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Alexa Routine for Kwikset 914 Smart Lock

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Alexa Routine for Kwikset 914 Smart Lock
« on: April 09, 2019, 08:27:06 pm »
New to Alexa but been accomplishing a lot already.

I have a Kwikset 914 smart-lock on my front door. It is Zigbee and Alexa does fine locking and unlocking. I want a routine that has Alexa notify me when the door is unlocked or locked.  When I go to create a routine I can find the lock in the device but when going to the "When this happens" all I get is an option for temperature above or below like it was a thermostat.  Not sure if I am missing something here.

As an aside I also have a WINK hub. Should I be putting the Kwikset lock on Wink and then linking to Alexa?

Any assistance for a newbee is greatly appreciated

Re: Alexa Routine for Kwikset 914 Smart Lock
« Reply #1 on: April 10, 2019, 07:41:18 pm »
Hi, I have this lock as well and in my case, it's connected to the Echo Plus 2nd generation. I'm surprised you can unlock your door with Alexa. I thought (as mentioned in the manual) that for security reason you can just lock and not unlock.

Regarding your question, I also only have temperature and not lock status in a routine but I know it's possible to get its status because when saying "Alexa, is the front door locked?" it will return the status of the lock.

Re: Alexa Routine for Kwikset 914 Smart Lock
« Reply #2 on: April 11, 2019, 05:59:11 pm »
If Alexa can't do it 'out of the box', have you looked into something like IFTTT?
My Alexa stuff:
Echo Show, Echo Spot, 4 Echo Dots, Fire TV, Fire tablet,
Vobot Alarmclock, Logitech Harmony Hub, house full of Hue lights,
Ring 1+2 doorbells, Tado smart thermostat, Plex server.