IFTTT has a notifications channel but unfortunately it does not contain any triggers.

Is there any other way to perform an action when a notification is received? Is there any IFTTT service that can capture notifications and send them to IFTTT?
How can I use an incoming notification as trigger in IFTTT?

I don't see any reason why IFTTT can't be one of those notification manager applications.

  • This same issue was addressed earlier today in another question, android.stackexchange.com/questions/105758/… – Thomas Martin Apr 17 '15 at 17:05
  • Thomas Martin, Yes I know that. That question was the reason for asking this question. The questions are different but a solution for this question would mean a solution for the other question. – miva2 Apr 18 '15 at 9:22
  • Ah, I see, sorry about that. – Thomas Martin Apr 18 '15 at 9:57

You can use the Android Device IFTTT service:


It has "Notification received from specific app" trigger where you can filter the Notification by app name and notification keyword.

Please beware that the keyword must be a whole word. Trigger won't be fired if you filter "receive" and the notification is "sms received". You must use "received" as a keyword to catch that notification.

The service also has "Notification received" trigger, that fires for all android notifications.

  • Cool, I'll check it out sometime. – miva2 Apr 3 '18 at 9:59

I believe the Android notification channel in IFTTT (If This Then That) can only be triggered, not be a trigger. I don't know of a way to use Android notifications to trigger IFTTT. You might want to expand on your question so we can see what you're trying to achieve- maybe there are other ways to go about it.

  • "maybe there are other ways to go about it" using IFTTT is exactly my question. The linked question provides an example implementation. How would you like me to expand my question? The only thing I would like to do is use an incoming notification as trigger in IFTTT. Even if it has to take a detour. – miva2 Apr 18 '15 at 9:29

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