How to control Podcast Addict from 3rd parties apps using Intents (Tasker, AutomateIt, …) ?

Since Podcast Addict v1.17.3 the app can be controlled through the sending of remote commands called ‘Intents’.
Some 3rd parties apps specialized in task automation will then allow you to control Podcast Addict. For example you will be able to wake up to the sound of your playlist or to start automatically playing when some NFC tag has been detected.

In Tasker you just need to copy/paste one of the following intent in the task Action field ("Misc" action type then select "Send Itent") .

If you prefer Automate It, you can use the Podcast Addict plugin that will save you some configuration time (https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.smarterapps.podcastaddictplugin )

Here are the supported commands (Intents) :

  • com.bambuna.podcastaddict.service.player.toggle – Toggle the playlist

  • com.bambuna.podcastaddict.service.player.stop – Stop the player and release its resources

  • com.bambuna.podcastaddict.service.player.play – Start playing the playlist

  • com.bambuna.podcastaddict.service.player.pause – Pause the playlist

  • com.bambuna.podcastaddict.service.player.nexttrack – Start playing next track

  • com.bambuna.podcastaddict.service.player.previoustrack – Start playing previous track

  • com.bambuna.podcastaddict.service.player.jumpforward – Jump 30s forward

  • com.bambuna.podcastaddict.service.player.jumpbackward – Jump 15s backward

  • com.bambuna.podcastaddict.service.player.1xspeed - Disable the variable playback speed

  • com.bambuna.podcastaddict.service.player.1.5xspeed – Force the playback speed at 1.5x

  • com.bambuna.podcastaddict.service.player.2xspeed – Force the playback speed at 2.0x

  • com.bambuna.podcastaddict.service.player.stoptimer – Disable the timer

  • com.bambuna.podcastaddict.service.player.15mntimer – Set the timer at 15 minutes

  • com.bambuna.podcastaddict.service.player.30mntimer – Set the timer at 30 minutes

  • com.bambuna.podcastaddict.service.player.60mntimer – Set the timer at 1 hour

  • com.bambuna.podcastaddict.service.update – Trigger podcasts update

Since v1.23:
  • com.bambuna.podcastaddict.openmainscreen – Open the app on the Main screen
  • com.bambuna.podcastaddict.openplaylist – Open the app on the Playlist screen
  • com.bambuna.podcastaddict.openplayer – Open the app on the Player screen
Since v2.9.4:
  • com.bambuna.podcastaddict.opennewepisodes – Open the app on the New episodes screen
  • com.bambuna.podcastaddict.opendownloadedepisodes – Open the app on the Downloaded episodes screen
Since v2.19:
  • com.bambuna.podcastaddict.service.player.playfirstepisode – Start playing the first episode in the playlist

Since v3.11 (late October 2015):
  • com.bambuna.podcastaddict.service.player.customspeed – Start playing the first episode in the playlist
In order to use this intent you need to pass a float argument called "arg1". Valid values are within [0.1, 5.0]
  • com.bambuna.podcastaddict.service.player.customtimer – Start playing the first episode in the playlist
In order to use this intent you need to pass an int argument called "arg1" containing the number of minutes. Valid values are within [1, 1440]

  Since v3.20.2
  • com.bambuna.podcastaddict.service.player.deletecurrentskipnexttrack  – Delete the current episode and skip to the next one. It behaves the same way as long pressing on the player >| button, but doesn't display any confirmation popup.
  • com.bambuna.podcastaddict.service.player.deletecurrentskipprevioustrack  – Delete the current episode and skip to the previous one. It behaves the same way as long pressing on the player |< button, but doesn't display any confirmation popup.  
  Since v3.21 (late February 2016):
  • com.bambuna.podcastaddict.service.player.boostVolume – Toggle the Volume Boost audio effect
You can pass a, optional  boolean argument called "arg1" in order to create a ON or OFF button for the volume boost. Without this parameter the app will just toggle the current value

    Since v3.35.2
  • com.bambuna.podcastaddict.service.player.quickBookmark – Creates a bookmark at the current playback position so you can easily retrieve it later.


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