The description of Automate
Automate your repetitive or complex tasks:
• Manage files on your device and remote storage
• Backup apps and files
• Send and receive messages
• Control phone calls
• Access online content
• Take pictures, record audio and video
• Configure device settings
• Integrate apps
• Start manually, based on your location, time of day and other triggers
SIMPLE, YET POWERFUL
Create your automated tasks using flowcharts, simply add and connect blocks, novices can then configure them with predefined options, while experienced users may use expressions, variables and functions.
EVERYTHING BECOMES AUTOMATIC
Almost every feature on your device can be automated using the more than 360 building blocks included:
SHARE YOUR WORK
Save time by downloading complete automation “flows” that other users already made and shared through the in-app community section:
Delete, copy, move and rename files on your device, SD card and external USB drive. Extract and compress zip archives. Process text files, CSV, XML and other documents.
Upload and download files stored on Google Drive, FTP server and online when accessible through HTTP.
Backup your apps and files to removable SD card and remote storage, then easily restore all your apps after a factory reset.
Send SMS, MMS, e-mail, Gmail and payloads through the built-in cloud messaging service. Manage your incoming phone calls.
Run tasks based on your location (geofencing), time of day, events in your calendar, app currently open, connected Wi-Fi network, remaining battery and hundreds of other conditions and triggers.
YOU’RE IN CONTROL
Not everything needs to be automatic, manually start complex tasks by clicking home screen widgets & shortcuts, Quick Settings tiles, notifications, media buttons on your Bluetooth headset, volume & other hardware buttons, by scanning NFC tags and more.
CAMERA, SOUND, ACTION
Quickly take photos using the camera, take screenshots, or begin recording audio or video. Bulk process images, crop, scale and rotate them then write as JPEG or PNG.
Change most system settings, adjust audio volume, lower screen brightness, control Do Not Disturb, switch mobile network, toggle airplane mode, enable power save mode and more.
Easily integrate apps supporting the Locale/Tasker plug-in API. Otherwise, use every Android capability to do so, start app activities and services, send and receive broadcasts, access content providers, or as a last resort, screen scraping and simulated user inputs using the Accessibility API.
The full documentation is readily available within the app:
SUPPORT & FEEDBACK
Please don’t report problems or ask for support through Google Play store review comment, use the Help & feedback menu or the links below:
• Reddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/AutomateUser/
• Forum: https://groups.google.com/g/automate-user
• E-mail: [email protected]
This app uses the Accessibility API to provide features that interact with the UI, intercept key presses, take screenshots, read “toast” messages, determine foreground app and capture fingerprint gestures.
This app uses the Device Administrator permission to provide features that check for failed login attempts and engage screen lock.
• Targeting Android 12
• Install package action in App start block not working on Android 8+ due to Google Play store policy change
• Updated to newer UI library
• “schedule exact alarms” privilege (Android 12+)
• “ignore app hibernation” privilege (Android 11+)
• First day of week setting, used by calendar style date picker
• Fixed Location get block when using Google Play Services