TASKER Posts on XDA

Use Tasker to Notify when your Tethered Devices lose Internet Access

From the last article, you know that I spend quite a bit of my time on a train. It's an excellent time to write an article or two, provided I have access to the Internet to look up facts and ideas. Tethering can be tricky on the train, as reception-less areas are scattered across my...

Create an On-Demand Train Schedule/Delay Notifier with Tasker

Recently, we've shown you how to create profiles to save your parking spot or to start navigation while avoiding tolls/highways/ferries. Continuing our trend on commute-related Tasker scripts, we will create a script aimed at people who frequently use public transportation. This Tasker project will create a schedule of train departures and delays to give you...

IFTTT Comes to AutoVoice, AutoTools Gets Nougat’s App Shortcuts, and AutoNotifications is Updated with Chronometers (Betas)

If you've ever used Tasker before, then you've likely heard of the developer joaomgcd as well. He has published a number of plugins for Tasker that really take it to the next level (even though it's always been so far ahead of its time). AutoVoice, AutoTools and AutoNotifications are all developed by jaomgcd, and each of...

Automatically Avoid Tolls in Google Maps with Tasker

I love getting around on my bicycle. Thanks to Google Maps, finding the destination and arriving there on time has never been an issue for me. There are a few caveats though if you are a cyclist: I’m a roadie. Me and bike paths are not friends. I stick to roads, I don’t feel comfortable...

How to Save your Parking Spot with Tasker

If you are enrolled in and regularly make use of Google Now, you might have seen the ‘where I parked my car’ card. This additional card is displayed whenever Google thinks you have stopped driving and left your vehicle. I don’t drive on a regular basis, rather I cycle everywhere and I find it very flattering...

Tasker v4.9 is out with Non-Root Programmable Firewall, Multi-Window Automation, S-Pen Recognition, and More

It's no secret that we at XDA are big fans of Tasker. We've covered the application and its capabilities multiple times in the past and have demonstrated that the potential uses of Tasker are limitless thanks to its extensive plug-in framework. Tasker has become so robust over the years that development on the application has slowed...

Unlocking the True Power of Google Home with AutoVoice

When Google Home was first released, it didn't seem as impressive as Amazon's Echo line-up. One of our writers who owns both an Amazon Echo and a Google Home reported that while the Google Home had its moments, Google Assistant was not as responsive or extensively integrated as Alexa. However, we both knew, or at least hoped,...

How to Create Custom Fingerprint Actions with Tasker

If your smartphone or tablet has a fingerprint reader, chances are that its uses are limited. Apart from a few added benefits in the Google Pixel or Huawei smartphone line-up, most fingerprint readers on Android only serve to unlock your device. Fortunately, with the power of Tasker and a few plug-ins, we are able to...

Create a Context Aware Fingerprint Reader in Tasker

Fingerprint readers are fairly limited in their default state. Besides the obvious ability to unlock the phone or authorize some payments, there isn't much else you can do with the fingerprint reader on most Android phones. The feature always felt like a missed opportunity - until now! Tasker-based, Context Aware Fingerprint Reader Creating a customized fingerprint reader...

Upcoming Tasker update to bring Non-Root, Per-App, Scriptable Firewall

Feature Image Credits: MakeTechEasier Regulars of our portal are probably familiar with the popular Android automation app Tasker.  You are also probably aware that we're massive fans of the app and we encourage users to browse our forums so you can better master the art of Tasker scripting. We've even recently begun a series of articles centered around unique,...

Tasker Pro: Skip Music Tracks using Volume Keys, without Root!

If you've been itching for some seriously awesome Tasker tasks (and are tired of the boring stuff like telling you how to reboot your phone or shake your phone to wake the display), then our Tasker Pro series is for you. We will be posting a series of highly advanced Tasker profiles that will show you just how powerful Tasker can...

Tasker Pro: Always Control Media Volume with Volume Keys

Automation is supposed to be about simplifying everyday tasks to give you more precious time doing the things you love. At XDA, we've shown you how you can use Tasker to secure your device, improve productivity, or make driving safer, all a part of our series called 'Tasker Week.' But the fun doesn't end there. If...