First time posting in this forum so if I’m in the wrong location my apologies.
I’m currently looking into expanding my home automation set up.
I’m considering a smartthings hub as it integrates with lifx which is my bulb of choice. Here’s the tricky part.
I have a gang box in my guest room that used to be a wall switch to control an electrical outlet. The outlet has been hardwired to power always on which is preferable, but it leaves me with a wall plate cover and no working way for guests to simply turn on the lights.
So my question is this. I still have electrical lines running behind that gang plate cover, so I could hook up a smart light switch such as a demo brand and it could receive power, but physically, it couldn’t control a light the old fashion way as electrically nothing is ran to it beyond power to the switch.
Could I install a demo switch into this gang box. And with a smartthings hub use that switch to control multiple lifx bulbs in lamps through wifi?