Solved Problems

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    Cell tower based profile switching on Android Pie

    S n · 1 · Last reply by João Dias

    It seems, that detecting cell towers isn't possible in Android Pi anymore, when location services are disabled. According to the answer at i must enable location services all the time, wo get this working. Its also stated, that this does not use GPS. But isn't it in this case more accurate to switch to location based switching, instead of only cell tower? To my understanding, this would switch the profile in a radius of for example 300 meters around my position. But isnt this using more battery power? Or is turning on location services not using my battery at all, instead

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    manual backup only creates local backup and restore only restores from cloud

    Dwight Gappa · 2 · Last reply by João Dias

    When migrating to a  new phone the settings don't get copied over with Samsung Smart Switch. So, I tried creating a manual backup on the old phone, which creates a local file backup but the manual restore option looks for a Google drive backup.

    Please sync up manual backup and restore options.

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    Help pages in German often don't exist

    bege · 2 · Last reply by bege

    When I tap on the help button in Tasker I often get "page not available". Because I use German system language Tasker help links to German help pages. That's nice, but many pages seem not to be translated.

    Please, if there is no German help page but an English one for an item redirect to the English page.

    Thank you very much.

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    AutoWeb Issue: Weather Underground No Longer Require API Keys

    BigNutz · 1 · Last reply by João Dias

    The Weather Underground says no more API keys to be issued. Specifically they are saying this:

    "To improve our services and enhance our relationship with our users, we will no longer provide free weather API keys as part of our program. If you have been directed to download our Weather Underground free API key by a third party provider, please contact your vendor for resolution."

    Could you update AutoWeb so we can use their new cloud services? 

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    %DEVTID stopped working in v5.5

    Griffin 3 · 2 · Last reply by Griffin 3

    Does not work on Moto E4 or Samsung S8+ %DEVID returns NQ... correct value %DEVMOD returns SM-G955U %DEVTID returns %DEVTID

    same behavior in v5.6 I don't know how far before v5.5 this stopped working

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    End call action disabled erroneously

    cerk · 1 · Last reply by cerk

    I have an Android 5.1 phone where the End Call action works properly. I have another Android 5.1 phone where Tasker shows the End Call action as disabled. However, in the past I was able to import a task that included the End Call action into the disabled phone and the End Call action would still work. Now when I attempt this, the End Call action just brings up a notification saying (paraphrasing) "End Call action is disabled on this device." It would be nice if Tasker attempted to perform the End Call action even if it is deemed disabled

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    miui10 android 8.0 ringtone

    leomaks leomaks · 9 · Last reply by João Dias

    I can not change rington

    But if I select this file by ES Explorer there is no error, but this ringtone looks like this:

    So I can not use %var (random ringtone)

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    Enter / Exit tasks not in sequence.

    Lange_666 · 3 · Last reply by Lange_666

    I've noticed that since the last upgrade(s), there's a problem with the sequence of the enter/exit tasks.

    I wondered why some of my profiles didn't work exactly as they used to work and suspected some tasks not to be performed or performed more then once.

    To check this i added counters to each enter and exit tasks on the profiles which gave a problem. These counters count one up each time a task is executed.

    This confirmed my assumption that sometime the enter tasks where performed but that the exit tasks never where executed when the profile was deactivated and

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    Userguide problem "Not Found"

    Donald · 1 · Last reply by João Dias

    On this web page { } if you click on "menu options" you get to { } which says "The requested URL /userguide/en/menus was not found on this server."

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    Security bug: Full access to Tasker without lock code from home screen icon

    Antti Pinomäki · 4 · Last reply by João Dias

    Lock code protection is not functioning properly in Tasker and security is compromised:

    1. Tasker is lock code protected

    2. Long-pressing Tasker icon on the phone's Home screen opens a popup with options such as Settings, Run Log, Edit Task.

    3. Tapping Edit Task, for example, takes the user straight to the editable Tasker task with no lock code prompts

    4. Now, selecting Cancel from the task takes the user to the task list, i.e. giving an unauthorized user full access to do whatever (s)he wants with Tasker

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    notification action buttons had been missng

    Lazypawn4012 · 1 · Last reply by João Dias

    Can I arrange them vertically?

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    Tasker Notifications Can Not Be Expanded

    Robert L Ryan · 1 · Last reply by João Dias

    Tasker 5.6

    Android 8.0

    Notifications created by using the Notify, Notify Sound or Notify Led can not be expanded and will only show the first line of text.

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    Lock and Screen Images Revert Back to Default

    Gordon Newell · 2 · Last reply by Gordon Newell


    It appears that from tasker V5.6 causes custom set live wallpaper and lock screen image to always revert back to defaults when reset or screen turned off.

    I'm running Ironman Rom V1.2.0 on Note 8 NS950F Android 7.1.1. 

    This issue did not occur prior to V5.6.

    Thanks Gordon

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    cell near does not work in Android 9

    Dale Cooper · 2 · Last reply by Dale Cooper

    The "Cell Near" feature in Profiles does not work in Android 9, neither with the original mode nor with the "new API" that is suggested in the app. specific conclusions at this time:  - No cell information is returned if I scan for the current location  - No current cell information is recognised, and therefore profiles with "Cell Near" as entry condition currently do not work

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    Custom Setting: "Continue Task After Error" does not work

    schlimbo · 1 · Last reply by João Dias

    I have imported a tasker project from my mobile phone to an Nvidia shield TV, when I execute the task I get an error message by a "Custom Setting" action:

    A1: Custom Setting [ Type:System Name:screen_brightness_mode Value: Use Root:Off Read Setting To:%autobright Continue Task After Error:On ]

    results in error:

    21.29.47/E Custom Setting: missing 'modify system settings' permission, start proxy 21.29.47/E start proxy ProxyTransparent, wait, time limit 20s 21.29.47/E add wait type Proxy Group time 20 21.29.47/E add wait type Proxy Group done 21.29.47/E set proxy: true (startProxy) 21.29.47/E add wait task 21.29.48/E Error: 1

    What I'm wondering is why

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    Tasker exit task UI problem

    Samuel · 2 · Last reply by João Dias

    When I create and add an exit task in Tasker it appears in the UI as a standard starting task (green arrow pointing to the right). I  created many exit tasks before and it seems after a Tasker update Tasker has this UI bug where the exit task never shows with the red arrow pointing to the left like it used to.

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    Write Secure Settings Permission

    oldsap · 3 · Last reply by João Dias

    i'm on MIUI device, rooted, and followed this:

    im still receiving a missing permission message everytime.

    how do i fix this?

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    Reinstall not allowing access to full features

    M Schwaeber · 4 · Last reply by João Dias

    I am a long time user but I had to reset my phone and cannot figure out how to reanble the full set of features in the purchased version.  

    Can someone assist me?


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    selim basic · 5 · Last reply by João Dias

    tasker starts with bluetooth connection and opens miracast app. after that it should click on push2tv

    but it wont click on it. i have to do it manually.HTC U12+ Android 8

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    Attempting to download the userguide to the SD results in a "move: file not found" error

    Attempting to download the userguide to the SD results in a "move: file not found" error with a path to "cache/tmp/<random number.>"

    I have tried deleting the cache directory, and the app recreates it when trying to download the userguide, but it doesn't appear to be able to create the randomly numbered directory.

    v4.9u4 on Android 4.2.2.