(App) Setting up and Using Groups

Creating a new Group

  1. Select Groups.
  2. Select + located at the top right of the iOS version of the  Bond Home application and lower center for Android.
  3. Select a group type.  You can only put 1 device type (shade or ceiling fan) in a single group.  
    1. Shade & Awing
    2. Ceiling Fan
  4. Select Continue.
  5. Select the compatible devices from the list.  You can select all using select all.
    1. All devices MUST be from the same Bond.
  6. Select Continue.
  7. You can adjust the name of the group or leave as is.
  8. Select Continue.
  9. Select Done.

Group Control

Using Groups in the Bond Home Android application

  • Groups are displayed in alphabetical order so you may need to scroll down to see all of them.  It is not possible to change the position of a Group in the list without changing the name.
  • Groups are not exported to integrations like Alexa and Google.
  • Groups can't contain devices from more than a single Bond.
  1. Select Groups.
  2. From the list of groups, select the function you want to execute.
    1. Functions will apply to all devices in the group.  If you choose to increase fan speed all of the fans in the "My Ceiling Fans" group will increase speed.  If the speeds on the fans are not the same, they will still not be the same after the speed increase.  If one is at speed 3 and the other speed 2, the new speeds will be 4 and 3.
    2. If you wish to control the individual device, you will need to select Devices and choose the specific device.

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Using Groups in the Bond Home iOS application

Controlling a group

  1. Select Groups.
  2. Select a function to control the devices in the group.
  3. For more options, tap on the greater than symbol (>).

    1. If the shade devices have slider control, you will be be able to set the position for the group.  All individual motors used in the Group need to have slider capability for the slider display.

Renaming a Group

  1. Tap on the greater than symbol (>) to reveal more options.
  2. Tap on the settings icon located at the top right.
  3. Tap on Name and edit.
  4. Tap on Done when complete.

Deleting a Group

  1. Select Groups located at the bottom of the Bond Home application dashboard.
  2. Tap on > at the right top of the Group.
  3. Tap on the options menu located at the top right.
  4. Select Delete Group.
  5. Select Delete.

Schedules

Follow the instructions in the From a Group accordion in the Schedules help article to set up a schedule.

 

 

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