If you wish to handle your Samsung-powered sensible dwelling, you want the SmartThings app for iOS and Android. Just lately, it picked up AR capabilities to assist discover misplaced SmartTag+ tags and different Galaxy gadgets. And now, a brand new SmartThings app on the Microsoft Store brings these capabilities to your PC.
Samsung’s new SmartThings PC app isn’t the primary iteration to hit the Microsoft Retailer. A earlier model dealt with solely fundamental sensible dwelling operations, and Samsung discontinued it in 2019. The brand new app seems to be a complete overhaul, including new options and capabilities.
You’ll nonetheless get sensible dwelling controls, together with the power to activate and off any machine related to your SmartThings hub, together with scenes and favorites assist. However in contrast to the earlier app, now you’ll have entry to a SmartThings Discover tab.
In that tab, you could find SmartTag+ tags, Samsung tablets, and Galaxy telephones. You’ll get a useful map exhibiting an approximate location and the choice to play sounds in case your machine helps it. Samsung beforehand introduced the app for Galaxy Ebook Home windows laptops, however the app seems to work with any Home windows PC. The one factor the app doesn’t do, no less than but, is allow you to add new SmartThings gadgets. You’ll nonetheless want to drag out your telephone or pill for that half.
However for loads of individuals, their telephone had been the one machine with the SmartThings app on it, which doesn’t do loads of good in the event you lose your telephone. Now you’ve another choice to search out your stuff, and extra choices is all the time an excellent factor.
through Windows Central