RBoy Apps
NOTE: You need to use the SmartThings Classic mobile app to install RLA AFTER which you can access the installed RLA app using the new SmartThings mobile app.

Please ensure that your lock is within 20ft of a repeaterClick for details

All codes should be cleared from the lock before installing RLA
  1. Click on the Rental Lock Automater SmartApp, it will open a new window with the code, select the entire page (Ctrl+A) and copy (Ctrl+C)
  2. Login to the IDE at https://account.smartthings.com (create a Samsung Account one if you don't have one)
  3. Click on "My Locations" and then click on the name of the location where you want to install RLA
  4. Click on "My SmartApps
  5. Click on "+New SmartApp" on the top right 
  6. Click "From Code
  7. Paste the code (Ctrl+V) copied from Step 1 into the editor and click "Create
  8. Click "Publish" and then "For me" on the top right
  9. To install the SmartApp, open your SmartThings Classic App on your phone, click on the Automation icon at the bottom bar right corner of the main screen. Now click on the "SmartApps" tab on the top right of the screen. Scroll down to the bottom and click on "+Add a SmartApp". Then scroll down to the bottom and click on "My Apps" section. (NOTE: if you don't see "My Apps" you need to use the SmartThings Classic app, if you don't see Rental Location Automater in "My Apps", then you may have installed the code in the wrong location, please check step 3 again)
  10. Scroll down the "My Apps" section until you see the new Rental Lock Automater SmartApp you just created and click on it, then click Save to install it
  11. In the SmartThings app click on the "Automations" icon on the bottom of the screen and then click on "SmartApps"
  12. Click on Rental Lock Automater to configure it:
    • Select the locks you want to use across all properties/units
    • Click on Manage properties
    • Set the number of units/properties connected to the hub
      • Click on each unit, enter the name, iCalendar URL's and select the locks for the unit (you can share common locks among units only within the same app, locks should not be shared across multiple instances of the app). Click Done/Save
      • Scroll down and configure the remaining settings like advance activation, automatic code generation options, SMS, notification etc. Click Done/Save
    • If additional users are required, change the number of users
    • Click on Manage users to review/change individual user settings. You can extend check out/in dates/times for automatically generated renters here and also configure manual users (e.g. owners, cleaners etc). Click Done/Save
    • Set the notifications options. Click Done/Save
    • Code programming should start within a minute or so. See the RLA FAQ's page for tips and answers to common questions
NOTE: To open/configure the app in future click on the "Automations" icon and then click on "SmartApps". Clicking on the SmartApp in the "My Apps" section will install a NEW instance of the SmartApp instead of opening the existing installation


  • Click on the Rental Lock Automater SmartApp, it will open a new window with the code, click on the browser refresh button (to flush the cache), select all (Ctrl+A) and copy the code (Ctrl+C)
  • Login to the IDE at https://account.smartthings.com
  • Click on "My Locations" and then click on the name of the location where you had installed RLA previously
  • Click on "My SmartApps"
  • Click on the SmartApp you want to update in the SmartThings IDE
  • Select all (Ctrl+A) and delete the old code, Paste (Ctrl+V) the new code
  • Click on "Save"
  • Click  on "Publish" and then "For Me", if you don't so this the update won't work
  • IMPORTANT, DON'T SKIP THIS STEP: Open the SmartApp on your phone by clicking on the "Automations" icon  and then click on "SmartApps" on on your phone. Open the Rental Lock Automater SmartApp you just updated, check/update your settings and tap "Save"