[Webhooks] Super Simple Motion Activated Push Notifications

I did the last update, but where can I confirm it?

That what happen when I type it without the .txt:

Hmmm i think it is the way how the file was created. You used the notepad which explains the .txt extension.

Can you attempt to recreate it and change the extension to .json instead of .txt?

Thanks a lot it work without the txt extention


That’s the reason why I hate the default setting of Windows Explorer to hide file extensions.
Consider switching that off, it will save you some trouble like this :wink:

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Just catching up on this… as I’m reading I’m like “no… Windows, not again!” Anytime I install Windows (or even use Windows on someone else’s machine) I always go into Win Explorer settings and uncheck Hide Known File Extensions.


Sorry for such a newbee reply. Especially since most seem to find it super simple. Oh well, I am a newbee…

So I am missing some concepts. I want to do this with an Electron over cellular… Is it the same? How does that part of it work?


Just follow the same instructions for an electron :slight_smile:


New to the club here.
Walked through the instructed post, not working for me.
.ino is ok
The reply from

CLI is not exactly the same (I don’t mean the keys)

I ensured the hardware is ok by connecting a wire from 3.3v and tap it directly to D0

Tested the Pushover email function, all good.
What did I miss?


when you test it wtih the CLI like this:

particle publish "office-motion" "this is a test"

do you get a pushover message?

CLI says it published but I never received it

In my Pushover>Your Applications
It lists as Messages sent 0/7,500

Is there anything else I could try? I’d really like to get this going.

You might want to watch the webhook response at https://console.particle.io/logs and figure out the issue.


Try these commands:

particle webhook list

Make sure your webhook ID 57cff0abd6df53857e7456ad still exists. If so, delete it:

particle webhook delete 57cff0abd6df53857e7456ad

Then re-add:

particle webhook create Push1.json

Open the event stream to monitor:

particle subscribe mine

And test simply with:

particle publish "office-motion" "test"
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how to open up a terminal and navigate to where you saved the pushover.json file.
I got pushover.json not found msg
in particle cli after write particle webhook create pushover.json command in particle cli.
It would be helpful if you assist for solve this query.

It depends on your operating system, but if you google for ‘navigate console/terminal’, you should be able to find out rather quickly.

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navigate console/terminal

Thanks for quick response. I used windows operating system.
How to troubleshooting “pushover.json file not found” problem.

You need to navigate the command line to the directory the file is in.
Let’s assume the file I’m looking for is in “C:\Users\thebe\Documents\particle\firmware”.

If you open the command line from the run window, you’ll end up in your home directory (C:\Users\thebe).
You’d the use the cd command to get to the place you need to be:

I followed your instruction. still i get “pushover.json is not found” error.

That is because your file is called pushover.json.txt.
You need to remove the .txt extension.

I hate to say, but the default Windows setting to hide known extensions is a stupid thing as it causes things like this.

I’d always deactivate that setting in Windows.

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