Alarm says name of contact sensor or motion detector out loud

I know other security alarm companies have a system that will call out which contact sensor was just opened. I like that ring makes a chime and all but it would be nice to hear which door was opened.
Example: chime “Front door, open”

I answered this question for a different person with the same request. I’m copying what I stated here as well:

I agree, having just switched from ADT which does allow you to state which door/window is being opened. However there is a work around where you can use an echo device to do this. It does take some extra manual work to do it but once you set it up it seems to do well. Make sure your Amazon and Ring accounts are linked and you have an echo device (dot, show, etc). You just have to go into your Alexa app and at the bottom right select “more” and then select “routines.” Press the “+” sign on the upper right and name it to the door/window you want. Under “when this happens” select “smart home” and the sensor you want and select “open.” Under “add action” select custom and type in “**** window/door open” and then select the echo device. This will allow your echo device to state the window/door that is opening when the sensor picks it up. Unfortunately you’d have to manually do that with each sensor. Yes, it’s annoying but in the end after a little bit of effort, it works just fine.

I would really like it if in the Chime options there was the ability to have the Chime set as a call-out for what sensor was being opened. For example, if my front door sensor was open it would say “front door”. A few other examples may be “bedroom window” “back door”. Maybe just allow it to call out the actual sensor name and we could name our sensors accordingly. I know this is a common practice with most security systems. I honestly can’t believe the best I can get is a chirp or ding-dong from Ring.

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Can alarm do this? Like when opening/closing a window it says “window open/window closed” or “kitchen door” when it gets detected? Instead of the alert sound? It would be nice to hear the difference between “garage door open” and “upstairs window open” so I know which is more important.
Or when arming the alarm, it says what’s not allowing the arm. Instead of a generic warning that a sensor is being detected or something “

When someone enters a door or opens a window, the Ring Alarm Base station plays a sound notification. However, I cannot distinguish which door or window was openend. I would like to setup different sounds per notification so I know which door was openend.

Preferrebly with a custom sound (wav, mp3 upload function) or a text-to-speech functionallity (e.g.: “Nursery window opened”, “Backdoor opened”, etc.).

Would it be possible to add the option to have the chirp for the open door / window actually say the name “Door 1” or something like that. I’ve had that option on all of my past alarm companies and it was nice to have the feature.

Please allow the ability for the chime to specifically state which door/window is being opened. For example: front door, back door, garage door, window. Please that would be a great addition.

I agree, having just switched from ADT which does allow you to state which door/window is being opened. However there is a work around where you can use an echo device to do this. It does take some extra manual work to do it but once you set it up it seems to do well. Make sure your Amazon and Ring accounts are linked and you have an echo device (dot, show, etc). You just have to go into your Alexa app and at the bottom right select “more” and then select “routines.” Press the “+” sign on the upper right and name it to the door/window you want. Under “when this happens” select “smart home” and the sensor you want and select “open.” Under “add action” select custom and type in “**** window/door open” and then select the echo device. This will allow your echo device to state the window/door that is opening when the sensor picks it up. Unfortunately you’d have to manually do that with each sensor. Yes, it’s annoying but in the end after a little bit of effort, it works just fine.

I was shocked that the Ring alarm system did not identify and announce the device that is open.

I replaced an old Alarm.com system that did make those detailed announcements.

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It’s displayed in the Android app when I open it.

This is my third home alarm system. The past two systems had this feature and one was over 10 years old. This is a standard feature. Im surprised ring doesnt have this feature. Please update Ring!