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automate Galaxy watch active 2

Post by tsolignani » 13 Jan 2020 16:00

Good afternoon everyone.

Anyone ever managed to automate such a smartwatch with Tizen OS from Samsung?

I know there is a rather old app, TaskS2, but what I really would like to do is launch automagic flows pressing one, twice o thrice one of the two hardware buttons.

This is what I actually do with my Amazfit Bip, using a plugin provided by amaztools, an handling app.

How do I know if I can make it run an automagic flow with some pression of some button?

I am trying the watch and shouldn't be possible to use it for automation I would sell or return it and stick with the BIP.

Thank you.

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Re: automate Galaxy watch active 2

Post by Desmanto » 14 Jan 2020 17:28

TaskS2 seems to be your only option. This app seems to act similar to shortcut (android wear) in WearOS Automagic companion app. So it can only be selected from menu, but not from button. This is also one of the reason why I choose WearOS despite its not so good battery life.
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Re: automate Galaxy watch active 2

Post by tsolignani » 15 Jan 2020 15:38

Thank you.

So, I would have to install tasker and make it communicate with automagic.

And I could not use the hardware buttons on the watch...

I guess I'm returning it and sticking with amazfit bip.

Do you know if there is a Wear OS watch where you can programmatically (say 1 press, 2 press) use its hardware buttons?

Thank you.

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Re: automate Galaxy watch active 2

Post by Desmanto » 16 Jan 2020 17:00

No, most tasker plugin will work with Automagic, so tasker is not needed.

My current ticwatch only have one button, to wake the watch, go to home menu or cancel. So it doesn't support for button trigger. But I read somewhere that some watch (maybe fossil series) that has 2 or more buttons, one of them can be redirected to send volume up/down. You can catch this event at the phone and act on it. If you can have single press trigger already, then you can scale the trigger to multiple press using my concept : viewtopic.php?f=3&t=7830
Or as Yam's flow here : viewtopic.php?f=3&t=8505

But if you are fine with touchscreen shortcut, not buttons; then we have variety of choices to do it. You can trigger shortcut from the watch. Or like what I have done, I extend the shortcut to show a widget to have multiple choices : https://forum.xda-developers.com/wear-o ... c-t3956264
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Re: automate Galaxy watch active 2

Post by tsolignani » 17 Jan 2020 10:16

Desmanto wrote:
16 Jan 2020 17:00
No, most tasker plugin will work with Automagic, so tasker is not needed.
I installed TaskS2 but I do not see any plugin of it inside automagic (where I see every other app which sports a tasker plugin).

I guess I have to get through tasker, to get to automagic, but that's not worth.

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Re: automate Galaxy watch active 2

Post by tsolignani » 17 Jan 2020 10:35

Desmanto wrote:
16 Jan 2020 17:00
My current ticwatch only have one button, to wake the watch, go to home menu or cancel. So it doesn't support for button trigger.
I have a Amazfit Bip, which sports just one button, and with Amazfit tools app I can perform many automation, with 1, 2, 3 or even more button's presses. I also perform different task depending on my localization, if I am at the gym pushing once starts a timer, if i am elsewhere pause music. I love buttons, they are much more handy than a touch screen, you can use it with gloves or under the shower. I am evaluating the new Trex, which sports 4 buttons, that way with 3 or 4 diffferent presses each I could launc up until 16 flows...

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Re: automate Galaxy watch active 2

Post by tsolignani » 17 Jan 2020 10:37

Desmanto wrote:
16 Jan 2020 17:00
If you can have single press trigger already, then you can scale the trigger to multiple press using my concept : viewtopic.php?f=3&t=7830
Or as Yam's flow here : viewtopic.php?f=3&t=8505

But if you are fine with touchscreen shortcut, not buttons; then we have variety of choices to do it. You can trigger shortcut from the watch. Or like what I have done, I extend the shortcut to show a widget to have multiple choices : https://forum.xda-developers.com/wear-o ... c-t3956264
With Amazfit tools I don't need you concept to spot between press numbers, still it is very interesting for mobile phone hardware buttons. Thank you.

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