Trigger - Shortcut

The trigger Shortcut is executed when a shortcut on the launcher is pressed.
You can create the shortcut and select an icon by pressing the Install Shortcut button.

Note: Starting with Android 8 the install shortcut button might not have any effect. In this case you can create the shortcut by saving the trigger then going to the launcher, long press a free area, select Widgets then AM Shortcut to create a new shortcut.


  • Turn WiFi on by pressing the shortcut.
  • Launch a settings application screen by pressing the shortcut.
  • Start recording in Gleeo Time Tracker by pressing the shortcut.
The title/name of the shortcut to create. The title is used to identify the Shortcut-trigger in Automagic, which means that a shortcut can execute multiple triggers when two Shortcut-triggers use the same title. The title is passed to the launcher at the time when the button Install Shortcut is pressed.
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