When comparing MyProfiles vs Automate, the Slant community recommends Automate for most people. In the question“What are the best Android apps for making your phone automatically perform certain actions based on set criteria?” Automate is ranked 4th while MyProfiles is ranked 5th.
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Pro Works with the vast majority of system settings
It can change lots of settings on your phone, for example you can use MyProfiles to put the phone on silent at the times in the week or locations you shouldn't be disturbed. You can set an exception group from your Android contacts so that important people can still reach you. You can use it to put your phone into airplane mode overnight to save batteries, or when you have a meeting scheduled in your calendar.
Pro Profiles are activated based on a variety of parameters
Profiles can be activated based on a specific location, calendar event, battery status, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC, screen, etc.
Pro Comes with 6 default profiles
The default profiles available are normal, sleep, outdoor, online, offline and driving. Profiles control notifications, display settings, wireless settings, general settings, and launching/closing application settings (just to name a few).
Pro Very configurable & Flexible
Pro Includes more than 250 blocks
Pro Supports Tasker and Locale plugins
Pro Free version
The free version of this app allows 30 concurrent 'blocks' to be run. No other limitations on functionality are set.
Pro A bit simpler than Tasker
Pro Uses flowcharts
Flowcharts offer both a nice way of visualizing the logic and an intuitive way of creating it by dragging and connecting the boxes.
Pro Profiles can be exported as launcher home screen icons
Built into the features of the app, users can create profiles to then export them as a launcher app to easily be launched from ones home screen. Sadly though there is no way to add these to ones app drawer.
Con Can't create custom scenes
Automate can't create actionable graphic overlays and dialogs.