Testing Notion Sensors is even easier than setting them up! Below, we’ve included each task and how to properly test it.
Testing Your Door and Window Sensors
Once a sensor is installed on a door to detect the door opening and closing, testing the sensor simply means opening and closing the door. If you have not adjusted your notification preferences then you will get an alert any time the door opens.
Testing Your Leak Detector Sensors
To test your leak sensors, introduce a little water around the base of the sensor. The sensor will only detect the leak if water bridges the gap between the small brass pins on the bottom of the sensor. The sensor should send a notification almost immediately.
Testing Your Sounding Alarm Sensors
Considering your local fire department recommends testing your smoke alarms on a regular basis, it is worth testing your smoke alarms alongside your Notion Sensor sounding alarm monitor. With the sensor installed, press the test button on your UL-listed smoke or carbon monoxide alarm for at least 30 seconds. Your sensor will listen to the sound from the alarm within the 30 second window and will send a notification.
Testing Your Temperature Sensors
The sensor will begin reporting temperature as soon as it is set up. To test this function, simply check the home screen of your Notion app to make sure the sensor is reporting a temperature.
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