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Tasker to lose SMS and call functionality in January 2019

1 month ago   |   By Android Central

You've got updated security policies to thank for this.
Tasker has long been one of Android's most popular automation apps, but come this January, it'll lose two huge features - the ability to automate anything relating to SMS or phone calls.
In early October, Google announced that it was going to become more strict about what kind of apps can access SMS and phone permissions. The main takeaway was that only apps that were set as your default dialer/messaging apps could use these permissions, and seeing as how tasker isn't either of those, that's where the problem lies.
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