Getting Started with LIFTTT – iPhone


  1. Create an IFTTT account if you don’t already have one. You can do so here:
  2. Activate the Email channel with your gmail account
  3. Create an IFTTT recipe at, or use one of the recipes we’ve created at
    • Click here for detailed instructions on how to create an Evernote recipe on IFTTT
    • Click here for detailed instructions on how to create a Wemo recipe on IFTTT
  4. Once the IFTTT Email channel has been activated and you’ve set up a recipe to use with LIFTTT, open the LIFTTT App and click the LIFTTT icon
    LIFTTT iOS Home
  5. On the Triggers screen click ‘+’ to connect your Gmail account
    LIFTTT connect Gmail
  6. Sign in with the Gmail credentials you used for the IFTTT Email channel
    Google sign in
  7. Click Accept to allow LIFTTT to connect to Gmail
    Confirm connect
  8. Now let’s create a LIFTTT Location Trigger that will trigger the IFTTT recipe you created in step 3.
  9. On the Triggers screen click ‘+’ to create a new trigger
    LIFTTT add new trigger
  10. Long press anywhere on the map to set up where you want your LIFTTT to trigger
    LIFTTT longpress to select location
  11. Once you’ve set a pin at your preferred trigger location click the callout arrow to continue
    LIFTTT - click callout to continue
  12. 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 for evernote
  13. Set the subject to match what has been set in your IFTTT recipe
    LIFTTT trigger subject
  14. Set the body text – this will be the body content of your Evernote
    LIFTTT body trigger text
  15. Trigger Action when…
    LIFTTT trigger arrive
  16. Set an Arrive / Depart Trigger Distance
    LIFTTT trigger distance
  17. Choose a Trigger Delay – this option is only available when the Trigger Action is set to ‘Arrive’
    LIFTTT trigger delay
  18. Set the Trigger Gap
    LIFTTT trigger time gap
  19. Customize Active Time Periods
    LIFTTT trigger time periods
  20. Select Active Days
    LIFTTT trigger daysLIFTTT trigger days selection
  21. Customize Notifications
    LIFTTT trigger notifications
  22. Save to complete!
    LIFTTT trigger save
  23. You will receive a notification to let you know whenever your IFTTT recipe has been triggered by LIFTTT whenever you arrive / depart from your saved location :)

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