Use Siri to control GDB remote

1. Register an IFTTT account. Login to
2. Go to ‘My Applets’ and click ‘New Applet’.
3. Click “+this” to select a trigger condition. Search for ‘SMS’ and add that as the trigger.
4. Select ‘send IFTTT an SMS tagged’. Enter the tag or keyword to trigger the event. It must be a single word. Do NOT include the hashtag symbol before the word. For example, ‘garage’. Then click ‘Create trigger’.
5. Click “+that” to select an action. Type ‘webhooks’ in the search field. You will see “webhooks’ service in search result. Choose ‘Webhooks’ service.
6. Click “Make a Web request” and configure the form.
     a. URL: Use the URL as shown in the app.
     b. Method: POST
     c. Content Type: application/json
     d. Body: {"token":"************", "garagedoorindex":"1"}
Replace the "************" with the token you get from the GDB remote app. garagedoorindex can be “1” or “2”. Don’t forget to put curly braces in the body. Make sure use straight double quotes instead of other type of quotes. See different quotes format here.
     e. Save the configuration

7. You will get your IFTTT SMS phone number from the above recipe.
8. Add a new entry to your contacts with first name “Jarvis” or something else and using your IFTTT SMS phone number as the MOBILE number.

Here are the steps to get token from GDB remote app.
1. Launch the GDB remote app and go the view where the two control buttons are.
2. Go to settings. Select ‘IFTTT’.
3. Follow the rest of the steps to enable IFTTT and get token.

Now run voice command via Siri.
Activate Siri with your home button and say “tell Jarvis”. Siri will ask what do you want to say. Then say “hashtag garage” and confirm to send.

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