13 Jan Stringify connects with IFTTT
It’s possible you may have already heard, but the two leading platforms that allow your IOT devices to talk to each other – Stringify and IFTTT – now work together. By combining the broad portfolio of services from IFTTT with Stringify’s deep automation technology suite, users get the best of both worlds.
What does this mean? Basically, you can now include IFTTT in your Stringify Flows and Stringify in your IFTTT Applets. In both cases, the associated services can acts as both triggers or actions.
After authenticating on both services, simply set up and enable your Stringify Flow first using IFTTT as a trigger or an action. Then, as you create your IFTTT applet, the Flow name will appear in a drop down menu as you configure the action or trigger in the Stringify service.
Note: IFTTT Applets cannot be selected in Stringify Flows.
Here are some steps to get you set up.
Connecting to IFTTT from Stringify
Go to the Things tab of the Stringify app and tap ‘New’ to locate IFTTT. Tap ‘Connect’ to begin the authentication process.
Next, you will see the Stringify connection page. Tapping ‘Connect’ will open the IFTTT Sign In page. Login to your IFTTT account.
Note: If you do not have an IFTTT account, tap Sign up in the top right corner of the Sign In page.
Once you are logged into IFTTT, search for Stringify and tap the ‘Stringify’ icon under Services.
Tap ‘Connect’ again. Authorize Stringify by entering your Stringify username and password, then tap ‘Authorize’. After successful authorization, close the screen and return back to the Things tab.
At this point, you should see the IFTTT Thing added to your Things library.
Running an IFTTT applet with your Stringify Flow runs
Step 1: Create a Stringify Flow with IFTTT Thing
Go into the Flows section of the Stringify app and tap “Create”. Create a Flow by dragging and dropping your Things, configuring your information, and tapping ‘Enable Flow’. In this example, we will create a Flow called “Leaving for Work”.
Note: It is important to name your Flows to make it easier to find them in the IFTTT Applet.
Step 2: Create an IFTTT Applet using the Stringify service
Log into your IFTTT account and create an Applet. Select Stringify as the Trigger for the Applet and select the Flow you just enabled in Stringify – “Leaving for Work” – in the drop down menu.
Next, select the action of your choice in the IFTTT Applet to finish configuring the Applet.
Once you have finished building your Applet, tap “Finish”. Make sure your Applet is turned on.
At this point, when your Stringify Flow called “Leaving for Work” runs, it will trigger your IFTTT Applet to run as well.