If you are a new user of SmartThings or ADT | SmartThings, please download the new “SmartThings” app instead of this “SmartThings Classic” app.
SmartThings lets you monitor, control, and automate your home from anywhere in the world. To get started, simply purchase the SmartThings Hub, download the new "SmartThings" free app, and add as many connected lights, locks, sensors, and devices to create a smart home that matches your unique personality.
Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life.
Minor update to the on-boarding experience.
Ratings and Reviews
Works as Advertised!
I read of everyone having all these problems and I sit here thinking this stuff is working just like they said it would. I did have a few issues pairing the "things" with the Hub but most of that was all this is brand new to me, but videos and reading FAQs helped bring it all together and now I have a system that has met my every need. No app issue - update or not. I give it two thumbs up!
One Year of Usage
After one year, I am still a believer of the SmartThings app and hardware. I had one issue with some of the motion and door sensors that quit working. At last indication, the batteries were showing at least 30% to 40% charge level when they quit working. However, a quick call to tech support advised to change batteries and see if that worked. It did, so the battery charge level may read incorrectly, but other than that there have been no issues. I am sure an app update could correct that. Still works as advertised for me.
Make SmartThings “Smart” again!
Thanks for the recent update. I had a problem where my wife’s and I’s phones were not updating with the presence modes. This made it seem like we were always home and would never activate the away locked mode. Well I can say with this latest update it’s working perfectly. :-) thanks for making it work with IOS 11 and taking time to get it working again. Please keep SmartThings smart. :-) working great now and I have no problems. Easy way to check my home and tell what the current status of my house is. Love it. I was halfway across the country and the garage door had a glitch and went back to open status after wife left for work. I texted a friend and he stopped over and sure as heck, the door was open. He shut the garage door and made sure everything was safe. I was notified within 10-15 minutes and could find help within 5 minutes or so. Thanks SmartThings!!! This is what I was looking for. Keep it up.
Minor Bugs but overall .....
The smartthings hub app has a few bugs. For instance, the integration with smart home appliances. I have a Samsung washer and dry with the digital screens, and within the smartthings app, it never can seem to bring up the smarthome application within it. The smartthome app, keeps timing out. (You can still turn the washer and dryer on via smartthings, but you do not have the function of setting the machines cycles). Otherwise, the smartthings app, does everything that I need done. If they can fix the minor bug issues, I'll be a happy camper.
The updates make this app better and better. I love all the improvements and now I am rating this app 5 stars. There are always going to be minor bugs in any application but smart things has been very reliable for me.
With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.