Remote-access Guide

control4 composer remote access

by Prof. Aniya Ankunding DDS Published 1 year ago Updated 1 year ago
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What is the difference between Control4 director and Composer Pro?

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What is a Control4 radio system?

Radio Station Lineups – Control4 systems can retrieve a similar list of available AM, FM, XM, and Sirius radio stations based on a user’s location, for quick and easy listening. Software Updates – Control4 systems have been engineered to allow dynamic updating.

Why choose a Control4 system?

Software Updates – Control4 systems have been engineered to allow dynamic updating. Systems can retrieve and install the desired software packages via the Internet. Control4 offers additional premium Internet services that extend the functionality of a Control4 system and enable anytime, anywhere access to a home.

Is there a user guide for composer he?

your Composer HE software and Director. . Displays the Content tab of the Help system. . Displays the I Help system. . Displays the Composer HE and Director versions . ). The user guide provides in

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How do I access Control4?

Go to My Account (see below) to log in to your personal account so your system can use the Control4 app, use streaming music services, and receive software updates. Through your Control4 account, you can also give your pro access to your account so they can maintain and update your system when needed or fix problems.

Can you program Control4 remote yourself?

For Control4's 4Sight subscribers, they can now access all-new easy-to-use automation controls directly online for their home. Now, users have the option of either calling for a smart integration technician, or they can just do it themselves.

What is Control4 Composer?

Control4® Composer Home Edition (HE) is powerful software that lets you customize your Control4 system. This Windows-based program that has an intuitive drag-and- drop interface that lets you view and configure your devices, manage your media, and create simple home automation programs.

Why is Control4 not connecting?

If your remote isn't working or your touch screen is drawing a blank, make sure your batteries are charged. A Control4 Remote Recharging Station works wonders for Control4 remotes by offering long-lasting reliability—and they're more environmentally friendly than disposable batteries, too.

What remotes work with Control4?

The Neeo Remote and Control4 SR-260 remotes are the perfect hand-held interfaces to the whole home....RemotesHandheld remote leverages the power of Control4 Smart Home OS 3 to access the devices and systems you use most.Built from machined aluminum, the remote is beautiful and available in silver and black finishes.More items...

How much is Composer home Edition?

$149If you're more daring or simply can't stand the idea of not doing some of the personalization yourself (guilty as charged), Control4 offers the Composer Home Edition (Composer HE), which you can buy from your dealer for $149.

How do I download Control4 Composer?

Log into the portal at dealer.control4.com. In Support > Software Downloads, find the needed version of Composer Pro and click on the correct OS version number, for example OS 3. Click on Download Composer Pro. After the file has finished downloading, open the downloaded file to start the install process.

How do I add a device to Control4?

This is the easiest way to add and identify new devices attached to a Control4 system because it works automatically. If the device you want to add to a project and identify in the system appears in the Discovered tab, all you do is double-click to add the device to the selected room and Director does the rest.

How do you add a room in Control4?

Most of the Control4 visual interfaces have a Room screen....To change control to any building:Select the room name at the top of the interface screen. The Change Rooms list opens.Select the left arrow on the Change Rooms title bar. The Change Buildings list opens.Select the building to change to, then select a room.

How do I resync my Control4 remote?

0:030:36How To Reboot Control 4 Remote - YouTubeYouTubeStart of suggested clipEnd of suggested clipAnd sliding it towards you remove one battery and wait for 10 seconds. Now replace the battery. AndMoreAnd sliding it towards you remove one battery and wait for 10 seconds. Now replace the battery. And wait for the remote to resync with the controller.

How do you restart a Control4 controller?

Disconnect the power cord from the controller.Plug the power cord back into the controller.Verify that the controller comes back on the network in Composer Pro. See “Connecting devices to the network” or your controller's installation guide for details.

How do I connect my iPhone to Control4?

To connect your smartphone: AirPlay—For iPod, iPhone, iPad and MacOS devices, you must be on the same network as your device (password and login is required). Tap the AirPlay icon in the lower-right corner, and then select the Wireless Music Bridge to play through.

How do I reset my Control4 remote?

To reset the remote to factory settings: Press and hold the physical power button and physical mute button while powering on, then tap OK.

How do I reset my Control4?

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How do I connect my Ctrl 4 remote to WiFi?

You can download that app from your MyControl4 account (My Software > Downloads). 2 Start the MyHome app on your device. Make sure the device that is running MyHome is on the same WiFi network as your Control4 system, and that you have an Internet connection. 3 At the 'Welcome' screen, tap Connect.

How do I add a device to my Control4?

If the device you want to add to a project and identify in the system appears in the Discovered tab, all you do is double-click to add the device to the selected room and Director does the rest.

Can you enable remote access for programming?

As for allowing remote access for programming you can enable/disable that on the fly on an as needed basis as the need arises.

Is access to lock and user codes a big deal?

Having access to lock and user codes of a client really isn't a big deal. Why would I bother getting them? If I had ill intend, there would be much better/easier ways of going about it.

Do you need 4sight for a controller?

As long as the controller is registered to your current dealer, and is on a 2.x version of the director - there should be no reason for them to need 4sight

Can you access a remote dealer's system via Navigator?

If they are working remotely, they won't have access to the system via Navigator (what you see on your TV, touch panel, app for instance). That being said, if this is a remote dealer you've selected via the internet (i.e. These guys are not the actual installer in your area who you've welcomed into your home and trust) then I would be hesitant giving them the credentials.

Can you create a temporary user in 4sight?

To add to this, you could also create a temporary user in your 4sight account. And disable when work is complete.

Can a dealer access a system remotely?

No, a dealer only has access to systems listed under his dealer account .#N#If a customer unchecks the box to allow remote access, no one has access to their system remotely. If you need service, check the box, let him in, then un-check it after.

What is Control4 for music?

Music and Movie Identification – Control4 provides technology to automatically identify and retrieve metadata and cover art for a homeowner’s CD, DVD, Blu-ray and MP3 collections. This enables powerful media management and a rich browsing experience from any Control4 user Interface.

What is Control4 software update?

Software Updates – Control4 systems have been engineered to allow dynamic updating. Systems can retrieve and install the desired software packages via the Internet.

What is remote home programming?

Remote Home Programming & Support – Enables Control4 dealers to quickly and conveniently assist customers without the expense and hassle associated with the traditional service call. Dealers can remotely connect to a Control4 system via the Internet using Control4’s powerful Composer software and perform ongoing system personalization and support as if on site.

Is Control4 a home automation system?

Control4® home automation systems have an unmatched array of features and functionality right out of the box. But, that’s not all. Because our products natively utilize the same standards-based IP communication that powers the Internet, Control4 system capabilities can be further extended through a variety of Internet-based Services.

THIS IS A DEALER APP !!!!!!

Not a user app. This is intended for dealers to configure a system, users can’t get into it nor use any features.

Feature Request

I use my iPad for most everything, including making changes to client’s systems via the C4 Express App. I love it. I just wish this app could be viewed in landscape mode in addition to portrait mode so that I don’t have to remove my iPad’s keyboard to use the app. Otherwise, it’s a great app.

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