I am also disapointed in my power bot 7040, It was advertised that It can be programed to map out a room, and store the results so I could have it set up to automatically claen a particular room. But none of that works. I have probably had it too long to return it, But I'm going to try.
Good luck. I couldn't return mine and Samsung obviously doesn't care. I bought a Botvac with mapping and I'm happy with it.
I am so disappointed with Samsung's customer service. I ended up locking this Powerbot in my unfinished basement to spend the rest of its life in the dark cleaning the concrete floor that I don't really care about having cleaned.
It sounds pretty deranged now that I'm speaking it out loud but all-in-all it's Samsung's fault and they could care less.
I am using the home app and didn't see any maps until I put it in a room told it to clean and closed the door so it only did that room. I think it doesn't have enough memory or has a memory leak and can't store the map once it gets too big. This is just my guess but try and run it in just one room and wait for it to say it is done and check history.
Yes. The vacuums, at least my r7040, do NOT work with Smart Home, only Smartthings. I too am disappointed in in Samsung with this product. The lack of Alexa functionality is really lame.
I am also frustrated at the false advertising. My husband purchased this for me at Christmas. With mapping we hoped to be able to concentrate on high traffic areas but instead our vacuum basically goes wherever it feels like it. We also noticed that the suction on carpet just isn't as good a month or so later and often it can't find its charging station. I'm definitely interested in hearing about this class action lawsuit - falsely advertising a "smart" vacuum at this price point isn't ethical. All i can really do is turn it off and on - and I can't do that on my Google Home, as advertised. I'm connected but... nothing.
The Map only works in the Select and go option. This is disapointing!, if you sheduled the vacum for cleaning each day , yoy cant made the map... its only work in manual mode, by clicking the room and in the tab select and Go