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I know this has been coming for the longest time, so since it was requested, here is how I’ve managed my two Minimalistic Text + Tasker widgets! (This is a followup to my previous Tasker Roundup.) I haven’t quite finished my most recent color/look switch up, so I’m going to use my neon screen shots from a while back. Of course, since it’s Minimalistic Text, all of the text, colors, and specific font configurations are fully configurable.


Missed Calls/Texts/Email Widget

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I’ve been reticent to post my Tasker profiles (of which I have many) because not all of them are “optimal.” But, since I promised, here they are. I’ll do my best to describe the settings and profiles I use to achieve the effects I’ve been going for!

I’ll supply the Contexts and Task descriptions for each profile, but please comment if I haven’t been specific enough! I’m more than happy to help.


GPS Only for Location-Based Services

This is a common one I’ve seen around. Since GPS tends to really drain battery if it’s enabled all the time, this profile enables GPS when I open Maps, Places, or Yelp, and disables it when I’m done.

Profile: GPS Only For Maps

Context: Application -> Maps, Places, Yelp

GPS On Task: Misc -> GPS, Set On

GPS Off Task (Exit Task): Misc -> GPS, Set Off

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