This solution shows you how to create scenes for your devices using Smart Home Hub in SmartThings Connect app, this will allow you to control multiple devices at the same time. All scenes created in SmartThings app can be individually voiced controlled like an individual device. 

It forms part of a broader guide on managing and using Smart Home Hub which can be found here   

Add a new Scene

Scenes in the Smart Home Hub mobile app lets 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 a Custom Automation. Before you can do all of that, you must first add/create a new Scene.


  1. From the Home screen, tap the Routine tab.
  2. Tap +.
  3. Under IF +, select "Manually run"
  4. Under Then +, select the options you want this scene to run.
    • Select Control devices to choose a device and action.
    • Select Notify someone to send a notification via SMS or to a member
    • Select Change this locations mode to change the mode your hub is in (ie. Here to Away mode)
    • Select Change security mode(if you have Home Monitor life app installed) where you can set these modes:
      • Armed (away) - specific to arming your alarm while outside of your home
      • Armed (stay) - specific to arming your alarm while in home
      • Disarmed
  5. Tap Save
  6. Name your Scene and change its icon.
  7. You can press and hold the new scene and select "Add to Favorites" if you want the scene to be pressable on your favorites page.

Trigger a Scene manually

You can test and manually control your scenes in Smart Home Hub app following the steps below.


  1. From the Home Screen, go to Routines.
  2. Find your Scene at the top of the page and tap the small arrow icon in the widget to run the scene.

Add a Scene to an Automation

You can trigger your Scene automatically through a Custom Automation (refer to this link here: Custom Automation).


  1. From the Home screen, tap the Routine tab.
  2. Tap +.
  3. Tap the Plus (+) icon under If to add a condition of your choosing.
  4. Tap the Plus (+) icon under Then and select Run a Routine.
  5. Select the Scene(s) you want to run.
  6. Tap Save.

Edit or delete a Scene

If there are any errors in your scene, or if you want to add more devices to your scene, you may edit the scene at any point in time or delete it.

How to Edit

  1. From the Home Screen, tap Routines.
  2. Tap the main body of the Routine/Scene you want to edit.

How to Delete

  1. From the Home Screen, tap Routines.
  2. Tap the 3 dot icon at the top right
  3. Select Delete
  4. Select the (-) button on the top right of the scene/routine you want to delete.

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