Version 1.3.6

posted Jan 7, 2015, 6:06 AM by Corey Z

Play Store Release: 1/6/15 (staged rollout)

  • Action Verification
    • Cryptographically sign Secure Settings actions to ensure that the task was created by you on your device

  • Updated to IAB v3
  • Material theme enabled for Android 5.0+
  • Keyguard option is now "opt-in" due to it causing blackouts on certain devices
  • Lock Settings Pattern Lock option is now default on Android 4.1+
  • Android 5.0 fixes
    • Airplane Mode
    • Mobile Data
    • Device Administrator getting disabled
  • Miscellaneous bugfixes

Known Un-fixable Bugs:
  • Unable to reset PIN/Passwords
    • PLEASE NOTE: This is a known bug in Android 5.0. Please star this issue for visibility
  • Failed Login Attempts not triggering
    • PLEASE NOTE: This is a known bug in Android 5.0. Please star this issue for visibility

Version 1.3.5

posted Nov 21, 2014, 12:32 PM by Corey Z

Play Store Release: 11/21/14

  • Setting State/Secure Settings Monitoring
    • Small service listens for setting updates
    • Allows you to use certain settings as contexts/conditions
    • Ability to output state to Tasker variables
    • Enable/disable monitoring for specific settings [Pro]
    • Enable/disable monitoring service via action [Pro]
  • Device Setting action [Pro]
    • Generic action for setting any system setting
    • Global and Secure settings changes require root access
  • WiFi
  • Development Settings
  • Xposed Pattern Lock
    • Allows for pattern lock to be a monitored action using the monitoring service
  • "Expanded Desktop Style" [Custom ROM 4.4+]
  • Fingerprint Lock Toggle [Samsung Galaxy S5 and Root]
  • New Samsung Modes [Stock Samsung device]
    • Air Gestures (Browse, Call Accept, Scroll and Quick Glance)
    • Download Booster
    • Multi Window
    • S Beam
    • Smart Pause
    • Smart Scroll
    • Smart Stay
    • Toolbox
    • Touch Sensitivity

  • New method for Airplane Mode on 4.4
  • System+ Module no longer requires busybox to enable
  • Outgoing call improvements
    • Now can handle Tasker variables
    • Now supports up to 20 chars instead of previous 10
  • Added 2-4 minute intervals for Lock Screen Timeout option

  • Fixed WiFi Hotspot on CM-based roms
  • Shortcut actions will now execute with root if possible

Version 1.3.4

posted Jan 29, 2014, 7:50 PM by Corey Z

Play Store Release: 1/29/2014

  • New System+ Module for Android 4.1+
    • The Helper app has been deprecated for new Android versions
  • Added ability to change Location Mode [4.4, Root]
  • Added ability to change default SMS app [4.4, Pro, Root]
  • Added switch Default Launcher [4.4, Pro, Root]
  • Added Notification Listener action [4.3, Root]
  • Added Hardware Keyboard toggle [4.0+]
  • Added HTC Power Saver option [Stock HTC ROM]
  • Added ability to test actions
    • New menu item in the Select Option Activity
    • Updates the current status

  • Android 4.4 fixes
  • Fixed issue with Google Now shortcut not working with multiple contexts
  • Fixed issue enabling Bluetooth in the "BT Connection" action
  • New encryption method for Password/Pin action
  • Implemented new Input Method switching functionality
  • Fixed Lock Screen Timeout not being able to be saved
  • Attempted fix for app list not loading due to too many apps installed
  • Attempted fix for "Clear App Data" issue on some devices
  • Fix for LTE toggle on Android 4.4 based ROMs
  • Addressed submitted crashes

  • Revamped the Select Option Activity
    • List can be collapsed
    • Added menu item to show/hide disabled options
    • Added menu item to install Helper
    • Updated UI to show incompatible/disabled options by default
  • No longer disabling ADB when not connected to USB for ADB over Network option
  • Updated VPN action requirements. Now requires JB 4.2+

Version 1.3.3

posted Aug 31, 2013, 2:23 PM by Corey Z   [ updated Aug 31, 2013, 3:42 PM ]

Play Store Release: 8/31/2013

  • Fixes for Android 4.3+ compatibility
    • Airplane Mode
    • Lock screen Owner Info
  • Helper Alternative [4.1+ and Root Only]
    • Access Helper functionality without having to install another app or move Secure Settings to the system partition!
  • Input Method Sub-types [4.0+]
    • You can now switch to individual enabled languages for a keyboard
  • New Pattern Unlock method [Experimental!]
    • Select "Pattern Unlock Method [4.1+]" in the Preferences to select the new option
  • Support for new apps
    • Automagic
    • GX Switches
New Actions:
  • Execute Shortcut
    • Ability to launch a shortcut
  • Show Touches [4.0+]
    • Ability to toggle the on-screen touch pointer
  • Wifi Hotspot [4.0+]
    • Ability to toggle the built-in Wifi Hotspot
    • This will NOT allow you to configure the Hotspot, it will only allow you to manipulate it if previously configured
New Root Actions:
  • Background Process Limit [4.0+] [Root] [PRO]
    • Ability to set the number of processes to allow running in the background
  • Package Notification [4.1+] [Root]
    • Ability to toggle Notifications for a given app
  • Power Button Lock [4.1+] [Root] [PRO]
    • Allows for toggling the "Power button instantly locks" setting in the device security settings
  • VPN [4.0+] [Root] [Experimental!]
    • Ability to automatically connect to and disconnect from stored VPN profiles
New Helper Actions:
  • Day Dream [4.2+] [Helper]
    • Change the currently active Day Dream
  • Day Dream State [4.2+] [Helper]
    • Ability to set Day Dreaming active or not
  • Lock Screen Timeout [4.0+] [Helper] [PRO]
    • Set how long before the Lock Screen automatically times out
    • Combine this with "Power Button Lock" option to disable the Lock Screen
  • Unknown Sources [Helper]
    • Allows for toggling the "Unknown Sources" option in the device settings
  • Wi-Fi Optimization [4.2+] [Helper]
    • Allow for toggling the "Wi-Fi optimization" option in the Advanced Wi-Fi Settings.
  • Wi-Fi Scanning [4.3+] [Helper]
    • Allows for toggling the "Scanning always available" option in the Advanced Wi-Fi Settings.
Custom ROM Actions:
  • Samsung Modes [Samsung ROM]
    • Allows for toggling the Blocking, Driving and Power Saver modes
  • System UI Crash Fix
    • If you have experienced System UI Crashes, see the new option in the Preferences to address this issue
  • Updated "Launch Activity" logic
    • Will now find more activities available for launching
  • Fixed crash when loading app list with a large number of apps installed
  • New method for detecting LTE which should allow for more devices to be detected
  • No longer require root access to be enabled for Helper functions
    • This allows for installing the Helper and then removing root access (Experimental!)
  • Ability to long-press the Search button to trigger the Google Now shortcut
  • Added ability to delete an app to Package Options
  • Using Roboto font on 4.1+

Version 1.3.2

posted Mar 9, 2013, 12:43 PM by Corey Z

Market Release: 3/9/2013

  • Added Helper Backup Script
    • ROMs with addon.d support will be able to backup and restore the Helper automatically during a ROM upgrade
    • Feature available on the Helper installer tab
  • Added ability to refresh in-app purchases
    • Useful for restoring Pro upgrade after switching ROMs
  • Added support for E-Robot
  • Added CWM Superuser support
    • Requires new permission for root access
  • Added support for displaying custom Bluetooth device name when using BT Connect action
  • Added ability to set a custom delay for the automatic Helper installation on boot option
    • Option available in preferences
  • Android 4.2
    • Font Size option now requires Helper
    • Locale Picker option now requires Helper
  • Addressed crash on start on Gingerbread devices
  • Fixed false positive action messages
    • Mobile Data
    • Force GPU Rendering
    • USB Tether
  • Fix for a rare situation where the device would remain unlocked after an unlock then lock request when the screen was off
  • Addressed submitted crashes

Version 1.3.1

posted Nov 23, 2012, 2:37 PM by Corey Z   [ updated Nov 24, 2012, 10:18 AM ]

Version 1.3.1
Market Release: 11/24/2012
  • Bug fixes
    • Pattern Lock - Wait for unlock wasn't working
    • Fixed a false positive with the Mobile Data option returning errors
  • Addressed Reported Crashes

Version 1.3
Market Release: 11/23/2012

Introducing Secure Settings Pro!
  • 8 new features! (See below)
    • These new features all use built-in device methods instead of command line hacks
    • For example, Reboot will reboot your device cleanly including shutting down radios
  • Trial licenses are available!
    • Click the menu button inside of the Upgrade screen to request a trial
  • Upgrade through an in-app payment or though PayPal

19 New Options!

  • Google Now Shortcut (Pro)
    • Use the Google Now button as a condition!
  • Outgoing Call
    • Use outgoing calls as a condition
    • Optionally end the call (Pro)
  • BT Connection [4.0+]
    • Connect/Disconnect to a Bluetooth device automatically
    • Optionally enable Bluetooth
  • BT Tether [4.0+] (Pro)
    • Enable/Disable Bluetooth tethering
    • This uses native tethering and can often bypass carrier restrictions
  • Font Size [4.0+]
    • Automatically change the global system font size
  • Launch Activity
    • Launch any activity for an app
    • If the activity is not public, root access will be required to launch it
Dev Admin Actions:
  • Lock Screen Widgets [4.2+]
    • Enable/Disable the different lock screen widgets

Root Actions:
  • Background Data (Pro)
    • Disable Background Data
    • On 4.0+, this option will enable/disable the Restrict Data option
  • Force GPU Rendering [4.0+]
  • Hardware Overlays [4.1+] (Pro)
  • Package Options (Pro)
    • Clear App Cache
    • Clear App Data
    • Clear App Defaults
    • Force Stop App
  • Phone Options (Pro)
    • Answer Call
    • End Call
    • Silence Ringer
  • Reboot Options (Pro)
    • Reboot
    • Reboot Bootloader
    • Reboot Recovery
  • USB Tether (Pro)
    • Enables/Disables USB tethering
    • This uses native tethering and can often bypass carrier restrictions
Helper Actions [4.2+] - Default Actions [4.1 and below]:
  • Airplane Mode
  • Airplane Mode Radios
  • Stay Awake While Charging
  • Wifi Sleep Policy
Custom Rom Actions:
  • Expand Desktop
    • On CM10 and Paranoid Android, you can toggle the option that shows/hides the System UI

New Features
  • Persist Helper on boot option
    • The Helper will be automatically installed on boot if it's found to be missing
    • If there is a previously downloaded copy of the Helper, it will be used instead of re-downloading
    • This is useful after a rom update
    • Disabled by default, enable in the settings if you want this
    • Disabling this option will turn off the boot listener
  • Pattern Lock method [4.1+] option
    • If your device has SQLite, you can choose whether to use the SQLite method to update the Pattern Lock or the traditional method
    • Some users have had better luck with one method versus an other
  • Package State (previously Package Manager) updated
    • Added "User Disable" option to Package State option
    • On 4.0+, this option can disable apps that might have had issues being re-enabled in the past
  • Helper options
    • Helper installation process was completely rewritten
    • Added "Verify Helper" option
      • Useful to quickly check if the Helper is working properly
    • Added ability to download the APK directly
  • Added "Wait for Process" feature to the Run Command option

  • Helper installation dialog can be cancelled
  • When conditions are disabled, any associated component is disabled
    • For example, when the Outgoing Call option is disabled, Secure Settings will not receive any notification that a call is being made
  • Fixed issue where Shortcuts would only work for a brief period
    • Please re-add any shortcuts you created and they should work going forward
  • Now timing out when asking for root during Helper Installation
    • If root access is not granted within 10 seconds, the installation/update will stop
  • Helper was completely rewritten (v 1.2)
    • Smaller package size
    • Using inter-process communication
    • Required update to use this Secure Settings 1.3

  • Revamped Options screen
    • Now shows options in a collapsible list
  • Using Jelly Bean notifications in several areas
  • Added new styled notification icons
  • Added link to XDA thread in Info tab
  • Lots of code refactoring
  • Miscellaneous UI fixes
  • Using new custom styled toast for background messages
  • Added fragment transitions because why not

New Permissions
  • Bluetooth Admin
  • Bluetooth
  • Boot Complete
  • Process Outgoing Calls

Version 1.2.6

posted Jul 27, 2012, 12:42 PM by Corey Z

Market Release: 07/27/2012

  • Added Pattern Lock back to 4.1! [Root only]
  • Added ability to create Launcher Shortcuts
    • Any Action option is now accessible as a launcher shortcut
    • You can pick and choose your icon from available ipacks.
  • New launcher icon :)

Bug Fixes
  • Fixed Package Manager on 4.1
  • Camera option now compatible with devices with only front-facing camera
  • Fixed false positive for Mobile Data option

Version 1.2.5

posted Jul 17, 2012, 7:12 PM by Corey Z

Market Release: 07/17/2012

  • Added Locale Picker Option

Bug Fixes
  • Fixed Helper install issues on Jelly Bean
  • Addressed submitted crashes
  • Removed Pattern Lock option on Jelly Bean due to incompatibility

Version 1.2.4

posted Jul 2, 2012, 10:49 AM by Corey Z

Market Release: 07/2/2012

Fixed start-up crashes for devices on Gingerbread or below. Sorry!

Version 1.2.3

posted Jul 2, 2012, 7:05 AM by Corey Z

Market Release: 07/2/2012

  • Added SIP Options [2.3+]
    • Toggle Receive Calls
    • Change Call Option
  • Added Accessibility Services Option [Requires Helper update]

Bug Fixes
  • Addressed submitted crash reports
  • Removed the extra line break in the Run Command Output

  • Updated compilation target to Jelly Bean
  • Added Help entry about uninstalling the app
  • Changelog no longer loses title when orientation changes
  • Option list sorting was incorrect
  • Secret Code input box now grabs focus when opened (automatically opens soft keyboard)
  • Now using a Fragment State Pager for the main UI tabs

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