This page provides step by step instructions to controlling Doorbell 6 individual sounds using WebCoRE and form part of the larger Doorbell 6 user guide. 


WebCoRE is possibly the most advanced rule machine that you can find developed by the SmartThings community, although getting started is complicated, you can perform more advanced complex automation once you've learned or understand how to use it.


Installing WebCoRE.

Make sure to follow the exact steps found in the link below, you must install WebCoRE following those steps in order to use Doorbell 6 with WebCoRE.


Set Doorbell 6 and Button 1 to WebCoRE.

In this example, we will be using Multisensor 6 motion to trigger Doorbell 6 sound #2. You can use these same steps to setup more advanced custom sound controls. 

  1. Open the SmartThings app on your mobile device.
  2. Tap the Marketplace icon at the bottom of the screen. If you are in a Room or Device within the app you will need to go back to My Home.
  3. Tap the SmartApps header at the top of the page.
  4. Scroll down and tap My Apps.
  5. Now select WebCoRE.


  6. Go to Settings.
  7. Go to Available Devices.
  8. Select Available Devices.
  9. Make sure that you add in the sensor that you want to control Doorbell 6 to the appropriate sections as you go down the list. (ie. Under Sensors, we have added Multisensor 6).

    If you have other Z-Wave devices, you can add them in which will give you other options of control.

  10. Scroll through the list of device types and add Doorbell 6 to these
    1. Which audio notification devices
    2. Which buttons (if Aeotec Button is paired, otherwise skip)
    3. Which tone generators


  11. Select Save located at the top right corner.



How to control specific sounds using various devices.

  1. Open the SmartThings app on your mobile device.
  2. Tap the Marketplace icon at the bottom of the screen. If you are in a Room or Device within the app you will need to go back to My Home.
  3. Tap the SmartApps header at the top of the page.
  4. Scroll down and tap My Apps.
  5. Now select WebCoRE.

  6.  Select Dashboard
  7. Tap on the 3 lines icon located at the top right corner.
  8. Select + New Piston.

  9. Select </> Create a blank piston.
  10. Name your piston (doesn't matter what). Then press on Create.
  11. Under execute, tap on + add a new statement.
  12. We will first set up the trigger, the device that causes the scene/piston to run automatically.

    Click on Add an if.
    Then click on Add a condition.
  13. You have a few selections here.


    - Click on "Nothing selected" and select the sensor that you want to control this scene/piston, in this case, we select "Multisensor 6"

    - Next to the device selected, choose the type of sensor to control, in this case, we use motion.

    - Under "What kind of comparison" we will use "is"

    - We want the sound to play when motion becomes active, we will select "active".

  14. Now click on Add button.
  15. Under Then select + add a new statement.
  16. Now we want to add the control for Doorbell 6 in this line instead of creating a new trigger.

    You want to select Add an Action.



  17. Under Do..., choose Play Track...
    Under Track, URL choose any value (of 1 - 30), in this case we input 2 for sound #2.
    Unfortunately, Volume does not work here, you can ignore this. In order to set volume, you must choose this under Doorbell 6 preference page, the volume control is "Default Chime Volume".

     
  18. Now select Save located at the bottom right corner.
  19. If complete, the page should look like this:

  20. Select the 3 lines icon at the top right corner, and click on Save.
  21. You can use steps 1 - 20 to program your customized sound linked to different sensor values. You can preview all sounds based on their respective IDs to decide what sound you want to play at this link here: https://aeotec.freshdesk.com/support/solutions/articles/6000223794