Mail and Packages: Custom component for UPS, FEDEX, and USPS

I do like his icons, think I’ll add them to my card :smiley:

I really like the card that combines all the sensors as well as the gif so I’ve been trying to figure out how to add the amazon sensor to it.

Add a feature request to the card’s github?

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Slimmed mine down now:
image

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Oh i like that! Those icons are excellent

UPS, FedEx and the USPS are from the reddit post, I added in 2 amazon icons, one with black background, one with white (as shown).

Here’s a link to them.

Card config if you’d like as well:

type: vertical-stack
cards:
  - type: horizontal-stack
    cards:
      - entities:
          - entity: sensor.mail_usps_mail
            name: USPS Mail
          - entity: sensor.mail_packages_in_transit
            name: Packages in Transit
          - entity: sensor.mail_packages_delivered
            name: Packages Delivered
          - entity: sensor.mail_updated
          - entity: input_select.notify_select
        show_header_toggle: false
        type: entities
  - type: glance
    entities:
      - entity: sensor.mail_ups_packages
        image: /local/icons/ups.png
      - entity: sensor.mail_fedex_packages
        image: /local/icons/fedex.jpeg
      - entity: sensor.mail_usps_packages
        image: /local/icons/usps.png
      - entity: sensor.mail_amazon_packages
        image: /local/icons/amazon-wh.png
    show_name: false
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Wow Thanks I will definitely be stealing some of that:)

Very nice - I as well have copied this setup. The icons are a very nice touch!
Thanks!

Credit to u/RUNNING_IN_SPACE

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hi,
how much effort does it take to integrate other parcel services?
I am living in germany and would want to integrate DHL, GLS, DPD and Hermes. I already created a feature request for this, before I was pointed to this integration.

https://community.home-assistant.io/t/universal-parcel-tracking-integration/197187

What can I do to support?

We’d need to know what the emails look like (and the delivery service would need to support sending out status emails like “out for delivery”).

As fuzzymistborn stated, we’d need to know what the email body contains, along with the email address they’re coming from. Feel free to submit a features request issue on the github repo with the relevant information, redact any personal info like your address and what not.

love the card…, how do i get mail pictures to show up?
i do have this in my configuration.yaml

camera:
  - platform: local_file
    file_path: /config/images/mail_and_packages/mail_today.gif
    name: mail_usps

You’d use a picture-entity card, unless you’re using the card moralmunky created.

any examples?

Sure thing this is my default card setup:

aspect_ratio: 50%
camera_image: camera.mail_usps
camera_view: live
entity: camera.mail_usps
show_name: false
show_state: false
type: picture-entity

how do i know if its pulling images from my gmail account? i dont think it is… i have 4 mail pieces coming today but it says idle

Need to know your info screen from Home Assistant.

Example:

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Ok check the directory /config/images/mail_and_packages/mail_today.gif for the image file. If it’s a random jumble of letters and numbers you’ll either need to uncheck the random feature or use this automation:

- alias: 'Update USPS Mail Camera'
  trigger:
    - platform: state
      entity_id: sensor.mail_usps_mail

  action:
    - service: local_file.update_file_path
      data_template:
        entity_id: camera.mail_usps
        file_path: >
          {% if state_attr('sensor.mail_usps_mail','image') == None  %}
          /config/images/mail_and_packages/mail_none.gif
          {% else %}
          /config/images/mail_and_packages/{{ state_attr('sensor.mail_usps_mail','image') }}
          {% endif %}