Trigger - App Task Started

The trigger App Task Started is executed when an application is moved to the foreground or opened respectively the user moved the focus to this app.


  • Lower the media volume when you open the browser.
  • Raise the display brightness when you start using Google Maps.
How the app should be determined. Method Usage statistics can be delayed on some devices.
Package Name
Enter the name of the package of the application or use the button to show a list of available applications. Glob patterns (*, ?) can be used to match apps with similar names. A single *-character matches all apps.
A variable is a container for a value that can be used in many actions and conditions to dynamically define a part of a text.
See action Script for a description.

Supplied Variables
the time the trigger executed
the name of the package
the display name of the app