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Use IFTTT and gmail to allow temporary guest access

There might be cases when you want your contractors or friends to temporarily access your garage door. Follow these steps. 1. Create a new gmail account just for this purpose. Don’t use your personal gmail account. 2. Register the an IFTTT account with the new gmail account you have. Login to ifttt.com. The general idea…

Amazon Alexa setup guide

This requires firmware version 29 which will be coming soon. 1. Register an IFTTT account. Login to ifttt.com 2. Go to ‘My Applets’ and click ‘New Applet’. 3. Click “+this” to select a trigger condition. Search for ‘Alexa’. You will see “Amazon Alexa” in the search result. Click that. Then select “Say a specific phrase”…

Avoiding Interference

The following items can cause interference with Wi-Fi communication: 1. Microwave ovens 2. Direct Satellite Service (DSS) radio frequency leakage 3. The original coaxial cable that may come with a satellite dish. Contact the device manufacturer and get newer cables. 4. Electrical devices such as power lines, electrical railroad tracks, and power stations. 5. Cordless…