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Android Oreo Apps Can Dismiss Insecure Lock Screen, Tasker Fans Rejoice

Android Oreo's commitment to user experience is shown yet again in another small, yet useful addition. Applications in Android Oreo can dismiss your lock screen when there's no pin/password/pattern, or your device is already unlocked via Smart Lock. This means that applications can unlock your device for you and display their full UI without you...

Add a Quick Settings Display Mode Tile to the Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+

Samsung's OEM ROM software comes with hundreds of additional features on top of stock Android, and there are a ton of of quick settings tiles for some of them. However, those of you on the Samsung Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+ may have noticed that a display mode quick settings tile is missing, so there's...

Tasker is on Sale from $3 to $1 Right Now

It's fair to say that we're fans of Tasker here at XDA, because of how much functionality it provides and how so many things can be automated with it. We have a dedicated forum specifically for tips and tutorials about various things you can do with it, and we've been writing complex, detailed step by...

Tasker 5.0 and its Material Design UI is now on the Play Store

Tasker is one of the most popular automation apps currently available for Android, and the Tasker 5.0 version update most notably brings a brand-new Material Design user interface along with a plethora of other features. The Material Design UI was previously available for Tasker users that were part of Crafty Apps EU's beta program, but with...

Make your own Clipboard Manager with Tasker and AutoTools

For some time now, I have been trying to get around the issue of not having a clipboard manager on my phone. There are third-party applications and some keyboards that come with their own clipboard manager built in, but I personally find many third-party keyboards to be slow and clunky, therefore I generally stick with...

AppContext Will Improve the Application Context For Tasker With Xposed

Tasker is one of a few apps that we use to make our Android devices better. With AppContext, you can make Tasker even better. AppContext allows Tasker react on running applications, without the downsides of the default implementation. By utilizing the power of Xposed, the app allows Tasker to react immediately when an app starts. No periodic checks are required...

How to Only Show Lock Screen Notification Content at Home

Google introduced lock screen notifications in Android Lollipop and has allowed users to decide whether or not they want their notifications to show on the lock screen. Tucked away in settings is a menu where you can select to either hide notifications from the lock screen entirely, show that an app has a notification but...

How to Automatically Toggle Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging while at Home

While we haven’t seen a breakthrough in battery technology, many companies have instead opted to focus on innovations in charging technology. Qualcomm offers their Quick Charge technology, Huawei offers what they call SuperCharge, Motorola has their TurboPower, Oppo offers its VOOC, and Samsung has Adaptive Fast Charging. (Our personal favorite charging technology is OnePlus’s DashCharge,...

Tasker v5.0b1 is Out, Brings New Material Design UI

About a week ago we informed you that Tasker is about to get a beta update with a revamped UI. Said beta is finally out, so you can try the new features and check out the revamped UI. We have talked about the new features on multiple occasions. Undoubtedly, the most important change is the introduction...

Beta version of Tasker with Revamped UI Coming this Week

Tasker is, by all means, one of the most powerful applications available for Android. In fact, we love it so much that we publish tutorials of how to make your device even better. While the app offers incredible functionality, the UI is a bit outdated as it focuses more on functionality. Luckily, this will change soon as...

How to Automatically Change Gboard’s Theme to Dark Mode at Night

On the XDA-Developer Forums, one of the most popular reasons why people still love to root their phone is so they can theme their phone however they like. Thanks to Substratum, most System UI elements and many applications can be themed. If a Substratum theme does not exist for your favorite app, then in some...

How to Add Left/Right Keyboard Cursors to the Nav Bar during Text Input

Customizing the navigation bar has been a staple of custom ROMs ever since Google introduced the Galaxy Nexus with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich (we don't talk about the Motorola Xoom and Honeycomb around these parts). Although a few OEMs offer some kind of software key customization on their phones, it's only with the first...