[RELEASE] Door Chimes and Notifications for Doorbells and Sensors

Ah ok, SmartThings doesn’t send SMS’s outside the US for privacy regulatory reasons. If the audio files aren’t playing (dog barking, custom Audio URL’s etc) likely your soundbar integration doesn’t support playing back audio files from external servers. These audio files are all hosted on an amazon server and the device should be able to play files from an external server - Sonos and Bose do, it looks like your Samsung Soundbar may not - or if it does, the SmartThings integration doesn’t support it currently.

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@RBoy Have few inputs on this smartApp after I configured it today. I am using cast-web-api device by @vervallsweg to broadcast messages so that the music can be resumed. When I use this as my audio device, I am not getting any messages. After some debugging, figured that the if condition of audioDevice.hasCommand(“playText”) is failing and the else statement is executed but there is no playTrack commands in the cast-web-api. I was able to resolve this by changing the cast-web-device DTH to include command “playText”. Looks like either his code or your code needs to change for backward compatibility, FYI.

The other thing I noticed is the custom message being garbled with the variable status (string) definitions (the case statement)… Example: I have defined my custom message as is for a long time. Dont forget to close it. And this message is translated as window is was opened a long time. Dont forget to close it. “30min ago” (this is the postText which is supposed to be prefix as per your comments)… Just FYI so that you could change the behavior and also update the documentation on what is automatically added to the message so that people are aware.

Could you expose the elapsed time as a variable just like or to be included in the custom message so that people just can plug it in and let the custom message be as chosen by the user without any alterations… My 2cents.

2 questions:

  • to where do i upload a custom audio file? I will have to make a audio url right?
  • you write that it is possible to speak custom messages, but I can’t find this options in the menu (see picture)

Ok I just found my answer for why SMS’s is not working in Denmark. Do you write this on your webpage, can’t find it, remember to update this information if its missing because I bought the software thinking SMS would work. Can’t you somehow get it to work, would be great.

I have Sonos and have some questions regarding audio playback.

  • What does “speak” mean, can I speak a custom sound that can be played back? If yes how does it work?
  • I have recorded a file *.m4a in Quicktime and uploaded it to soundcloud.com, but it seems as my Sonos speakers won’t play it, should I do it differently?
  • Under “… at this volumen leven (optional)” I would like the speaker to play at 25%, is that 25 then?

Thank you

i also tried an *.mp3 format on soundcloud but it didn’t work. Maybe its the soundcloud that’s not working. Do you guy/girls have another working way to upload personal clips? Maybe Rboy could help?

Ialso still need help on the question about volumen?

With Ikea smartspeaker - this is “Sonos” - I can play x.mp3 file from my NAS via ST automation