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[APP][4.0+] Automate - automatic tasks

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Apr 19, 2013
The Plug-in action block can only be used if the afwall app has Tasker integration. A single flow and Display on block will suffice, the block goes though the YES path when the screen is on, and the NO path when it's off.
I tried as suggested but the afwall profile doesn't return when screen is on.
Any solution for it ?
Here is a screenshot of the flow


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    Can anyone compare with Tasker? What are the +-?
    I tried as suggested but the afwall profile doesn't return when screen is on.
    Any solution for it ?
    Here is a screenshot of the flow
    You need to connect the last OK dots back up to the When Display block otherwise the flow will stop after running either of the Plug-in blocks. Please read: https://llamalab.com/automate/doc/faq.html#flow_stopping
    That works, thank you
    Indeed. If it still doesn't work, it may be a problem with the Plug-in action blocks. Enable the "Debug logging" option in settings to see what they're doing.
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    Automate various tasks on your smartphone or tablet. Create your automations with flowscharts.
    Toggle settings like Wi-Fi or perform actions like sending e-mail, based on your location, the time of day or any other event.
    Automate even support plug-in apps made for Tasker and Locale.

    Free download at the Google Play Store:

    Check out all the user-made automation flows:

    Online documentation found at:

    I’d appreciate your feedback, please use this forum to report problems, missing features, ask questions, or general discussion about the app.

    • Modular security — Only grant Automate the Android permissions you’re actually using.
    • Logic presentation — You edit flowcharts, it’s easy to follow what’s going to happen.
    • Simple, yet powerful — Novices can pick from predefined options, while power users may use expressions, variables and functions.
    • Sharing — Your “flows” are safe and easy to share with friends, or with other users using the in-app community.
    Building blocks
    Automate includes more than 250 blocks to build with, including actions, conditions, event triggers, loops and more:
    • Airplane mode
    • Alarm; await, set
    • Apps: start, kill, foregound, clean cache
    • AppOps
    • Attention light
    • Audio volume
    • Auto-sync
    • Battery level
    • Bluetooth; tethering, SCO, etc.
    • Calendar event
    • Call; state, dial, incoming, outgoing
    • Camera
    • Car mode
    • Cell tower; near, pick
    • Clipboard
    • Contact
    • CPU speed
    • Data usage
    • Device; docked, lock, orientation
    • Dialog; color, confirm, choice, input, date, time, map, etc.
    • E-mail; compose, send
    • File; list, copy, move, delete, make directory, monitor
    • Flashlight
    • FTP; list, upload, download, delete, make dir
    • Geocoding
    • Gmail; compose, send, unread count
    • Google Drive; list, upload, download, delete, make dir
    • Google Now voice command
    • GPS
    • HTTP request
    • Input method
    • Interruptions
    • Location; await, get
    • Lock screen (keyguard)
    • Map
    • Media buttons
    • Media playing
    • Microphone mute
    • MMS; send
    • Mobile data
    • Mobile network (2G/3G/4G)
    • Mobile operator
    • Motion gestures
    • Network type
    • Network throughput
    • NFC; read/write tags
    • Night mode
    • Notification
    • Personal activity recognition
    • Play sound
    • Plug-ins; Tasker, Locale
    • Power source
    • Record audio
    • Ringtone
    • Ringer mode
    • Roaming
    • Screen; brightness, orientation, off timeout
    • Screenshot
    • Sensor; light, temperature, pressure, proximity
    • Shell command
    • Signal strength
    • SMS; compose, send, sent, received
    • Speakerphone
    • Speech recognition
    • Storage; mounted, low space
    • System settings
    • Text-to-speech
    • Time; delay, await, window
    • Vibrate; predefined, custom, morse patterns
    • USB tethering
    • Wallpaper
    • Weather; forecast
    • Wi-Fi; scan, hotspot, etc.
    • Zip



    XDA:DevDB Information
    Automate, App for the Apps & Games


    Version Information
    Status: Stable
    Current Stable Version: 1.1.1
    Stable Release Date: 2015-07-05

    Created 2015-07-05
    Last Updated 2015-07-05
    So, there are a lot of automation apps out there already. How do you yours differentiating itself?

    Most of the other automation apps are simple "if this do that". With Automate, the user can make complex automations, hopefully on par with Tasker, but easier to learn.

    Other then that, the feature list (see above) is pretty unique. The modular security model is probably the most innovative, and appreciated, i hope.

    But it's too early to tell, the app has only been public for a week. I need more feedback. :fingers-crossed:
    Version 1.6.0

    Automate version 1.6.0
    What’s new:
    • Button to preview community flows
    • Share flow as PDF (Android 4.4+) or image
    • Location mock block
    • Calendar pick block got Show hidden calendars input argument
    • Call incoming/outgoing blocks got Subscription id output variable
    • File and Google Drive list blocks on longer include all directories when specifying a Modified since input argument
    • Flow beginning block got Hidden option
    • Speak and Speak to file blocks got rate input argument
    • findAll function
    • hexEncode and hexDecode functions got Charset parameter
    Version 1.12.0

    Automate version 1.12.0
    What’s new:
    • Audio device connected block
    • Preferred activity block
    • App list block got category input argument
    • HTTP request and Ping blocks got network interface input argument
    • Ping block got protocol input argument
    • Media playing block got package output variable
    Pretty pictures. No link.

    LOL. Thanks, fixed.