How to Create Door Ajar Notifications

Door Ajar notifications alert you when your door has been left open for a certain amount of time.

In order to set up Door Ajar notifications, you’ll need a 3rd Generation August Smart Lock or Smart Lock Pro with DoorSense™ installed with an August Bridge (Connect or Doorbell Cam). For information on how to install DoorSense™, please review the DoorSense™ Installation guide:

How to Create Door Ajar Notifications (iOS)

The first step in setting up Door Ajar notifications is to set Door Ajar Timing. The time increment selected determines how long your door can be open before you are alerted. 

 

To set Door Ajar Timing: 

  1. Open the Yale Access App
  2. Go to the DoorSense™ section in Lock settings 
  3. Tap on Door Ajar timing 
  4. Set the amount of time.

 

After setting Door Ajar Timing, you need to set a Smart Alert to receive the notification. 

 

To set this Smart Alert:

  1. Go to the Smart Alerts page in the notifications section of your lock settings page 
  2. Tap “Create a Smart Alert” followed by “Choose an Event”.

 

Select the event “the door is left ajar” and then select “Done”. Finally, tap “Save”.

You will now be alerted whenever the door has been left open for the time specified in Door Ajar Timing.

 

How to Create Door Ajar Notifications (Android)

The first step in setting up Door Ajar notifications is to set Door Ajar Timing. The time increment selected determines how long your door can be open before you are alerted. 

 

To set Door Ajar Timing: 

  1. Open the Yale Access App
  2. Go to the DoorSense™ section in Lock settings 
  3. Tap on Door Ajar timing 
  4. Set the amount of time.

After setting Door Ajar Timing, you need to set a Smart Alert to receive the notification. 

 

To set this Smart Alert:

  1. Go to the Smart Alerts page in the notifications section of your lock settings page 
  2. Tap “Create a Smart Alert” followed by “Choose an Event”.

Select the event “the door is left ajar” and then select “Done”. Finally, tap “Save”.

You will now be alerted whenever the door has been left open for the time specified in Door Ajar Timing.