[RELEASE] Homebridge SmartThings v2.0

Would ST to Homeassistant work? And then I can bring devices from HA to Homebridge?

I have never used HA.

I believe the SmartThings to Home Assistant integration uses an endpoint app in the new dev environment, so it should continue to work. SmartThings may have even hired the guy that wrote it IIRC.

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The maintainer of the Homebridge - SmartThings app (@tonesto7 ) has moved the app to Hubitat, and has archived the SmartThings version. The README makes it clear that the SmartThings app is no longer being maintained.

The GitHub repo for the Hubitat bridge is here.

I don’t have experience with this (yet - I’m hanging on until we know about the Groovy end-of-life plan), so I can’t answer the second half of your question, other than to observe that with The SmartThings - Homebridge app, the devices went from SmartThings to Homebridge and then on to Homekit and Siri, not the other way around.

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ST to Home Assistant would definitely work. It will split up some devices instead of merging them into one accessory under HomeKit.

But I personally use HA to bring a lot of devices into Homekit

@tonesto7 what would it take for you to update this so it’ll continue to work with SmartThings? Anything?

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Update isn’t the right word. It would have to be completely rewritten from scratch.


Hi there, I’ve enabled developer mode in my Smartthings IOS App and published the [ST-Community-Installer} under Smart Apps within my IDE portal.

I still can’t see Smart App in my IOS app?

That is due to ST changing the app recently (November 9, 2021). Click on the Automations tab, click the + in the upper right of the screen, choose Add Routine, click on the Discover tab at the top of the screen and scroll down to find Homebridge to set it up

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That’s great, thanks for that. I’m trying to add ST into Homebridge for the last few days. Almost there …

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Sadly, that didn’t happen. (It could have, but it didn’t.)

As I know you know, but other people may not, and it belongs at this point in this discussion, Samsung has announced that the smartthings/Aeotec hub will not be a matter bridge. So their integration will be one way: you’ll be able to bring some mattercompliant devices into the smartthings app, but devices connected to a smartthings/Aeotec hub will not show up in other companies’ mattercompliant apps. Such as Apple Home. So no joy there. :disappointed_relieved:


I realize that this is no longer maintained.

I had it running find on a Homebridge VM install, but I’m moving to a new server with a Docker install of Homebridge. When I install the HB ST plugin and reboot, the system goes completely wonky. Even if I disable it, the status display in HB just shows continuing gibberish. Post uninstall, HB reboots fine.

Anyone else have a similar experience or know what the issue might be?

For whatever it is worth–problem seems to have been resolved by running the old homebridge-smartthings plugin in it’s own child bridge.

Where can I find the ‘old’ plug-in? I’m struggling to get SmartThings integration working again on a fresh HOOVS 4 install, coming over from vanilla HomeBridge

Thanks. That’s a shame though - that’s the one I can’t get to even start up in HOOBS.

Did you try running it as a child bridge? I know this is how I had to configure it to get it to run in a new install of Homebridge. Not sure how it might be implemented in HOOBS.

In HOOBS I added the plug-in, and let it do it as a new bridge (it wouldn’t add to an existing bridge), and then ran through the setup but got errors on startup of that bridge. No idea if that was a child bridge - maybe HOOBS runs a bit differently.

I don’t think Hoobs runs a pure Homebridge instance anymore. I believe they have split away from it a bit.

A bit of good news, although this would be a very complicated solution…

The amazing @taustin has created an Edge option to enable SmartThings/MQTT integration for the new architecture. (The topic title is a clickable link.)

Why is that good news, you ask? Because there are several available MQTT plug ins for HomeKit, including some that run with HOOBS.

So…you could go SmartThings—>MQTT—>Homebridge.

Obviously clunky, inelegant, tedious, and requires yet another device…but maybe better than nothing for some people.

Clearly it would be better just to have a new ST plug in for Homebridge but I’ve not yet heard of anyone working on one.


You’re on top of all of it. LOLz!! I immediately started searching for Homebridge replacements and this popped up. Hopefully a new smartapp comes along, but at least this is something for now.

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