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


Explanation


SmartThings Home Monitor app can be used with Siren 6 to allow this device to act as a siren device in your network. Siren 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 Siren 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/6000223793-siren-6-sound-previews-


How to setup SmartThings Home Monitor with Siren 6.


This section will describe how to setup SmartThings Home Monitor with SmartThings using Siren 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 Siren 6 output sound when used with SmartThings Home Monitor, these steps assume that your Siren 6 is already paired to your SmartThings home network:


Steps

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


  3. Tap on the Siren 6 widget to open up the Siren 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.

  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.