Yale Smartphone Alarm System integration

Im almost 100 pc positive at this stage that it isnt possible to trigger the siren from any non yale items. The only thing i can think is maybe the yale cctv cameras introduce an option but thats just guess work.

This is useful to me mainly so i know if ive left a window open when i leave the house

I’m thinking more that if the alarm triggers itself using its own sensors then smartthings can see that status instead of arm/disarm/home arm - so triggering a routine… Does that sound possible? My knowledge of code is very limited but wasn’t sure if when an alarm has triggered the status of the alarm would be a mode that would allow this?

Im sure you could but dont understand for what purpose?

So that the ‘alarm triggered’ status can trigger a further routine (i.e. Turn lights on, send a notification etc)

It would be good to be able to trigger an event if the alarm goes off

Ahh in this case i would do something else really. Id use the universal device handler.
When the email/sms from yale hits i would use ifttt to trigger a virtual switch which you have set to show as a motion sensor or something which triggers the smart home monitor in smartthings.

I do something similar with my floodlight camera from ring. Let me find the link to the device handler

So use this

Create a virtual switch with it that is activated by ifttt when you get your yale burglar alarm email.

Have its output set to a virtual motion sensor or some such.

Set that motion sensor up with smartthings home monitor and you have an working smartthings solution.

Hope that covers what you are after. If ive understood

I now have the Yale Conexis L1 Smart lock.

I got the yale module for it and started to play around with what could be done with it.

It can only unlock the door.

If the five point lock is engaged the door will re-lock itself after about 30 seconds
At no point the state of the lock sent to the smart alarm. (so very annoyed by this)
I’ve hurriedly made an unlocking device handler for it but i think i am going to try the Zwave handler and see what it can do.

For what it’s worth Yale’s owner Assa Abloy are in the process of purchasing August the leading smart lock maker.

The August smart lock does I believe report a lot more information and even has a sensor to confirm whether the door is properly closed.

Perhaps the August technology and platform will be added to other e.g. Yale locks.

I am hoping that Assa Abloy make the August lock suitable and available in Europe. Currently it is only for the US and as a result only has US Z-Wave frequency and the bridge for remote access has a US power supply. Also currently it only supports US deadbolts and not Europrofile locks. (An enterprising Chinese entrepreneur has made an adapter plate that makes it able to operate a Europrofile lock.)

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Hi, how would I get a Yale power switch to activate when alarm goes off. I want to connect a strobe light to disorientate on entry. Thinking it has to be connected to a PIR or contact. New to all this so not a clue… thanks

If it’s a yale power switch the I’ll need to know the url you press to activate it from the yalehomesystem.co.uk website and I can write something so you can build that into smart things. Once in smart things your best bet is to use ifttt to activate the switch if you get a yale burglar email

Hi im new to ST ive added the code as a device handler but i have no idea on how to now add my yale alarm as a thing in the app. Could someone help

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Hi Mark. You want to add the device from the So I like you did the device handler.

Go into the devices page. Add new device and select your yale device handler from the drop down.

It will ask you for other things like network is and things but just make it up if you aren’t sure.

Once you’ve created the device here then you should see it in the app.

Press settings button in the device to add the username and password

Thanks for that even make up the device id?

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Sure thing

Thanks its working. How do i select between the home and away arming in the automation?

Away is turning it on as a switch.
Home is locking as a lock

Hi All,

I have followed this thread and can confirm everything is working perfect. I used Pollster [smart app] "Pollster" - A SmartThings Polling Daemon to refresh the sensors every minute. Thanks tapion your a life saver.

Thanks for using it

Thanks for sharing this DH I been waiting ages and finally stumbled across this thread.

I don’t know where I went wrong but the Yale contact sensor reports “Closed” for when the contact is opened or closed!

Any suggestion how I can correct this so it shows as opened when it is open?

Even if you refresh it?