I am using taskers to start and end my tablet on power on/off ,but can taskers be used to lock the tablet if the headphone is unplugged or the power unplugged bearing in mind that the system will have shut down on power of .
I want it to be extra security so that when the car is parked and the screen is black (the tablet will not be turned off just the screen) I need the tablet to detect movement or phono unplugged and lock the tablet if this makes sense
any help would be great
ok I have sussed out out to activate the screen lock when the headphone is unplugged (stolen) ,but how can i make the screen go blank(black) when the ignition is turned off without the screen lock as I dont want to to have to tap the code in every time i start the car ,my tablet is a samsung galaxy tab2
How do you have your tab connected? Not sure how you have it connected for ignition events but you should be able to configure a task to timeout the display based on the event.
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its conected via a cigerate lights I can time out the screen after 7seconds but I want it instantly
there's a difference between the screen timeout and screen lock. you can toggle the screen off in addition to setting a low screen timeout value, but the only thing to consider is if you have tasker toggle the screen off first and THEN have any events that wake the screen you will end up with a sequence of 'on off on (wait 7 seconds) off' which is kind of silly.