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Thought I would make a topic for known working sites for everyone to add to their ActionTile panels. I'll start off with:
* fast.com - internet speed test
-simple and works, just use fast.com
* windy.com - beautiful weather map with wind streams, radar etc
-set the view you like, then use the top left menu at windy.com, select "embed widget in page". When you paste into ActionTiles, delete the html tags so you end up with only the long URL between quotes following src=. If you get this incorrect, ActioNTiles seems to embed ActionTiles site in the iframe tile instead.
Just wanted to show off a proof of concept. I have my basic dashboard setup pulling the currently playing album art in the living room straight from Sonos. I use a raspberry pi running the Node-Sonos-HTTP-API to interact with Sonos from a variety of applications around the house. I have a little app running that pulls the album art URL from there and automatically redirects a request to show the album art and put that in a media tile. Works pretty well! Would be lovely if Sonos ever opened up their API to be able to do this without so many workarounds.
I love Actiontiles! What I miss is a way to show a HTTP response as a tile. I'm using Yamaha Musiccast and it would be great with a tile that can display the current track playing. Also - it would be great with an album art tile!
I have searched the forum for a similar request, but couldn't find anything.
Hi everyone! This one really is only going to be good for T1Ds (like me) or parents of kids with T1D that also wear a CGM.
I set up Nightscout on a Heroku instance and have it iFramed to my ActionTile panels, including the one I have in my Tesla. Really great for awareness, and you can set color thresholds to help keep me in range.
Can you add an option to Shortcut Tiles Settings, so you can execute a URL command in the background without opening a new window?
For example, I have created station preset buttons and volume controls in ActionTiles, but when the URL is sent, the server returns a device/command status response message which I don't care to view, and is annoying since I have to navigate back to the panel via the Android back button.
Perhaps a "Don't open a window" option would do the trick?
I was just wondering how everyone else is adding their music players to ActionTiles.
I am using an app called Echo Speaks that is added to my SmartThings as a Smart App.
I can control the Echo's Play, Stop, Pause, Volume and Skipping.
Right now, I can only control the Volume of the Fire HDs.
The individual Echo Tiles also show up in their respective Room Panels. So when I go into the Living Room Panel, the 'Echo - Living Room' tile is in there as well.
Upgraded to the new SmartThings app three days ago and as of today, I cannot for the life of me get any new scenes to show up so that they can be added to a panel. I've tried authorizing through the iOS app, the Android app, and via the Action Tiles website on my laptop. I've clicked synchronize and initialize countless times. No matter what I do, none of my new scenes show up in ActionTiles. No problem with the old ones. Any ideas on a workaround for this?
I am wondering what the recommended method to simply add a tile that has information on it is? For instance, I am making an "Emergency Info" with the address, phone numbers for non-911 emergency services in my area etc. I just need to create a tile and essentially give it a caption. I've searched for other topics, but most get more complicated than what am looking to do. Is there a simple method to accomplish this? Thanks in advance for any information!
I am currently using RBoy’s rental lock automater coupled with a Google calendar / iCal link to provide rotating access to family members. Each member us their own access code for door locks/etc, and these only work for their “months” (which rotate). I’d like to provide access to a panel to allow them to set the thermostat/unlock doors/open the garage/etc, but *only* when it’s their month/when they’re staying at the house. Is there any way to do this without manually adding/removing shared access for different users every month?
If an iCal link is too hard, a CSV of emails/dates for access or similar could work... Any thoughts on how to make this work would be greatly appreciated!
Is it possible to have a ST device tile bring up a different panel when clicked?
I have my Door/Window sensors combined into a virtual switch in ST and showing on my dashboard. I would like to be able to click the tile and take me to my "Security" Panel. I could accomplish this with two tiles, but just want to be sure I can't accomplish this.
I have a “main” panel (overview/dashboard) with a tile to open a “lights” panel (that has ALL the light controls). Every couple days, the dashboard just switches itself to the lights panel. I’ll go to bed and it’s on the main panel, then in the morning it’s on the lights panel. Neither my wife nor me touched it in the meantime.
help? not a huge issue but definitely annoying when the point of the main view is to be the ever-present overview at a glance.
running through FullyKiosk on an Amazon Fire HD 8, if it makes a difference.
I have been using actiontiles on Fire HD10 tablet for awhile now and am adding an additional tablet. I tried sharing panels and that worked well except I am not able to view my Camera feeds. So I bought another license, but I am not sure how to see the same panels. What am I missing? Thanks
Not sure if there is already a feature request for this, couldnt find it, but please point me to it if there is.
I would like to group information/tiles for a single room. I know have different tiles from a single device, that really clutters the screen if you have a lot of rooms. Ideally you would also be able to include a light group/virtual switch
So the ideal user case, for example in case of heating/temp/humidity
min 2x2 tile
Thermostat - 20* +
Room temperature 26*
Lights OFF / ON or icon
I have AT app on my Android phone. When I open the app, it does not go to my preferred panel (starred) but to My Panels. I would like to always go to my starred panel called Phone. Is there a way to do this in the app?
I don't want to use an URL because it does not (or I don't know) how to always open in full mode. I would not like to install another browser if possible (like Full Kiosk)
my necessity is change a numeric value into a variable by my action tiles panel …
I’d like to a simulated thermostat (not %) but without the options of a normal thermostat (only up - down and numeric value).
I tried Simulated Dimmer switch but it’s not really that I want …
Can you help me ?
I currently have an Arduino with SmartShield running ST Anything with 4 virtual contact sensors. Is there any way to get the individual virtual contact sensors to show in ActionTiles? I don't think I can just add the capabilities to the DH because that would only be for the Arduino itself and not the virtual sensors. Any help is greatly appreciated.
I am trying to set it up on my Fire 7 and I have the Amazon store version of the app installed. Now on a Fire, you can't add URL shortcuts to the home screen so I was hoping to use the App icon which is on my homescreen and have it go straight to displaying a particular panel. This should only apply to that one device - obviously if I log in via my PC I want to be able to access the whole caboodle for configuration purposes.
I integrated ActionTiles in to my Grafana dashboard. I'm currently just using it for status.
Here's how the dashboard looks like.
This is how the display looks like on the wall. (Note: I didn't have AT integrated at the time I took the photo)
Although I can't turn devices on/off, I still think it turned out pretty cool!
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