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Tue, Apr 5, 2016 2:23 AM

Multiple Triggers: Lock the Door Only When Closed

I would like to update my auto lock program such that it locks only if the door is closed.  Since the door is on a sensor it should know the door is open or not closed.  I was looking for a way to:

 

1)  Lock door after 5 minutes

2)  If door is not open and lock is unlocked

 

Thought I had it because you can program the door to lock after 5 minutes if the door is not opened, but it doesn't seem to have a trigger event to run the program (e.g. door unlock).

 

Any thoughts or ideas?

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6 y ago

Hello @ED_Man

 

Have you tried the autolock feature of the door lock instead of a program? This may give you what you're looking for.

 

  1. Log into your Digital Life app
  2. Select Devices
  3. Locate your door lock and go into its settings
  4. At the bottom you will see an autolock feature that can be turned on/off and an adjustable time delay.

This won't give you the full 5 minutes but once the door is unlocked it will automatically re-lock at the desired time delay you set.

 

However if you're looking for a program I think you can accomplish this by setting your program up in this way:

 

  1. The first thing that will happen is the door lock will lock
    • NOTE: You must add a delay of 5 minutes for this action to take place
  2. Set the triggering event as the door contact sensor is closed.

This should create a program that will lock the door 5 minutes after the door is closed.

DoorLockDelay.png

ED_Man

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6 y ago

Thank you.  The auto-lock is a nice feature but the program keeps the door from locking when it is open.  This keeps the kids from trying to shut the door with the deadbolt out.

 

Appreciate the advice

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