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Can triggers be chained with IFTTT?

Update May 2019. Stringify is shutting down. I've only just discovered this platform, but https://www.stringify.com/ appears to support both logic processing, and sequential actions in it's flows. ...
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Can triggers be chained with IFTTT?

In fact you are searching for a IFTTT equivalent with internal variables and eventually fork actions to store a counter for example... Tasker handles all that but runs only on phones and has only ...
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Can triggers be chained with IFTTT?

Zapier is another tool you can use if you are not aware: Zapier moves info between your web apps automatically, so you can focus on your most important work. There is a list of integrations here—...
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IFTTT recipe on single Echo Dot

Only if you put the Dots in separate accounts. The problem with IFTTT is that you can only connect to the Alexa services once. Vice versa the Alexa App doesn't allow differentiating between several ...
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How can I connect a local Arduino to my Google Assistant without relying on cloud services?

Cloud-based services are unlikely to offer much 'local-lan' functionality without some competitive pressure. Specifically, a lan implementation requires a local hub. That could be the service's native ...
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Are there any IoT outdoor lighting sensors?

You did specify that ideally you didn't want a hub, but I think you'll either have to compromise on that if you want IFTTT to be able to integrate with the sensor. If you're open to a Z-Wave sensor, ...
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How delayed can IFTTT triggers be?

15 minutes after ringing my Ring doorbell (notifications from the Ring app come literally instantly) my lights (also instant from the app) blink. 20 seconds after pressing a Amazon AWS Dash button, ...
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Are there any IoT outdoor lighting sensors?

The best I've found, that checks all of the boxes listed in the question is... A personal weather station such as this one would do the job. It appears that some of these would give you an output of ...
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Ifttt not filling fields

It turns out that I forgot the basic step of actually connecting the device to IFTTT via the "external service" menu in the smartphone app. What I did was open the app on the phone, click &...
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Make Alexa, Sonos, or some other speaker to speak, when an email is received

As far as I understand, having Alexa say something is not a "that"-action that is available on IFTTT. Therefore, you need to have another approach. One possible way would be to use Node-red running ...
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get trigger from IFTTT - using ESP8266

If you want to send a "then that" trigger to your esp8266, you can use a webhook. However, you need to do some preparations on your home network: You need to have a webserver running on your esp8266....
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Switch on, Fade off LIFX

The Date & Time service allows you to trigger events at specific times, down to 15 minute granularity. So you could have one event to switch it on, and one to fade out 15 minutes later. If you ...
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How do I set an IFTTT event to fire at specific week days at 7:40?

You can do a bit of a gnarly workaround if you have a Google Calendar account. Create a new Calendar (e.g. "IFTTT Blink") Create weekly repeating events for Tuesdays and Thursdays in that calendar In ...
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Google Assistant Timer + Action with One Command

You could use the competitor Stringify which supports subsequent actions as well as conditions in their rule engine. This rule for example does three actions: WHEN I say "OK Google, tell Stringify ...
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Create a toggle between two actions in IFTTT

I believe that stringify can do this, and will also interact with IFTTT if you need to access specific devices. I thought that IFTTT also had a new feature to write applets (with cloud state), but I'...
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Can triggers be chained with IFTTT?

IFTTT have now launched a maker platform which appears to support filters and chaining. I've not yet worked out if it has timers and cloud side variables/storage.
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How do I generate a Time-based One-time Password with IFTTT?

The linked article is a little misleading. The interface provided by IFTTT is not completely open, it requires a key in the request. Since the request is made using HTTPS, the secret is not directly ...
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Are there any IoT outdoor lighting sensors?

My team have been developed sensor for ambient light level sensor working on smart building lighting project. Sensor is based on of-the-shelf sensor (Texas Instruments OPT3001) adjusted for our ...
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Does IFTTT's Alexa channel support 'text ingredients'?

No, it doesn't at the moment. The only this block that supports custom entries is the trigger block you cited yourself already. That function block does not support any special characters to be ...
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IFTTT: Use trigger from one applet with ingredient from another applet?

To my knowledge, this is unfortunately not possible. The BatteryPercentage ingredient comes from the Android Battery trigger, so you can only get that data if you are using one of the Android Battery ...
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How to get Google Home assistant to read a value from the Internet?

Well, it can be done by switching to Alexa ;-) I'm in a similar fix: I have a weather station that can report current conditions with a JSON message in response to an HTTP request. I was able to ...
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Google Assistant Timer + Action with One Command

Google Assistant recently added the ability to execute multiple commands in a shortcut, which solves this problem for me. I was able change my "tea time" shortcut to look like: "Set a 4 minute ...
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Are there any IoT outdoor lighting sensors?

You can use simple camera (e.g CCTV) to capture image and process this image to get light info. Without any sensor. Calculate the sum of R+G+B for all pixels divided by 3 then by the total number of ...
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How to start the Roomba when everyone leaves?

This functionality should be built into the iRobot app, but until that happens, here's how you can use a free Airtable to accomplish this. (And in the mean time, please consider contacting iRobot to ...
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Trying to read thermostat value controlled by Alexa with ESP8266

One possible way would be to have the IFTTT send some sort of async message to your device or set some state somewhere that you can later async read. Some choices would be email, SMS, pubnub, google ...
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How can I use a 12v output to trigger IFTTT?

All you need is 2 Resistors and then any microcontroller with a 3.3v GPIO input pin (e.g. ESP8266) You need to build a voltage divider, the equations on that page will help you work out what the ...
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Raise a notification or alert on my Mac/PC as an IFTTT action?

You could have it run a python script and do what you want it to do. For example: https://github.com/themoodymann/GoogleHome_IFTTT_RaspberryMatic If that seems painful, you could have the IFTTT ...
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Linking myQ garage door to IFTTT

It was intentionally omitted for security reason, you do not want anyone (hacker or intruder when integrated with other smart home like Alexa and others) to open the door.
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How can I activate a IFTTT recipe when a Philips Hue movement sensor gets triggered?

You could setup a home automation server such as: Home Assistant OpenHAB Both of these should be able to do it, I haven't got any Phillips hue sensors so I can't help too much however there is a ...
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Are there any IoT outdoor lighting sensors?

I use Aeotec Multi Sensor 6. It has sensors for humidity lux temperature movement It is not meant for outside, but I have two outside (front and back of house) under the eaves. They work fine. I ...
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