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ActivePhone PRO is an advanced smartphone mobile control for your Home Automation modules. It is specially designed to leverage the advanced features of current touch screen smartphones to provide you the most intuitive interface for controlling your home. ActivePhone PRO can connect and control your house through either your home WiFi network or a secure internet connection designed to be accessed over any cellular data connection.
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Adding ActivePhone PRO to your cell phone won't take more than 5 minutes!
1.) Open up ActiveHome Pro on your computer
2.) Click on the Plug-ins pull down menu, select ActivePhone PRO and select Invite a Cell Phone
3.) Type in your Email address that is synced up with your phone and click Send
4.) Open up the Email on your phone, click on the link and bookmark it so you can see it on your Home Screen. YOU'RE DONE!
Controlling Your Home
When the link is opened on your smartphone you are taken to the all rooms view. From here you can navigate your rooms, select modules to control, and issue commands to the selected modules.
Tapping the module list will select the modules to control. When a command is issued it will be given to all selected modules.
The module list is constantly updated by the connected ActiveHome PRO system. If a module name, power, or brightness changes, the list will update with this information in a few seconds. Modules can even be added and deleted and ActivePhone PRO will stay up to date.
At Glance Indicators
The green lights on the module list display at a glance the power and brightness of each module. This information is also updated by the connected system, so you can watch your house state even when you are not there.
ActivePhone PRO will retrieve room data from the connected system. You can select a room to display only modules belonging to a particular room.
3G: This link connects to the X10 reflector server and allows access to your mobile application from outside your local area WiFi.
WiFi: This link connects directly to your ActiveHome PRO system through your local WiFi network.
Use Security for WiFi: This option appends a Xid parameter to your WiFi link. This is more secure since it adds an element to the URL which is specific to your system and harder for an intruder to guess.
Reset Security Key: This will change your Xid security key. Use this option if you have given your link to someone who you no longer want to have access to your system, or if you suspect your old key has been compromised.
Note: This will reset your key for ALL X10 mobile applications and you will need to update your links accordingly.
: ActiveHome PRO is connected to the X10 Reflector server and ready for mobile devices to connect using the 3G link.
: There is an error connecting to the X10 Reflector server, and the 3G link is currently unavailable.
HTML by default will be the content type of the email sent containing the invitation links. Some older phones may not support HTML as an email content type, and this option can provide compatibility with these phones.