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If This Then That (IFTTT) is a web application that connects the APIs of multiple popular web applications to allow actions to be taken on a destination site when an event occurs on a source site.

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IFTTT Problem (Script)

I'm trying to figure out how to implement a project I have been working on for quite a bit on IFTTT. The basic idea is that I have a thermometer and two plugs from Broadlink, one for a heater, one for ...
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How do I automatically Split data as new rows are added to the sheet? [closed]

I am trying to automatically split a date stamp that comes into my spread sheet via IFTTT. I have the formula to SPLIT the data worked out and pointing to the next blank cell, but as the new date ...
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IFTTT post to dynamic Facebook album

with the then action of Facebook - Upload a photo from URL I want to add a variable like the date to the album name so that every day photos are uploaded to a new album. Is there a way to add an ...
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Trying to combine two (2) statements together

I am trying to pull data based off of selections made in a dropdown list, and would like to combine two (2) statements/formulas into one. Separately, they both work well and achieve what I want them ...
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Multiple values combined into a single cell if the if formula?

How can do multiple logic check, then have multiple values combined into a single cell? I tried something like this but it only give me the first value. =IF('Auto ITPR'!C4=TRUE,(+comments!C4), IF('...
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IFTTT Auto Retweet User's Post with Filter

I would like to create an Applet via IFTTT that automatically retweets a specific users' post when it contains a phrase. I have so far connected the "Tweet by specific user" applet to "...
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IF/AND functions from multiple cells

Would anyone know how to fix this problem? I want cell A676 to categorize based on info from 2 cells C676 and D676. Basically IF the word "Paypal" is in cell D, AND there is a specific ...
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Multiple IF functions on a single cell

How do I add multiple IF functions on 1 cel, without blocking it on the first line. As you can see, column D contains a bunch of text. In column A, I want to categories them. It works up until the ...
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How to check and replace cells

I need help trying to figure this out. I am extremely new to formulas and very confused. Here is my thought process: IF B1 contains a comma AND C1 is exactly "none" THEN I want C1 to be replaced ...
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Call if conditions from another cell in google spreadsheets

I want to define conditions in cell values and pass them in if statements in google spreadsheets. This is a simple formula how this can be achieved normally This is what I am trying to achieve. ...
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Can I automatically add photos and videos that conform to certain conditions to a shared album in Google Photos?

The conditions that I'm talking about would be something like: photoOrVideo.cameraName == "Apple iPhone X" && photoOrVideo.contains("My friend") Google Photos is already set up to be able to ...
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IF THEN Google Sheets - referencing different workbook

I'm hoping to do the following: Spreadsheet 1, cell A1: pull in data from cell A1 in Spreadsheet 2, but ONLY if cell B1 contains exact text of "partner". Is this possible?
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Creating a Google calendar event on specific days using IFTTT

I'm using IFTTT to manage my smart home. When the sun sets (Weather Underground) then a Google calendar event is created. I need that the event will be created only on the upcoming Friday. Is there a ...
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@IFTTT: How to replace the domain in the EntryURL fed by a RSS source?

In "If this then that" I would like to replace youtube.com by invidio.us or similar services, which can pass youtube videos through a proxy. How can I do this without the need to create a self-hosted ...
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How does IFTTT know when an external event has happened?

I want to put together a simple tool to sync some documents with GitHub issues. I can do this using APIs on a timer say hourly. I notice IFTTT has GitHub support like "when a new issue is raised..." ...
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How can I get IFTTT to print the <br> tag in a text file instead of using it for a new line?

I have a recipe that drops the weather forecast for the day into a text file in dropbox. It's set up to insert the report as html within <div> blocks so that it formats nicely when rendering ...
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IFTTT pointing to wrong Facebook page

I'm trying to get automatic messages in my Discord server using web hooks and IFTTT, but it's automatically pointing to the wrong fan-page and I don't know how to change it. I tried this: Services -> ...
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How can I automatically upload Facebook Live Videos to Twitter?

I recently started a new Daily Video project where I upload a Facebook Live Video every day. I would like to auto-sync these to my Twitter account. I already have an ifttt recipe that syncs my ...
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Will IFTTT applets using Instagram keep working with the upcoming Instagram API deprecation?

Sadly Instagram is going on with deprecating their API. After December 11, 2018 it will not be possible anymore to display an Instagram feed (latest 20 posts) on a website. (https://developers....
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How do I use IFTTT with Instagram posts that use multiple photos?

IFTTT has many recipes that backup, repost, etc when you post an Instagram photo. However, these only appear to work with Instagram posts that use a SINGLE photo. Since Instagram provides ...
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Post from Tumblr to Google+ using IFTTT

I'm using IFTTT to automatically post Tumblr posts to Facebook and Twitter. These are 2 separate IFTTT recipes both using the Tumblr post as the starting point. I'd also like to post to Google+. ...
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Any way to connect a particular Google Sheet to Evernote using IFTTT?

I like and use GSheets often, but organizing the clutter is kinda difficult. As such, I wanted to have it such that specific sheets (such as a log for my appetite and activity data) will be auto-...
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Trying to send an mp3 file with IFTTT to Telegram - Invalid Bots API response

I'm trying to use IFTTT web hooks to send an mp3 file to Telegram, but keep getting this error on almost every link I try. This is the error in IFTTT's activity page: Telegram error: Invalid Bots ...
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How to retweet specific user’s tweets with specific word only using IFTTT

I am looking for a recipe to retweet someones post only if a specific word was used (always at the beginning of the tweet if this is of any help). I could not find ready to use recipe and creating ...
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How can I upload files in a Google Drive folder to Dropbox

I'm creating a system for myself that uses cloud storage and symbolic links to sync my Minecraft worlds between computers. Although my primary service is Google Drive, I have had to utilize Dropbox to ...
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How to make custom auto-replies in Skype for specific group?

I have a chat-group with my colleagues concerning the server and services restart occurrences and what I want to achieve is when my Skype is under specific status (Away, Offline) to automatically ...
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Work with two separate Facebook pages with IFTTT

I have two Facebook pages, say Page A and Page B. I have two blogs as well. I have linked the first blog to Page A, but now I wanna link the 2nd blog to Page B, but it keeps taking me back to Page A. ...
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If This Then That random timer delay before action

Is there an option to have IFTTT perform the following action sequence: IF Facebook page status update THEN wait random 0-120 minutes Then post update to Twitter (or other target) If so - how ...
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Get Alexa to send the current Spotify song to a list

I am thinking about a way to make Alexa send the currently playing song to a list, so whenever I discover a new music I really like I can say "Alexa, get me this song" and she sends this one specific ...
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IFTTT Twitter to Twitter applet not posting "@" symbol

I want to make a retweet with IFTTT like it was done in the old days (since it's the only way you can retweet with IFTTT) by reposting the tweet and adding RT: @user in the message. But in the new ...
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How do I use my IFTTT backup code to get access to my account?

When I enabled two-step verification, they told me that the backup code is important: Keep your backup code in a safe place! If you lose access to your phone, this backup code will be necessary ...
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Multiple email accounts to trigger?

I have several email accounts that I want to send to trigger@recipe.ifttt.com, however it appears that IFTTT only supports a single email per account. Is there a way to facilitate many emails going ...
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Automatically add sent / recevied emails to a Trello card using IFTTT

I'm looking for a simple CRM, we currently use a Trello board as a CRM system which works pretty well. We create a card for each lead and then have various columns for various pipeline stages. The ...
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Automatically post to Instagram from Twitter / Facebook / Tumblr post?

I have a blog and various social media channels to which I regularly post a curated set of images. I'd like to automatically post to Instagram. My current multi-platform social media setup is like ...
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IFTTT Instagram to Twitter applet not working

An applet I have for posting from Instagram to Twitter isn't working. When I click "check now" all I get is a message saying "We can't check your applet right now" and it always ...
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Multiple actions for single trigger

I am intending to make a quick tool to find my phone when I lose it. The way I currently have it set up is: If I tell Google Home "Find my Phone" then call my phone If I tell Google Home "Turn my ...
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is there any way to limit IFTTT ingredient string?

I am using RSS feed to Email digest applet in IFTTT. There is one ingredient tag in RSS feed, {{EntryContent}}, that will rendered a full article. Is there any way in IFTTT applet to reduce the ...
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What markup can we use in an Evernote action when creating an IFTTT recipe?

Does anyone know if there is any documentation around the Evernote markup that can be used in the body of an Evernote action for an IFTTT recipe? I have found the following Evernote dev documentation ...
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Is it possible to create a trigger on a delay using IFTTT?

I have these files on my clould's storage, and I want to create a rule that will share them with say N people (mailing them, or using one of the social networks). Yet I want to delay this sharing ...
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Can IFTTT be used to refresh a webpage and report back if it's changed?

Is there a way to refresh specific tabs periodically on the browser and report back any changes with a recipe in IFTTT? How can a specific browser window be targeted when more than one is open?
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Pointing IFTTT Recipe to a different Instagram Account

I am a teacher and have set up an IFTTT account to automatically post our classroom Instagram account photos to our classroom Facebook page. IFTTT automatically is connecting to my personal Instagram ...
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If I need to pick up my kids, then add a reminder

I've just signed up for If This Then That and I'm trying to compose a recipe for the following situation. My kids don't have their own Google Calendar accounts; we use the family account for ...
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IFTTT is triggering my "Blogger to WordPress" recipe twice

I have connected my Blogger blog to WordPress for auto post through IFTTT. But for the last week IFTTT is triggering the recipe two or three times, causing duplicate posts on my WordPress blog. How ...
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Can I add the URL from a Facebook status update to a Google Spreadsheet with IFTTT

Would it be possible to save the actual URL where you can find the individual post to a new row in a Google Spreadsheet from Facebook to Google Drive Spreadsheets? (You can get to the FB status URL ...
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How do I insert a line break in an IFTTT recipe?

How can I insert a line break in an IFTTT recipe I am using to send Favorited Tweets to Facebook? Right now everything just runs together in one paragraph and looks very cluttered. Here's the recipe: ...
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How can I auto save Instagram images to Google Drive?

Before June 1st, I have an IFTTT recipe to achieve my goal. However, due to some changes, IFTTT delete my recipe. So my question is how to auto save one's instagram (like https://www.instagram.com/...
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quickAdd events in X days from now

IFTTT recipe: if I send an email to the IFTTT trigger address tagged #m, quickAdd event to Google Calendar. Since it would be a cycle reminder, I want to add an event in 28 days. quickAdd does not ...
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Get source of a shared Facebook post into IFTTT?

I am trying to figure out a way of getting the source that shared something to Facebook along with content of the post. Ideally I want to export it via RSS, JSON or some other way that will allow me ...
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Post to Facebook page with IFTTT as post not as album

I want to post an image with text as a Facebook page post. There are three options on IFTTT: Text post (where it doesn't let me post images) Website (not what I'm looking for) Album post (posts as ...
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Microsoft Lync Integration w/ IFTTT or Zapier? [closed]

I'm running Microsoft Lync for Mac (v14.2.1) on my work computer, where I do not have admin privileges. [NB: I think Lync is being renamed Skype for Business.] Lync should save conversation history, ...
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