Creating own google home commands with IFTTT

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Google home commands with IFTTT.  Set up your own sentences to control your home automation.

  • Set your IFTTT account
  • Connect it with your google assistant
  • Create applets which communicate with openhab

To create account and sign in go to https://ifttt.com

After signing in go to your applets https://ifttt.com/my_applets (first top menu option)

click new applet. click on the blue +this
search for google assistant. click on it.


choose Say a simple phrase
in first 3 fields write what you want to say to google home / assistant.
in 4th what google home should reply.


for example i have set this:

1. open dining blinds
2. open blinds in dining room
3. open dining room blinds

4. dining room blinds are opening

click create

click on the blue +that
search for openhab. authorize with your myopenhab cloud account.
select the item you want to control.
write command you want to send (ON, OFF, number)

I am opening blinds so i have set 95 to open the blinds and 100 to close them.
And that is it. Now you can control things as you wish from your google assistant/google home.

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