To set up your SmartThings hub from scratch, you'll have to factory reset the device to put it in pairing mode. This tutorial will show you how to factory reset a SmartThings hub v3 so that you can set it up again.
When you factory reset the SmartThings hub you'll lose all devices, automations and scenes connected to it with no way to get them back. Before you can add your devices back to this hub, you may have to reset or exclude them before they can be reconnected.
When you are ready, follow these 5 simple steps on how to factory reset a SmartThings hub.
Unplug the power supply from the SmartThings hub and locate the reset button on the back of the device.
With a toothpick or small pin, press and hold down the reset button. While the reset button is being held down, plug in the power cable into the back of the hub.
Continue holding down the reset button and the SmartThings hub will begin to flash yellow.
When the light changes to a solid yellow you can release the reset button. This will take about 30 seconds. If you don't release the reset button within a few seconds of the light turning solid yellow, the hub may not reset.
The hub will cycle through different colored lights and will begin to flash red and green within 4-5 minutes. The red and green flashing indicates the hub is in pairing mode and the device is ready to be set up.
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