How to Create an IFTTT Account

Introduction

In This Guide
You'll Learn:
  • How to create an IFTTT account using a computer, smartphone or tablet.
Before We Begin:
  • Have your Smart Home devices setup.
  • Have the log in information for the various smart home platforms you use.
IFTTT

? What are you using to create an IFTTT account?

  1. A computer
  2. An Android device
  3. An iOS device

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In This Guide
You'll Learn:
  • How to create an IFTTT account using a computer, smartphone or tablet.
Before We Begin:
  • Have your Smart Home devices setup.
  • Have the log in information for the various smart home platforms you use.
IFTTT
  1. Navigate to ifttt.com.
    Browser with address filled in and highlighted.
  2. Select Sign up in the top right.
    IFTTT page with Sign up highlighted.
  3. If you prefer to attach your IFTTT account to your Google or Facebook account, you may choose one of those options.
    This is often a good idea, as it results in one less password you need to remember.
    This guide will proceed without those options, instead creating a separate account on IFTTT. You may skip these steps if you create your account using Google or Facebook.
  4. Select sign up at the bottom.
    IFTTT sign up page with sign up highlighted.
  5. Enter your email address and a password, then select Sign up.
    IFTTT account setup with Email, Password and sign up button highlighted.
  6. A number of services will be shown, and you need to pick three that you use most often. Select Continue at the bottom once you've chosen.
    Choice of services with Continue highlighted.
  7. A number of pre-made applets are shown. Look through the list; if any interest you click on them to find out more, and enable them.
  8. When you're done, select Discover more to proceed to the main page of IFTTT.
    Demo applets with Discover more highlighted.
  1. Launch the Play Store on your smartphone.
    Google Play Store.
  2. Select the search bar at the top.
    Google Play Store with Search bar highlighted.
  3. Search for "IFTTT" and select it from the list.
    IFTTT search with IFTTT highlighted.
  4. Select Install.
    IFTTT app page with Install highlighted.
  5. Select Open to open the app.
    IFTTT store page with Open highlighted.
  6. A short set of welcome screens opens the first time you launch IFTTT. Swipe right on each.
    IFTTT Welcome screen.
  7. Sign up or sign in using Google, Facebook or your email.
    IFTTT sign in selection.
  1. Open your IFTTT app.
    The IFTTT icon
  2. Swipe right to get past the welcome screens.
    First welcome screen.
  3. Select Sign Up.
    Signing up
  4. Type in your email and password and tap Sign Up.
    Email and password fields
  5. Once signed up and logged in, you'll be taken to the main IFTTT app page.
    IFTTT landing page
  1. Open the App Store.
    iOS App Store
  2. Select Search in the bottom right corner.
    App Store Search Button.
  3. Search for "IFTTT" and select it from the list.
    Selecting IFTTT
  4. Select Get for IFTTT.
    IFTTT app page with Get highlighted.
  5. Select Open.
    IFTTT App page with Open highlighted.
  6. When IFTTT first opens, a set of welcome screens opens. Swipe right.
    First welcome screen.
  7. Sign up or sign in using Google, Facebook or your email.
    IFTTT sign in screen
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