Get Room Temperature and Humidity using ESP8266, DHT11 and Telegram Bot

Requirements:

  • ESP8266 NodeMCU
  • DHT11 Sensor
  • Three Jumper Wires
  • USB cable

Connection Diagram:

Diagram

Connections:

  • Connect + (VCC) to 3V in NodeMCU
  • Connect - (GND) to GND in NodeMCU
  • Connect OUT (DHT11 data pin) to D1 in NodeMCU

Code Instructions:

Open the program.cpp file and modify the following lines:

  • In Line 17 Replace NAME OF WIFI with your WIFI SSID

  • In Line 18 Replace PASSWORD OF WIFI with your WIFI Password

  • In Line 22 Replace BOT TOKEN with your Telegram Bot Token (Get Bot Token from BotFather)

  • In Line 50 Replace CHAT ID with your Telegram Chat ID (Get Chat ID from here: https://t.me/chatidx_bot)

Once done, Paste the Code into Arduino IDE.

  • Make sure that you have added the following libraries:
https://arduino.esp8266.com/stable/package_esp8266com_index.json
  • You also need to add UniversalTelegramBot library.

Go to Sketch -> Include Library -> Manage Libraries -> Search for UniversalTelegramBot and install it.

  • Make sure you have selected the correct board in the Arduino IDE.

  • Once finalised, upload the code to the ESP8266 NodeMCU, Press the FLASH Button if required.

  • Then Open the Serial Monitor, Press RST Button and wait for the ESP8266 to connect to the WiFi.

  • Now start the telegram bot and test it.

Sample Response:

  • Here is the sample response from the ESP8266 in Telegram:

Sample Response

Pull Request:

  • We are looking for any kind of bug fixes or new features.

License:

  • MIT License

GitHub

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