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Is Anyone Home? (creative program)

Do you work late nights or worried others may know your schedule? This is a helpful program to turn lights on and off at a specific time on your desired day(s) making it appear that someone is home.

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This program requires one of the following (not both):

  • Smart Plug (connected to a lamp)
  • Wall light switch

To create the “Is Anyone Home?” program, follow these 5 easy steps:


Step 1: Log into your Digital Life Account from any computer or tablet. Digital Life mobile steps will differ slightly.

Step 2: Select what will happen
   1. Select Programs and + New Program
   2. Click Get Started (Click to hide and bypass this screen in the future.)

   3. Select the first thing that will happen when this program runs

  • Select Device Action
  • Select the desired Smart Plug will turn on
  • Click No for no delay before the action takes place and click Save

   4. Select the next thing that will happen when this program runs

  • Select Device Action
  • Select the same Smart Plug will turn off
  • Click Yes to add a delay before this action takes place choosing your desired delay time (Example: 3:00 hours) and click Save

NOTE: To add additional Smart Plugs repeat step 2 starting at sub-step 3


   5. Click Next


Step 3: Program Triggers
   1. Select Automatically, based on rules      
   2. Click Time Trigger

   3. Specify the desired time this program will run

   4. Click Next

   5. Review the program trigger and click Next


Step 4: Select when this program will happen

   1. Select the days the program should run (defaults to run every day)

   2. Click Next


Step 5: Name and Save your program

   1. Name your program
   2. Click Save

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