This page provides step by step instructions to setting the sound and volume of Doorbell 6 sound used in Smart Home Monitor using the standard device handler by SmartThings and form part of the larger Doorbell 6 user guide. 


Explanation


SmartThings Home Monitor app can be used with Doorbell 6 to allow this device to act as a siren device in your network. Doorbell 6 has 9 controllable sound points which each can be adjusted individually, but when using SmartThings Home Monitor, it only utilizes the main/parent or endpoint 1 sound of Doorbell 6. 


This guide will allow you to control what sound is played when SmartThings Home Monitor is triggered in an armed (stay) or armed (away) state.


There are 30 possible sounds that you can use which you can preview here: https://aeotec.freshdesk.com/support/solutions/articles/6000223794-doorbell-6-sound-previews-




How to setup SmartThings Home Monitor with Doorbell 6.


This section will describe how to setup SmartThings Home Monitor with SmartThings using Doorbell 6 default device handler "Aeotec Doorbell Siren 6".


Steps

  1. Open SmartThings Connect
  2. (Skip if you have not setup Smart Home Monitor) If you already have Smart Home Monitor activated, click on the name
    1. Then click on the gear icon located on the top right corner.
    2. Click on Security, Smoke, or Leaks (depending on where you want to set this up)
    3. Choose "Set response"
  3. If you need to install Smart Home Monitor
    1. From SmartThings Connect Dashboard, click on "+"
    2. Click on Smartapp
    3. Find "SmartThings Home Monitor" and select it
    4. Click Next
    5. Select what type of alarm you want to setup (Security, Smoke, Leaks)
    6. Select what devices you want to trigger SmartThings Home Monitor (Armed Away).
      • Disable choose all sensors if you want to pick specific devices.
      • Then add in what devices you want to trigger.

    7. Click Next
    8. Select what devices you want to trigger SmartThings Home Monitor (Armed Away).
      • Disable choose all sensors if you want to pick specific devices.
      • Then add in what devices you want to trigger.
    9. Click Next 
  4. Under "Responses" click on "Sound Sirens"

  5. Select your Siren 6 or Doorbell 6.

  6. Edit your settings for this device:
    • Alert duration
    • Delay before alert
  7. Click "Done"




How to configure sound/volume for SmartThings Home Monitor app


Follow these steps to configuring your Doorbell 6 output sound when used with SmartThings Home Monitor, these steps assume that your Doorbell 6 is already paired to your SmartThings home network:


Steps

  1. Open SmartThings Connect app
  2. Find your Doorbell 6 Widget in the list of devices.


  3. Tap on the Doorbell 6 widget to open up the Doorbell 6 page.
  4. Tap on More Options (3 dot icon - located top right corner)


  5. Tap on Settings in the popup screen
  6. You should now be on the sound/volume control screen (known as preference/setting page), this will give you 3 settings to configure, and an option to send your set configuration.

    • Endpoint -this determines what 8 available sounds that you could configure.
      1. Browse - also the main/parent sound control of Doorbell 6
      2. Tamper - known as sound 2 in the list of controllable devices, this controls the sound/volume played when the vibration sensor or tamper sensor is triggered (when you move the Doorbell 6 too often).
      3. Button one - determines the sound/volume of button one when pressed, or when Sound 3 is controlled from SmartThings.
      4. Button two - determines the sound/volume of button two when pressed, or when Sound 4 is controlled from SmartThings.
      5. Button three - determines the sound/volume of button three when pressed, or when Sound 5 is controlled from SmartThings.
      6. Environment - determines the sound/volume when Doorbell 6 receives a environment type z-wave alarm command. (ie. smoke sensors, CO2 sensors, etc)
      7. Security - determines the sound/volume when Doorbell 6 receives a security type z-wave alarm (ie. motion sensors, door sensors, etc)
      8. Emergency - determines the sound/volume when Doorbell 6 receives a emergency type z-wave alarm.
    • Volume set in % - this determines the volume level of your sound
    • Sound # - this determines which of the 30 sounds are played, you can refer #1-30 to the sound previews found on this page here: https://aeotec.freshdesk.com/support/solutions/articles/6000223794-doorbell-6-sound-previews-
  7. First input Endpoint, for SmartThings Home Monitor, we want this to be set to 1.
  8. Second input Volume set in %, decide what you want here, but for an alarm, I would recommend inputting 100.
  9. Third input Sound #, refer to the sound preview page and decide which sound # you want.
  10. When you are done, click on the toggle switch on step 4 which will push your configuration you've done between steps 7-9.
  11. You can test if the sound changed by playing the "Main" sound by clicking on "Siren and Strobe" under it.