Chapter 4. Controlling your Devices

Your devices can be controlled in a number of different ways.

Chapter 3, Home Screen described how many devices can be switched on or off directly from the Home screen (or when viewing a room or shortcut). To recap:

However, you will often require more sophisticated control over your devices than merely switching them on or off.

Find a device you want to control and tap on the name of that device. You will be taken to the Control screen for that device. One or more widgets will appear giving you control of different properties of the devices. For example, a colour light device might have two controls: an on/off switch and a widget for choosing the light colour:

An example of a Control

An example of a Control


Depending on the size of screen your are using, you may need to scroll down to find all of the device’s control widgets.