SmartThings Support

Vinli Connected Car Device

The Vinli Connected Car Device brings 4G LTE to your car, which you can use to turn your car into a presence sensor and send commands to your connected devices with SmartThings. It’s simple to turn your devices on/off or to lock/unlock your doors when your car arrives or leaves home!

 

Get Started

Connect SmartThings with Vinli Home Connect

Add New Devices to Vinli Home Connect

Disconnect SmartThings from Vinli Home Connect

 

 

Get Started

  1. Download the SmartThings mobile app and create an account
  2. Set up your Vinli OBD-2 Connected Car Adapter and download the Home Connect mobile app by Vinli on iOS or Android

 

Connect SmartThings with Vinli Home Connect

In the Home Connect app:

  1. Tap the menu (three horizontal lines in the top left)
  2. Tap Services
  3. Tap the plus icon next to SmartThings
  4. Enter your SmartThings email and password
  5. Tap Log in
  6. Choose your SmartThings Location in the From: menu
  7. Tap the checkbox for each device Home Connect needs access to
  8. Tap Authorize
  9. Your SmartThings services are now linked in Home Connect

 

Now you’re done connecting SmartThings to Home Connect and you’re ready to set up Home Connect Rules to control your SmartThings.

To set up a Rule:

  1. Tap the menu (three horizontal lines in the top left)
  2. Tap My Rules
  3. Tap the plus icon at the bottom right
  4. Tap SmartThings
  5. Select a SmartThings device
  6. Set the device to turn On or Off or set a lock to turn to a Locked or Unlocked state
  7. Choose either Anyone or Everyone from the drop down list
  8. Choose either Enters or Leaves as the action to trigger the Rule
  9. Tap the checkboxes to set the days of the week this Rule will run
  10. Tap Save Rule

 

Add New Devices to Vinli Home Connect

After linking SmartThings in the Home Connect app, you can use the SmartThings app to change or update which SmartThings devices the Home Connect can control.

If you add a new device to your existing SmartThings setup, use these steps to give Home Connect access to the new device.

In the SmartThings app:

  1. Tap Automations
  2. Tap SmartApps
  3. Tap Vinli Home Connect
  4. You will see the devices Home Connect currently has access to
  5. Tap the checkbox for each new device Home Connect needs access to
  6. Tap Done

 

Disconnect SmartThings from Vinli Home Connect

Note: Uninstalling Vinli Home Connect from the SmartThings app will remove the connection between Home Connect and your devices: your Home Connect will no longer act as a mobile presence or send commands to your SmartThings devices.

 

To disconnect in the SmartThings app:

  1. Tap Automations
  2. Tap SmartApps
  3. Tap Vinli Home Connect
  4. Tap Remove
  5. Confirm removal

 

To disconnect in the Home Connect app:

  1. Tap the menu (three horizontal lines in the top left)
  2. Tap Services
  3. Tap the minus icon next to SmartThings
  4. Confirm removal

 

 

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