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  1. Ben Liebowitz

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    Hello,

    I've been using Tasker on my personal phone for a few years now and I love it. I recently got an Android phone for work and want to use Tasker on it to change the settings for when i'm on call (every 4 weeks).

    I don't see a way in tasker to set a task to run starting say Next Monday and then re-occur every 4 weeks from then on. So, I'd like to put a tasker widget on the main screen to enable a profile/task to put the volume all the way up, etc. Then, when I disable it, to put the phone back on Vibrate.

    Any help would be appreciated.

    Thanks!

    Ben
     

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    Welcome to Android Forums.

    For your initial need ...
    In the profile use Calender Entry to read one of your Google calendars.
    Put a repeating entry in the calendar with a unique name.
    When the uniae name is read trigger an action.

    Perhaps better ...
    Use two events and a global variable ... like ...
    The entry my-flag-on to turn %Flag on
    The entry my-flag-off to turn %Flag off
    Any Tasker profile, task, or scene could then tell if you were in the special period.

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    How do I make tasker trigger off a calendar event? I have an event in my calendar now when I'm on call and I can set one reoccurring when it ends too.. That's a great idea.. but I don't see where to tie it to my calendar.
     
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    FWIF ... that line at the bottom of the Tasker screen that says Filter ... try typing calendar.

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    Thank you very much!!

    I just set it up... I go on call next Monday so we'll see if/how it works. :)

    Thanks again!
     

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