Create/edit an event-triggered lock automation rule - Alarm.com

With a Smart Lock, you have the ability to create event-triggered lock automation rules, allowing you to automatically lock or unlock door locks based on the status of your security system or additional locks. 

To create an event-triggered lock automation rule: 

  1. Log into your Brinks Home Alarm.com portal.
  2. Click Automation.
  3. Click + Add New Rule.
  4. Click Event-triggered Rule.
  5. Name the rule in the Name of rule field. 
  6. Under Automate My, select Locks
  7. Under When this event occurs, select the device that will trigger the lock rule, and then use the dropdown menus to specify the conditions of the action.
    • If presented with the option, use the dropdown menu in the Perform this action section to specify the time delay for lock action to be completed.
  8. Under Perform this action:, select how long after the event you want this to happen, anywhere from immediately up to 3 minutes.
  9. Under Select Devices, click to select the devices that will follow the rule.
  10. Under the During this time frame, select to specify when the rule will be active. 
    • For At All Times, the rule will be carried out any time of day.
    • For Only during the following times, click to select the specific days and times that selected devices are automated by the rule.
  11. Verify the rule is configured with the correct settings.
  12. Click Save.

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