What are the best Android apps for making your phone automatically perform certain actions based on set criteria?

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    #1Tasker

    Tasker

    Tasker is a paid app for Android devices that works as a fully customizable automation tool for all kind of tasks as sending SMS, checking mails, setting alerts, launching apps and all about that kind of stuff.

    Apps

    Android

    $2.99

    Doris Zheng
    Written on January 13, 2018
    "This app can be a little complex and difficult to get the hang of at first, but once you start playing around with it and learning all the features it has at its disposal you'll quickly realize it's a game changer. It's a great way to automate your smartphone and make certain features easier to use. Again, I have to stress there's a bit of a steep learning curve as you'll essentially be automating your phone, but the interface makes that easy and even fun to do."
  2. 4

    #2IFTTT

    IFTTT

    IFTTT stands for If This Then That. It's a tool that actually lets you build your very own automated actions called "recipes," so that you don't have to do them yourself every time.

    Apps

    Web, Android, iOS

    Free

    Hannah Day
    Written on January 16, 2018
    "This is such a cool idea, and I've been trying to make it work. I really really want to like it. It was awesome at first, when I was just starting out with it. I started by adding routines for my smart thermostat and for setting my phone to vibrate as soon as I got to work. Great! But then I started adding more and more routines for other actions. Now, I can't tell what's what anymore. There's no way for me to add a title? Really? I'm still using it because I keep hoping it'll get updated though. Because other than that it is a solid little app."
  3. 1

    #3Automate

    Automate

    Automate allows you create automations with flowcharts on your Android device. You can add, edit or remove actions like audio volume, Bluetooth, GPS and WiFi, among other options.

    Apps

    Android

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Brittany Perry
    Written on January 18, 2018
    "This is a super app it helps me to completely organize my life. Whether its setting an alarm to stick to my schedule or to organize the rest of my life, this app automates my time. It will keep you on track and on schedule and so many of us need to be prompt. So glad I got this app to keep me on track. "

Summary

Best What are the best Android apps for making your phone automatically perform certain actions based on set criteria
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1TaskerApps 7 Paid
2IFTTTApps 4 Free
3AutomateApps 1 Free
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