Favorite smart actions???

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    OK what im looking for in this thread;

    Type of smart action (reason for it)

    Triggers

    Actions

    Sofar all the threads in here have been complaints, bug fix, or feature creep.

    Lets hear what you have created and how well it works for you....
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    Driving.

    Triggers- car dock navigation

    Actions- turn off wifi, turn on Bluetooth , turn on waze and slacker radio

    And I use the night mode one too.
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    I use the WiFi on at home rule:

    Trigger: Location (home address)
    Actions: WiFi on

    This turns on my WiFi when at home and turns it off when I leave.
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    Great guys thanks for posting

    Any one else using smart actions for power saving, meetings, sleep modes, list goes on and on.. Keep it up!!!dancedroid:icon_ banana:DancingNexus
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    Haven't really explored the other options. For work reasons I may have an action do auto text reply to incoming phone calls when Bluetooth is enabled. I haven't needed the power savings so far with the Razr Maxx....the battery is already plenty.
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    I modified the built-in "Battery Extender" smart action to the following:

    Triggers: Display : off , Charging:Not Charging , Motion Detector:No Movement
    Actions: GPS : off , Cellular data : disable

    Disabling cellular data when not actively using the phone probably doubles my battery life. The trade-off is that it takes the phone about 15-20 seconds to enable the cellular radio and connect to 4G. This mostly useful for when I'm at the office and the phone is just sitting on my desk. Sometimes I disable the smart action if I'm in a situation where I want to have immediate access to data stuff.

    I use Llama for other automation stuff. I have it set to lower the ringer volume and notification volume when at work, and increase these volumes when not at work. I also have it set to connect to wifi at home (and a couple of other places where wifi is available).
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    Here is a few i have set up

    Name Wi-Fi
    Trigger
    any wifi connection
    Action
    disable mobile data

    name Low battery
    Trigger
    Not charging
    Battery <25%
    Action
    Brightness 5%
    Screen timeout 15s
    notification reminder
    Notification reads "Get to charger soon"

    name Alarming battery
    Trigger
    Battery <10%
    Not charging
    Action
    GPS, Cellular data, background sync all off
    Screen timeout 15s
    Notification Reminder reads "Charge Now"

    Name Meetings
    Trigger
    Calendar event (work) make sure end time is there not all day events
    Action
    Silent and Vibrate

    Name Sleep
    Triggers
    Time frame work (10 pm 4:30 am) Mon-Thurs Sunday
    Charging Wall Adapter
    Actions
    ringer silent
    Vip mode
    Bright 15 %
    Cell Data Disable
    Background sync Disable
    Screen timeout 15 s
    Gps off

    Sleep Weekends
    Triggers
    Timeframe
    Weekend Friday Sat 10 PM 9 am
    Ringer volume Silent
    VIP Callers
    Cell Data Disabled
    Background sync Disabled
    Screen timeout 25 sec
    Bright 15%
    GPS off

    thats about all i got.. I leave Wifi on locked in at home..
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    I that disabling the cellular data when not "actively" using phone???
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    Yes. I meant to say "when not actively using the phone". Thanks for pointing that out. I just edited my original post and made the correction.
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    Wow only 8 posts.. must not be many users of Smart Actions.. Cmon folks there has to be more then that...

    Any one else??
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    Home Rule to toggle Wifi on when at home, off when I leave.

    Sleep Rule turns off ringer and notification sounds at 10pm, back on at 5:30am.

    Both work very well. Funny, I hadn't paid attention to the fact that Smart Actions were only on Moto devices til I was showing and explaining it to someone with a Galaxy S3 today. Oops........:p
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    Here are mine. I have had a Razr HD for about 2 weeks now. These allow me to run 24+ hours normally and almost 60 hours with light usage... Really...

    Jim

    Battery Saver
    Trigger:
    Not Charging
    Action:
    Set my Screen Brightness: Smart brightness
    Adjust my display sleep: 30 seconds

    Drive
    Trigger:
    I’m paired to a bluetooth device: VW Phone
    Action:
    Launch an app: Vehicle Mode
    Adjust my volume: High
    Auto reply to texts and calls
    Set WiFi: Off
    Set GPS: On
    Announce Calls and Texts
    Set my screen brightness: Auto

    Home
    Trigger:
    I’m at a specific location: Home (GPS)
    It’s during a specific time: Day (Set via schedule)
    Action:
    Adjust my volume: Loud
    Set Wifi: On
    Set Bluetooth: On
    Set Mobile Data: Off
    Adjust Background Data: Only when I am using that app (Restrict data)

    Low Battery Saver
    Trigger:
    My battery is low: <10%
    My charging status changes: Not charging
    Action:
    Set my screen brightness: Smart brightness
    Set GPS: Off
    Adjust Background Data: Only when I am using that app (Restrict data)

    Missed Call (Wife)
    Trigger:
    I miss some calls (1 call from wife)
    Action:
    Send a text message

    Moto headset
    Trigger:
    I’m paired to a bluetooth device: Motorola S9-HD
    Action:
    Launch an app: Pandora

    Sleep Rule
    Trigger:
    It’s during a specific time: Night or Weekend Night (2 different spans)
    Actions:
    Adjust my volume: Silent
    Set my screen brightness: Smart brightness
    Set GPS: Off
    Set Wifi: Off
    Set bluetooth: Off
    Set Mobile data: Off
    Adjust background data: Only when I am using that app (Restrict data)

    Work
    Trigger:
    I’m at a specific location: Work (GPS)
    Wifi Network: Work Wifi
    My charging status changes: Not charging
    Actions:
    Adjust my volume: Buzz
    Set Mobile Data: Off
    Set bluetooth: Off
    Adjust background data: Only when I am using that app (Restrict data)

    Workout
    Trigger:
    I plug in headphones
    Action:
    Launch an app: Pandora
    Adjust my volume: ½ way
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    Vehicle Mode: I am wondering if there is a way, via Smart Actions, to turn on Vehicle Mode using the double-tap feature of the Home button? I know that there is a smart action available for when the phone recognizes a blue tooth device, but I am not interested in using a blue tooth earpiece at this point. Otherwise, at this point, I am not using any smart actions.
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    smart actions

    great post about smart actions. do you have any more. and new user on maxx hd. need quick tutorial on how to set up smart actions. thanks.
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    The tutorial is in the app.. If you can think to automate a task smart actions can help to a degree.

    Always leave home for work at the same time. smart actions can start nav program.. put in car mode etc etc

    the lists you see above are what users are doing with them.. triggers actions are there and what they are for.

    Experiment remember you can always turn off an action if you dont like the way it behaves.. modify it try again.

    Cheers

    epiphone74
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    Automatic location-based texts

    I regularly drive from NY to NC and back. My daughter likes to know where I am while I drive, so I've set up smartactions based on my location and the days and times I'm driving to send texts to her letting her know when I've crossed from one state to another. Unfortunately, smartactions doesn't seem to recognize when I've arrived at many of the borderlines I've specified, or sends multiple messages as it toggles into and out of an area more than once.
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    There is a Drive widget that can be placed on the home screen that works very well all by itself.

    Sent from my DROID RAZR HD using Tapatalk 2
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    great post about it, i think it can help me. tks
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    Looks like a great app...any chance it will work with the LTE 4G soon?
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    Fav Smart Action

    Workout (executes when headphones are plugged in)
    Start GPS
    Start Bluetooth
    Start Music Player of choice
    Start running app (Runtracker, Endomondo, etc)
    Disable Wifi
    Auto reply txt

    Coolest part is when you unplug your headphones it shuts down & restarts things disabled. (battery management)
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