Hi I need to know if someone can help me setup my home monitor with alexa. So instead of using my phone I can for example tell alexa to arm away when I leave the house .if someone can direct me to the right place for a solution.
Here’s one way if doing it. Just note that Virtual switches have to be used since the STHM is not exposed natively to any external services like Alexa.
I have migrated over to the SmartThings Home Monitor in the new Connect app and got around some of the SmartThings Home Monitor’s restrictions/limitations with this setup.
First, I use a Virtual Switch named ‘Home Security’ for setting the SmartThings Home Monitor mode which then sets the Home & Night Location modes. I also use the ‘Home Security’ Virtual Switch so I can use Alexa or Google Home voice commands to enable Armed Stay and Disarm the SmartThings Home Monitor via voice command. "Alexa, turn on Home Security", "Alexa, turn off Home Security".
Home Security Switch Off
Control device, Home Security = Off
Change Security Mode = Disarmed
Home Security Switch On
Control device, Home Security = On
Change Security Mode = Armed (Stay)
Then these three Automati…
Thanks ill give it a shot.
Ok also does it sync up with the app on the phone in st