Notification Recipe: Connection Error Notification


This recipe notifies you when there is a connection error that may indicate that your internet is down or that there is a power outage, enabling you to take action.


Please note that due to varying electrical code regulations, Swidget cannot give device wiring/installation advice. Please refer to the instructions that came with your product or consult a certified electrician if you need help.


Device: Choose one
15A Outlet 20A Outlet Switch Dimmer Auxiliary Control Switch 20/40/60 Switch
Insert: Choose one
Control USB Guide Light Power Out Light Motion Temp/Humi Temp/Humi/ Motion Air Quality
Wi-Fi Z-Wave Zigbee

Skill Level


Time Required

5 minutes


1. First make sure that you have downloaded the Swidget App from the iOS App Store or Google Play Store, and that you have installed one of the Swidget Outlets and paired a Swidget Power Oot Insert.

2. From the main menu, select the Automations Icon

3. Click Create Automation or the + sign.

4. On the Automations page, click Automation and give your Automation a name.

5. Click the + sign beside Select Trigger and choose the Power-out Light ( Icon-Insert-PowerOutLight ) icon.

6. On the Connection Status page, choose Disconnected and enter the amount of time after which a connection error has occurred that you want to be notified. Click Continue.

7. Enable Send Notification.

8. Click Save Rule to have the Automation work all the time, or Add Start/End Times and/or specific days that you want to receive the notification.

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