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Notification on high temperature

In order to get notified when temperature exceeds certain value, or any other condition is met, use the setup scenario below.

Send notification when temperature exceeds 25 degrees

Set name "Notification"

Create virtual device (Menu → Settings → Virtual devices → + (or Add virtual device) → Switch

Set name "Notification"

Set device type = Emergency:


Setting Emergency device type will automatically pre-define correct icons and names for On and Off states:


Open details of this new virtual switch and select Add a new Smart Rule


Select Smart Rule Equation


Set Smart Rule Equation to turn on your virtual emergency switch if the notification condition is met. In our example, we are checking if one of temperatures (Temperature 1, Temperature 2) is higher than 25ºC. Also, once this condition is met, we set minimum duration to 30 minutes, so that we don't receive notifications too often.

← Equation

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SETTINGS   INFO   LIMITING CONDITION

Variables

Temperature 1 Temperature 2

Te = 21.8ºC
Te1 = 22.3ºC

Equation

(Te > 25) or (Te1 > 25)


Actions

If result is TRUE, perform following actions:

Notification

On

If result is FALSE, perform following actions:

Notification

Off

Duration

When to stop performing specified actions

Minimum duration
Value: 30 minutes

Maximum duration
Value: not set



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Open detail of device Notification and add Smart Rule "Notification"


Set Smart Rule Notification to provide proper feedback when temperatures are higher than 25 degrees:

← Notification

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SETTINGS   INFO   LIMITING CONDITION

Send notifications when these sensors change:

Notification

  • Add sensor


Notifications

Notify if turned on
Message: Temperatures higher than 25ºC

Notify if turned off
Message: Temperatures are OK


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There are more ways to setup push notifications:

  • Smart Rule Device error notification sends notification always when one of specified devices is in error state
  • Smart Rule Simple alarm sends push notification when there is a motion detected on one of specified sensors. It can be door/window magnet, or motion sensor
  • Smart Rule Alarm can have push notification defined for each phase