Can't get action working using actionName, but does work with actionID

Hey. I’m testing an action (to learn more about them and maybe start using them) to toggle the basement lights.

When I have an automation of:

platform: event
event_type: ios.action_fired
actionID: 24CD269A-A930-4AF3-BCEA-54522D71D1C7

It works flawlessly

But when I substitute actionID for actionName: Toggle_basement_ lights it doesn’t work. I copy and pasted the name, including from the “example trigger” section of the app, and it still doesn’t work.

Any idea why?

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I am having the same issue with two automations and actions that I created just today. The automations trigger with the action ID but not the name. The weird thing is that I have some older actions/automations that trigger fine using the action name.