An app to do all the things – Tasker
You want to automate your android smartphone then Tasker is the one for you. Tasker can let you perform the things that Android can offer. You can create automated tasks and your smartphone will do them for you. You can do many things such as turn Bluetooth on automatically in the car, make your phone go silent during your sleep time, read out your messages automatically, disable lock screen as soon as you reach your home, trigger any app, and much more. The only limitation to it is your imagination. Owply suggests all of you go ahead and download it and let Tasker work for you.
Android is about customization and making your phone work for you. Tasker is an automation app that lets us mere mortals work a little Android magic. Yes, magic. Magic is science we don’t understand yet, and that makes it a perfect analogy for Tasker, as really the biggest obstacle the app faces is people not knowing what it is, how it works, and just what it can do for you.
Tasker is an automation app. You create a list of actions, called a task, which can then be executed according to a variety of contexts. Actions in Tasker tasks can be as simple as turning on or off a setting like Bluetooth, or as complicated as sending app-specific media and control commands through third-party plugins. Contexts can be a variety of things, from automatic profiles or plugins, shortcuts, or simply opening the app and pressing play.
To create a Task, you first give it a Name, and then you can begin assigning actions to that task. Actions are grouped according to type, but you can also search for actions by name, which makes things significantly easier for Tasker builders… so long as you know the proper name for the action you’re looking for.
Once you select an action, you configure it, such as telling Wi-Fi to turn off rather than on or telling a plugin which app to direct commands to. Once you have your actions in order, you can execute the task by pressing play, or by adding it to a Profile, which can be launched at a certain time, when a certain app is open, or a number of other contexts.
The major downside is that little consideration has been given to design or to a smooth user experience. Tasker was created for people who are willing to put in the time to program the exact tasks that will help them optimize their efficiency. It won’t hold your hand as you get started. You’ll need to browse some websites, familiarise yourself with the difference between a “profile”, “task” and “action”, and maybe watch an introductory video. If you finally figure all this out, though, you’ll be amazed at how you ever lived without it.