MacroDroid - Device Automation

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4.4
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About this app

MacroDroid is the easiest way to automate tasks on your Android smartphone or tablet. Via the straightforward user interface MacroDroid makes it possible to build fully automated tasks in just a few taps.

A few examples of how MacroDroid can help you to get automated:

# Optimize your daily workflow on your phone; switch on bluetooth and start playing music when you enter your car. Or switch on WiFi when you are near your house.
# Reduce battery drain (like dimming your screen and switching Wifi off)
# Saving on roaming costs (automatically switch off your Data)
# Increasing safety during commuting by reading your incoming notifications (via Text to Speech) and sending automated responses via email or SMS
# Make custom sound and notification profiles.
# Remind you to do certain tasks using timers and stopwatches.

These are just a few examples out of limitless scenarios where MacroDroid can make your Android life a little easier. With only 3 simple steps this is how it works:

1. Select a Trigger.

The trigger is the cue for the macro to start. MacroDroid offers over 70 triggers to start your macro, i.e. location based triggers (like GPS, cell towers, etc), device status triggers (like battery level, app starting/closing), sensor triggers (like shaking, light levels, etc) and connectivity triggers (like Bluetooth, Wifi and Notifications).
You can also create a shortcut on the homescreen of your device or run using the unique and customizable Macrodroid sidebar.

2. Select the Actions you like to automate.

MacroDroid can perform over 100 different actions, that you typically would do by hand. Connect to your Bluetooth or Wifi device, select volume levels, speak text (like your incoming notifications or current time), start a timer, dim your screen, run Tasker plugin and many more.

3. Optionally: Configure Constraints.

Constraints help you to let the macro fire only when you want it to.
Living near your work, but only want to connect to your company's Wifi during work days? With a constraint you can select specific times or days that the macro can be invoked. MacroDroid offers over 50 constraint types.

MacroDroid is compatible with Tasker and Locale plugins to expand the range of possibilities even further.

= For beginners =

MacroDroid's unique interface offers a Wizard that guides step by step through the configuration of your first macros.
It is also possible to use an existing template from the template section and customize it to your needs.
The built-in forum allows you to get help from other users, allowing you to easy learn the ins and outs of MacroDroid.

= For more experienced users =

MacroDroid offers more comprehensive solutions like the use of Tasker and Locale plugins, system/user defined variables, scripts, intents, advance logic like IF, THEN, ELSE clauses, use of AND/OR

The free version of MacroDroid allows you to configure up to 5 macros. The Pro version (a small one time fee) unleashes the full power of MacroDroid and allows an unlimited amount of macros.

= Running in background =

If you have issues with the app not staying alive in the background please see http://dontkillmyapp.com

= Support =

Please use the in-app forum for all usage questions and feature requests, or access via www.macrodroidforum.com.

To report bugs please use the built in 'Report a bug' option available via the troubleshooting section.

= Automatic file backup =

It's simple to construct macros to backup/copy your files to a specific folder on the device, an SD card or an external USB drive.

= Accessibility Services =

MacroDroid makes use of accessibility services for certain features like automating UI Interactions. use of accessibility services is entirely at the users discretion. No user data is ever obtained or logged from any accessibility service.

= Wear OS =

This app contains a Wear OS companion app for basic interaction with MacroDroid. This is not a standalone app and requires the phone application installed.
Updated on
Jan 30, 2023

Data safety

Safety starts with understanding how developers collect and share your data. Data privacy and security practices may vary based on your use, region, and age. The developer provided this information and may update it over time.
This app may share these data types with third parties
Location
This app may collect these data types
Personal info and Device or other IDs
Data is encrypted in transit
You can request that data be deleted
4.4
61.2K reviews
Jason Cunningham
January 12, 2023
I honestly don't give this app much thought because it just works! It does its thing quietly in the background and I never have to fight or tinker with it. I wish I could say that for more Android apps. My use cases are fairly simple--adjusting volume and screen levels based on time, location, Bluetooth connections, etc. That said, the capabilities of this app are vast and quite impressive.
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J Cody
January 13, 2023
First, let me start off by saying that I have been a loyal tasker user for the better part of a decade. I have purchased certain plugins that now subscription based which had me looking for alternatives. Macrodroid is much easier and you only pay a one-time fee. The plugins with Tasker, if I've already paid $10 for the plugins that I like, but there is one more that I need, I cannot buy it separately. I have to pay for the whole subscription.
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William Lawrence (damianvincent)
January 14, 2023
One of the very few truly five star apps. It will help if you have a background in basic programming and understand pass go basic boolean logic types of situations but once you do their are tons of possibilities with this app. A few uses I use it for are, setting an away and home mode. Where my device sets itself up accordingly. Like shutting down mobile data, turning on wifi, connecting to my network, or turning on Bluetooth and connecting to my speaker when in away mode.
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What's new

Added support for template store subscriptions on macro/users to get notified on updates (pro users only).

Added JSON Output action.

Added Set Digital Assistant action.

Airplane mode action can now work with ADB hack (no requirement to make MacroDroid the default digital assistant).

Screen Content trigger now has an adjustable update rate.

Added support to port a Webhook Trigger device id to a new device.