Alexa Notifications

Hi Guys. I reset my ST after many years of it doing what i needed and just getting up to speed on stuff. I am using the SmartThings app not the classic. Is there away of adding Alexa devices to ST so that something like Sharp Tools can use Alexa? I seem to recall this was possible on the classic app. I know Alexa can tap in to contacts and play a notification if the sensor is open. However i need a bit more flexibility in that i only want the notification if the sensor has been open X minutes, Sharp Tools does this but it cant see Alexa or have found a way to do this.

Thanks in advance for any help.

Put whatever logic you want on the SmartThings side, including sharptools, but have the end result be turning on a virtual switch which is also a virtual sensor.

Then have that virtual sensor opening trigger the Alexa action you want by using an Alexa routine (not a smartthings routine).

It works, it’s just that you will have to set up one Alexa routine (not a smartthings routine) for each notification you want.

FAQ: Can I trigger an Echo Action without Speaking to It?

This is perfect and exactly what I want to allow me to move over.

Will look at setting this up tomorrow.

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