Home Security With Some Automation - ST + Abode (or Scout or ?)

Many low-end security systems don’t. Instead, they treat all contact sensors as a single zone. This came from the old wired sensor paradigm where you didn’t have individual sensor reporting: just “circuit intact” vs “circuit broken.”

Up until August 2017 this was also true of Simplisafe.

In the Fall of 2017, they did add the ability to check the status of an individual contact sensor, but you had to drill down into settings to see which individual sensor was open.

I’m not sure what it does now, but if individual alerts are important to you, check with each company before purchase. There is a lot of variation in how this is handled.

You can also talk to people in this community who use both simplisafe and SmartThings:

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