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7 insanely useful IFTTT recipes you might not know about

If you’re dying for a tech tip that will actually change your day, here is a little IFTTT medley to get your keyboard blazing with excitement.

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Using IFTTT to make technologies save you time

Nothing kills time more than trying to get to different application to “talk” to each other. You stare at the screen thinking, “there has to be a better way to do this.” And there is. IFTTT (If This, Then That) offers thousands of recipes (read: ways to make those apps talk to each other) to help end your frustration. Of those thousands of recipes, IFTTT can tackle seventy one different channels (individual apps). Here’s a quick look at some of the time-saving, frustration-busting, and down right cool things IFTTT can do for you.

1. 25 Instagram IFTTT recipes to supercharge your day

There are so many things you can make Instagram do with the magic of IFTTT, and by simply clicking a few buttons, you can make every photo automatically back itself up on Evernote, or post itself to your blog. Just take a look at these twenty five recipes to get started.


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2. Update your Facebook cover photo, live.

Through the ridiculously simple IFTTT tool, you can automate your efforts with a few simple clicks. For example, if you take a photo through Instagram, set your webcam up to upload pictures to Flickr every 30 seconds, then you can connect it to the Facebook Page album for Cover Photos. Awesome, right?

3. Keep tabs on your address, seriously!

Craigslist is superbly useful but has a shady underbelly that victimizes people use this IFTTT recipe to set up alerts to avoid your address being drug down into one of many odd schemes Craigslist users may involve you in. And do not forget to thank Lani.

4. 5 IFTTT recipes to boost your Gmail attachments

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Use these recipes to automate your Gmail attachments for backup. No more manual backups! Just make sure you know how much cloud storage you have, especially if you receive large attachments daily.

5. Force Instagram and Twitter to play nicely

Since Twitter and Instagram have entered a fierce competition, Twitter cards are being bypassed by Instagram. To get around this and make Instagram like them, use this magical IFTTT recipe.

6. One recipe to look like a super organized genius, quickly

Ask yourself how much time in your day you give in the name of Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, and any other social media. These minutes, and even hours, add up quickly. It would be wonderful to find a way to balance social media and productivity without the need to sit at the computer constantly. Now, you can do this through automation. And IFTTT, is a great place to get started with automation

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7. IFTTT recipes to supercharge Evernote

Evernote is one of the best ways to save your ideas. Whether it is things you hear, see, or cannot wait to share, Evernote is a great place to save them. Here you will find seven IFTTT recipes to power up your Evernote notebooks, so you can love Evernote even more.

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