Device type in Smartthings IDE can no longer be changed to a handler

The Groovy IDE at this link below used to have a pulldown to change the device type to a specific handler. But now it’s gone. I have 3 identical switches and 2 picked up the correct handler on their own, but 3rd one did not and shows type = “Z-Wave Switch Generic”. I tried the recommended steps to exclude the switch from Smartthings and add it back but no luck. Other than this issue, the switch works fine with Smartthings. But I like having the handler code for extra features for all my devices and it worked before.

I am still seeing the pull-down. Have you tried a different browser?

Hello, thanks for reply. I tried Chrome and Edge browsers. Here is the URL shown when I look at one device in my screen shot attached. I added the handler for “Type” when it was a pulldown and now I can no longer change the “Type” for any device as you see the pulldown is gone. Samsung cannot help with IDE issues and suggested looking here at the community.

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Did you hit edit at the bottom of the page before you tried to make the change?


THANKS!!! That works… I forgot to hit edit !

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