When comparing AutomateIt vs IFTTT, the Slant community recommends IFTTT for most people. In the question“What are the best Android apps for making your phone automatically perform certain actions based on set criteria?” IFTTT is ranked 2nd while AutomateIt is ranked 5th.
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Pro Rules can be shared
There's a catalog of Rules uploaded by other users that you can browse and download.
Pro Easy to use
Very simple user interface.
Pro No noticeable effect on battery
Pro Works perfectly out of the box
Not all similar apps deliver what they say. This one just works.
Pro Free version
Though there is a paid version of the app, the free version can be sufficient to satisfy basic automation needs.
Pro Extremely simple
While this app can complete complex tasks, it is very easy to use.
Con Developer unresponsive
No development activities evident since 2017
Con Recipes aren't guaranteed to work
Sometimes recipes don't work as expected, or fail to launch completely.
Con Limits only one action per trigger
Instead of allowing users to have a large amount of actions launch based off of one trigger, the limit is only 1:1.