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The core functionality of IFTTT is simple but powerful – if this certain thing happens, then do this other thing. You can use RSS feed updates, Facebook events, weather, and more as the 'if' part. The response is where things get interesting. There are 72 channels in IFTTT like Evernote, Gmail, Twitter, and more. As of today, Pushbullet is among them.

2014-03-20 10_04_16-Pushbullet Channel - IFTTT

It looks like the channel just went live, but there are a few dozen recipes already listed by the Pushbullet team. This is really an ideal app to use with IFTTT – it can push you a simple notification, link, location, or file based on a trigger event. Some of the more interesting ones right now will push a link when there's a new Humble Bundle, send a reminder of birthdays on your calendar, and push a link when you are tagged on Facebook.

2014-03-20 10_05_31-Pushbullet Channel - IFTTT

The current recipes are just for starters – you are free to cook up your own IFTTT concoctions with Pushbullet. There are almost 100 different ways you can trigger an action in IFTTT, so Pushbullet fans have their work cut out for them. If you want to use an AP category as a trigger, add /feed to the end of the URL (add as RSS) and then have Pushbullet send you a link when it's updated.

[Pushbullet IFTTT Channel – Thanks, Jonah]

Ryan Whitwam
Ryan is a tech/science writer, skeptic, lover of all things electronic, and Android fan. In his spare time he reads golden-age sci-fi and sleeps, but rarely at the same time. His wife tolerates him as few would.

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  • http://jsudoku-game.blogspot.it/ Salvatore Manfredi

    PushBullet is becoming better than better.

  • Martin

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  • Grahaman27

    Is ifttt even available for android?

    • http://about.me/patrick.connelly Patrick Connelly

      As a built in app, no. But it's on the web and integrates with other apps that do run on android. I find myself using the web interface only to set it up and forget about my tasks.

    • Arnold

      Seems you don't understand the point of IFTTT...

    • Zach B.

      Well as others have said, no, but it's not really an "app" in that sense. Now, if you're asking if the same kind of "if this then that" functionality is available in an app, then yes, It's called Tasker.

      • Jayayess1190

        There is an iOS app.

    • Disconn3ct

      Pushover works great on android. (It shows as an IFTTT target.)

    • The Seventh Son

      Sigh.. IFTTT is a web service. Yes there is a standalone iOS app and yes it works well (I use it all the time) but it's almost as easy accessing the web interface from your browser on Android. Also - IFTTT is in fact working on an Android app if you REALLY need it.

  • Landrovan

    From PushBullet.com, when I send a file, I choose to which device I sent it. But, in IFTTT, I can't seem to find that options.
    For exemple, on a RSS I have link that I want to download on my tablet, but not my phone. Possible that way?

    • http://www.androidpolice.com/ Artem Russakovskii

      Pinged the dev for you. Hopefully, he'll reply here.

      • Landrovan

        Wow, thanks a lot!

      • Landrovan

        Wow, thanks a lot!

    • guzba

      Ah, sorry. You're right, this isn't possible right now. We'll need to work with IFTTT to add device selectors to recipes to avoid this issue which is totally a manageable thing :)

      • Landrovan

        Thanks a lot!
        P.S. Great work. PushBullet is awesome.

      • Landrovan

        Thanks a lot!
        P.S. Great work. PushBullet is awesome.

      • http://www.androidpolice.com/ Artem Russakovskii

        Alternatively, and this is something for the main app too, just have a "push to me option" that pings all devices, then syncs notification dismissal too. It'd be perfect for ifttt too.

        • guzba

          That's actually how it works now for Ifttt. The unexpected issue is that, for files, it means they're automatically downloaded on more than just one device. Suboptimal in some cases.

          • http://www.androidpolice.com/ Artem Russakovskii

            Awesome, now let's see it in regular pushes, outside of ifttt!

  • Zaatour36

    I love PushBullet, thanks AP!

    THIS IS A MUST APP

  • Jason Williams

    I'm not sure I understand this but man do I love pushbullet.

  • yieldway17

    This is big news. Pushbullet developer is real awesome. Please take my money.

  • _artem_

    And no word of wtf ifttt is, am I the only one who has to google it?

    • Matt

      "The core functionality of IFTTT is simple but powerful – if this certain thing happens, then do this other thing. You can use RSS feed updates, Facebook events, weather, and more as the 'if' part. The response is where things get interesting. There are 72 channels in IFTTT like Evernote, Gmail, Twitter, and more. As of today, Pushbullet is among them."

      • _artem_

        Is it kinda: if I get a pushbullet notification then send a command over ssh? (Just an example)

        • ddpacino

          Yes, but ssh is probably not a channel to use here.

          IFTTT = If This, Then That.

    • SAI

      Is it really that hard to google?

    • http://www.androidpolice.com/ Artem Russakovskii

      The intro has info, doesn't it? You can always Google for more details.

    • David Becker

      What is Google? ... Why was there no description of what Google is in your comment.

      • _artem_

        Flip off troll

  • The Seventh Son

    Great work PushBullet team, I knew this was only a matter of time before your channel was available. Even though I've been using Pushover in all my IFTTT recipes, I will be transitioning them to PushBullet instead.

    Thanks again and keep up the fantastic work.