How to connect to SmartThings on your dryer?

Last Update date : Mar 16. 2021

SmartThings is a function that conveniently helps you control and manage smart home appliances and Internet of Things (IoT) devices with a compatible smartphone. From the outside your home, you can monitor and control the status of various compatible devices, such as smart devices, smart home appliances, smart TVs, speakers, and other compatible products registered on the server.

Checking the requirements for connection

Before connecting your smartphone with your dryer, ensure that the following requirements are met:

Android

iOS (iPhone)

OS

Android 6.0 or more

iOS 10.0 or more

Device Type

Smartphone, Tablet

iPhone 6 or more, iPad

RAM Size

2 GB or more

2 GB or more

Support resolution

1280*720(HD)

1920*1080(FHD)

2560*1440(WQHD)

1334*750

1920*1080

App preload criteria

RAM 2 GB or more

Bluetooth profile 4.0 or higher

Terminal capable of Wi-Fi mirroring

RAM 2 GB or more

Bluetooth profile 4.0 or higher

Terminal capable of Wi-Fi mirroring

Step 1. Connecting your smartphone to the Wi-Fi network

  • On your smartphone: Tap Settings → Connection → Wi-Fi → Select a router to connect to (enter the password when setting the security).
  • When connected properly, the selected router in the current network is confirmed as “connected”.

Note

  • Router name (SSID) is set in English, symbols, and numbers (special characters are not supported).
  • A 2.4 GHz connection must be available when connecting a dryer to the Wi-Fi network.
  • At least 3 Wi-Fi network receiving antennas should be displayed.
  • When connecting your home appliance to your smartphone with SmartThings, ensure that both devices are connected to the same router.
Step 2. Installing the SmartThings app

  • Download and install the SmartThings app from the markets (Google Play Store, Apple App Store, or Samsung Galaxy Apps).
  • To find the app, use the keyword “SmartThings”.
Step 3. Setting up a Samsung account

  • You must sign into a Samsung account before using the SmartThings app.
  • To set up a Samsung account, you can follow the directions provided by the SmartThings app.
  • Or, if you have a Samsung smartphone, you can add your Samsung account in the setting app of your smartphone. Then, it will automatically sign into your Samsung account.
Step 4. Connecting your smartphone to the smart dryer

1. First, make sure your smart dryer and Wi-Fi router have been connected to the power source.

2. Launch the SmartThings app. Tap the plus button and select [Add device] on home view. 

3. Select [Dryer].

4. Tap the [Start] button.

5. Select your preferred location and room for the dryer.

 

6. Press and hold the [Smart Control] button until AP appears on the display.

For FlexDry, press the [Smart Control] button on the front-load dryer.

For gas dryer, press the [Smart Monitor] button.

If your dryer has an LCD touch screen, go to [Settings] and press [Easy Connect].

Next steps for Android users

7. Enter the Wi-Fi information to connect the device to a Wi-Fi network.

8. Please wait until the dryer is registered with your Samsung account.

9. The registration is complete. Set the name of the dryer. 

 

Next steps for iOS (iPhone) users

6. Tap Next on the bottom screen. 

7. On your iPhone, open the Settings app and go to Wi-Fi to connect to the network name that starts with dryer.

The password is 1111122222 (“1” 5 times and “2” 5 times). 

 

8. Once the device is connected to the Wi-Fi network, run the SmartThings app again. Enter your Wi-Fi information to connect the device to a W-Fi network and tap Next. The Wi-Fi information is sent to the dryer.

9. Please wait until the dryer is registered with your Samsung account.

10. The registration is complete. Set the name of the dryer. 

 

Note

  • All functions and step descriptions related to the SmartThings app differ depending on the software version.
  • When using mobile data, costs may be incurred depending on the downloads and wireless communication between the devices.
  • Available technologies and functions may vary depending on the country, service provider, network environment, or product.

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