SmartThings Support

How to connect Aeotec door/window sensors

The Aeotec Door/Window Sensor is perfect for monitoring comings and goings. It's a magnetic contact sensor you can use to monitor the opening and closing of doors, windows, and cabinets. This Z-Wave device can also be triggered to turn on and off lights or alarms, using the magic of SmartThings.

This article will tell you how to connect the  Aeotec Door/Window Sensors with the SmartThings Hub.

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In the SmartThings app:

  1. From the Home screen, touch the Plus (+) icon and select Device
  2. Select Aeotec and touch Open/closed sensor
  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, press the "Action" button once


To reset Aeotec Door/Window Sensors

If the Aeotec Door/Window Sensor was not detected, you may need to reset, or “exclude,” the device before it can successfully connect with the SmartThings Hub. To do this in the SmartThings app:

  1. From the Home screen, touch the 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. Press the "Action" button once

When the app indicates that the device was successfully removed from SmartThings, follow the instructions above to connect the Aeotec Door/Window Sensor.



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