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Create/edit an event-triggered light automation rule

Event-triggered light rules allow you to automatically turn your lights on and off based on the status of your security system, sensor state, or by crossing a Geo-Fence.

To create an event-triggered light automation rule using the Alarm.com customer website:

  1. Log into the Alarm.com customer website.
  2. Click Automation.
  3. Click Add New Rule.
  4. Click Event-triggered Rule.
  5. In the Name of rule field, enter a name for the automation rule.
  6. In Automate My, click to select Lights.
  7. In When this event occurs, click to select the action that will trigger the light rule and then use the dropdown menus to specify the conditions of the action.
  8. In the Perform this action dropdown menus, click to select what action the lights will perform when the rule is triggered.
  9. In Select Devices, click to select the lights that will follow the rule.
  10. In During this time frame, click to select when you would like the rule to be active.
    • At All Times means the rule will be carried out any time of day.
    • Only during the following times will allow you to choose specific days and times that selected devices are automated by the rule.
    • Only after Sunset means the rule will be carried out after sunset time.
       
      Note: Sunset is determined by the system's installation address.
       
  11. Verify the rule is configured with the correct settings.
  12. Click Save.

To edit an existing event-triggered light automation rule using the Alarm.com customer website:

  1. Log into the Alarm.com customer website.
  2. Click Automation.
  3. Click Editfor the rule you want to edit.
  4. Edit the rule as desired.
  5. Click Save.

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