Questions tagged [if-this-then-that]

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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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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How to automatically reblog your Tumblr liked posts

Is there a way to automatically reblog1 the posts you like on Tumblr? I looked into IFTTT but couldn't find the right hooks. 1. On a different Tumblr, not the default one.
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How to setup Shared Google Calendar Notifications upon Event Creation

I have a shared Google calendar that myself and one other person adds events to. Currently I use IFTTT to get an email each time an event is added. However this catches every event and does not say ...
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Can I do two actions separated by a delay of 30 minutes?

I would like to use IFTTT to turn on an outside light when triggered and then, automatically after 30 minutes, turn off the light. The trigger would be an SMS message and the switch is a Belkin WeMo ...
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How to retrieve tags from an Instagram photo?

I use IFTTT to put my liked Instagram photos into my Tumblr feed using this recipe. I would like to use the tags from the Instagram photo as tags for the Tumblr post, but the hashtags from the photo ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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When sharing photos on Facebook, how does Facebook prioritize sharing methods? Certain methods don't show up in friends' feeds as often

What I mean is, if I add photos to an album via an external source such as iPhoto, Flickr, or IFTTT, it is rare that I'll receive any likes or comments. When I share a photo directly to Facebook from ...
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How do you use the Date&Time trigger for specific times?

The "Every day at" trigger for Date&Time only has the following four options for minutes; :00, :15, :30, and :45. Is there a way to modify this trigger to be accurate to the minute. :37 for ...
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IFTTT Twitter DM recipe not always firing

I have several IFTTT recipes that are supposed to send a DM - every time I add or read something in Pocket for instance. I'm finding that the recipe fires every time but the DM doesn't always get ...
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Is it possible download a mp3 file when new RSS feed is provided?

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 do I format text from Reddit on IFTTT?

Is there any way I could remove some words from the Reddit posts when trying to use IFTTT to post to Facebook? As of now, I am trying to trigger the recipe for any new topics in a subreddit and then ...
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automatically get links my friends post to Facebook into Instapaper?

I usually use IFTTT for this kind of thing, but it doesn't have the right Facebook triggers: IFTTT has a "new link post by you"; what I want is a "new link post by your friend" trigger. Does anyone ...
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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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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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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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How can I be notified that an applet has disconnected?

I noticed that one of my devices stopped behaving as it should, and finally discovered that the Webhooks recipe had "disconnected" from the service. I received no notification from IFTTT ...
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IFTTT point to another one's instagram account

How can I connect IFTTT to a public Instagram account?
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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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IFTTT trigger doesn't fire unless I click “Check now”

I've made an applet to add events from Google Calendar to Google Sheets. It doesn't fire when I create a new event (I've left it for hours,) it will only trigger when I click "Check now" on the applet ...
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Quick notification from new tweets matching search

I'd like to be notified (on my Android phone) ASAP when a new tweet matching a specific search is posted. I've set up an IFTTT recipe that does this, but it's often triggered half an hour or more ...
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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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IFTTT “Applet failed: No details available.”

I have successfully set up an IFTTT integration with my website. However, anytime one of the applets tries to run, I receive an error: Applet failed. The more details sections just says: No ...
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Trying to create an IFTTT recipe which should make a retweet based on hashtag search

I am trying to create an IFTTT applet which should make a retweet from an account if any tweet from someone has a specific hashtag in it. If I try to create one myself like this: It gives me an error:...
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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 give the same message. ...
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Open Link in Email with IFTTT

Using IFTTT, I saw many recipes for getting an alert if a keyword or sender sends an email to your inbox, but I was hoping there would be a way to open any link found in the target email in my browser ...
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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?