Tag Archive: IFTTT


Our favorite IFTTT recipes for the Amazon Echo

You can make Alexa even smarter using IFTTT and here’s what you need to get started.

We love Google Home and Assistant here at Android Central, but we love the Amazon Echo and Alexa just as much. And there’s no denying that some things are easier to do and just work better with Alexa than they do with our Googley home assistant friend. IFTTT is one of those things.

Setting it up is dead simple — visit  [Read More…]

What hardware works with IFTTT?

All the things that can talk to all the things using IFTTT.

IFTTT is an awesome service that lets smart things talk to other smart things. Even if the two smart things don’t speak the same language!

Think of the service as a sort of messenger. Maybe you would tell your little brother or sister to go ask mom something when you were kids; IFTTT is like your little brother or sister and will carry a message  [Read More…]

How to connect Google Home and IFTTT to do amazing things with your connected tech

Controlling hundreds of smart devices and services by voice is easy with IFTTT’s Google Assistant channel.

One of the cool things you can do with your Google Home is using your voice to control connected items around your house. While there are native connections to things like Philips Hue lamps, SmartThings devices and Nest equipment, Google Home’s Assistant was ready for IFTTT on day one. That means you can control all sorts of things!

In case  [Read More…]

YouTube Live updated with IFTTT integration and automatic captions

Live chat replays and location tags are also here.

If you’ve ever hosted a livestream, chances are you did so on YouTube Live. YouTube’s feature set for livestreaming is already pretty great, but now it’s getting even better with four new features.

First off, Google’s finally launching something that it announced almost a year ago at Google I/O 2017 — IFTTT integration with Super Chat. Super Chats are paid comments you can make during a live stream  [Read More…]

TiVo announces Google Assistant, Alexa, and IFTTT support

TiVo’s smart features will be rolling out over the next few months.

CES 2018 has been home to a ton of different announcements, but one trend that’s been more prevalent than ever is the integration of virtual assistants in a variety of smart home gadgets. TiVo is one of the companies following this trend, and over the coming months, it’ll be rolling out support for Google Assistant, Amazon Alexa, and IFTTT.

TiVo will launch a Google Assistant  [Read More…]

Google Home: How to control WeMo devices through IFTTT

Having Google Home turn on your lights and make your coffee feels like the future.

A little box or tube in your living room that you tell to do things seems like magic. With Google Home, there are literally hundreds of things that you can make do what they’re designed to do by connecting things together with the IFTTT service.

Some of those are from Belkin and marketed under the WeMo brand. The list of WeMo  [Read More…]

How to connect Google Home and IFTTT to do amazing things with your connected tech

Controlling hundreds of smart devices and services by voice is easy with IFTTT’s Google Assistant channel.

One of the cool things you can do with your Google Home is using your voice to control connected items around your house. While there are native connections to things like Phillips Hue lamps, SmartThings devices and Nest equipment, Google Home’s Assistant was ready for IFTTT on day one. That means you can control all sorts of things!

In  [Read More…]

Google Assistant now has an IFTTT channel

Good news for lovers of automation! Google Assistant now has a channel on IFTTT. Assistant seems to be the culmination of Google’s efforts in machine learning – at least so far. Although it’s basically just an advanced version of Google Now, the Assistant is there to make your life easier. IFTTT also makes your life

Google Assistant just got a whole lot smarter with IFTTT integration

If you’re an early adopter of the Pixel disappointed that one of its touchstone features, the Assistant, isn’t quite as smart as Google led you to believe, we have a solution of sorts.

Today, Google added itself to IFTTT’s (If This Then That) extensive database of integrations, allowing users to create and execute “recipes” through the Assistant itself.

For the uninitiated, IFTTT is a tool that allows disparate services to talk to one another. While Assistant will  [Read More…]

Turn your phone into a powerhouse with these IFTTT recipes (and learn how to make your own!)

If you’re like many of our writers here at AndroidGuys, one of the reasons you love Android is for the customization Android offers. We’re constantly switching up our home screens, themes, icons, and wallpapers. But, the customization can run far, far deeper than that. Some of you may be familiar with If This Then That,