I would like to create a routine to set the system to armed when both of my phones are away AND my deadbolt is locked. The phones are not a problem but I cannot see how to check the mode of the deadbolt. Any help is appreciated.
You can’t do it with just a routine, but there are several other automation options available with SmartThings which will allow this.
See the following FAQ( this is a clickable link)
(This is a wiki post: feel free to edit it or add to it as needed. Also, I can’t take any screenshots since I can’t use the app at this time due to its incompatibility with voiceover, so feel free to add screenshots where they would be helpful.)
At one point, one of the biggest advantages of using the SmartThings platform was the wide variety of devices that it supported. However, by the end of 2017 several competing platforms had caught up in that regard.
Where SmartThings still holds a significant advantage over some of the other low-cost home automation solutions is in the ability to really build really complex rules in a fairly simple manner. You won’t have to be a programmer, but you may need the help of other community members to get the logic constructed just right.
Also, you …