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Saturday, December 16th, 2023 7:53 PM

Alert if Door is Left Open

I’ve had issues with my garage door not closing fully - it’ll start to close and occasionally will open back up. This causes me to think all is good, and then wake up the next morning and realize the door was left wide open.

I have a sensor on my door and we normally don’t turn our alarm on when we’re at home. 

Is there a way to get an alert if a sensor/door is open for 10 minutes?

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5.5K Messages

21 days ago

Hi all, 

As Emily mentioned, we do have an active Product Request already here. It is currently not in progress, but the more comments we have over there, the more likely our dev team will put it on the list!

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2.9K Messages

6 months ago

Hi @michaelstimpfel, 

We currently do not have a feature where you will get notified when an Entry Sensor has been opened for a set amount of time, but we have submitted that request to our devs for their consideration. If/when this feature is brought into development, we'll provide an update in this thread.

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I’d like this, too! 

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6 months ago

This would be an exceptionally useful feature.   I completely agree.   Whether leaving home or going to bed,  there are numerous doors that id like notice on - kids leave door open or the garage door bounces due to opener malfunction or other oddity.   The "secret notification" might function as such,  but it would be nicer to have the left open alert.   My guess that'll drain battery faster as two notices or more from the device instead of one. 

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Extremely helpful to have, there are numerous use cases, and this product might also be more sellable with this feature. I wonder why this is not a feature in the first place. 

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This would be amazing on my garage freezer. We just lost $500 worth of food because a kid left it open overnight. 

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21 days ago

PLEASE make this a feature. My baby gate has been left open before and the baby made his way down the stairs. Luckily unharmed. This feature would help so much!

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3 days ago

My Wi-Fi router has a setting where you can turn the lights off at a certain time of night. It would be good if you could set a trigger for either the garage door being open more than some amount of time, or if it is left open after a certain time. for example say you normally go to bed at 11 PM. If the door is open after 11 PM, it could send you an alert. This would be a very handy feature. Thank you 

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