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That said, Tasker can do so much more than act as a glorified Do Not Disturb app.
Tasker can interact with other apps and piggyback their functions.
That alarm clock that I use every day now, I had to turn to the Tasker community on Google to get that finally working - which is slightly embarrassing, as simple as it turned out to be. It all seems big and scary and complicated, and then when it works, it just kinda hits you over the head with how simple it can actually be.
And by exporting them as apps, I can trigger them with voice using Touchless Controls.
Tasker is the duct tape that many of us use to bind apps and sensors together into many wacky inventions. Want to disable your lockscreen while you're at home? Want to hack together your own personal assistant to read out texts and caller ID while driving, and dictate responses?
Like duct tape it cannot fix everything, nor is it the easiest substance to work with, but almost every house has duct tape, and almost every serious Android user should have Tasker in their back pocket — or wherever they keep their phone. Tasker is a puzzling little app on first glance, and while Tasker does many, many, many things, the easiest explanation is Tasker is an automation app that takes advantage of Android's openness and versatility to help you do more. Tasker can do that, and one of its plugins can do it even better.
Thankfully once you make one, it's easy to clone them and change the contexts.
Each profile has the same entry and exit, they simply trigger at different times.