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Create/edit a light automation schedule

Light automation schedules turn your lights on and off based on set times. From the Alarm.com customer website, you can easily create custom rules to control the lights in your home or business.

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To create a light automation schedule using the Alarm.com customer website:

  1. Log into the Alarm.com customer website.
  2. Click Automation.
  3. Click Schedules.
  4. Click Add New Schedule.

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  5. Click Light Schedule (if applicable).

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  6. In the Name of rule field, enter the desired name of the new light automation schedule.
  7. In Select Devices, select the lights that will follow the schedule.
  8. In On these days, select the days of the week the light automation schedule will be active.
  9. In Perform these scheduled actions
    • Use the First and Then dropdown menus to select the desired automated light actions.
    • For based on, click to select the time of day the light the First action occurs. 
      • When Time of day is selected: 
        1. Use the dropdown menus to specify the hour and minute the First action occurs. 
        2. Select AM or PM
        3. If desired, click to select Make times approximate in Away from Home option. This option performs the action at an approximate time within 45 minutes after or before the selected time. 
           
          Note: The Away from Home option cannot be enabled if the rule is scheduled to perform actions at sunrise or sunset.
           
      • When Sunrise or Sunset is selected: 
        • Use the dropdown menu to further specify the time the First action occurs. 
           
          Note: Sunrise and Sunset are determined by the system's installation address.
           
  10. Verify the schedule is configured with the desired settings.
  11. Click Save.

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