Create a Simulated RGB Bulb

Simulated RGB Bulb are useful as proxy devices to group and coordinate several color lights. For all intents and purposes, Simulated RGB Bulb behave the same way as physical ones when it comes to Automations or ActionTiles.

Login into SmartThings

Click My Locations
Select your Location

Click My Devices on the top navigation bar
Click + New Device
Enter device details as follows

Name: preferred name
Device Network Id: (any random unique ID is fine)
Type: Simulated RGB Bulb

Click Create button

Your device is now ready to be included in Automations, Scenes, WebCore or ActionTiles.


To add the new device to ActionTiles, open My Locations page, tap (+) and authorize your newly created device.

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