How to Set Up IFTTT on an ecobee Smart Thermostat

Introduction

In This Guide
You'll Learn How To:
  • Set up your ecobee Smart Thermostat.
  • Set up an IFTTT account.
  • Connect your Ecobee Smart Thermostat to your IFTTT account.
  • Add IFTTT Applets.
Before We Begin:

  • You will need a computer with internet access to link your accounts as shown.
Ecobee and IFTTT

1 Setup Check

An ecobee smart thermostat already installed

In order to continue, you must already have your ecobee Smart Thermostat installed and setup.

? Where is your Ecobee Thermostat now?

  1. Set up on the wall and ready
  2. I need to install the thermostat first

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In This Guide
You'll Learn How To:
  • Set up your ecobee Smart Thermostat.
  • Set up an IFTTT account.
  • Connect your Ecobee Smart Thermostat to your IFTTT account.
  • Add IFTTT Applets.
Before We Begin:

  • You will need a computer with internet access to link your accounts as shown.
Ecobee and IFTTT

An ecobee smart thermostat already installed

In order to continue, you must already have your ecobee Smart Thermostat installed and setup.

IFTTT

In order to continue, you must have your IFTTT account setup first.

To continue, we need to know what Operating System your computer or mobile device has.

For Computers

There are 2 main Operating Systems for personal computers currently available, Windows and macOS.

Windows
Windows runs on computers produced by multiple companies, such as Lenovo, Asus, Dell, Toshiba, Hewlett Packard, Acer, and Sony.Windows 10
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For Mobile Devices

There are 2 main Operating Systems for smartphones currently available, Android and iOS.

Android Smartphone
Android smartphones are produced by multiple companies, such as Samsung, LG, Motorola, Sony, Nokia, Lenovo, and HTC.Android Home Screen
iOS Smartphone
Apple is the only company that makes iOS smartphones.iOS Home Screen
  1. Navigate to ifttt.com and sign in.
    Browser with address bar filled in and highlighted.
  2. Select Manage Applets.
    Manage Applets.
  3. Select Services.
    IFTTT page with Services highlighted.
  4. Select All Services at the bottom.
    Services with All Services highlighted.
  5. Search for "Ecobee" in the search field at the top, then select Ecobee.
    Ecobee search with Ecobee highlighted.
  6. Select Connect.
    Ecobee service with Connect highlighted.
  7. Enter your Ecobee account Email Address and Password, then select Log in.
    Ecobee connection with Username Password and Login highlighted.
  8. Ecobee will ask you to confirm you want to link to your IFTTT account. Select Accept.
    Ecobee Link to IFTTT conformation with Accept highlighted.
  9. You'll be shown some basic IFTTT applets to get started. Your Ecobee account is now connected to your IFTTT account, and you can proceed to create and use your Applets in IFTTT with your Ecobee device.
    Example IFTTT Applets for Ecobee.
  1. Open your IFTTT app and sign in.
    The IFTTT icon
  2. Select Discover.
    Selecting the discover tab
  3. Select Search.
    Selecting search

  4. Select Services.
    Selecting services
  5. Search for "Ecobee" in the search field at the top, then select Ecobee.
    Searching and selecting ecobee
  6. Select Connect.
    Selecting Connect
  7. IFTTT will open a browser window. Enter your Ecobee account Email Address and Password, then select Log in.
    Ecobee connection with Username Password and Login highlighted.
  8. Ecobee will ask you to confirm you want to link to your IFTTT account. Select Accept.
    Ecobee Link to IFTTT conformation with Accept highlighted.
  9. You'll be shown some basic IFTTT applets to get started. Your Ecobee account is now connected to your IFTTT account, and you can proceed to create and use your Applets in IFTTT with your Ecobee device.
    Example IFTTT Applets for Ecobee.
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