I am new to this, so sorry if this question is dumb, but how do I use the Aqara Temperatur device through my Samsung SmartThings hub?
I’ve managed to add the bspranger device handler for “Xiaomi Aqara Temperature Humidity Sensor” and add the device in SmartThings. But it doesn’t show any information when I check it.
So unless I am mistaken I understand that I must add a smartapp called mi_connector. Is that correct? How do I do that? I’ve seen the instructions at https://github.com/fison67/mi_connector#install-mi-connector-api-server, but I don’t have any servers. Must I have a server?
Is there any other way to use these sensors from Aqara through my SmartThings hub?
Try pressing the button on the device to update the data. Or just wait.
You don’t need mi connector if you’re connecting them directly to your st hub
Thanks, but I have managed to connect them and add them in the SmartThings app on my phone. But I cannot read any temperature, it just says Status Connected and then nothing more.
How can I read the temprature?
It sounds like you don’t have them assigned the dth. Check the devices in the IDE to see what DTH they are using.
Does the above print show which DTH they are using?
Many thanks BTW!!
One thing I cannot figure out is, when I just log on to Smartthings IDE it says that I have the correct DTH but no devices, but then I click on a location and it shows the devices I have but I cannot add a DTH. It just looks like this:
It is possible you installed the device handler in the wrong place, and you certainly aren’t using it as your device type is ‘thing’.
Login to the IDE using https://account.smartthings.com/ and you will be redirected to the correct server for your account. If you don’t see the DTH there you’ll need to install it again (you may have installed it at graph.api.smartthings.com).
Then try pairing the device again.
But how come I can’t the settings / Update from Repo / Commit Changes buttons when I go on locations and then My Device Handlers? I don’t know how to install it if I cannot go through github
Ah yes, one of the great ST mysteries. Why is there no button to install the GitHub support on the EU shard? I’ve never tried it as despite being in the UK I am on a US shard, but I believe the support is all there, just the button isn’t.
All the button does is go to
Many thanks guys! Problem solved!
I am sure this is super basics stuff, but for other newbies like me:
Not sure I understand in what sense, but my DTH was installed at the “wrong place”.
The right place didn’t have the buttons mentioned above and used in the instruction video I checked at YT. But I could instead use create device handler and copy in the code directly.
After I had installed the DTH at the right place I could edit my device and change type from “Thing” to “Xiaomi …”
This did not work.
- I had to reset the sensors and delete them from smart things, then put them again. Voila!