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[GUIDE]Backup/Restore/Import/Export your Profiles, Tasks, Scenes & Vars

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By alray, Recognized Contributor on 23rd December 2015, 11:48 AM
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How to Backup all your Profiles, Tasks, Scenes & Vars:
  • Open Tasker
  • Go in Settings (3 dots menu)
  • Select "Data"
  • Select "Backup"
  • Enter the backup name <name>.xml
  • Hit Enter
  • Done
This will backup everything from your Tasker app. in a xml file located at /sdcard/Tasker/configs/user/
How to Restore all your Profiles, Tasks, Scenes & Vars:
  • Open Tasker
  • Go in Settings (3 dots menu)
  • Select "Data"
  • Select "Restore"
  • Select the desired backup.xml file to restore
  • Hit Enter
  • Done
Everything in your Tasker app will be overwritten by this backup, unsaved items will be lost
How to Export one of your Profile, Task, Scene & Var (e.g: to send it to a friend)
  • Open Tasker
  • If you want to export a Profile, tap and hold that profile until its highlighted
  • Go in settings (3 dots menu)
  • Select Export
  • Select XML to SD
  • Your profile is saved to /sdcard/Tasker/profiles/<your_profile_name>.xml
  • Done
Exporting a Profile will not Export its associated Tasks/Scenes/Vars, everything must be done individually.
Tasks, Scenes and Vars are exported the same way except that they are saved at
How to Import Profiles, Tasks, Scenes & Vars (e.g: import a friend's profile/task or one you have found on the internet)
  • Open Tasker
  • If you want to import a profile, go in the Profiles page
  • Tap on the Profiles tab
  • Select Import
  • select your <profile_name>.xml file
  • Done
Tasks, Scenes and Vars are imported the same way
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1st July 2017, 11:50 AM |#2  
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how to integrate tasker with watchmaker live wallpaper to change watch face automatic
I have a D 7 android smartwatch running on KitKat 4.4, I am using Watchmaker live wallpaper as the watch face. I want to change the watch faces automatically by a time schedule by integrating it with Tasker. Kindly anybody describe me the method in a step by step way that any beginners with tasker will be benefited.
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28th August 2017, 08:21 PM |#3  
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I think this is broken in the current build as it only restores the last task/condition in the xml
6th September 2017, 06:48 AM |#4  
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Does Google Drive Backup option backs up everything too? Or just the settings of Tasker app?
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