Add your SmartThings Hub

SmartThings Hubs on a table

Take the first step towards total home connectivity by setting up your SmartThings Hub. Once you're set up, your hub will instantly connect to different sensors, locks, light switches, outlets, thermostats, and other compatible devices in your home. There are a few different versions of the SmartThings Hub, but whichever one you have, you'll be able to control all of your devices and monitor your home on the go.

Add a Hub with the SmartThings app

Note: It is not recommended to add a SmartThings Hub to a Location with an existing Hub.

When setting up your smart home, the first thing you should do is add your SmartThings Hub. Then, you'll be ready to connect all your smart home devices.

From the Home screen of your SmartThings app, tap Add device. Under Samsung, tap Wi-Fi/Hub, and then tap SmartThings Hub (IM6001-V3P). If your hub has a Welcome Code, like for SmartThings Hub v2, tap SmartThings Hub (STH-ETH & Others). To complete the setup, please follow the on-screen instructions on your phone.

Once you're done setting up your hub, it's time to add devices using the SmartThings app and complete your smart home.

Add a Wi-Fi/Hub in SmartThings

Add a Hub with the SmartThings Classic app

If you have a SmartThings Hub v1, you will need to set it up with SmartThings Classic app. If you'd like, you can set up the SmartThings Hub v2 with the SmartThings Classic app as well.

Open the SmartThings app. Tap Menu, tap the Location drop-down menu, and then select your desired Location. Or, you can tap Add New Location to create a new one.

Tap the My Home tab, tap Add a Thing, and then tap Connect a Hub Now. Enter your six-character Welcome Code. If you've just added a new location, you can tap Yes, I have a Hub to connect, and then enter your six-character Welcome Code.

Connect a Hub Now option in SmartThings Classic

Tap Next when finished, and then tap Continue > Grant Location Permission > Allow. To confirm your physical location, tap This is My Location. The app will confirm when the hub is ready and the LED will be solid green. Tap Done.

Note: If you receive an error message after entering the Welcome Code, reset the Welcome Code.

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