Trigger - System Setting Changed

The trigger System Setting Changed is executed whenever a setting in the systems setting database was changed.

Warning: This function is not officially supported by Android and might not work on all devices.


  • Play an alert when the system turns on the blocking mode.
  • System: for regular settings
  • Secure: for settings which can usually not be modified
  • Global: for global Settings valid for all users of the device (Android 4.2+)
The name of the setting to watch. Glob patterns are supported.
The name of the variable with the new value of the setting to pass to the flow.
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 value of the setting before it was changed
the new value of the setting
the name of the setting that changed. Especially useful when multiple settings are watched using a glob pattern.