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  1. devlop

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    I'm wondering if anyone knows of an app that can make widgets for multiple settings. An example would be a widget that turns wifi on, sets screen to always on and turns Bluetooth off.
     

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    Widgetsoid. It creates toggles on screen for just about all controls. You can also put the toggles in the notification bar so they will not take up screen space.
     
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    I just checked that out. Looks like you can only add two functions to a widget. I was hoping for more. Thanks for the tip though.
     
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    If you are having a Motorola Android phones, their latest models have a list of widgets called Motorola Widgets and among them they have more functions to do toggling of your common GPS,Wifi etc.

    Try your Android phone first which I believe Samsung, HTC etc all are building their own extensions in those phones they sell. In time to come, most generic features will soon be undertaken by the manufacturers. That may spell the doom for most third party apps that build generic functionalities genre.
     
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    Two functions? Your probably doing something wrong. I have 7 toggles on one widget. :)

    Market link: https://market.android.com/details?id=com.jim2&feature=search_result

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    See the toggles at the bottom? Thats one 4x1 widgetsoid widget with 5 functions.

    When setting it, choose the "widgetsoid switcher" widget, not the "mixed". The switcher widget allows you to put several toggles.
     
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    Sorry, I just realized I haven't explained enough. I want to press just one button and have all those functions happen.
     
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    Personally, just my opinion, thats the height of laziness and asking too much LOL. But hey maybe it exists.
     
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    This is just my opinion, but I think having the widgets/shortcuts in the notification bar, is a smarter way to go. I have an Atrix and use an app called "Quicksettings" which allows me to change settings and toggle GPS, Bluetooth, etc. all from the notification bar. (I can customize it to my needs.) This works better for me, because I don't have to exit or go back to the home screen, to toggle something on or off. (Since you can access the notification bar from any app or screen.) Also, for certain toggles, it will take you directly to the setting for that toggle. (Instead of having to go into the settings menu.)
     
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    Widgetsoid can also be in the notification bar if you set it too, if thats what you're saying.
     
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    Yes, that is correct. I know that Samsung and HTC phones already have something like this.
     
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    Not what I was looking for, but I think this will do just as good. Thanks for the tip!

    I like to have different settings set for work versus home. My intent was to have the ability to quickly change these settings with one click when I arrive at either destination.


    Edit:

    Realized I was checking out the free version. I see that the pro version does what I was looking for. Awesome!
     

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