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Set up and connect the SmartThings Motion Sensor

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The SmartThings Motion Sensor allows you to protect your home by triggering alerts if there's unexpected motion, keeping you and your family safe. Once the sensor is set up and connected, you can set up Automations to tell the lights to turn on and off as you come and go or set your thermostat based on the motion or temperature readings.

If you're unsure about which version of the SmartThings Motion Sensor you own, click here.

  • SmartThings app
  • SmartThings Classic app

Connect the SmartThings MotionSensor

In the SmartThings app:

  1. From the Home screen, touch the Plus (+) icon and select Add device
  2. Select SmartThings, touch Motion sensor, and then SmartThings (IM6001-MTP)
  3. Choose a Hub for the device and touch Next
  4. Choose a Room for the device and touch Next
  5. While the Hub searches:
    1. Pull the “Remove when Connecting” tab found in the sensor
    2. Scan the code on the back of the device

 

Reset the SmartThings Motion Sensor

If the SmartThings Motion Sensor didn't connect to the Hub when you removed the pull-tab, reset and connect the device manually. To do this:

  1. Hold the recessed connect button for five (5) seconds
  2. Release the button when the LED starts blinking red
  3. The LED will blink red and green while attempting to connect
  4. Use the SmartThings app and steps detailed above to reconnect your Motion Sensor.

 

Requires a SmartThings Hub or compatible device with SmartThings Hub functionality.

How to connect the SmartThings Motion Sensor in the SmartThings Classic app

In the SmartThings Classic mobile app:

  1. Tap My Home
  2. Under Things, tap Add a Thing at the bottom of your Things list
  3. The app will say Looking for devices…
  4. While the Hub searches, move the Motion Sensor within 15 feet of the Hub and pull the battery tab on the sensor
  5. When the device is discovered, it will be listed at the top of the screen
  6. Tap the device to rename it and tap Done
  7. When finished, tap Save
  8. Tap Ok to confirm

 

How to reset the SmartThings Motion Sensor

If the SmartThings Motion Sensor didn't connect to the Hub when you removed the pull-tab, reset and connect the device manually.

If you're unsure about which version of the SmartThings Motion Sensor you own, click here.

First, move the Motion Sensor within 15 feet of Hub and remove the sensor’s cover by pulling it away from the back panel. Then, in the SmartThings Classic app:

  1. Tap My Home
  2. Under Things, tap Add a Thing at the bottom of your Things list
  3. The app will say Looking for devices…

Next, reset the sensor:

  1. Hold down the Connect button on the Motion Sensor for 5 seconds
  2. Release the button when the LED light starts blinking red
  3. Once the sensor has been reset, the LED will begin to blink green/red OR double blink blue, indicating that the sensor is attempting to connect

Then, back in the SmartThings Classic app:

  1. The Hub should automatically discover your device within a couple of minutes
  2. Once the app shows a device has been found, follow the in-app steps to name and save the device

 

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