How to Create Email/Text Messages with HomeSeer Device Values in HS3
To receive text messages that include the value of a HomeSeer device (like thermostat temperature), follow these steps:
- In the web interface, select HOME.
- In the Device List, click on the device you wish to monitor, then open the Advanced tab. Locate the Reference ID in the first row and copy the value to your clipboard.
- Let's pretend the value is 1234. Create an event and choose Send an Email as your action. When you compose the email, include this text Thermostat temp is $$DSR:1234:
Test the event by clicking the run button.