How to monitor if Multipurpose sensor is open for a long time


I am using multipurpose sensors and I know that I can receive a push notification when my door is opened or closed, but I would like to receive a push notification when my door is opened for a long time. Is it possible?


You can do that pretty simply with webCore.

Something along the lines of IF door is Open, THEN WAIT x minutes, SEND PUSH NOTIFICATION.

Hi Bryan,

Thanks a lot for your reply.

My need is more like with: when the door is opened so clock starts, if this clock reaches out x minutes, 15min for example, I will receive a push notification, but if someone closes the door after clock starts before it reach out 15min so I won’t receive a push.

As I’m not a developer I would like to know if is there some Smartapp handler to this purpose?

Thanks again.

Add the smart app called ‘left it open’. You can have multiple instances for different doors

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That’s exactly what webCore will do, but if you decide not to go that route hopefully the app @Tim_Jones described will work for you…

It has worked perfectly! Thank you very much.

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New version of smartthings app does not have many smartapps and the left it open one is no longer an option. Hopefully they will add one soon.

See the community FAQ: there are several ways to do it with the new app, but not as part of the official features.

FAQ: Get a Notification if Something is Left On, Open, or Unlocked for X Minutes (2020)