Change Your Windows Phone Profile With Location


For the last few days I have been having these weird ideas to change my profile according to the location. Say I started from home and reached my college, I would not want my phone to ring in front of my professors. It is not humanly possible to remember to change profile everyday. The best option? Location based profile Changer.

PhoneAlarm is a Today screen plug-in – giving you total control over your Pocket PC Phone. Never miss an important call, SMS or Email again. Automatically switch profiles and quickly access Inbox, call history and control the state of Bluetooth directly from the Today screen. Optimized for one-handed and in-car use.

The app uses GPS to get your location and changes the profile according to the settings preferred. Though GPS is not reliable since different phones take different amount of time to get adjusted to GPS settings and most of the time, at many places, GPS signal is week. But the app is worth giving a shot if you are curious. Moreover, it also offers many other features:

  • Provides repeating alarms on new SMS, Email, missed calls, voice messages & reminders
  • 10 Custom Phone profiles with manual and automatic switching.
  • Automatic profile change based on time, location, Appointment type/category, network and power/ActiveSync event.
  • Custom Email / SMS alarms based on text, sender or priority.
  • Alarm notification on weak battery and phone signal
  • Customise sound, volume and options for each alarm type in each profile
  • Automatically mute system and phone volume
  • Skinnable user interface (How to create skins)
  • Bluetooth and Flight mode control via profiles (also for Widcomm/Broadcomm stack)
  • 1-hand skin navigation and quick-dialer for last 10 numbers
  • screenLock component added to provide intelligent device locking
  • Gestures supported on skin
  • Icons provide direct access to Inbox, call history etc.
  • Task-switcher pop-up to close running applications
  • Full dual SIMsupport (needs a v2.0 skin for all features)
  • English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Danish, Norwegian, Swedish, Dutch, Czech, Polish, Greek, Hungarian, Russian, Japanese and Chinese user interface
  • Fully supports VGA display and square screen devices
  • Optimised for fast performance and maximum platform support
  • Simple installation

Additional features ONLY in Pro version

  • Location-based information (change profile dependent on current location!)
  • Billing calculation – keep track of your phone costs
  • Detailed GPRS/Data volume tracking
  • Weather plugin with 4 day forecast
  • Call and SMS forwarding support in each profile
  • WLAN control via profiles
  • Skin rotator element to display actual information

Download PhoneAlarm for €9.25 for 50% discount.

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Apurva Chaudhary

Apurva is a tech enthusiast, works at ClassMatrix , cycles on her Firefox Cyclone, and runs a newsletter at Techknots . Follow her on Twitter