LIFTTT FAQs Android


Qs. How to get started with LIFTTT (short version)

Qs. How to get started with LIFTTT (long version)

Qs. How do I connect my Gmail account with LIFTTT?

Qs. How do I create a LIFTTT location trigger?

Qs. How do I create a Wemo recipe?

Qs. How do I integrate a Wemo recipe in LIFTTT?

Qs. How do I create an Evernote recipe?

Qs. How do I integrate an Evernote recipe in LIFTTT?

Qs. How do I integrate an Google Calendar recipe in LIFTTT?

Qs. How can I see my LIFTTT triggers event history

Qs. How do I delete a saved LIFTTT trigger?

Qs. How do I change my connected Gmail account / disconnect my Gmail account from LIFTTT?

 

Qs. How to get started with LIFTTT (short version)

  1. Create an IFTTT account if you don’t already have one. You can do so here: https://ifttt.com/join
  2. Activate the Email channel https://ifttt.com/email with your gmail account
  3. Create an IFTTT recipe, or use one of the recipes we’ve created at https://ifttt.com/p/visualcandyapps
    • Click here to see how to create an Evernote recipe
    • Click here to see how to create a Wemo recipe
  4. Now open the LIFTTT app and connect the same Gmail account with LIFTTT
  5. Finally create a LIFTTT Location Trigger that will trigger the IFTTT recipe you created in step 3.
    • Click here to see how to create a LIFTTT Location trigger
    • Click here to see how to integrate a Wemo IFTTT recipe
    • Click here to see how to integrate an Evernote IFTTT recipe
    • Click here to see how to integrate a Google Calendar IFTTTT recipe
  6. For the full and detailed instructions see here

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Qs. How do I connect my Gmail account with LIFTTT?

  1. Make sure you have activated the IFTTT Email channel at https://ifttt.com/email
  2. Once the IFTTT Email channel has been activated, open the LIFTTT App and click the LIFTTT icon
    LIFTTT android connect
  3. Select the Gmail account you want to connect to LIFTTT
    LIFTTT android gmail account

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Qs. How do I create a LIFTTT location trigger?

  1. Open the LIFTTT App and click the LIFTTT icon
    LIFTTT home
  2. On the Triggers screen click ‘+’ to create a new trigger
    LIFTTT add new trigger
  3. Long press anywhere on the map to set up where you want your LIFTTT to trigger
  4. Once you’ve set a pin at your preferred trigger location click the callout arrow to continue
    LIFTTT map callout
  5. Set the Trigger title (the title is just for your own reference in LIFTTT and is not connected to your IFTTT recipe)
    LIFTTT trigger title
  6. Set the subject to match what has been set in your IFTTT recipe
    LIFTTT trigger evernote subject
  7. Set the body text – this will be the body content of your Evernote
    LIFTTT evernote body
  8. Trigger Action when…
    LIFTTT trigger arrive
  9. Set an Arrive / Depart Trigger Distance
    LIFTTT trigger distance
  10. Choose a Trigger Delay – this option is only available when the Trigger Action is set to ‘Arrive’
    LIFTTT trigger delay
  11. Set the Trigger Gap
    LIFTTT trigger time gap
  12. Customize Active Time Periods
    LIFTTT trigger time periods
  13. Select Active Days
    LIFTTT trigger days LIFTTT trigger days select
  14. Customize Notifications
    LIFTTT notifications

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Qs. How can I see my LIFTTT triggers event history?

  1. Open the LIFTTT App and click the menu drop down button
    LIFTTT android menu
  2. Click the ‘Notifications’ options in the menu to see your Triggers event history
    LIFTTT menu notifications

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Qs. How do I delete a saved LIFTTT trigger?

  1. Open the LIFTTT App and click the LIFTTT icon
    LIFTTT home
  2. Long press on the trigger you wish to delete and you will get a prompt asking if you would like to delete the trigger
    LIFTTT delete trigger

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Qs. How do I change my connected Gmail account / disconnect my Gmail account from LIFTTT?

  1. Open the LIFTTT App and click the menu drop down button
    LIFTTT andoird menu
  2. Click the ‘Settings’ option in the menu
    LIFTTT menu settings
  3. Scroll down to the Accounts section and click ‘Signout’
    LIFTTT Settings signout
  4. Confirm that you would like to disconnect your Gmail account from LIFTTT. Please note that this will cause any existing triggers you have saved to stop working.
    LIFTTT confirm Gmail signout

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