This solution will guide you on some of the many ways that can be used to control your devices through Smart Home Hub. It forms part of a broader guide on managing and using Smart Home Hub which can be found here   



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Control connected devices


Each device will have a standard way of controlling them for example, a Z-Wave switch or a Zigbee switch will have the same or similar interfaces to allow you to toggle them on/off wirelessly. Most devices will allow you to control them or view their device information details by selecting the individual devices on the front dashboard of SmartThings Connect.


For switches, you can toggle it on and off from the dashboard (a small circular button will appear on the top right side of the widget to easily control the connected device).


For sensors, the main sensor detail will be displayed.


To control devices or view device sensor information over the dashboard

  1. Open SmartThings Connect.
  2. Scroll down to find the device you want to view.
    • If you have a Switch, Dimmer, Shutter, or other on/off type devices, you can tap on the smaller icon on the widget to turn that device on or off.
    • If they are temperature, humidity, door, or water sensors, you can view the main function of that device over the dashboard. 
      • Temperature shows the temperature value.
      • Humidity shows humidity level.
      • Door sensors show open/close states
      • Water Sensors show wet/dry states.


To access more details about the device if available, follow the steps below.

  1. Open SmartThings Connect.
  2. Scroll down to find the device you want to view.
  3. Tap on the device icon directly (do not tap any smaller icons if they appear on it).
    • This will bring you to the details of this device, and if other secondary functions or details are available to control, they will be present in that page.


Possible device settings.

  1. Open SmartThings Connect.
  2. Scroll down to find the device you want to view.
  3. Tap on the device icon directly (do not tap any smaller icons if they appear on it).
  4. Tap on the More Options icon (top right corner)
  5. You'll have 2 or 3 options.
    1. Edit
      • Allows you to change the name of the device, change the room, add a widget in your phone dashboard, or delete/exclude the device.
    2. Settings
      • This option will only appear if there are custom options for your device. This will commonly appear for devices such as Aeotec MultiSensor 6, Doorbell 6, Siren 6, or Nano dimmer as some examples.
    3. Information
      • Will give you very brief information of the device and which hub its connected to.




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