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How to connect QIoT Suite Lite and IFTTT to send and show data on mobile devices.

An IFTTT account is required to use this feature.

Step 1: Establish a "maker webhook" connection:

  1. Go to log in to the IFTTT website and go to : https://ifttt.com/maker_webhooks
  2. Click "Connect ".
  3. Go to https://ifttt.com/maker_webhooks , and click "Documentation ".
  4. Your key will be displayed. Take a note of this key as it will be needed later.

Step 2: Establish Applets:

  1. In the My Applets window, choose "New Applet ".
  2. Click "+ this ".
  3. Search for "webhooks ", and click the "Webhooks" result.
  4. Choose "Receive a web request ", set up your Event Name, and click "Create trigger ".
  5. Click "that ".
  6. Search for "Notifications ", and click “Connect”.
  7. Choose "Send a notification from the IFTTT app ", and set up the data to receive. (You can choose "Add ingredient" to add the variable that the webhook requires).
  8. Click "Create action".

Step 3: Set up a test notification

  1. Install the IFTTT app on your Android or iOS device, and log in. Links to these apps can be found on https://ifttt.com/products
  2. Back to the website that your key be displayed.
  3. Enter the "Event Name" into {event}.
  4. Set the value and click "Test It" to test the application.
  5. Open the IFTTT mobile app and check if data has been received.
  6. The "Make a POST or GET web request to" URL will be displayed. Take a note of this URL as it will be needed later.

Step 4:Set up "NodeRED"

  1. In Compose message string: Establish a function node, and format the content you need.
  2. Establish an HTTP request node. In URL, enter the "Make a POST or GET web request to" URL. Check "Enable secure (SSL/TSL connection" and select "TLS Configuration".
  3. Connect the rules required.
Release date: 2017-09-14
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