Got Blink Cameras to work with Smartthings using IFTTT (Easy) #likeaboss


(George) #1

Im going to keep this short and sweet.

Step 1. Create a virtual switch (On/off) and name it Blink Cameras Sample Directions here

Step 2: Use IFTTT and connect to Smart things and Blink services
Step 3: Make sure to authorize “Blink Cameras” (step 1)
Step 4. Create a new Applet
Step 5: Search Smart things and select “Switched on” or “Switched off”
Switched on is armed and Switch off is disarmed
Step 6: Find the “Blink Camera” switch you created in step 1
Step 7: Create trigger and go to “+that”
Step 8: Find Blink and select which cameras you either want to disarm or arm
Step 9: Add the “Blink Cameras” switch to your routines in ST

See below my screen as an example. Clink on images to see the full image


(Ron Talley) #2

Awesome you got it figured out. Most of us that were Blink supporters used RBoys integration. The IFTTT is a joke compared to the flexibility it offered.

I have 3 sync modules and the way you set it up above is the only option available now. I hate that we lost so much.


(Jimmy) #3

This video is out of date. Ignoring the out of date google home stuff, you can now create a virtual switch in the SmartThings app.


(George) #4

Thanks. I wasn’t aware of another way but the info in the video still works