Smart Actions

Optimize Your Life

- Motorola

Optimize your life! Take full advantage of your smartphone. Whether you want to maximize the last ounce of power or simply see your music app as soon as you plug in your headphones, SMART ACTIONS can help. This unique application lets you take control and mastermind your phone's settings and actions in an infinate number of combinations. Whether you want to extend your battery life or get help staying focused on the road when you’re behind the wheel. The app is also intuitive. SMART ACTIONS will offer up suggestions for different settings changes based on how you use your phone. It's your life, let Smart Actions optimize your phone around it.


  • “Core 77 Design Awards” – 2012

  • “Digital Design Winner” – June 8 2012

  • Designed user interface and concepts

  • Coordinate and oversee design workshops

  • Work with offsite and offshore developers in California, Illinois, Indianapolis, India and China


  • SMARTACTIONS is intuitive

  • Battery Extender - recognizes when your phone is sitting idle

  • Low Battery Saver - changes settings to conserve what’s left

  • Make changes based on location and Wi-Fi connections are recognized

  • Arriving at your office prompts you to put your ringer on silent

  • Learns how you interact with your phone and makes suggestions


Year 2011

Category Mobile

Platform Android

Developer Motorola

Publisher Motorola

Role Lead UX Designer


Print Reviews

BGR -Nov 7, 2011

Smart Actions has really been a surprise delight for people. Itʼs a software solution that takes care of the things you donʼt always remember to do and helps automate other tasks.

PC Mag - Nov 8, 2011

The new innovation is Smart Actions, and it's powerful, different, and cool.

NWH Hosting - Nov 9, 2011

This is one of the coolest thing that I have seen on Android. There are a lot of possibilities. This is a great feature and a potentially huge energy saver.

Fox News - Nov 10, 2011

Motorola included a very neat app called Smart Actions that can alleviate a bit of the battery drain.

Phandroid - Nov 11, 2011

I gush over this feature in my review, and although you can get applications that provide similar functionality in the Android market, itʼs nice to see Motorola building something like this into their product.

Wired - Oct 18, 2011

One of my favorite Razr features is Motorolaʼs Smart Actions app. In essence, itʼs a user-friendly scripting tool that helps control all the phone features that suck down battery life.

Gearburn - Oct 19, 2011

The Smart Action app is practical and fantastically implemented.

CNET - Oct 20, 2011

The Motorola Razr comes with some cool Motorola apps, including one called Smart Actions that lets you program new instructions for your phone using a tiled interface. It's impressively flexible

Twitter Reviews

  • "Smart Actions looks seriously cool"

  • "Smart Actions on the Droid RAZR looks game-changing!"

  • "My Motorola DROID RAZR battery test went way better today! 2-words: Smart Actions"

  • "So impressed with the new Motorola Razr especially the Smart Actions app. Take note iPhone!"

  • "The only app worth taking note of"

  • "Its really just an amazingly versatile tool"

  • "Smart Actions on the Motorola RAZR is a wicked concept. I like it and i hope it gets pushed out to more phones"

  • "There are of course some carrier and manufactured apps that come preinstalled, some of which are crapware, some of which are not, such as Smart Actions"

  • "Motorola Smart Actions are something that DEFINITELY need to become commonplace on smart phones. Makes so much sense!"

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