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Tasker lets you intercept Samsung S Pen gestures to do whatever you want

Samsung’s S Pen is a powerful tool for getting work done, whether you’re jotting down notes, marking up documents, or using gestures within apps. Wouldn’t it be cool if you could customize what the gestures do? With Tasker, you can. João Dias, the developer of Tasker, discovered how to intercept the gesture events triggered by the...

Tasker 5.9.4 beta adds support for customizing Android 11’s power menu controls

If you consider yourself an Android power user, you have very likely already heard about Tasker. And you have also heard about Android 11 and its Power Menu Device Controls. With Android 11, Google has changed the options that appear when you long-press the power button, now presenting a new UI and smart home device...

Tasker’s latest test hijacks Android 11’s power menu to let you do whatever you want

Popular Android automation app Tasker recently received a major update which introduced a ton of new features to the app. The update included a feature that unlocked the app's ability to read any sensor on your phone to trigger a Task, a feature that will let you automate sending text messages or make calls via...

Tasker 5.9.3 lets you read any sensor on your phone, automate sending messages with any app, and more

When it comes to automation apps on Android, Tasker is widely regarded as one of the best options out there. The app lets you create Profiles that automatically trigger based on certain conditions to execute Tasks, and it offers a wide variety of plugins that can help you automate pretty much anything on your Android...

Tasker 5.9.3.beta.5 helps you customize all the settings on your phone and automatically freeze apps

Tasker is the most popular automation app for Android and for good reason. The app allows you to create Profiles that automatically trigger based on certain conditions to execute Tasks and it offers a wide variety of plugins that can help you automate pretty much anything you can imagine. On top of that, the developer...

Tasker 5.9.3.beta.4 adds “Contact Via App” to automate WhatsApp calls, WireGuard integration, and more

As far as automation apps on Android are concerned, Tasker is widely regarded as one of the best options out there. The app allows you to create Profiles that automatically trigger based on certain conditions to execute Tasks and it offers a vast variety of plugins that can help you automate pretty much anything on...

Tasker 5.9.3 beta adds full Do Not Disturb customization and Sensor actions

Tasker has become an incredibly useful Android app for those that like to automate their devices, and it's gotten even better over the years. You can consider it the "Swiss Army knife" of automation apps. In case you're not familiar with it (which we're guessing you are since we cover it a lot), it allows...

Tasker 5.9.2 beta lets you run ADB shell commands without being tethered to a PC

When it comes to automation apps on Android, Tasker is undoubtedly the preferred choice of a majority of users. Despite the fact that the app doesn't have a beginner-friendly UI, Tasker is the go-to choice for many power users due to the vast variety of plugins it offers. For instance, the developers released Tasker v5.9...

Tasker 5.9 brings Logcat events, Media Button detection, customizable Assistant, and much more

When it comes to automation apps, there's no other app on the Android marketplace that can beat the functionality offered by Tasker. Even though the app doesn't have a beginner-friendly UI, Tasker is the go-to choice for many power users due to the sheer number of plugins it offers. On top of that, the app...

Tasker update adds Logcat detection, allowing for a lot of new automation possibilities

For power users who want to customize every part of their phone, there are a few must-have apps. Apps like MacroDroid, Automate, and Llama all provide automation features, but in my view, none of them hold a candle to Tasker. While it might not have the best UI, Tasker is my personal favorite automation app...

How to use Google Pixel 4’s Face Unlock to lock apps

With the launch of the Pixel 4 series, Google has taken the Apple route and dropped the fingerprint scanner from its flagships. The company now favors facial recognition and has added a slew of sensors in its latest flagships for the purpose. However, Pixel 4 users might have to deal with some issues because of...

Latest Tasker and Join betas bring back clipboard monitoring on Android 10

Back in January this year, we learned that Android 10/Q might be considering blocking clipboard access to apps running in the background. When we first got our hands on the Android 10 beta in March, the same was confirmed to be true. This spelled the end for clipboard managers which require access to clipboard data...