Do Button by IFTTT
Download
  • Review
  • Download
  • Screenshots
  • Discussions

Review Do Button by IFTTT

Brandon Girod
8.5Excellent
Highly customizable, features a ton of pre-made recipes, beautifully designed, easy to use
There are only 3 recipes you can use at any given time, favors social media usage over anything else
Automation is pretty much the future. Google wants to totally nail self-driving cars by 2020, they’ve already made awesome headway with Nest, and there are a million other companies out there all competing in the home automation industry. IFTTT is one of the first website out there to try and automate the internet, and it does a pretty good job. The devs behind that site have recently released a suite of new automation apps and Do Button for Android is one of them.
Now, there is already an IFTTT app on Android, but my experience with it has been pretty hit or miss. Unlike something like Tasker, it just doesn’t work as reliably. The new Do apps were created to fix this issue by simplifying the whole process. The button app pretty much takes care of everything the camera and note app don’t. Simply put, it’s an awesome widget which will automatically do something you have it set to do.
There are some really cool recipes like sending a text or email to a loved one to let them know you’re leaving work, having it set your Nest thermostat, or even control the lights in your home. For whatever reason, this suite of apps just works unlike the parent app.
Do Button is really aimed towards someone who is incredibly social. Most of the recipes involve communicating with someone or updating your social media accounts, which is infinitely useful for someone who lives through them. Unfortunately, I don’t, so I personally feel like this is the weakest of the three apps. The other two just seem a bit more useful as far as actual productivity goes.

Final ratings

Usefulness 8/10
Usability 9/10
Originality 8/10
Design 9/10
Discussions
What do you think about the app?
Your rating
sign in with
or send anonymous
No comments yet, yours will be the first
We recommend
  • Mini Launcher (Kitkat UI)
    Mini Launcher (Kitkat UI)
    Smart launcher for Android 4.0+ devices
    8.9
  • SwipePad: Hyperspace Jump
    SwipePad: Hyperspace Jump
    12 icons in the quick menu
    10
  • Link Bubble
    Link Bubble
    Background loading of webpages
    9.6
  • Nova Launcher
    Nova Launcher
    Powerful customization and tweaks but terrible menu presentation
    6.8
  • Puzzle Alarm Clock
    Puzzle Alarm Clock
    Really actionable alarm clock app
    8.9
  • Loopr
    Loopr
    Change between launched processes quickly
    7.4
  • Swype Keyboard
    Swype Keyboard
    World’s most functional keyboard
    10
  • Tidy
    Tidy
    Manage photos easy!
    9.2
  • Home8 like Windows 8 launcher
    Home8 like Windows 8 launcher
    A step in the right direction, but needs improvement
    6.6
  • ZUI Locker
    ZUI Locker
    Good looking alternative lock screen
    7.8
  • ONE+ Launcher
    ONE+ Launcher
    Good looking launcher with little extra tricks
    7.5
  • Aero Launcher
    Aero Launcher
    A reminder to appreciate what you've already got
    6.3
  • Gauge Battery Widget 2014
    Gauge Battery Widget 2014
    Works well, but...
    7.5
  • Google Keyboard
    Google Keyboard
    Attractive new keyboard from Google
    8.8
  • DigiCal Calendar
    DigiCal Calendar
    A very basic calendar app - thoroughly underwhelming
    6.4
  • Gravity Screen
    Gravity Screen
    Forget about locking your device
    9.3
  • Notif Pro
    Notif Pro
    Get any reminders you want in the notifications bar
    9.2
  • ProCapture
    ProCapture
    Enhance your Android camera features
    9.1
  • Autumn Leaves in HD Gyro 3D
    Autumn Leaves in HD Gyro 3D
    Gyro 3D wallpaper that looks like you're looking through a window
    8.0
  • SlideIT
    SlideIT
    A versatile keyboard with cool skins
    9.0