SmartSense Button - 1 Press, 2 Press, Hold...Add More?


I am new to SmartThings, but not necessarily to Smart Home Automation. I am a novice in coding, and as I mentioned, am attempting to learn more about the capabilities of SmartThings.

I recently purchased a ST Hub v.3 and 3 SmartSense Buttons. I was about to order two more to provide me with 6 additional “routine” controls, then I thought “wait, wait, wait…is there a way to add a third press, fourth press, etc.”

After spending about 2-3 hours searching Reddit, GitHub, and the SmartThings Community (along with messing around with Device Handlers and SmartThings Developer website), I have come up with absolutely nothing that suggests that this can be done.

So, my question for the Community is: Can this be done? And if so, how?

Thank you all in advance, and please bare with my novice-ness.

The short answer is no. This device, like quite a few, is designed for tap, double tap, or long hold. And that’s it.

Anything else will not be reported correctly to the hub.

There are other handheld buttons that have more options, but they all cost more.

Fibaro has one that allows for up to 30 different patterns, but it does require custom code to work with smartthings.

The Remotec ZRC90 is very popular as a small wall panel, about the same size as a light switch. It has eight buttons and allows for single tap, double tap, or long press on each, for a total of 24 options.


Again, it does require custom code

[RELEASE] Remotec ZRC-90 Scene Master - Button Device Supporting 24 Unique Button Commands

Understood - I do have both of those items in my Amazon cart already, along with an Aeotec NanoMote Quad. At thing point, though, I will just still with SmartSense Buttons. I greatly appreciate the response!

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Check out the Ikea 5 button remote. I think I paid around $10 shipped and it’s been working like a champ for me