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Default [APP][2.2+] ButlerSMS Auto Reply

Overview: ButlerSMS is a sms auto responder.

If you would like to support my work, feel free to purchase the app from google play. (It is on sale for $0.99 right now )
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Check second post for what is currently being worked on.
NOTE: This new version has significant changes to the database.
To prevent force closes, I had to force the app to empty your current database.
All custom responses will be lost and settings will be set back to default.


UPDATED 6/13/12
What's new:
  • Added "Silent Mode" - when your phone's ringer is turned down to silent, if this is enabled, it will prompt you to turn ButlerSMS on.
  • Added "Auto Off" - When enabled, you will be offered a timer to have ButlerSMS automatically turn off. (this is only available if turning app on from the actually application and not the widget)
  • CarDock Mode - When docked in a car, ButlerSMS will automatically turn on.

KNOWN ISSUES:
  • Shake Mode is an option, but not yet available
  • Text To Speech plays over phone and Bluetooth when connected to a media device.
  • The "button" to set the GPS locator password is not functional. You can still set it by toggling the GPS checkbox.



Features:
  • Custom responses
  • Personalized responses to individual numbers you set
  • 3 different preset modes - Normal, driving and movie
  • Widget for home screen to toggle normal mode on/off
  • Text to Speech - Reads sms messages to you when enabled
  • Reply Timer - App will not reply until after a preset time has elapsed (after their first sms) that is user changeable
  • GPS Locator - This will respond to a user that sends a pass phrase that you control (pass phrase is set when gps locator is enabled and is cleared when it is disabled).
  • Voice response - If TTS is enabled, you can send a sms msg via voice. This will unlock your phone to allow you to safely reply to a sms msg. The screen will timeout after 20 seconds of inactivity (not touching the screen) or after you send a voice reply.
  • Improved TTS by controlling audio volume - When a SMS is received, the audio volume will be muted while your sms is read to you. The volume will raise when it is done reading.
  • Blacklisting - (Or whitelisting) Numbers in this list will not be replied to.
  • Re-organized the GUI on the settings page. Makes a lot more sense now (I hope) - Thanks okmijnlp for pointing it out
  • Voice Reply is now an option that can be turned off

What I am looking for:
  • Bugs - This has been tested on many GB systems. ICS has not been tested much and I am looking for bugs on it.
  • New Features - You tell me what you would like in a SMS auto responder. If enough people want it (or it just plainly makes sense), I will add it.
Also, please let me know if anyone receives any type of notification sound during a call when you actually don't have a notification.

What you get in return:
Unlimited use, updates and credit of new ideas added.

I want to thank everyone that helps out in advance!


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UPDATED 6/13/2012

Here is what I am working on (Items in green are currently being worked on):

Silent Mode - ButlerSMS will have a setting to either auto turn on or prompt you to turn it on. Progress: completed.

Disable Timer - A Timer that will turn ButlerSMS off after x amount of time have passed. This can be set in a setting or also set to prompt everytime it is enabled.Progress: Completed (thank you Panamon)

Car Dock - Auto enable drive mode when phone is in car dock mode. (thank you uosiumen) Progress: Completed

Mode based reply - ButlerSMS will offer 4 modes (user can name) that can be set for a 24 hr period. ButlerSMS will then turn itself on or off depending on the action the user sets.

Group Reply - Groups can be created and contacts/numbers can be added.

Wild Carding blacklist - Progess: Started
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Looks nice!
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Couple things I will be working on are:

Adjusting music volume when a sms is read out loud.
Adding the option to reply by voice when text to speech is enabled.

If anyone would like to see anything else added, let me know.
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Getting ready to release an update. One last hurdle to jump with the audiomanager and I will release it.
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Really nice app. Just an idea, but the GUI could be changed..

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Really nice app. Just an idea, but the GUI could be changed..

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Toss me out some ideas on what you think would improve the GUI. I'm open to anything.
 
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Here is what I am currently working on.

Working on creating the option to turn off voice reply
Working on Blacklist (No reply list)

Anyone have any bugs, feature requests or other ideas?
 
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Updated OP

Added a few features and a couple screenshots. Don't forget to try the widget out also, it makes it pretty quick to turn on and off.

What I am working on now:

Polishing the GUI up

One major idea I have been thinking about is giving the end user the ability to create their own "modes".

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