SmartThings Support

First Alert Smoke Detector (ZSMOKE) and First Alert Smoke Detector and Carbon Monoxide Alarm (ZCOMBO)

A smart home can also be a safe home. With the First Alert Smoke Detector (ZSMOKE) and First Alert Smoke Detector and Carbon Monoxide Alarm (ZCOMBO) and SmartThings, you will be immediately notified at the first sign of smoke. The First Alert Smoke Detector is a Z-Wave device that emits a loud alarm when smoke is detected, and it will send an instant alert to your smartphone via SmartThings.

 

 

To connect the First Alert Smoke Detector (ZSMOKE) and First Alert Smoke Detector and Carbon Monoxide Alarm (ZCOMBO) in the SmartThings app

First, slide the battery tray out of the smoke detector (on the top left side).

Insert the batteries (checking the correct orientation).

Then, in the SmartThings mobile app:

  1. From the Home screen, touch the Plus (+) icon and select Device
  2. Select First Alert
  3. Touch Start
  4. Choose a Hub for the device
  5. Choose a Room for the device and touch Next
  6. While the Hub searches,
    1. Open the battery tray
    2. Hold the Test button while re-inserting the battery tray
    3. When the device beeps, release the button

 

To exclude the First Alert Smoke Detector (ZSMOKE) and First Alert Smoke Detector and Carbon Monoxide Alarm (ZCOMBO)

If the First Alert Smoke Detector was not discovered, you may need to reset, or “exclude,” the device before it can successfully connect with the SmartThings Hub. To do this in the SmartThings mobile app:

  1. From the Home screen, touch Menu (Menu icon), and select Devices
  2. Touch the Hub and select More Options (More Options menu icon)
  3. Touch Z-Wave utilities and select Z-Wave exclusion
  4. When prompted, do the following:
    1. Open the battery tray
    2. Hold the Test button while re-inserting the battery tray
    3. When the device beeps, release the button

After the app indicates that the device was successfully removed from SmartThings, follow the above instructions to connect the First Alert device.

 

To factory reset the First Alert Smoke Detector (ZSMOKE) and First Alert Smoke Detector and Carbon Monoxide Alarm (ZCOMBO)

If excluding and removing the detector does not produce results, factory reset the device:

  1. Make sure the device is powered
  2. Press and hold the test button for 10+ seconds

 

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FirstAlertSmoke_Manual.pdf 5 MB