Just checking in to see if this has been resolved. I’ve never been able to get widgets working with the new app. 2 scenes created and selected and it just doesn’t appear anywhere and doesn’t show up in a search.
deleted and reinstalled app
Removed and re added devices
Tried new devices
Bought a new phone!
I’m out of ideas at this point. I’m getting really frustrated with all the things that should work but don’t.
I think I figured this out. I was having a problem after installing the new app and updating it. You no longer can add the widget by clicking edit and then choosing customize on the iOS widgets screen. You have to hit the plus in the upper left-hand corner and then scroll all the way down and find the smart things widget. It’s fancier and stuff that way I guess.
@Automated_House Pointed out in another thread that it is Apple that has changed the behavior of widgets, so that most regular widgets now do open their app. Annoying. But It is smartthings that made the decision to cut the number of scenes on a widget from 8 to 4.
The alternative is to use Siri shortcuts for apps that support shortcuts, but unfortunately, smartthings does not. shortcuts are nice because you can add them to the home screen and you can add them to an Apple Watch. And they don’t have to open the app.