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Edge Driver for Zemismart Roller Blind

Edge drivers for non-native devices can be sourced and downloaded from developer or manufacturer driver channels. Downloaded drivers can be immediately applied by removing device from the SmartThings App and then reinstalling the device. Alternatively, you have the option to wait to see if your device is assigned a stock driver. If a stock driver is assigned, but the device is not functioning as expected, then you may download the correct driver to update the device without the need to uninstall and reinstall your device.

Since the Zemismart Roller Blind is not natively supported in SmartThings, it will likely be migrated to the ‘Zigbee Window Treatment’ driver which is a SmartThings Beta stock driver. I have tested and found that this stock driver will not provide all of the features and functionality that is currently available within the former Groovy stock device type handler.

The edge driver which provides proper control of the Zemismart Roller Blind is the, ‘Tuya Window Shade’ driver. This edge driver can be downloaded from the Iquix Channel Invitation link

Before taking any action, my recommendation is that you check your SmartThings App to see if your Zemismart Roller Blind has been assigned a stock edge driver. To confirm if an edge driver is installed, click on your device tile and then while in the device screen, click on the ellipsis to determine if dropdown list contains the word "Driver". The presence of the word ‘Driver’ confirms that edge driver is installed for your device. If the ‘Driver’ is in the dropdown list, click on the word ‘Driver’ to view the ‘Name’ of the installed driver. If the assigned driver is other than the ‘Tuya Window Shade’ edge driver, you should skip steps 1 – 5 in the driver installation steps outlined below, but follow and execute steps 6 – 10 to download the appropriate driver. After the completion of step number ten, click on the ellipsis, tap on ‘Driver’ in the dropdown list, and then tap the option to ‘Select different driver’. You will then choose ‘Tuya Window Shade’ edge driver to replace the former driver.

If dropdown list does not contain the word "Driver", you will need to execute the all of the following steps:

  1. As mentioned previously, you must delete and reinstall your smart blind to be able to assign it the edge driver. However, before deleting your blind from SmartThings you will want to take a few extra steps to preserve any routines that you have written to automate your blind. If you have no routines or you are doing a new installation, skip to step #5.

  2. To preserve your routine(s), open the SmartThings App, click on your Zemismart Roller Blind. Once in the device screen, click on the word 'Routines' at the bottom of the screen. Go into every routine and add a temporary device to temporarily hold/substitute the place of the current Zemismart Roller Blind. Note: Replacing the Smart Blind with a temporary device in your routines ensures that your routines are not erased when you remove your Zemismart Roller Blind from your SmartThings App.

  3. Once you have substituted a temporary place holder device in every routine which contained the Zemismart Roller Blind you may then delete the blind from your SmartThings App.

  4. To delete your device from the SmartThings App, while in the device screen, tap on the ellipsis in the upper right-hand corner of the screen. Now tap “Edit” in the dropdown list. Then tap “Delete device” at the bottom of the screen which follows. With the deletion of the blind you may now proceed to accept the ‘Iquix’Channel Invitation.

  5. Click on the link for ‘Iquix’ Channel invitation. Note: After clicking the driver channel link you will be required to sign into your Samsung SmartThings Account.

  6. Next you must then select ‘Accept’ to confirm your acceptance of the channel invitation.

  7. After accepting the channel invitation, choose your target hub and select 'Enroll'. Note: Sometimes you must to click the button multiple times.

  8. Next, click on “Available Drivers” and select “Install” to install the ‘Tuya Window Shade’ edge driver.

  9. Next, verify the installed driver by going to your SmartThings App, find your SmartThings Hub within the 'Devices' tab and then click on your Hub. Then while in your Hub’s device screen, select the ellipsis in the upper right-hand corner and then click on the word ‘Driver’ from the dropdown list. You will then be able to view a list of all of your installed Edge Channels and Edge Drivers.

  10. After confirming the installation of the new ‘Tuya Window Shade’ Edge Driver you may now add your device back into SmartThings App by scanning for nearby devices within your SmartThings App

  11. Once the SmartThings App discovers your Zemismart blind, click on your device’s tile and then while in the device screen, click on the ellipsis to confirm that the dropdown list now contains the word "Driver". The presence of the word ‘Driver’ confirms that edge driver is successfully installed for your device.

  12. If the Zemismart Blind selected the wrong driver, tap on “Select different driver” and select the ‘Tuya Window Shade’ Edge Driver

  13. All that remains to do is to remove the “temporary/substitution device” from each of your SmartThings routines and add the Zemismart Blind back into your routines.

Remember to visit Bud's Smart Home Amazon Store for smart home devices which are compatible with the new Samsung SmartThings Lua architecture.

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