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In this guide ill show you how to send commands from any Google Home device or assistant to tasker. This works from a Google Home device like the mini, from one phone to another, or with the assistant in the same phone.
Part 1, Setting up IFTTT
In order to hook up Google Home assistant with Tasker, we need to be able to receive push notifications by using the IFTTT app to trigger Tasker profiles.
This guide is intended to be included on other articles as an alternative to typing in all those commands on a termux terminal, since Android keyboards are not the most confortable and complete with all the symbols and characters required. Make sure that your Android device and your computer are both connected to the same router.
Tuya smart devices are cheap, easy to get and they just work. A lot of different brands follow their protocols and design their own apps that look a lot like Tuya’s own application.
One of theese many apps, that I personally use is Smart Life. Tuya smart apps keep a lot of security under their hoods, but some older versions are a bit less secure.
With the following script, youll be able to send push notifications to Android devices from a Java server, without implementing any of the Firebase frameworks to keep your server tidy and less cluttered.
Guide to control a PlayStation 4 from Google Home using an Android TV or old phone as a hub (no root needed)
This guide will walk you through to the steps to setup an Android device to be able to invoke ps4-waker through tasker in a rooted or non rooted device.
PS4-Walker is a NodeJS program developed by Daniel Leong that allows you to command your PS4 from another device.
It is probably easier to setup a Respberry Pi since it can run Linux natively (there are guides out there of how-to), but this guide will show you to work it out without a Raspberry, by giving a new use to an old spare Android device or with your current Android TV box, plus, how to setup programs to hook it up with your Google Home or Google Assistant (and probably to Alexa aswell).
It takes several steps so ill try to be as clear as possible how this can be done. At the end, youll be able to “Ok Google, turn ps4 on” or “Ok Google, start Youtube”.
SMS Money Widget checks the incoming SMS from your bank or credit card issuer in order update a widget in your home screen with your current expenses in a monthly basis. Please allow the app to read your SMS and add the widget to your home screen for this purpose.
SMS Money Widget will not post, share or trade your personal information, SMSs or balance status in any way. The only time the app will send information over the internet will be for crash reports in order to fix bugs. Crash reports contain no personal information.
So after I spend a bunch of time trying to make it work.. here’s how for future reference and in case anyone else is struggling..