This page provides step by step instructions to setting the sound and volume of Doorbell 6 and 2 separate examples of using it in SmartThings Connect with the standard device handler and form part of the larger Doorbell 6 user guide. 


How to configure sound/volume of Doorbell 6 in SmartThings


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 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.





Example 1 - Configure Sound/Volume of Button one


For this example, this will cover how to configure Button one to play "Ding Dong Tubular" which is sound #2 with volume level 70. To break this down for individual settings:

  • Endpoint = 3
  • Volume set in % = 70
  • Sound # = 2


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 = 3
    • Volume set in % = 70
    • Sound # = 2
  7. Click on the toggle switch next to "4. Send sound and volume configuration" which will push this configuration to Doorbell 6.
  8. Press Aeotec Button linked to Doorbell 6 which should play the newly configured sound.





Example 2 - Disable volume of Tamper alarm.


For this example, this will cover how to configure Button one to play "Ding Dong Tubular" which is sound #2 with volume level 70. To break this down for individual settings:

  • Endpoint = 2
  • Volume set in % = 0
  • Sound # = any number between 1 - 30 (it doesn't matter)


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 = 2
    • Volume set in % = 0
    • Sound # = 15
  7. Click on the toggle switch next to "4. Send sound and volume configuration" which will push this configuration to Doorbell 6.