This guide will lead you through the initial setup of Aeotec Smart Home Hub and get you started. It forms part of a broader guide on managing and using Smart Home Hub which can be found here


Power up Smart Home Hub

Before you move onto creating your account and fully setting up Smart Home Hub, you must first power Smart Home Hub. 

It is recommended that you place your Smart Home Hub is the central most location in your home to have the best wireless reach around it.

Power Smart Home Hub

1. Select the location that your Smart Home Hub will remain for most of its use. 

2. Connect the plug adapter to your Smart Home Hub.

3. Connect the plug adapter to your power outlet.

4. (Optional) If you wish to use a direct LAN connection, plug in an Ethernet cable to your wireless router and Smart Home Hub now.


Download SmartThings app

Smart Home Hub primarily will be controlled by app use through a android or iOS smartphone.


  1. Open Play Store app.
  2. In the search bar, enter "Smartthings" and search.
  3. Tap on SmartThings app.
  4. Select Install.


  1. Open App Store app.
  2. In the search bar, enter "Smartthings" and search
  3. Tap SmartThings app.
  4. Tap the Get button to install.
  5. You may need to sign in with your Apple ID to start the download and installation.

Create an account

Creating an account is essential for the use of Smart Home Hub, this will be used to login anywhere in the world to control your connected home devices.


  1. Open the SmartThings app.
  2. Touch Sign In.
  3. Touch Create account.
  4. Touch Agree for the Samsung Terms and Conditions, Terms of Services, and Samsung Privacy Policy.
  5. Now Fill in the information for your account:
    • Email address.
    • Password (at least eight characters containing at least one number and one letter).
    • Confirmation password (same as above).
    • First and last name.
    • ZIP code
    • Date of birth.
  6. Touch Next.
  7. Touch Done.
  8. Select your Country.
  9. Touch Continue.

Finalize Smart Home Hub setup

This final section will tie your SmartThings account to your Smart Home Hub, once this is finished, you'll be able to log in using your SmartThings app.

  1. From the Home screen, touch the Plus (+) icon
  2. Select Device.
  3. Search "By Brand"
  4. Select "Aeotec"
  5. Select "WiFi/Hub"
  6. Select "Smart Home Hub (IM6001-V3P)"
  7. Select "Start"
  8. Set where your Aeotec Smart Home Hub location is, and what room it will be in.
  9. Then select "Next"
  10. Select how you'd like to connect your Hub by touching Wi-Fi or Ethernet.
  11. Follow the in-app instructions to connect your Hub, which are reproduced here:
    • Do not unplug your Hub during the setup process. Setup will take 5-10 minutes to complete.
  12. Touch Next.
  13. Using your mobile device's camera, scan the QR code located on the back of the Hub:
    • If necessary, tap OK to give Smart Home Hub access to your smartphone camera.
    • If your having trouble scanning the QR code, tap "Add device by serial number" and enter the code manually.
  14. Touch Next.
  15. (Skip if you are using direct Ethernet connection) If you are setting up the Hub via Wi-Fi:
    • Select your Wi-Fi network.
    • Enter your Wi-Fi network's password, then tap Connect.
  16. Wait a few moments while your Hub is connected.
  17. Touch Tap here to set a location to set a geolocation for your Hub
    • Drag the pin to your location, or enter your address manually.
    • Pinch and zoom the circle to set the size of your geolocation.
    • Tap Done.
  18. When the Hub is successfully added, touch Done.

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