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IFTTT integration

What a pleasant surprise to find that Google Home integration is now working with Sonoff devices. After linking eWeLink with Google Home, I can now perform these functions:

- turn on/off lights, coffee, tv/stereo, etc just by simple voice commands

- with Google Home's room function, I can say turn off Kitchen and the whole kitchen shuts down - lights, coffee, and other cookers obey in one command.


So the next step in home automation will be integration with IFTTT. With this, a whole new range of wondrous capabilities can happen:

- turn on/off lights, tv/stereo, heater/AC, etc. automatically when you go/leave home

- log device activities in Google spreadsheets for later analysis

- turn on heaters at home or in green room, etc. when weather reports say it's getting cold

- many-many more


Please Itead make this happen and your devices will be in greater use and demand.


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Sorry for the three seperate comments, but I need to clarify.


What I mean by it works with alexa, is that a scene will activate with alexa, but not by ifttt command.


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Hi Tony, I think it's a brilliant idea. I tested it and I could get it to work. The ewelink app scene is able to acknowledge the trigger and act on hitting the bridge rf button. You might want to try a few times and check the distance between the bridge and rf receiver. The bridge range isn't that fantastic. I could only get it to work past one wall, and not 100% reliably.

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@Mark. What exactly are you doing. What is then IF condition/ device and what is the Then condition/device.

I have one Sonoff TH controlling 3 Sonoff singles via IFTTT without any problems.



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@Mark I am using the same single channel switches and they work perfectly so I am a bit confused. I assume the latest firmware is installed (mine are running 1.6.0). If you are seeing the devices then they must be linked. Do you get any message when you click "Check Now" from the IFTTT applet screen?


Have you tried a different IF trigger condition to see if the problem lies with the iF or the THEN?


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Anyone else having issues adding new units. Took delivery of 4 new sonoff sockets today, have paired them all correctly but they just wont go online. All my other sonoff 10 switches are functioning correctly and thankfully IFTTT service seems to have been restored but new devices are no going online.Anyone else having issues?

 I am really happy Itead decided to integrate IFTTT!

I've bought just one sonoff touch as a test device. It is working great except for the scenario integration with my other devices (LIFX, ...) into IFTTT. The day it supports IFTTT I will replace ALL my switches with those. For the moment I prefer to wait for them to implement the feature (or consider possible competitors) before buying anything. 


Also an open API (like the one made available LIFX) would be more than welcome. History shows that all products with closed APIs die at some points while the others thrive. Choose your side.


It doesn't work with RFBridge, i'd like to use ifttt with RFBridge.

SC integration with IFTTT please, that would be very powerful

What is SC?

SC is a sort of sensor hub, a great little play thing see here https://sonoff.itead.cc/en/products/residential/sonoff-sc


Got my switch earlier this week, just set it up with scenes and IFTTT - no luck. The IFTTT will turn the switch on and off, but the Ewelink scenes aren't triggered by the switch being turned on or off by IFTTTT.


Fail.

OK, thanks Brian and EB for reaction. I will be hoping for toggle function implementation in future.

 

I think the lack of linkage between IFTTT and scenes is the potential for endless loops. eg. Ifttt turns on switch A. Scene activated and switch B turned on. This activates IFTTT and we start again. If you connect IFTTT to either Apilio or Stringify you can activate multiple things and recreate the scene. I prefer Apilio, but it is less intuitive.

Now that has me thinking. With the sonoff touch now IFTTT enabled, could this be the way around the lack of two pole device? Could we simply use IFTTT on each each switch to say if one switch is on then turn on the other switch and vice versa effectively removing the need for the second wire of the pair?

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