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Questions tagged [samsung-smartthings]

For questions related to Samsung SmartThings, such as how to add devices or use the app. Also included are interoperability questions with other systems or devices.

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Can't Exclude or Reconnect Switch

I have a Smartthings V2 hub that supports my Z-Wave mesh. I have GE Dimmer Paddle Switch that stopped responding to my hub. I tried to exclude it (both just the item in question and then a general ...
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State of the Art for Alexa and Harmony with multiple hubs

There is a lot of information available about this generally, but the field is moving quickly and it's difficult to judge what information is dated. I have 3 harmony hubs: one for my theater room, ...
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Z-Wave Plus Backwards Compatibility

So, as I understand the Z-Wave Plus backwards compatibility requirements cover communication between Z-Wave Plus and original Z-Wave devices. Personally, I specifically take "devices" as the IoT term ...
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Possible to assign a default “light” to a given Echo device?

My setup: I have an Echo Dot in my master bedroom which is connected to my SmartThings hub. I have a GE In-Wall Smart Dimmer switch controlling the overhead lights (Z-Wave) and a Sengled Element ...
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How is remote control of IoT devices Implemented by SmartThings?

Context: Samsung SmartThings is a very famous smart home hub/cloud-based platform, this means that it is implemented both in the local smart hub and in the cloud server. Question: Which technique (...
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Lutron switch - turn off lights when nobody is in the room?

I have a room where the lights are controlled by a Lutron Caseta switch connected to a Lutron SmartBridge and Amazon Alexa. UPDATE: I don't require the use of Alexa in the solution, I'm just saying I ...
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Samsung SmartThings motion sensor

Does anyone know the correct cluster and end point IDs for a Samsung SmartThings motion sensor? And also the correct payloads for data extraction (like movement, temperature, battery)?
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Reducing the number of Hubs in a DIY Smart Home Automation project?

I'm doing some very basic automation - lights, cameras, motion sensors. My key requirement is to be able to turn certain lights on or off based on motion and time of day, with the ability to add more ...
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Can I use a US or UK SmartThings hub in Australia?

In Australia, the SmartThings hub isn't currently on the market: Not yet released in Australia, Samsung’s SmartThings platform promises loads of great home automation. If I have some products in ...
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Can smart hubs such as Samsung SmartThings produce audio?

I'm looking at some ZigBee smart hubs but once you have one how can you add audio to them? So if a pit goes off at night it makes a sound? Or if a fire alarm is triggered? The smart hubs I've been ...
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Smartthings Hub Keeps Losing track of Deadbolt Status

I have a Schlage Z-Wave deadbolt paired to my v2 Smartthings hub. Recently the lock has been blowing through batteries and it will often show the lock as unavailable even though the lock touchpad ...
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Google Assistant Timer + Action with One Command

I'm trying to figure out a clever way to set a Google Home timer and perform another action in one command. I currently have a shortcut called "tea time" which sets a timer for my tea. I would really ...
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How to test Aeotec home energy monitor

I recently got a Aeotec home energy monitor (v1 or v2, I'm not sure) (HEM) to pair with Smartthings via Z-Wave. I would like to test it out before I make the effort to add a weatherized electrical ...
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With a SmartThings system, what is the result of marking an alert as a false alarm?

We have a few SmartThings motion detectors and door sensors hooked up in our house. We don't have them connected to an alarm company or any sort of automatic emergency line but we do get notified when ...
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How to limit SmartThings Lock to prevent accidental unlock?

I have a Schlage Connect Z-Wave door lock. I can control it via my SmartThings App but I do not feel secure knowing that someone who hacked my account or my phone can easily gain access to my home. ...
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Hacking the Amazon Dash button as Smartthings Arrival sensor (Mobile Phone)

I recently acquired the SmartThings Hub and trying to see if I can add some low cost IoT devices to my home. I suspect that the way SmartThings knows that I am home is by scanning for my phone's ...
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Set Arlo Mode with SmartThings

If it's possible, how can I set the "Mode" for an Arlo device using a SmartThings Routine? Ideally, I would simply set the camera modes when SmartThings goes into various security modes. I've found ...
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How are cameras utilized in SmartThings?

I'm considering getting an outdoor camera like Ring. Cameras like Ring are listed in the recommended compatible devices in the SmartThings market. So, I'm curious what sort of automation events are ...
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Can I control Philips Hue lights locally using Samsung SmartThings?

SmartThings v2 Hubs can process some automations locally: Some preconfigured automations can run locally. Manual, on-demand control of a device or SmartApp through the SmartThings mobile app ...
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Is “Insecure Rejoin” still enabled by default for Samsung SmartThings hubs?

According to Cognosec, there is a critical vulnerability with ZigBee (one of the protocols supported by the SmartThings hub) which allows attackers to gain access to a ZigBee network by abusing a ...
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How can I securely support unlocking my door through Google Home?

There are several brands of door locks supported by SmartThings, all of which could be used to secure someone's front door. After some research, I found it was possible to create a virtual switch to ...
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Can I backup/export settings from SmartThings?

I was wondering if SmartThings supports backing up the settings (or perhaps exporting it in a machine-readable format such as JSON or XML), so that if worst comes to worst, I won't lose my settings ...
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Just got a Google Home - What smart hub(s) do I need? [duplicate]

I just got a Google Home, and I'm looking into setting up a smart home that I can control with voice commands via compatible services. But I have a few questions before I sink a bunch of money into ...
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Can I use Xiaomi ZigBee devices with SmartThings or other hubs?

At this moment I observed that the least expensive ZigBee devices are the ones sold by Xiaomi, but I don't want to use their own hub because I am pretty sure that Chinese language will be all over the ...
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SmartThings Hub and Nest Thermostat

Is it currently possible to link a Nest thermostat with the Samsung SmartThings Hub? The Nest is not available in the list of thermostats to add, within the SmartThings App. However, is there at ...
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How can I use Alexa to turn on/off multiple lights at the same time with SmartThings hub?

I have various lights/switches/dimmers on a SmartThings hub. I can control them individually, but would like to say something like "Alexa turn on everything" to turn on all lights, or maybe "turn on ...
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How to connect Google Home to Harmony hub through SmartThings

I've just got the Google Home, and SmartThings hub. My TV is already controlled with Logitech Harmony Hub (Smart Home Hub). How do I set it up so that saying "Ok Google, Watch TV" would trigger the ...
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Repurpose ADT sensors

My wife and I just purchased a new house and the ADT Security sensors were still installed, but no keypad panel. After speaking with a Rep on pricing and logistics, we decided not to continue the ...
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Adding Devices to Samsung SmartThings

I've got the Samsung SmartThings system installed in my house, but I've encountered a few situations where a new device (e.g. an in-wall outlet) couldn't be found through the SmartThings App on my ...