How can i best make use of this community. Thanks

I am new smart home user and want to know what more devices I can buy and scenes and automations i can create. Can anyone guide me how I can make use of this community for the same, thanks

There is a search button just above the title of your post… start there and here.

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Welcome! Also check out @jdroberts beginner’s guide. There is a link to the wiki pages that might offer a lot of insight.


Welcome! :sunglasses:

First things first: this community is specifically for users of the Samsung SmartThings ™ Home Automation platform. So all of the questions and answers are in that context.

It is a very busy forum, so it often comes up near the top of General Home Automation searches on google, but it is not a general forum. So if you aren’t planning to use the Samsung SmartThings platform, you will probably be better off on a more general site.

Reddit has some good subforums on home Automation.

And if you like top level discussions before you get into the the technical details, the Ambient has some very good articles:

There are a number of other good sites as well depending on your particular interests.

I also wrote a long post here about questions to ask yourself before starting a Home Automation project that might be of interest:

If you are planning to use the Samsung platform, we’ll need to know what model SmartThings ™ Hub you are using.