Bixby Control of SThings Lighting Groups

I’m hoping my experience will help others or at least add to the collective understanding of SThings.

On my phone (Galaxy S23+) if I create a Lighting Group comprised of only Phillips Hue lights and if all the lights use the SThings Zigbee Switch driver, then Bixby voice commands for the Lighting Group fail because Bixby (SThings?) does not see the Lighting Group as a device to be turned on/off. Bixby commands to any individual Phillip Hue light will work.

If any one or more of the Phillips Hue lights in the Lighting Group use the Mariano Zigbee Light Multifunction mc driver, then Bixby will respond correctly and turn the Lighting Group lights on/off/dimmer.

Additionally, even if all the lights use the SThings Zigbee driver but the Lighting Group includes at least one non-Phillips Hue light (switched) then Bixby will respond correctly and turn the Lighting Group lights on/off/dimmer.

This may have been covered in an earlier post but I could not locate it. Hope it helps.

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