NFC Task Launcher Unleashes NFC’s Automation Potential

NFC Task Launcher Unleashes NFC’s Automation Potential

Ever wish that the seldom, if ever, used NFC chip on your Nexus S got a little bit more action? Luckily XDA Forum Member krohnjw felt the same way and created a new application that lets you use NFC tags to control your mobile device via profiles!

NFC Task Launcher will undoubtedly feel very familiar for those who have used Tasker, but with the added cool factor of using NFC tags rather than time, location, or events to initiate profiles. And speaking of Tasker, it can even be used to launch any Tasker task you have enabled on your phone!

Currently, the application supports the following tasks:

– Enable / Disable / Toggle Wifi
– Enable / Disable / Toggle Bluetooth
– Launch any installed Application
– Connect to any known SSID
– Configure a new Wifi Connection and connect
– Configure and enable Portable Hotspot
– Launch any Tasker Task (for users of Tasker)
– Changing Phone Ringtone
– Changing Ringer Mode (Normal/Silent/Vibrate)
– Changing Ringer Volume
– Changing Media Volume
– Changing Alarm Volume
– Changing Notification Volume

Continue on to the original thread (or head on over to the Android Market) to get a taste yourself.

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Will Verduzco
Will Verduzco

Will Verduzco is the former Editor-in-Chief and Portal Administrator of the XDA-Developers Portal. He has been addicted to mobile technology since the HTC Wizard. But starting with the Nexus One, his gadget love affair shifted to Google's little green robot. You can now find Will writing for the Swappa Blog, though he still pops up on XDA from time to time.