Sorry for digging this thread up guys, but I have a question about Tasker and I just can't work it out. And believe me, it's not through lack of trying.
Rajah, I'm trying to do something similar to you with your DND profiles but I just can't work out where to type text into Tasker. I see what you're doing, and I see the UI on Tasker, and I can't put the two together.
Currently, I have a 'Meetings' mode - when Google Calendar shows me as busy, the phone sets itself to silent.
I would love to have another profile that automatically SMSs people that either call or SMS me, saying that I'm in a meeting and will phone them back.
How do I go about this? And you might have to explain it in really simple terms, haha.
Or maybe you can correct what I've been doing wrong?
Currently, I have a profile called 'MEETINGS', where Calendar Entry = Busy, then Silent Mode On.
What I tried to create to link to that was a profile called 'AUTOSMS'. The context was Phone Ringing. The action was End Call (If %Meetings Is Set), and Send SMS (Number %CNUM, If %Meetings Is Set).
Am I doing it correctly?
That looks ok to me, other than you will need to set %Meetings in your MEETINGS profile, or use %PACTIVE to see if MEETINGS is active.
Originally Posted by s_t_r_o_b_e
So I've worked out another way to do it which was much simpler, but it's not quite working as I'd like it to. What I've done is set up a Meetings profile, and an Auto SMS Meetings profile. When the meetings profile is on, it'll automatically turn the Auto SMS profile on too.
Context - Calendar set to busy
Task(s) - Silent Mode On, Profile Status 'Auto SMS' on.
Exit Task - Profile Status 'Auto SMS' off.
So basically, when I'm shown as busy on my calendar, the phone goes to silent and my auto reply sms profile is switched on.
Context - Phone Ringing
Task(s) - End Call, Send SMS (%CNUM, message)
So I tested it and it half works. When my calendar shows me as busy, my phone switches to silent. If I get a call, it hangs up and sends an SMS - excellent!
HOWEVER: As soon as I get my first call, it'll turn the silent off! The 'Meetings' context is still highlighted as green (so it's still active), and I can't see anything else that would turn off the Silent Mode, so I'm not sure what I'm doing incorrectly.
Really dumb question. Can you wrap text on widgets?
Take Me Home widget is "Take Me H"
I don't really care on that particular widget, but some of the other ones I'm working on it would be nice to have the full name.
Arise thread! I got tasker and I was able to cook up a "if the phone is face down switch to silent mode" recipe which seems pretty cool considering I'm a total noob. What I was wondering if there is any way I can make a setting where the phone automatically goes into silent mode from 8:45am to 3:00pm during the week.
Or is that something that I can set up without tasker?
I will definitely take a look through this thread and see what you guys came up with.
This can easily be set up with Tasker. I have one that switches to vibrate between 8am and 6pm M-F.
Hurricane Sandy is here. And it's knocking out power, which is bad for a variety of reasons. I need to know if the power goes out overnight while I'm sleeping. I'm sure there's a device out there specifically designed to wake people when the power goes out, but I don't have it and the stores are closed.
Tasker to the rescue!
POWER FAILURE ALERT:
Context: Not Power AC
Task: Media Play
And that's that. Just plug it in to charge overnight, and hopefully sleep well.
Today I learned that Tasker can read your Google Calendar entries. Doing so is a little convoluted, since it requires downloading your Google Calendar feed and then loading the feed to a variable. But once you do it, there are all kinds of magic you can perform using some regex expressions. Now my phone is set up to examine my calendar each morning and decide what time it will wake me up.
If I oversleep next week, I blame Tasker.
Yeah, it is pretty neat. I just use it for a simple check if it is a holiday, and if so then tell gentle alarm to skip a day.
Originally Posted by magnet