There will be a bot for everything. We will use bots for shopping anything from flowers to cars, planning vacation, even engage with our favorite fashion brands in a very personal way. Another big field where chat bots are the perfect match is home automation.
Imagine talking to your house without ever leaving your messenger app. Simply message the house to turn on/off lights or house appliances, get notifications when security camera detects motion, get alerts to stay in the know when your loved ones come back home.
Sounds good? Then meet Prota Bot for Telegram Messenger app. In this instructable we will show how you can set up all of the bot features and more.
Step 1: Download Telegram App for Prota
You can download Prota OS here
Previous articles to set up Prota for Raspberry Pi
Access your Prota and then go to the App Library. Click to Install Telegram app.
Step 2: Install Telegram Messenger App on Your Smartphone
Step 3: Connect Your Telegram Account to Prota
3.1 Request authorization.
3.2 Add your mobile Phone number.
3.3 Enter verification code.
Verification code will be sent to your smartphone.
3.4 Enter Bot details
Congratulations your Bot is set up!
(If any problem has occurred, please let us know via support.prota.info.)
Step 4: Teach Your Bot Using Stories
4.1 Select your bot as your Stories’ sensor.
4.2 Select what happens when Bot receives a specific message or a photo.
4.3 Click to set conditions.
4.4 Enter text that your message should contain to activate the actor part of the Story.
4.5 Complete the story with an action (we’ll activate smart electric fan that was introduced in our previous instructables).