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Questions tagged [ifttt]

For questions about IFTTT ("If This Then That"), a service that allows simple conditional actions. Use [ifttt] if your question concerns the web service or an application of it. Consider asking at Web Applications Stack Exchange if your question relates to the service itself.

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How do I set an IFTTT event to fire at specific week days at 7:40?

The standard IFTTT applet for time only allows me to set events every quarter hour. How do I set an event to trigger at 7:40 on Tuesday and Thursday? Specifically activating a Philips Hue blinking.
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How can I activate a IFTTT recipe when a Philips Hue movement sensor gets triggered?

I have a Philips Hue movement sensor who's job it is to shut the light on. In addition to a hue light bulb I have a lava lamp that's currently plugged into a IFTTT compatible WLAN smart sockets. ...
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IFTTT: Use trigger from one applet with ingredient from another applet?

(I'm not sure if an question about IFTTT automation via Android is better suited to Stack Overflow, or Android Stack Exchange, or here, so I figure I'll try here first ...I'm surprised there's no "...
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Create a toggle between two actions in IFTTT

I have a simple device (Nordic Thingy 52) with a push button which can trigger the Maker Webhooks service in order to pass an event (button_press), which I am currently using to then trigger the Smart ...
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How can I connect a local Arduino to my Google Assistant without relying on cloud services?

I want to make a product, which consists of an Arduino connected to my local Blynk server (an application which allows me to control my Arduino using my smartphone). I want it to connected to my ...
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How to get Google Home assistant to read a value from the Internet?

Using IFTTT, I am able to send POST REST requests, which then it is able to flip the lights on/off on my Raspberry Pi. I can make a GET REST request (using postman) to get the value of the light, ...
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How to cast local video files from computer to TV using Google Home?

Okay this may be quite much, but I am trying to use Google Home to cast a video from my laptop (which I don't mind using for this sole purpose since it's old and unneeded) to my Smart LG TV which has ...
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Google Assistant Timer + Action with One Command

I'm trying to figure out a clever way to set a Google Home timer and perform another action in one command. I currently have a shortcut called "tea time" which sets a timer for my tea. I would really ...
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IFTTT recipe on single Echo Dot

I own two Echo Dots and would like to create a IFTTT recipe that is only active on one device. Is this possible?
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Are there any IoT outdoor lighting sensors?

I have been looking for an ambient light sensor to use with other IoT smart home devices. In my opinion this would be a commonly requested device for controlling internal lighting. For example if you ...
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How delayed can IFTTT triggers be?

I've been using IFTTT for various tasks, and it works relatively well, but for the triggers I've been using (RSS feed updates) the update time is quite slow (up to 15 minutes of delay after the feed ...
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Does IFTTT's Alexa channel support 'text ingredients'?

IFTTT has support for Amazon Echo (and the Alexa assistant) through the Amazon Alexa channel. Some channels allow you to specify variables, known as ingredients, from a trigger which will be passed ...
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Can triggers be chained with IFTTT?

When using IFTTT, it's trivial to connect one trigger (if this) to one event/output (then that). However, I'm interested in using IFTTT for a slightly more complex query, along the lines of "if this ...
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How do I generate a Time-based One-time Password with IFTTT?

I recently registered with IFTTT, which seems like a fantastic service to chain events together in order to create a smart home or automate various services. I've just found the Maker channel which ...