This software is BRILLIANT!! Finally cracked it!! The automation of my phone to do what I want it to with Tasker!! A warning though - when trying to automate a gps function watch that your phone case does not block the gps from working - this is nothing to do with Tasker. With this software and the associated 'app factory' you can write your own tasks and turn them into applications, I've already made two apps for self use and am very very happy with the outcome.
I really want to rate 5 stars. It's a powerful app that lets me make my phone that much better. However, it is complicated and has a big learning curve. I wish it had a tutorial, better user guides, more descriptive explanations of features and tools, and just overall a better user experience. I've managed to get it to work after lots of research and trial and error. However, it should've been easier to learn and use. (EDIT 1/17) Yup, still a big learning curve. Documentation and use guides could definitely be improved with examples and better explanations. Still a great app, but takes time to learn.
Here are some of the things i make tasker do - full gps when maps is open and power saver other wise. - full brightness when i open gallery for picture viewing - turn wifi on at home and off when I'm away- shake activates my favorite flashlight app-screen rotation is off but turns on for video apps- turns on wifi when I'm in the car. Amazing.
Use it to automate many phone settings based on various outside variables. I have started using it, along with plugins, to control items in my house (computers, lights). Looking forward to expanding this functionality. Interface is confusing at first but once you get the hang of it, it isn't bad at all. Overall it has been a reliable app and I enjoy using it
Powerful and feature-rich I got this app to help do some small things like change the ringer volume automatically when I get to work, or change the brightness when I wake up. Lately though, I'm finding much more interesting things to do, like manage off-site backups and automatic weather and theme swapping for day/night. And I'm only scratching the surface of what I can do with this app!
There is a world of possibilities with this because it can link to so many 3rd party apps. I used it to trigger my lifx lights with NFC tags and the lifx tasker plugin. It's great, and if you learn how to use it than it is a very powerful tool
* mostly bugfixes and tuning
* added network access control per-app without root for Android 6.0+, otherwise all-apps
* actions in File category: support for new external SD access API (Android 5.1+)
* Android 7.0 bugfixes and additions
* added Portuguese (Brazil) translation (many thanks to Breno Rafael Corrêa)
Many other additions, changes and bugfixes.