Currently there is no way to tailor notifications on devices except at the device system level.
I want the ability to pick and choose what notifications I want to see on 2 different devices.
Device 1 - My wife doesn’t want to see notifications telling her she has left the house. She does want notifications if someone has tripped the alarm.
Device 2 -I want Notifications for everything.
Currently I make a rule and it just sends the notification to everyone.
I could use SMS too, but I would be getting SMSs ALL the time. Wife and other users are pretty active (leaving and arriving). I try to reserve my SMS to a few things from ST - like “intruder alerts” and IFTTT automation. Push Notifications are a way to diversify and prioritize. If I set all things to SMS, I would likely start ignoring the important stuff.
Just so you know, I have two users set up on my account (I had a v1 hub for a long time and added my wife as a second user over a year ago.) With the new “Contacts” feature (currently only available on Android, but once set up, shows up on iOS as well) you can do exactly what you are asking to do. You can decide whether you want Push or SMS for each user, for every event. It is really is nice.
Hopefully ST will fix the “Add a new user” and add “Contacts” to iOS soon.
I don’t see it on my Android yet. I don’t think everyone can see it. Personally I think it was in the middle of staged rollout and they found an issue and have been mum ever since. Now they have a bigger issue (time events not running), so who knows what is going on. You either need to have some patience right now, or vent somewhere. My install is running ok, so I’m trying not to tease it right now while the cloud is angry and spewing lightning bolts (or poltergeists). How poetic would it be if this is all fixed this Saturday or Sunday…?
Press the three dots in upper righthand corner within the ST App and you should see “My Contacts”. From there you can add contacts by pressing the three dots in the upper right corner of the Contacts view.
You must add yourself as well, using the email address you use to sign into SmartThings with, and add a phone number for SMS. The Push notifications use the “username/email address” while SMS uses the phone number.
“My Contacts” is MIA on my Android as well. I have a vague recollection of thinking that the contact book feature was just a thinly disguised data mining attempt. I don’t remember though if that was just my initial impression when I heard about it, or whether there was a configuration question at the time of upgrade that I answered “No” to. I really don’t want to tempt fate by uninstalling/reinstalling the app to find out. Can someone here with Android that has a better memory confirm whether the question was asked or if the menu item just appeared?