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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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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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Create Google Calendar event 15 minutes before start of existing Google Calendar event

I'd like to create a new event in Calendar2 15 minutes before an event begins in Calendar1. No errors occur, but the applet does not create an event in Calendar2. Seems like a no brainer but I can't ...
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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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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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If I like a Reddit video, it should be automatically posted as a native video to Facebook-Pages and Twitter with help of IFTTT

How can I create the following applet using IFTTT: If I like a Reddit video, it should be automatically posted as a native video to Facebook Pages and Twitter. The same should apply for an album. I am ...
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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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Is it possible download a mp3 file when new RSS feed is provided? [closed]

I want to download a mp3 file when a new podcast is provided from here. I used this IFTTT receipt by changing feed URL. But I only get an HTML file in my Dropbox folder that links to the last ...
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How to retweet specific user’s tweets with specific word only using IFTTT [closed]

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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Is there a formula in Google Sheets that can preform an equation only if certain conditions are met?

In Google Sheets I have a column (column M) which has values of either "-" or a number. I'm trying to figure out if there is a way to make a formula that would divide column M by column N ...
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Format date ingredient in IFTTT channel

I'm trying to create a recipe similar to this one where I record all of my Foursquare check-ins on a particular day to a single note for that day in Evernote. Unfortunately, the {{CheckinDate}} ...
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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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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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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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Can I set an IFTTT recipe to only run at a specific time?

I'm using a neat little IFTTT recipe that automatically responds to text messages I receive through Google Voice. This one, to be precise. I only need it to run when I'm at work, so I've been turning ...
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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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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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Is there a way to automatically extract information from emails (e.g. regex prices on gmail)?

Every month I get an email from my mobile carrier which tells me how much money my contract has cost me the last month, and I'd like to be able to form that into an iOS notification with IFTTT. The ...
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Why does IFTTT dislike this RSS feed?

I'm trying to get IFTTT to send me an email from this minimal test feed I created: http://iftttrss.99b273199898d3dbd62e8db4ad65cf7f.madis.db.bcinfo3.barrycarter.info/ IFTTT accepts the feed when I ...
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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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Can I create multiple e-mail channels in If This Then That?

I've just been sent a link to If This Then That and it looks like it might be very useful. You have various "channels" for the "this" and "that" actions, one of them being e-mail. So you can set up a ...
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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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IFTTT: Can you specify a delay for an action?

I've a specific use case, where once an If-this-then-that trigger happens, I want an action to occur, but I do not want that action to happen for at least 30 minutes. When a WeMo switch is switched ...
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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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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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Date and time format

I have lots of dates in the first column in the format output by IFTTT: August 23, 2010 at 11:01PM Is there a way to get them formatted in a way that I can then use for date and time calculations? ...
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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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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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How can I get ifttt to do automatic retweets that are formatted correctly?

I am trying to set up a recipe in ifttt.com to retweet everything from account samplesourceuser to account sampletargetuser (I have control over both accounts, names have been redacted of course). The ...
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How do I keep a new line character in an IFTTT recipe

I am using IFTTT.com to watch my Flickr photostream and make a WordPress post. The IFTTT recipe uses: {{FlickrUrl}}<br> {{Description}}<br> <a href="{{FlickrUrlShort}}">via Flickr&...
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How to sync files from OneDrive to Dropbox?

The only way to sync photos on Lumia phone is via OneDrive, while I want to store them in Dropbox. The only plausible recipe on IFTTT is to sync Dropbox to OneDrive, not the other way around. How to ...
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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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How to autoshare scheduled YouTube uploads on Facebook

On my YouTube account, I use scheduling of uploads a lot. The problem is when I do this IFTTT won't "see" my uploads. The only thing that it looks for is when you upload something publicly, and not ...
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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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Posting more than 2,000 lines from IFTTT to a Google Sheets

I have an IFTTT trigger set up whose action is to add a row to a Google Sheets. Once the spreadsheet reaches 2,000 rows, IFTTT creates a new document with the title: Document Title (1) instead of ...
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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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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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An IFTTT recipe to post every link I post to a sub-reddit into a Quora Board? [closed]

Does anyone know how to use IFTTT in order to take every post on a specific sub-reddit (not comments, just "top level" posts), and import them into a specific Quora Board?
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IFTTT posting multiple times

I recently connected Instagram to my WordPress blog. Today I noticed that pictures I like on Instagram are being posted 4 times on my blog. Has anybody encountered this error? Everything was working ...
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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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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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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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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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How do I avoid IFTTT changing file names as part of a Gmail recipe (using FileUrl)?

I have a recipe to send files from a dropbox folder to my @kinde email address to be converted and delivered to my device. The problem is... the filename ends up "mangled". Say I copy a file, "Pacific ...
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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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Parsing JSON, XML or CSV with IFTTT?

I'd like to create an IFTTT action that allows triggers based upon a certain electricity price threshold. This Xively feed can return the current price in either JSON, XML, or CSV formats. Xively's ...
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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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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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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 ...