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Create/edit a Door was left open notification

Door was left open notification can notify users of a door/window that has been left open for a specified time period or if specific users leave the premises while the sensor is open.

Note: There is a limit of 32 sensors per Door was left open notification.

To create/edit a Door was left open notification using the Alarm.com app:

  1. Log into the Alarm.com app.
  2. Tap menu.
  3. Tap Notifications.
  4. Tap Settings.
  5. To edit the notification, tap to select the Door was left open notification.
  6. If the notification has not been created:
    1. Tap Add.
    2. Tap Use A Template.
    3. In Business, tap Door was left open.
  7. Name the new notification. 
  8. In When any of these sensors, select the sensors to be notified about.
  9. In Is Left Open, select either:
    • For this duration to select the amount of time the sensor must remain open before sending the notification.
    • When select people cross a Geo-Fence to select when specific users enter or exit a location. 
  10. In During this timeframe, select either of the following: 
    • At All Times to be notified at all times.
    • Only during the following times to select specific days and times to be notified. 
  11. In Recipients, tap Add.
  12. Tap the entries in Address Book to be notified or tap Add Contact to add a new Address Book entry.
  13. Tap Close.
  14. Verify the notification is configured with the correct settings.
  15. Tap Save.

To create/edit a Door was left open notification using the Alarm.com customer website:

  1. Log into the Alarm.com customer website.
  2. Click Notifications.
  3. To edit the notification, click Edit next to the Door was left open notification.
  4. If the notification has not been created:
    1. Click New Notification.
    2. Click Business.
    3. Click Door was left open.
  5. Name the notification rule.
  6. In When any of these sensors, select the sensors to be notified about.
  7. In Is Left Open, select either of the following:
    • For this duration to select how long a door is left open.
    • When select people cross a Geo-Fence to select when specific users enter or exit a location.
  8. In During this timeframe, select either of the following: 
    • At All Times to be notified at all times.
    • Only during the following times to select specific days and times to be notified.
  9. In Recipients, click Add to choose notification recipients.
  10. Click the entries in Address Book to be notified, or click New to add a new Address Book entry.
  11. Click Close.
  12. Verify the notification is configured with the correct settings.
  13. Click Save.

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