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"coming home" function

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"coming home" function
« on: May 15, 2021, 09:12:21 am »
Hello Peoples,

Iam trying to setup my echo dot 4 that she automatically plays music when Iam coming home.
My Phone is connected via Blueetooth to her. Is is possible to do it with that?


Offline jwlv

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Re: "coming home" function
« Reply #1 on: May 16, 2021, 11:47:28 am »
You can use IFTTT to set up a geofence on your phone. IFTTT calls these things recipes. You would create a recipe to detect that you (your phone) has come home and then play music on your Echo device.

IFTTT used to be completely free. There is a limited free version now. I'm not sure if geofencing is part of the free version. I haven't used IFTTT in a few years.

There are probably other ways to do the same thing without using IFTTT. This is just one way that I thought of immediately.