ifttt Stories April 22, 2020

IFTTT integration w/ Google Home, Assistant suffers outage, back for some users

Smart speakers powered by Google Assistant can be very powerful tools and IFTTT, a third-party service, can make them even more powerful. For several hours, though, integration between IFTTT and Google Home devices was down entirely for many users and is still suffering for some.

ifttt Stories August 20, 2019

True to its word, Google is starting to migrate Nest accounts over to Google accounts. While that’s a positive change in some ways, IFTTT is warning Nest users that Google account migration will break their integration in a way that can’t be reversed.

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ifttt Stories March 22, 2019

Gmail will drop support for IFTTT integration starting March 31

If This Then That, better known as IFTTT, will soon drop support for Gmail integration after Google announced that certain third-party apps will no longer be able to connect to your email account for automation purposes.

ifttt Stories February 12, 2018

How to automatically post your Instagram photos as full images on Twitter using IFTTT

When you post photos on your Instagram account, there are options to share the images with your other social media accounts, including Twitter. Unfortunately, when you share them this way, all it does is tweet out an Instagram link. Using IFTTT, you can have your actual Instagram photos automatically shared on Twitter. Here’s how…

ifttt Stories May 18, 2017

As we noted in a past teardown of the Google app, IFTTT integration was in the works for Assistant. That functionality has now popped up on one of our devices, and it allows users to easily make new commands and manage existing ones.

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ifttt Stories October 26, 2016


Like any voice assistant, Google Assistant is only as powerful as what it can interact with ─ especially in the case of Google Home. While Assistant on our phones gives us what we need, namely, the power of Google’s search skills, Google Home will need to integrate with physical products in order to be truly useful.

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