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Your Amazon Alexa IFTTT automations are about to stop working

Alexa won’t work with IFTTT anymore soon. | Image: Wes Davis / The Verge

The team behind IFTTT (short for “if this, then that”) wrote in a blog post that Amazon is cutting the service off from Alexa beginning October 31st. Once the integration is severed, users won’t be able to ask Alexa to trigger IFTTT applets. Certain automations will stick around in the IFTTT app, but some will be archived on November 1st unless you take action.

If your IFTTT applets use a specific phrase or question as the trigger (“Alexa, trigger…” or “Alexa, what’s on my to-do list?”), that will convert to using an IFTTT button widget that you can either use in the app or add to your smartphone’s homescreen. But all other triggers set up through Alexa — say, an automation that runs when you add something to your to-do list — will be…

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