SmartThings August Smart Lock Pro Z-Wave Device handler with DoorSense
I’m happy to share the first version of this device handler. Feel free to contribute!
- SEE INSTALL INSTRUCTIONS
Z-Wave device handle for August Pro Smart Lock device handler with DoorSense™.
Due to limitations (recognize contact sensor in automation and displaying information using tiles) this device handler creates a child contact sensor (based on new child contact sensor device)
Devices interfaces - New app vs Old App
Why use it?
You should use this device handler if you have a August Lock Pro and you want to use DoorSense™ in automations with no need to have an august connect acting as a bridge (see Validation scenario)
This device handler was tested using Samsung Connect Home Pro (Smartthings V2 Hub) with Firmware version 000.027.00010 in a set up with +10 z-wave devices.
August Smart Lock Pro was connected to both, Smartthings via Z-wave and August Doorbell as a wifi bridge (Wi-Fi bridge is not necessary to use this device handler). No issues were detected when tests were made from different channels (Bluetooth, Wi-Fi bridge or z-wave commands). All three interfaces are able to update status properly.
August Smart Lock Pro firmware was 1.12.2-1.59.0.
Automation in new app using Lock vs Child contact device
- Responsiveness to update child device using new app
- Delays to execute commands using new app (1 to 3 seconds)
- Any update to the device handler makes the DoorSense™ unresponsive during the development phase. The reason for it is unknown. When updating the device handler, delete it and create a new one to avoid this issue. This issue somehow affects new installations using github integration
Follow Smartthings Git Hub Integration Guide, using user rafaelborja and repository SmartThingsAugustPro.
Due to an unknown issue installation using GitHub is making the device handler unresponsive to events. Please create the august-lock-pro-zwave-lock-with-doorsense device handler source code by following the instructions bellow
Developer note: Please feel free to try Smartthings Git Hub Integration and validite if this issue is specific to my installation.
Why a child door sensor?
Due to a bug in Smartthings, only a child device can be used on standard automation app.
Please feel free to contribute with suggestions forks, and pull requests at https://github.com/rafaelborja/SmartThingsAugustPro