Make Your Android Wallpaper Depict The Weather

If the standard weather widget is a bit boring for you, you can use our favourite Android automation tool, Tasker, to display weather conditions using your wallpaper.

It isn't so much a "live wallpaper" as it is a slideshow that changes with the weather conditions. When it's cloudy, your wallpaper will show a cloudy landscape photo and when it's clear, it'll show a clear weather photo instead. You can even set it to stop after your battery reaches a certain level, if you'd rather not spend it on the slideshow.

Check out the entry below at the Tasker Wiki, which contains step-by-step instructions and a set of images to get you started. Of course, you can always find your own images on the net if you don't like them, or even take your own.

Weather Dependent Background Image [Tasker Wiki, thanks Graham]


Comments

    Is there a free Android automation tool that can do the same thing?

    Beautiful Widgets has a live wallpaper that does this as well (although it doesn't as pretty)

    I've actually set up this (or a similar profile for the same result) - problem with this profile is that it's dependant on an american weather website using zip codes to define the location - not very helpful in Australia. You can really use any website that has RSS weather available, but it does require some knowledge of how variables work in Tasker.

      Hi Sam, I'm having the same problem as you. Can you email me your profile so I can set it up for myself. I been trying to get some rss feeds to work, but it's driving me crazy.

      Thanks Vince

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