Turn on switch when connected to wifi - possible?

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(Gil) #1

Hi,
I’m trying setting up a location based trigger to turn on a switch.

Initially I wanted to use the mobile phone presence sensor, but for some reason the location is always off by a lot (probably because the lack of GPS reception in my house).
Also I tried using IFTTT but it is painfully slow.

So I figured if I’m home - I’m connected to wifi and if I’m anywhere else I’m on 3g/4g.
(I’m really don’t connect to any other wifi so it’s perfect for me).

Is there a way to configure a virtual switch to respond to the state of the wifi connection and 3g/4g connection?
So it will show:
if wifi is connected Switch is on.
if wifi is not connected Switch is off.

I saw this solution by @Fuzzyligic but it is for android only… I use iPhone…

Any help will be grate!

thanks,
Gil :slight_smile:


(Jimmy) #2

Do you happen to have a Google OnHub? They added IFTTT integration and you could do this.


(Gil) #3

Hi @prjct92eh2,
No, sadly I don’t have OnHub… I use a generic router from my Internet service provider… :disappointed:

Gil :slight_smile:


(Brian Diehl) #4

Being on iPhone you’ll likely find this a lot more difficult as Android offers multiple solutions (using ASUSWRT, Tasker + Sharptools, etc).

Your best presence options will likely be:
Life 360: https://support.smartthings.com/hc/en-us/articles/202334244
ST Presence fob: https://shop.smartthings.com/#!/products/samsung-smartthings-arrival-sensor
Automatic for your car: [RELEASE] Automatic Connected Car- Integration with SmartThings