Using Locations in Samsung SmartThings

Last modified : Dec 13. 2018

What are Locations?

When you have added multiple devices into the SmartThings app, you can begin to organise the devices across locations. You can create Locations for different rooms, houses and different buildings - whereever you have devices to control with SmartThings. You can add connected Hubs, sensors, other devices, and automations into each Location. 

Adding Locations

1 Open the SmartThings app and select Devices from the bottom navigation
Open the SmartThings app and select Devices from the bottom navigation
2 Select the dropdown at the top left corner to see available locations or switch between them
Select the dropdown menu in the top left corner to view or switch locations
3 Tap Add location to create a new Location
Tap Add Location to build a new location
4 Name the location and select the geographic area if required. Tap Save to finish.
Name the location and select the Geographic area if required. Tap Save to finish.

Moving Devices between Locations

If you need to move devices between Locations see the steps below. It's only possible to move All added devices to a different location.

1 Open the SmartThings app and select Devices from the bottom navigation
Open the SmartThings app and select Devices from the bottom navigation
2 Select the dropdown at the top left corner to view all locations
Select the dropdown menu in the top left corner to view or switch locations
3 Select the location that houses the devices you want to move
Select the location that houses the devices you want to move
4 Tap the 3 dot menu button in the top right hand side, and select the Edit option
Tap the 3 dot menu button and select the Edit option
5 Tap the 3 dot menu button in the top right hand side, and select Move All of my Devices
Tap the 3 dot menu button and select to Move All Devices
6 Select the location to move the devices to and tap Move
Select the location to move the devices to and tap Move

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