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Scenes in the Samsung Connect app

Scenes let you easily control different actions in your smart home. Manually trigger custom actions with the tap of a finger or trigger your Scene automatically with an Automation.

 

Add a new Scene

In the Samsung Connect app:

  1. Tap on the Devices tab
  2. Tap the three dots in the top right
  3. Tap Add scene
  4. Enter a name for your Scene
  5. Select an icon by tapping on the star icon
  6. Tap Add actions
  7. Tap the device(s) to control
  8. Select the device action (e.g., on, off, dimmer level)
  9. Toggle Show on dashboard to create a shortcut for this Scene
  10. Tap Save to confirm

 

Trigger a Scene manually

There are two ways to trigger a Scene manually in the app.

  1. Tap on the Devices tab
  2. Tap on the Locations drop-down menu at the top of the screen
  3. Tap on your Location
  4. Tap on the Scene's icon which appears above the Location's device list

OR

  1. Tap on the Scene's shortcut icon on your Dashboard

Learn more about shortcuts here.

 

Add a Scene to an Automation

You can trigger your Scene automatically through an Automation.

  1. Tap on the Automations tab
  2. Tap Add
    • For iOS, tap the plus icon
  3. If you have more than one Location, select the desired Location
  4. Tap the plus icon next to Conditions to set when to use this Automation
    • Tap Based on the time of day to select a specific time or period for the Automation to run
      • Tap Specific time to select a single specific time or Sunset/Sunrise, and the days of the week
      • Tap Period of time to select a time window with a specific start date and end date, or the days of the week
    • Tap Based on a device status and the app will prompt you to choose:
      1. A device
      2. The device capability to use (e.g., motion, open/close, temperature)
      3. The device state to use (e.g., no motion vs. motion, open vs. closed)
    • Tap Based on my location to trigger an Automation when your phone arrives or departs from your Location's geolocation. Click here to learn more about configuring your geolocation
  5. Tap Done once you've selected your Conditions
  6. Tap the plus icon next to Actions to set what you want this Automation to do
    • Select the Scene(s) that you want to run with this Automation, along with any other device actions and notifications
    • Tap Done
  7. Tap Save to confirm

Learn more about Automations here.

 

Edit a Scene

In the Samsung Connect app:

  1. Tap on the Devices tab
  2. Tap the Location drop-down menu at the top of the screen
  3. Tap on your Location
  4. Tap on the three dots in the top right
  5. Tap Edit
  6. Tap a Scene's icon to edit it
    • Tap the minus icon (-) to remove a setting
    • Tap Add actions and follow the in-app prompts to add settings
  7. Tap Save when finished
  8. You can also toggle Show on dashboard to create or delete a shortcut on the Dashboard

 

Delete a Scene

In the Samsung Connect app:

  1. Tap on the Devices tab
  2. Tap the Location drop-down menu at the top of the screen
  3. Tap on your Location
  4. Tap on the three dots in the top right
  5. Tap Edit
  6. Tap on the icon of the Scene to be deleted
  7. Tap Delete Scene
  8. Tap Delete to confirm (this cannot be undone)

 

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