected to car bluetooth
Context 2: SMS from (your twitter number), inverted

Task: read SMS and autorespond, with your If statement as described above
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Okay guys and gals I need some help here. I've got a task set up so that when I'm connected to the Bluetooth in my car an auto-reply will be sent. The task currently has an exception to prevent spamming people when I receive more then 1 text from the same person.

I did this doing an If %LASTSMS !~ %SMSRF. That works but now I'd also like to prevent it from auto-responding to a specific number (Twitter) particularly because it's tweeted my auto-response now a few times! lol

Does anyone have any advise on how I can make it work with both exceptions? Thanks in advance!
I've been drinking so I don't want to post tonight, but PM me tomorrow and remind me and I'll post the solution I use.

I have mine so that I filter specific numbers (Facebook for me) and if I get multiple texts from the same person it will only auto reply once every 15 minutes to the same person.
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Ya that's pretty much what I have. But what I'm trying to figure out is how do I set two variables to the auto responder. Basically what I want to happen is while my "Car" profile is active if I receive a text it would first check if its from a specific phone number if it isn't then it should check if the last text I received was from the same person.

If either of those criteria is met then I want it to do nothing. If they aren't then it should sent my auto response.
Thanks for the PM, I had forgot!

This requires setting up multiple profiles and tasks:

Profile 1: driving text
Received text, type any, leave the rest blank

Task - 1. send SMS; number = "%SMSRF" ; if "%SMSRF !~ %LSMSRF/######" (###### is the number you receive twitter text from)
2. Variable set - Name %LSMSRF To %SMSRF

That profile is what sends out the text when you receive one. You can add as many ###### as you want and those numbers will never receive the auto reply, just separate the numbers with a /

This profile also makes it so that the same number will not receive multiple replies if they text you multiple messages.


Profile 2 (optional): Text Variable
Variable set %LSMSRF, value leave blank
Task 1. Wait 15 min
2. Variable clear %LSMSRF


This profile makes it so that a number will receive an auto reply if it has been more than 15 minutes since the last time they received one



Add the following tasks to your car profile:
1. Profile Status - Driving Text set On
2. Profile Status - Text Variable set on

Then add the same, but off to your exit tasks.
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Thanks for the PM, I had forgot!

This requires setting up multiple profiles and tasks:

Profile 1: driving text
Received text, type any, leave the rest blank

Task - 1. send SMS; number = "%SMSRF" ; if "%SMSRF !~ %LSMSRF/######" (###### is the number you receive twitter text from)
2. Variable set - Name %LSMSRF To %SMSRF

That profile is what sends out the text when you receive one. You can add as many ###### as you want and those numbers will never receive the auto reply, just separate the numbers with a /

This profile also makes it so that the same number will not receive multiple replies if they text you multiple messages.


Profile 2 (optional): Text Variable
Variable set %LSMSRF, value leave blank
Task 1. Wait 15 min
2. Variable clear %LSMSRF


This profile makes it so that a number will receive an auto reply if it has been more than 15 minutes since the last time they received one



Add the following tasks to your car profile:
1. Profile Status - Driving Text set On
2. Profile Status - Text Variable set on

Then add the same, but off to your exit tasks.
Awesome thanks for your help!
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I upgraded my Samsung galaxy s2 to ICS 4.0.3 last night. Today I find tasker behaving oddly. It will not pick up Gmail Notification , however , SMS and missed call notifications are picked up by tasker.

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I upgraded my Samsung galaxy s2 to ICS 4.0.3 last night. Today I find tasker behaving oddly. It will not pick up Gmail Notification , however , SMS and missed call notifications are picked up by tasker.

Has anyone experiences this problem after ICS upgrade?
I've been on ICS for a couple months and haven't noticed any problems with Tasker. I do not use Tasker with any Gmail notifications though.
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I've been on ICS for a couple months and haven't noticed any problems with Tasker. I do not use Tasker with any Gmail notifications though.
Thanks for the quick reply. I'm surprised that tasker is working for SMS and Missed call but not for Gmail. I did check the variable values set for Gmail and that looks good. Anyways , I will experiment a bit with tasker and see if I can get it working.
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since my update to ICS, my profile for tasker will not work,
my profile tells me through voice command that my battery is fully charged, since the update it keeps showing this message:
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i use Ivona text to speech, as google text to speech under this command says unsupported tts - dont know why..?

DOES NOT WORK SINCE UPDATE, and alot of time tasker for me will crash (stop working)
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Thanks for the quick reply. I'm surprised that tasker is working for SMS and Missed call but not for Gmail. I did check the variable values set for Gmail and that looks good. Anyways , I will experiment a bit with tasker and see if I can get it working.
Finally got GMAIL notification to work but with slight modification.
The notification works only if there is no Title value specified in the Context Option for Gmail Missed Notification Setting . The moment I set a title value (i.e New Email or any other text ) , the reminder does not work for Gmail.
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Anyone else have issues where the phone beeps when a new task is started? Some of mine do it, others don't.

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Anyone else have issues where the phone beeps when a new task is started? Some of mine do it, others don't.

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Nope. Haven't experienced that. Using build 32 of AOKP on CDMA Galaxy Nexus.
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Hi there, new user to tasker here just looking for any advice possible.

I'm using an HP Touchpad running CM9 nightlies, though this would also be useful for when I'm using the app on my SGS II.

I use the Facebook Messenger app quite heavily and and also have a Bluetooth keyboard hooked up to the Touchpad. What I find quite frustrating is the inability of using the 'Enter' key to send a message. You have to hit 'Send' on the touchscreen which gets quite cumbersome when using the keyboard.

What I'm looking for is a way to set it up so:

If Facebook Messenger app is running in the foreground.
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If 'Enter' is selected on either a soft, or Bluetooth keyboard.
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The appropriate part of the screen is 'Tapped', where the Send Button is.

I had a dig around Tasker but couldn't find anything to solve the issue. Is this something that is possible?
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Hi there, new user to tasker here just looking for any advice possible.

I'm using an HP Touchpad running CM9 nightlies, though this would also be useful for when I'm using the app on my SGS II.

I use the Facebook Messenger app quite heavily and and also have a Bluetooth keyboard hooked up to the Touchpad. What I find quite frustrating is the inability of using the 'Enter' key to send a message. You have to hit 'Send' on the touchscreen which gets quite cumbersome when using the keyboard.

What I'm looking for is a way to set it up so:

If Facebook Messenger app is running in the foreground.
And
If 'Enter' is selected on either a soft, or Bluetooth keyboard.
Then
The appropriate part of the screen is 'Tapped', where the Send Button is.

I had a dig around Tasker but couldn't find anything to solve the issue. Is this something that is possible?
Unfortunately Tasker can not interact with any active app, like a keyboard. It can't tap the screen or choose a specific button displayed on screen.
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Unfortunately Tasker can not interact with any active app, like a keyboard. It can't tap the screen or choose a specific button displayed on screen.
I so wish it could choose a specific button displayed on screen....I feel like that is the biggest thing people want but don't have in Tasker.
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hey guys quick question here with a profile I'm trying to concoct...its probably really stupid an simple..but im fried with this app lol

I'm trying to create a task that comes up with a notification and alarm when my wifi connection is disconnected...as I keep forgetting to turn it off when I leave home...and I know I can do the GPS connection/log thing...but that was always a little hit and miss near mine..

its probably simple...but hell...I'm stupid lol (I'm not but this app is so indepth I'm lost at times)
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hey guys quick question here with a profile I'm trying to concoct...its probably really stupid an simple..but im fried with this app lol

I'm trying to create a task that comes up with a notification and alarm when my wifi connection is disconnected...as I keep forgetting to turn it off when I leave home...and I know I can do the GPS connection/log thing...but that was always a little hit and miss near mine..

its probably simple...but hell...I'm stupid lol (I'm not but this app is so indepth I'm lost at times)
Why don't you just auto switch WiFi off when it disconnects from your router out of range?
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Why don't you just auto switch WiFi off when it disconnects from your router out of range?
is that part of tasker or is it a seperate app? as I really don't want to use another app if I can get tasker to do it...I already use tasker for a multitude of things as it anyway.
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Hi everyone,

I'd love some help figuring out if punching in and out from work can be automated with Tasker. I'm a Tasker amateur... hopefully one of you pros is up to the challenge.

Here's my punch in procedure:

1) Dial my company's punch clock phone number.
2) Wait approximately five seconds for pick up/first prompt.
3) Enter my four digit employee code and then press #.
4) Wait approx. two seconds.
5) Press 1 and then #.
6) Wait approx. two seconds.
7) Hang up.

Can Tasker simplify the process?

Any advice would be appreciated. Thanks.
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is that part of tasker or is it a seperate app? as I really don't want to use another app if I can get tasker to do it...I already use tasker for a multitude of things as it anyway.

Yes, its part of tasker. The profile will be
STATE, WiFi near. Task, turn WiFi off. I then use cells at a large radius, to turn WiFi back on, so by the time I am home it will auto connect again. I used to use cells for both, but as you found it would turn on/off regulary if I had just walked a short way from house.
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is that part of tasker or is it a seperate app? as I really don't want to use another app if I can get tasker to do it...I already use tasker for a multitude of things as it anyway.
I have it set up like this:

Profile Closetowork

Contexts:
State Wifi Connected SSID (work Wifi) Inverted
Position Net based, not GPS

Task:
Wifi toggle


Profile WorkWifi:

Context:
Wifi near (SSID Work Wifi)

Task WifiWork:
Wifi Set On
PopUp: Work!

Exit Task LeavingWorkWifi:
Wait 20 Sec
Wifi Set Off
PopUp: Finally going home!
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