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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by peejay, Dec 26, 2009.

  1. peejay

    peejay Newbie
    Thread Starter

    I need to turn wifi and an app on when entering home and turn both off when leaving.
    Will Locale do this and if so, how would I set it up?
    Thanks.
     


  2. Bhav

    Bhav Well-Known Member

    Locale can do the wifi thing, but I'm not sure about starting the app.

    Just install it and try for yourself :) It's an incredibly clever app.
     
  3. peejay

    peejay Newbie
    Thread Starter

    Tried it, cant turn an app on/off and cant turn off wifi when leaving a location .
     
  4. quantumrand

    quantumrand Android Expert

    Yes you can. You do it by setting the default configurations.
     
  5. peejay

    peejay Newbie
    Thread Starter

    OK, have the default condition as WiFi off and use location to turn it on when I get home. I have installed the shortcut app to turn the app (SipAgent) on when I get home but there is no way to turn it off when I leave?
     
  6. Bhav

    Bhav Well-Known Member

    You'll probably have to do that manually. You've probably noticed that apps don't really have an "exit and close" function. It's because they always stay open and in memory until something else comes along and replaces that dormant app.

    I may be wrong though!
     
  7. peejay

    peejay Newbie
    Thread Starter

    No, think you are right there but I need to switch the app off as its a battery hog at the moment.
    Will have a look at Tasker and see if that can do the job.
     
  8. quantumrand

    quantumrand Android Expert

    Yeah, look for some Task Manager plugins for Locale.
     

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