There are several automation tools to better manage your Android phone. Tasker, MacroDroid, AutomateIt, Atooma are some of them.
What about IFTTT? It’s not a smartphone app, but an extraordinary tool which is suitable for handling various kinds of daily digital activities.
Just connect your device with IFTTT and enable the desired applets to start using. Forget about the rest. See the IFTTT magic on your Android phones and tablets.
We already covered some exciting IFTTT applets in previous posts. They allow you to automate email, blogging and social media marketing activities and thereby save your time.
In this article, we pick 18 best applets for your Android devices.
Best IFTTT applets for Android
Home is a safe zone to connect your smartphone to WiFi. IFTTT tracks your device location through GPS and if it found you are within the home range, the applet will turn on the WiFi connection.
Keep a record of your incoming messages. Every time you receive a new text message it will be automatically added to a Google Spreadsheet.
Send a text message ‘lostphone’ to your misplaced or lost Android phone and the ringer volume will be maximized up to 100%. Now call your phone to find it in no time.
Do you miss a call on Android? This applet will add an entry to Google Calendar that reminds you to call the person back.
WiFi is one of the main reasons which affect the battery backup of a smart device. IFTTT monitor your battery percentage and if it falls below the desired level, the applet will turn off the WiFi connection to save power.
We silent or using Tasker like apps to mute phone at sleep time. This is a popular IFTTT recipe to automatically silent your phone at bedtime. You can set at what time the trigger should be fired every single day to mute the ringer.
You have silenced the phone last night. Don’t forget to unmute it to get notifications on calls, messages, and others. Set your hour and minutes to bring back its normal position.
Never lose your valuable photo memories. This applet will backup every photo you take on Android to a Google Drive folder along with the taken date. The maximum size limit for a single file is 30 MB.
NASA releases pretty images from the space every day. They share incredible scientific information with the world. Update your Android wallpaper daily according to the NASA images.
sometimes we need to take screenshots on the Android phone for blogging and tutorials. Automatically save them to the folder you specify in Dropbox.
Are you connected to a Bluetooth device? Great. Then, this recipe will make your Android device to start playing music like a speaker. Enjoy.
Every time you charge the Android device, this applet will create a new entry in Google Spreadsheet. Thus you can know how many times you charged the device in a week and month.
When a meeting starts, no one will disturb you anymore. This applet will monitor your Google Calendar and if any meeting schedule is found, it will mute the phone ringtone just before the event starts. You should use another complementary applet from Google to get back to the normal mode.
Instagram is the favorite place for photography enthusiasts. We frequently share common photos as well as unforgettable moments on the photo-sharing site and connect with people of similar interests. This IFTTT applet will change your Android wallpaper each time you post a photo on Instagram.
Never miss a detail of call you made. It will automatically log your outgoing calls to a spreadsheet in Google Drive and lets you retrieve the information anytime when you need.
This is an interesting applet for Android Wear users. It will send you a Wear notification if it’s going to rain tomorrow and rest is up to yours. I mean you should not forget to take an umbrella the next day when you leave home.
It helps you to send a message to someone with voice command, “Ok Google, message ______.” Add your recipient’s name at the end, IFTTT will identify the person from your contacts list and will send him or her the text.
Our smartphones replace cameras to some extent. Most of us are using mobile cameras to snap everything around us. Turn on this applet and each time you take a photo on phone, it will appear on Android Wear device as the preview.