Select connection type
Once a smart device is selected, select the type of link to use in Control.
|Not all options are available for all devices. E.g. the option 'hotspot' is only available for some robots, like James.|
ZBOS Control can connect to a device using a local WiFi-network. The device running ZBOS Control needs to be connected to the same wireless network as the ZBOS device.
|The WiFi must be encrypted with WPA2-Personal encryption.|
Tap the option 'Local connection' in the Connect to a device to connect to the device without logging into the ZBOS Cloud platform.
This will continue to the next step of the wizard.
ZBOS Control can be used to remotely control smart devices over the internet.
This method requires an active internet connection on the ZBOS device and the device running Control”
Tap the button 'Login or create an account' in the Linking page.
The login modal is shown in the default browser of the tablet/smartphone:
Log in using a ZBOS Cloud account
Log in using a social media account
For more information on creating a ZBOS account, see the chapter ZBOS Cloud Account
After returning to the app from the login page, the linking screen will be updated with the new information:
The used account-name is shown in the list
Tap the 'Next' button to scan the local network for a smart device to link
Tap the option 'Switch account' to use a different cloud-/social media account
Tap the button 'Next' to continue with the setup
|This is the most basic link available for devices, and is only available for devices supporting a hotspot setup|
Connect the device running ZBOS Control to the hotspot of the ZBOS powered device and tap the option 'Hotspot' in the linking wizard:
Control will now be linked to the hotspot of the ZBOS powered device.
|This connection will not be stored in the list of known connections.|