IFTTT - FAQ

Getting started with IFTTT and Force Control..
Enable Force Control. Create a Sphero account if you do not already have one. If you are creating a new Sphero account, please make sure...
Thu, May 18, 2017 at 10:27 AM
How do I enable IFTTT in the Force Band app?
In your Force Band app please select the "Settings" button. In the settings section of the Force Band app, switch t...
Sun, Nov 20, 2016 at 11:20 AM
How do I create an IFTTT applet for the Force Band?
After you have created an IFTTT account, log in to IFTTT and select "My Applets" and create an applet. For the "IF" section of the  ...
Thu, May 18, 2017 at 10:40 AM
What is Force Control mode?
Force Control is a Force Band mode that can be turned on in settings that allows the user to create IFTTT recipes to control smart devices around them. C...
Sun, Nov 20, 2016 at 11:21 AM
Do I need the IFTTT 'IF' app to use Force Control?
No, only an IFTTT account is needed to use ForceControl. Users can sign up for free at https://ifttt.com/ The 'IF' app also...
Sun, Nov 20, 2016 at 11:21 AM
Can I run my IFTTT applets outside of the Force Band app?
No, the user must have the Force Band app running and be in the "Force Control" feature to execute any IFTTT applets. If you have any que...
Thu, May 18, 2017 at 10:34 AM
Can multiple applets run off a single 'IF' event trigger?
Yes, a single 'IF' trigger (Force push, force pull, force stop) can be used to run multiple IFTTT 'DO' events. This can be configured ...
Thu, May 18, 2017 at 10:33 AM
Will using Force Control drain my battery quicker than normal.
No, using Force Control will not drain your battery any faster. It will have the same power consumption as if you were controlling your BB-8. If...
Sun, Nov 20, 2016 at 11:22 AM