All the help you need with our smart touch switches for home automation

We have made it simple but we want to make sure you have all the help you need with our smart touch switches for home automation. If you do not find what you are looking for we will be delighted to hear from you.  info@iotics.io or +91 94870 44355 (call or whatsapp).

Product Installation

 

Mobile App Configuration

iotics app, available on IOS & Android stores, available to pair the device with your Wifi & control it from anywhere at any time. Each device can be scheduled individually to turn on or off at a specified day / time. Latest server technologies & IOT protocols provide an extremely reliable & convenient user experience.

Step 01

Install the ‘iotics’ app from Play store or App store and open it.

Step 02
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To register your account, type your email id and choose a secure password and click the Register button.

Step 03
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Click on burger menu at the top right corner. Click on the Add Device and follow the instruction on App.

 

Remote Configuration

IR remote control, provided for maximum convenience to operate the connected devices. Easy pairing & long range - upto 25 feet allows you to remotely control individual switches or turn on / off all devices at once.

Configuration

The remote is preprogrammed to work with the switch. However, if you want to change configuration then long press (5 seconds) the button on the switch and then press the selected button on the remote to pair.

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Voice Control (Using Alexa)

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Setup Alexa

Download Alexa app from Play Store or App Store and log in to it. Click on Skills and search for iotics skills, login using username and password.

Discover Devices

Ask Alexa to discover your device. Say, "Discover my devices", or select Add Device in the Devices section of the Alexa app.

How to use

In the Devices section, find your devices. You can see the light and fan devices that were linked to your account. You can create your nicknames to the devices. For fan the power level can be set to levels of 1 to 10 as well as increased/decreased these levels as percentage from 1 to 100. These devices can be controlled through alexa app or voice commands like “Alexa, turn on office light”, “Alexa, turn off bedroom light”, “Alexa, set the level of my hall fan to 5 ” etc.

Groups

Multiple devices can be controlled using groups. You can control them using commands like “Alexa turn on [group-name]” .To create a group follow the below steps:

Step 1 : Go to the menu, and select the Devices icon.

Step 2 : Select the + icon, and then Add group.

Step 3 : Use pre-set group names, or create your own, and then select Next.

Select the devices you want to include and then Save.

Setup Routine

You can create custom routines from the Alexa app, these routines combine several complex commands into a single command. It can automatically turn the lights on in evening, turn off in the morning, turn devices at the scheduled time etc.

For setting the routines follow the below steps:

Step 1 : Tap the menu icon in the top left corner of the screen and tap Routines.

Step 2 : Tap the + icon in the top right corner of the screen and select When this happens.

Step 3 : Choose Voice and Type in your desired trigger phrase.

Step 4 : Tap Add action, Select the actions you want to add.

Step 5 : You can also set up schedule routines. To do so select When this happens choose Schedule and set the date, time and day for the schedule.

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Voice Control (Using Google Home)

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Setup Google home

Download Google Home App from Play Store or App Store and log in to it. 

Step 1 : Open the Google Home App

Step 2 : At the top left, tap Add + > Set up device > Have something already set up?

Step 3 : Search for Iotics Home and sign in with username and password

Sync device

Refreshing the Google Home app or the voice command “Google sync devices” will sync all the connected devices from your account to google home.

Manage Iotics Home Devices

You can choose names to call your smart home devices as well add devices to your room.

Step 1 : Open the Google Home app .

Step 2 : Select your device > Settings > Name.

Step 3 : Enter a name > tap Save.

               Note: Nicknames are alternate ways to reference smart devices in the Google Home app.

Step 4 : Add the iotics device to a new room in your current home. Tap the device you want to add to a room > Settings > Room > choose a room > Save.

Control Iotics Home Devices

You can control the light and fan device from the google home app or voice commands. The fan supports levels Low, Medium and High.  Fan or light can be controlled using the commands “Google, turn on bedroom light”, “Google, turn on fan”, “Google, set fan level to High” etc. The entire devices in a bedroom can be controlled with command “Ok Google turn off Bedroom”, google automatically groups all the light devices, so you can just say “Google turn off lights” to turn off all the lights.

Manage home members

You can let other people, like family members or roommates, use the devices in your home by adding them as members. These members can also control, add, remove devices. To manage home members follow the below steps:

Step 1 : Open the Google Home app

Step 2 : Tap the + icon in the top left corner to add a new home member.

Step 3 : Type the email account for the member you wish to add and save.

Step 4 : An invite page will appear, telling you what home members can do and listing what devices they'll have access to. Tap More to scroll down.Scroll down to the bottom and hit Send invite. The home member can accept the invitation.

Setup Routine

Routines allow you to execute several Google Home actions with one command. You can set up  routines from Google Home app as follows

Step 1 : Tap the Routines icon from the Google Home 

Step 2 : Go to Manage Routine and select Add a routine

Step 3 : Select the trigger phrase you wish to use. You can use like "Good morning", "Tell me about my day", and "I'm up", or add your own phrase.

Step 4 : Schedule your routine. You can also select a time when the routine should activate, and the days when it will repeat.

Step 5 : Select the actions that Google Assistant should perform: You can use routine to control your smart devices.

 

Voice Control (Using Google Assistant)

Once the Google Home set up is complete, you can control the iotics devices using Google Assistant. 

 

For turning individual device use commands like “Ok Google turn on light”, “Ok Google turn off Bedroom light”, “Ok Google turn on fan1” ..etc. Fan supports the speed levels low, medium, high. “Ok Google set fan speed to Medium”“Ok Google set fan to High” ...etc.

Note: Fan speed  level does not currently support percentage increase/decrease of speed level.

Multiple devices in a room can  be controlled like  “Ok Google turn on Office”, “Ok Google turn off Bedroom” ...etc.

Routines allow you to execute several Google Home actions with one command. For example, if you were to say, "Good morning", to your Google Home device, you could have it turn on your devices based on your settings.

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