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Discussion in 'Android Apps & Games' started by admiral70, Jul 7, 2017.

  1. admiral70

    admiral70 Newbie
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    Hello all,
    Is there a way to enable or disable a task or profile for 15 minutes? My issue I have a work profile Monday through Thursday and occasionally I work Friday's and want to enable my work profile for 4 hours and than have it turn off and go back to enable.

    I thought there use to be a long click enable for x minutes.

    Thoughts are appreciated.


  2. Best Answer:
    Post #4 by Thom, Jul 7, 2017 (1 points)

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  3. I am a little confused by your question. 15 min? Enable for 4 hours and then go back to enable?

    A long press is not a good idea. Many launchers (like Nova Launcher) use the long press. It is better to have a Widget or Kid that you tap to toggle a profile using the action Profile Status action. Like ...

    DevA (268)
    A1: Profile Status [ Name:tlaProx Set:Toggle ]

    ... Thom
    #2 Thom, Jul 7, 2017
    Last edited: Jul 7, 2017
  4. admiral70

    admiral70 Newbie
    Thread Starter

    Little cryptic sorry. I need a way to quickly enable a task for some length of time. After that length of time go back to the Profile that should be enabled.

    I use timeframe for my profiles. Work Turns on Mon-Thu 7 am to 5 pm. Once in awhile I work on Friday and was hoping to enable Work profile/task for 4 hours and have it kick back to whatever profile it should be (i.e. normal).

    Hope that makes more sense. Thank you.
  5. Use two profiles. They could use the same Enter and Exit Tasks.

    One profile is Mon-Thu and the other is Fri. The Fri profile could also have an added task that was a widget on the desktop that you could toggle on/off. If your 4 hours one Friday was 6 hours you would have it covered. Perhaps there is another trigger that could be used like nearness to a specific WiFi network to toggle the Fri profile when it was enabled.

    ... Thom
    #4 Thom, Jul 7, 2017
    Last edited: Jul 9, 2017
  6. admiral70

    admiral70 Newbie
    Thread Starter

    Great idea Thom, thanks I will give it a try.


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