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Tasker: how to turn off a profile when other profile is on

Discussion in 'Android Apps & Games' started by dsan, May 22, 2011.

  1. dsan

    dsan Newbie
    Thread Starter

    Hello everyone,

    I am trying my best to find a way to set up Tasker for disabling some specific profile when another profile is on. I have a profile to stop every internet connection by night, and I would like it to stop another profile that keeps running the whole day and keeps searching cell towers.


    Any help?
     



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  2. amlothi

    amlothi Android Expert

    Use the action Tasker > Profile Status
     
  3. dsan

    dsan Newbie
    Thread Starter

    I already tried that but the second profile keeps turning on because "Profile status" seems to deactivate it once, but when the profile detects the cell towers it activates itself again. I would need a way to permanently turn it off when the first profile is active.
     
  4. UncleMike

    UncleMike Android Expert

    If you disable a profile using Profile Status, it can't activate - it's disabled. You would also need an exit task to re-enable the second profile when the first profile exits. If for some reason this isn't working for you, you could also try this:

    Profile: Night
    Context: <your context>
    Enter Task: <your actions>


    Profile: Daytime
    Context: Variable Value %PACTIVE Doesn't Match *,Night,*
    Context: <your other contexts>
    Enter Task: <your actions>
     
  5. takeshi

    takeshi Android Expert

    What's the context of the first profile -- the one that disables the second? The context you've selected may be your problem.

    You could also use a variable set by the first profile but the second profile would have to check the variable.
     

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