How to configure and install a GAS Alert?

You are holding a Myspool Gas Alert in your hands. How do you configure it with your phone number and email and let it know how to access the internet to transmit alerts?

Please CONFIGURE your Gas Alert before you install it. You will need access to internet and your WiFi router's ID and password. Once it has been configured, you can hang it on the wall and plug it in.

How to CONFIGURE Gas Alert

Your new Gas Alert needs to connect to the internet to send its notifications. They will then be forwarded as emails and as text messages to your phone. In order to do that it needs to know which WiFi network to use for communications. Before that, your Gas Alert must be configured with an email and a phone number to send notifications. 

Please note: we recommend that configuration steps are completed in this order. Note also that some pages on this site are only available to registered owners.

1. Create your account. Be aware that your account is not created until you have received an email from us and confirmed it by clicking on the provided link. Do not proceed to the next step until you have received that email and confirmed your account. Your account is usually setup in a few minutes once your Invitation Code is validated. The code can be found on the card included in the package. Please contact us if you are unable to locate it.

2. Determine your device ID.  Write it down for use in next step.

3. Register your Gas Alert as your device. Use device ID from step 2. 

4. Configure your Gas Alert to send you notifications via email, text message, or both.

5. Setup your Gas Alert to use your WiFi. This procedure is described here

You can  change your device settings at any time. When steps 1-5 have been completed, you can install your Gas Alert:

 

GAS Alert placement

Gas Alert

Gas Alert needs to be plugged in. One requirement for the Gas Alert location is that a WiFi network is available to access Myspool cloud servers.

Natural gas is mostly methane: being lighter than air it rises and accumulates in the ceiling area. So if you have natural gas in your kitchen, place MySpool GAS Alert about a foot below the ceiling and a few feet away from the gas source.

LPG is a mixture of propane and butane. It is heavier than air and tends to go down. So if you have LPG, propane or butane gas source, place MySpool GAS Alert about a foot above ground and a few feet away from the gas source. Please refer to the diagram for installation hints

To test, press the Test button on the Gas Sensor and wait a few seconds. You can also use a butane lighter without the flame: hold it under the sensor for a few seconds. Once an Alarm sounds, let it run for a a minute and then press the Test button again to stop it. You should get an email and a text message within a minute.

Please remember that the portal limits the number of Gas alerts to one every 5 minutes. So you may need to wait for 5 minutes to get a second text message. This applies to email and pushbullet notifications as well.

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