Trigger - Periodic Timer Inexact

The trigger Periodic Timer Inexact is executed approximately in the specified interval. The device can adjust the time of the trigger a bit and call the trigger when the device is currently also executing other tasks. This trigger uses less battery than the regular trigger Periodic Timer


  • Check approximately once an hour if a server is online.
Interval (Inexact)
Defines the time interval between flow executions. Android only supports the times available in this list.
Wake device when in sleep mode
Defines whether the device should be woken up from sleep mode.
Disabling this option saves a bit of battery but delays the trigger invocation for an unknown amount of time when the devices is asleep.
Limit time range
Whether the trigger should be active all the time or only within a defined time range.
The day on which the trigger should be active.
From - To
The start of the time range and the end of the time range. A To-time smaller than the From-time will move the To-time to the next day to simplify checks for time ranges crossing midnight.
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