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Adjust SmartThings Settings

SmartThings has tons of awesome features, including some you might not even know about - like downloading device controllers automatically or displaying the SmartThings panel in Quick Settings for easy access. So, let us introduce you to all of them, in case you missed some. Read on to learn about features and settings in SmartThings.

SmartThings Settings

To access the SmartThings app's settings, touch More Options on the Dashboard. Then, touch Settings. From here, you can turn different SmartThings settings on or off. Here's what you can do:

  • Accept invitation (QR code): Accept an invitation to view and control devices in a location by scanning a QR code.

  • SmartThings panel: Show the SmartThings panel on the Notification panel for quick access.

  • Use location information: Use the phone’s location information to determine your location for automations.

  • Cloud control: Monitor and control cloud-connected devices over the internet. Using mobile data to monitor and control these devices may result in additional charges.

  • Wi-Fi and Bluetooth auto on: Automatically turn on Wi-Fi and Bluetooth when you open the SmartThings app, so it can discover devices.

  • Allow phone presence detection: Allow other devices to find your phone using Bluetooth Low Energy scanning.

  • Update Wi-Fi information: Update the Wi-Fi information on your devices if you change your Wi-Fi network’s name or password.

  • Samsung account: Access and manage your Samsung account.

  • Connected services: Manage accounts for services linked to SmartThings.

  • Personal data: Manage personal data collected by Samsung related to SmartThings.

  • Auto update device controller: Download and install updates for device controllers automatically.

  • About SmartThings: Check the software version and perform updates when they're available.

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