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SmartThings Water Leak Sensor (previous generations)

Note: This article is for previous generations of the SmartThings Water Leak Sensor. If you have the newest version, you can find steps for your device here. If you're unsure about which version of the SmartThings Water Leak Sensor you own, click here.

If you have the FortrezZ Moisture Sensor (also known as the original SmartSense Moisture Sensor), you can find steps for your device here.

By placing the SmartThings Water Leak Sensor in an area of your home that is prone to water damage (such as in a basement, near a water heater, under an old pipe, or in a bathroom), you can receive an immediate alert on your smartphone at the first sign of a leak. You can also use this wireless Zigbee sensor to trigger lights or sirens to turn on and alert you when water is detected.

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How to connect the SmartThings Water Leak Sensor (previous generations) in the SmartThings app

Note: In order to use the SmartThings app to control the SmartThings Water Leak Sensor (previous generations), a SmartThings Hub or Samsung Connect Home is required.

In the SmartThings app:

  1. From the Home screen, touch the Plus (+) icon and select Device
  2. Select SmartThings, touch Water leak sensor, and then Water Leak Sensor (STS-WTR & Others)
  3. Touch Start
  4. Choose a Hub for the device
  5. Choose a Room for the device and touch Next
  6. While the Hub searches, pull the "Remove when Connecting" tab

 

How to reset the SmartThings Water Leak Sensor (previous generations)

If the SmartThings Water Leak Sensor (previous generations) didn't connect to the Hub when you removed the pull-tab, reset and connect the device manually.

If the sticker on the back of the sensor says "Samsung SmartThings":

  1. Remove the cover
  2. Hold the Connect button for five (5) seconds
  3. Release the button when the LED starts blinking red

 

If there is no sticker on the back of the sensor:

  1. Remove the cover
  2. Remove the battery
  3. Hold the Connect button while reinserting the battery
  4. Release the button when the LED is blue

 

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