eWeLink APP PERMISSIONS EXPLAINED

发布时间 2017-02-20 09:39:48
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Posted on February 17, 2017 by Elsie Zhou & filed under .

When install eWeLink app on your phone or update a new version, it requires certain permissions in order to function on your phone. For example, the app might need to use your phone’s camera, or track your location. You can view and manage the permissions, choose which one to grant. You might worry about your privacy and data, or even have denied some permissions, which may affect normal usage of some functions. So it is very important to learn about these permissions. Below we’ll introduce you all the permissions eWeLink app asks for. Please note that once you have denied these permissions, related functions will not work.

1. Access and change files on internal storage: May activate when app auto-update, submit feedback, record short video with camera, or capture screenshot by camera. Permission notification is showed as below:

Allow this permission, the app can:
Save apk file on phone when the app auto-update.
Read and send the log that contain error message when submitting a feedback
Support camera related functions, such as record short videos and save on phone, capture screenshot and save to phone


2. Get device info: Obtain your phone IMEI number, it pops up when there is app update or when you enter into app. This permission is for non-native android 6.0. Permission notification is showed as below:

Allow this permission, the app can:
Obtain phone IMEI number. It allows you to directly log in eWeLink without entering account and password next time
Push alarm messages from eWeLink supported security equipment, such as camera, door lock


3. Access camera: Scan QR code to read the user manual of eWeLink supported products. Permission notification is showed as below:

Allow this permission, the app can:
Scan QR code to read the user manual of eWeLink supported products
Scan the QR code on GPRS/GSM and bluetooth device to do pairing


4. Get location info: Helps to add device. Permission notification is showed as below:

5. Change WLAN connectivity: Switch network when adding a device. Permission notification is showed as below:

This is a very important permission. Once allowing this permission, the app can scan WLAN network name and switch to connect WLAN network. This means the app can auto-search and add first generation eWeLink supported products, including Sonoff, Sonoff RF, Sonoff SV, S20 Smart Socket and Slampher.
Many users complain that they are failed to add the products to eWeLink. Most of them have denied this permission.


6. Record audio: Record audio for audio related products, such as smart camera.


7. Read the list of installed applications: U-push to check whether user has installed Mi Store. You’ll need to be view this permission on system settings.

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eWeLink WORKS WITH NEST

发布时间 2017-02-17 15:05:47
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Posted on February 9, 2017 by Elsie Zhou & filed under Tutorial .

eWeLink Ver2.3.0 starts to support Nest Learning Thermostat. Upgrade your Android eWeLink to the latest version to try out this feature. iOS users have to wait until the end of February when the new version comes. This post will teach you to pair eWeLink with Nest Learning Thermostat, and to use data from Nest Learning Thermostat to trigger on/off of other eWeLink devices, which is called Smart Scene. Some frequently asked questions and answers are offered, hope they are helpful for you.

Tutorial
FAQ
Tutorial
 
Feature introduction

eWeLink works with Nest now! Users can pair with Nest on eWeLink APP, where they can monitor real-time temperature and humidity and detect whether you are home or away. Nest owner can share the device to other users on eWeLink. eWeLink does not support to turn on or off Nest. However, you can use the Nest environmental data to create smart scenes to trigger on/off other eWeLink devices.


You’ll need

a.A Nest, and add it to eWeLink
b.Register a nest account
c.Set eWeLink language to non-simplified Chinese, such as English, Traditional Chinese, Russian, Danish, Italian, Polish.
 
Connection

a.Open eWeLink
b.Tap “+”, select Nest Device, as shown below.

a、Tap on“Next”
b、You’ll need to log in Nest account. Register one if you don’t have any.

e.  You’ll enter into the Nest Device list. Check your desired nest device, and confirm.

The device you select will be in eWeLink list.

Enter the device, you’ll see how the interface looks like

 
Create a Smart Scene for Nest Device

1. Tap on the button on upper right corner 

2. Tap on Scene

3. Tap on “+” to create a new scene

4. Enter the name for your scene, click the arrow pointed button to set trigger condition.


5.Select a trigger device 

6. Set conditions. You can add more conditions. When all conditions are being met, the scene will execute.


 

7. Tap “+” pointed below to select a device to be executed for this smart scene


8. Select a device and set its state when the conditions are being met. Save it.


9. You’ll see the smart scene you’ve created on the scene list.


 

FAQ
Q1. How can I register a Nest Account?
If you don't have a Nest account, you can create one directly on Nest login screen on eWeLink.
 
Q2. Do I need to connect Nest and eWeLink with the same Wi-Fi network?
No. As long as Nest has network, it can work with eWeLink.
 
Q3. To make it work with Nest, do I need to upgrade my eWeLink to the latest version?
Yes. You should upgrade your Android APP to 2.3.0. Also, if you want to use Nest to create smart scene, you have to update your APP to support smart scene function.
 
Q4. Do all my Sonoff devices support to be triggered on/off by smart scene with Nest?
You can check out the support list below(updating):
Sonoff, Sonoff RF, Sonoff SV, S20 Smart Socket, Slmapher, Sonoff TH10, Sonoff TH16, Sonoff Pow(iOS), Sonoff Dual, Sonoff 4CH, Sonoff Touch, iFan, Sonoff Hum
Please note that Sonoff devices shared by others can not be set as trigger devices.
 
Q5. Why I can not create a smart scene with Nest?
Please check if your Nest is working normally. You should have a trigger device.
Note that Sonoff Pow can’t be set as trigger device if you use Android eWeLink, while it can if you use iOS eWeLink. But currently, iOS doesn't support to work with Nest until the end of February when new version comes.
 
Q6. I have add two or more conditions for my smart scene, does it mean only all conditions must be met at the same time will the device being triggered?
Yes, all conditions should be met will the trigger task be executed.
 
Q7. Does eWeLink sell the data that it collects with Nest from my home?
No. Our business is making and selling products that create a thoughtful home. We’re not in the business of selling data. Rather, we comply with the confidentiality provisions and keep your data safe and secure.
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易微联2.3.0版本更新–谷歌Next设备支持强势上线!

发布时间 2017-02-14 10:48:39
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    2014年,Nest被谷歌以32亿美元收购。Nest推出的两款明星产品——智能温控器与智能烟雾报警器,一经上市便受到了大量消费者的追捧,经过几年的沉淀,谷歌的Nest恒温器在美国就基本属于人手一个了。
日前,易微联最新安卓版App2.3.0版本已经在各大应用商店上线,用户可以进行安装升级。易微联此次更新是在九大功能的基础上主要新增了“固件升级UI优化”、“Facebook第三方登录”与“谷歌Nest设备支持”等功能。

   通过与谷歌Nest平台的打通,“易微联Support”产品就可以获得欧美用户家里的温度、湿度等信息,通过易微联设置智能场景后,原本只能使用易微联进行手机操作和定时的智能加湿器等设备,现在可以通过与Nest的联动来实现加湿器等智能设备自动启动与关停,这一智能操作可以让室内保持在一个固定温湿度,为用户提供更加一体化的服务,大大提高人们的生活质量。

下面具体介绍一下易微联安卓2.3.0版本新增功能细节。
一、恒温恒湿改装件(model类型:FWSW_01_TH),固件版本从2.0.2开始(不低于2.0.2),支持循环定时器和上电设置功能。

二、单通道插座/开关(model类型为:PSF-<A,B>01-GL),固件版本从1.6.0开始(不低于1.6.0),支持上电开关设置/循环定时器/局域网控制。

三、固件升级UI优化。进入固件升级时,设备列表界面及设备详情界面会展示升级进度。如下图所示


四、支持Facebook账号登录(限欧美地区)。App显示如下图示

1、非亚洲区域国家,支持Facebook账号登录。

2、Nest设备
功能说明
a、支持分享
b、可监控当前环境温湿度值,及是否有人
c、可作为智能场景触发设备

添加前提
a、用户Nest账号下有Nest设备
b、易微联中国大陆以外的账号支持添加nest设备
添加步骤
a、在添加界面,点击添加nest设备,如下图示

b、点击“next”按钮,加载后按界面提示进入nest账号登录界面,登录nest账号,界面如下图示


c、成功登录后进入nest设备列表界面,勾选要添加的nest设备,点击确认按钮,即可添加成功。如下图示

设备列表界面显示如下图示

设备详情界面显示如下图示

Nest设备智能场景操作流程
一、设备列表界面点击管理按钮

二、点击场景按钮进入场景界面

三、点击添加场景按钮,添加场景

四、进入新增场景界面,输入场景名称,点击按钮添加场景执行条件


五、进入条件选择界面,选择联动条件设备

六、选择条件,输入数值后点击完成,回到新增场景界面

七、点击添加按钮,选择场景执行设备

八、进入“添加执行”界面,选择设备并设置执行指令,再点击完成按钮

九、回到新增场景界面,再点击完成按钮,回到场景界面展示新增成功的智能场景


    易微联App自上线以来,一直以致力于为广大用户提供便捷的智能家居控制服务为己任,从用户角度出发,在不断完善自身功能提高用户体验的同时,也在持续更新APP中新的功能。今后,易微联还会增加更多更实用更便捷的功能服务来满足用户对易微联App的使用需求,感谢您的使用与关注。
 

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