Connection to hub has been lost Why do I need a full screen warning that the connection to hub has been lost every time I switch networks? Why does the app need to open and bring this warning to the foreground every time regardless of if is open or not? It DOESN'T. Needs to be fixed immediately. No other app does this, nor should it.
Half baked This app still isn't user friendly you have to go home all devices to load your cameras and at that they commonly won't load. I congratulate them for working on it but it needs help. There is no way to access it from the Web without the app. No way to set alarms or sirens, no way to record motion activated video, etc. Also sometimes it remembers my password to log in other times it doesn't. Sometimes it seems to log right in with no password in the field. Very odd.
Unstable, unusable Wow. This is what you get from a company after spending thousands on their hardware??? It can't handle switching networks without rebooting the phone. It randomly deleted switches from scenes. It takes minutes and many attempts to log in. Usually requires a reboot and crashes frequently. Hopefully if you're reading this review it's not too late for you to find another brand of hardware for home automation.
Amazon Echo Support Finally! App is nothing spectacular. On a functionality level, it gets the job done, more or less. It's not ugly, but it's not the most polished app on the app store. It allows me to add devices fairly easily, which is all I need now that there is support for Amazon Echo! I don't have to open the app very much anymore since I can just ask Alexa to turn on/off my lights and what not (finally, sci-fi turning reality). Clean new interface with everything polished and this app would be perfect.
Let me start off by saying the hardware by Insteon I find to be amazing and reliable. I have the assurance kit, nothing crazy, and all the sensors and gizmos work as they should, would give those 5 stars. Now on to the app, the Achilles heal of the bundle. It is a confusing mess of menus and poor flow. If I launch straight from icon, it will auto login like I want. But I hate that if I hit the back arrow to try and get back to the main menu or even close the app, it brings me back to the login screen without a password prefilled and then if I hit it again it wants me to either add an account or enter my info. At that point i either have to type in the password, or close it completely to relaunch which then makes it sync with the hub again. If you already have an account, there is no reason why it should even go to that page. The menus are terrible. There is no button to go straight to your devices, you have to click the room first then all devices. I have only 5 devices, i find this annoying. The thermostat icon is always at the bottom, no matter if you have one or not.
Disappointing app that ruins home automation Update - latest app update force closes for my tablet... - Insteon was cheap and easy to install. This app does not leave up to the expectations of the product. Push notifications randomly stop working - app needs restarted, but you don't know it... Sensor settings update also randomly do not want to apply. All revolves around this very bad app. What a shame to publish an app like that!
- I/OLinc control and setup has been overhauled to work much better than before.
- Fixed a problem that could crash the app when switching between networks
- Other various stability improvements
- Samsung Galaxy S6 device users might experience app crashing after viewing HD cameras. See http://insteon.com/release-notes for ways to work around this until we address this.
Further details available at http://insteon.com/release-notes
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