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How do I install my Sensors by screw-mounting?

Congratulations on your new SimpliSafe system! Before installing your sensors, you'll need to install your core devices, such as your Base Station and Keypad. Then, you can install your sensors with the included adhesive strips, or by mounting them with screws.To screw-mount your sensors:Take o

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 • Entry Sensors

Do I need an Entry Sensor for my Smart Lock to work?

No. All features will still work without an entry sensor. However, the auto-lock feature will be “smarter” when paired with an entry sensor. The entry sensor tells your Lock when the door is open, preventing the Lock from trying to “lock” your door even when it’s open. We still recommend pairing an

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Entry Sensor Settings & Customizations

Entry Sensors can be customized for each of the alarm states of your system (Off, Home, and Away). By default, Home and Away are set to Alarm. Off and Instant Trigger are defaulted to Off. If enabled, Instant Trigger results in the alarm instantly sounding when tripped while the system is armed (wit

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Entry Sensor Installation Guide

Entry Sensors defend your doors and windows. The Base Station will sound a quick chime when a door or window opens while your system is disarmed. Depending on your settings, this can also be set to trigger an alarm.

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Base Station and System Settings

Use the Keypad, Mobile or Web App to change your Base Station's settings - including System Volume, Alarm Delays, and Wi-Fi set up.

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Why is my Entry Sensor shown as open?

If your Entry Sensor is showing as open, despite doors or windows being closed, one of two things may be contributing to the issue.

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Motion Sensor False Alarms (Gen 3 SimpliSafe)

SimpliSafe’s Motion Sensors have been designed to avoid false alarms. However, if you’ve experienced one, there are a few potential issues that may cause them.

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 • Motion Sensors