Home Automation with Google Assistant and Alexa under $10 (PART 2)



Home Automation Under $10 Compressed

In Part 1 of Home Automation with Google Assistant and Alexa under $10 guide, we completed the coding and the wiring part. In this second part, we will configure the mobile app, Google Assistant and Alexa to control our DIY Home Automation device running on ESP8266 based NodeMCU.

Step 1: Setting Up Google Assistant

  • Now you need to go to IFTTT and create an account if not already

New Applet

  • Then, click ‘New Applet’
  • Click ‘this’

If This

  • Search and select ‘Google Assistant’

Select googel Assistant

  • Connect the Google account you using on your Android and grant access

Connect Google Account

  • Enter the Phrase such as ‘Turn on the Fan’; Switch on Fan or another way to turn on the appliance (see screenshot)

Choose TriggerTurn On Fan

  • Add response from Google Assistant that you want such as ‘Turning on the Light’
  • Then click ‘that‘ and choose Adafruit Feed

Than That

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