This System Quick Start Guide is your introduction to the user guide. Since every Control4 system is unique, they’ve put each feature’s info into its own user guide. Download the Control4 System Quick Start Guide here.
For in-depth information about specific features or equipment, see the appropriate Smart Home user guide.4
Welcome to the exciting world of home automation. The Control4 app (for OS 2.6.0 and later) on your iOS or Android® smartphones and tablets or on a PC or Mac computer can manage everything in your Control4 home automation system. Download the Control4 App Quick Reference Guide here.
In OS 2.3, you can create, edit, and rename simple lighting scenes from your touch screens or MyHomePC app as the mood strikes you (not available on MyHome mobile devices). This is an especially handy feature, because sometimes when you’ve lived with your smart lighting for awhile, you realize that some things could work a little better for you. Now you can make these changes yourself. Download the Control4 Lighting Scenes guide here.
When/Then is a powerful tool to automate device interconnectivity around your home. You can link actions to button presses, schedules or status changes. “Whens” represent events that happen in your home. “Thens” are automated behaviors that can happen in response to a given event or “When” in your home. Pick a “When” and connect it to a “Then”. It’s that simple.
The TuneIn service in a Control4® system lets you listen to music, talk shows, news, sports, and more from over 70 thousand Internet radio stations and millions of shows (podcasts) worldwide from your favorite Navigator (iPad®, iPhone®, Android, tablet, PC/Mac, or capacitive- touch 7” Touch Screens). Choose from Browse, My Favorites, or Search options. TuneIn works with OS 2.4 or later. Download the user guide here.
Instructions for using the Control4 interface on a touchscreen, tablet or phone.
The devices and media that you use most can be Favorited so that they show up on the room screen, allowing you to customize each room.
You can add your own background for each room for a more personalized experience.
Control4 can play music from your favorite streaming services, or through third party devices like Heos and SONOS. If audio is available in a room, you will see the Listen Experience on the Room screen. Here you will see the music streaming services and devices that you have available.
Controls for the music you’re listening to, or the videos that you’re watching are easily accessed through the Control4 interface.
Your thermostat is easily controlled through the Control4 System.
Control4 can stream your favorite radio stations or play them through your AM/FM tuner. If audio is available in a room, you will see the listen experience on the room screen.
There might be Disney Plus in the living room, a playlist in the kitchen, and the xbox in the game room. There is an easy way to control all the media for every room, using your Control4 System.
The media playing in one room can be shared to other rooms through your Control4 System.
There are a number of music streaming services that are available natively through the Control4 system, and you have the power to add (or remove) those services yourself!
You can control your Apple TV with your Control4 system, reducing the number of remotes you need to keep lying around.
You can control your Roku or Fire TV with your Control4 system, reducing the number of remotes you need to keep lying around.
You can control your satellite box or cable box with your Control4 system, reducing the number of remotes you need to keep lying around.
The Control4 interface has a new MultiDisplay option, allowing you to control multiple TVs and projectors from a single page: select sources, choose your audio, swap screens, and save your own presets!
Lights and Ceiling Fans are easily controlled with the Control4 System.
Lighting Scenes are an easy way to control multiple lights at the same time.
The Control4 OS 3 App for iOS is being updated to include Intercom functionality. Free up space on your home screen! Delete the Intercom Anywhere app now that intercom has moved into the Control4 app.
Did you remember to close the garage door? Is your door locked? Where are the kids playing now? Your Control4 system can tell you all that and more at a glance!
You can view your surveillance cameras through the Control4 system, without having to open a separate app.
Your security system can integrate with Control4, providing you access and control from any touchscreen, or through the Control4 App while you are away!
Shades and blinds are easily controlled through the Control4 System.
Your Control4 System can be used as an alarm clock to wake you up in the morning. Let’s set an alarm for the Bedroom.
Your Control4 System can be used as a sleep timer so that you can fall asleep to a movie or to some music. Lets set a sleep timer for the Bedroom.
FLIR CLOUD is an easy-to-use, cloud-enabled service that provides remote viewing and control of multiple cameras from various locations via iOS, Android, PC or Mac devices. No complex router configuration necessary, the three-step set up is simple, making video monitoring easier than ever before.