Overview of Samsung SmartThings Multipurpose Sensor

Last Update date : Nov 20. 2020
Samsung SmartThings Multipurpose Sensor

Multipurpose Sensor

• Check whether you closed the front door, window, or garage

• Receive an alert if doors or windows open unexpectedly

• Set connected lights, speakers, and cameras to turn on and off as you open doors or windows, or when the temperature changes

• And much more

Please note: Requires a Connect Home

Turn on a light when my Front Door opens

1 On the home screen, tap on the Menu icon (three vertical bars on the left)
Tap Menu
2 Tap Automations
Tap Automations
3 Tap + icon
Tap + icon
4 Add one of the recommended or create a custom automation
Add one of the recommended or create a custom automation

Create a Custom Automation

5 Tap + icon under IF column to add Conditions

a. Based on a device status
Add Conditions
Based on a device status
6 Choose the Front Door Multipurpose Sensor
7 Tap Contact Sensor
Tap Contact Sensor
8 Tap Open > Next
Tap Open
9 Tap the + icon under THEN column
10 Choose your Light
11 Tap On (Set dimmer level and color if applicable)
12 Tap Done twice, then Save to save the Automation

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