There are four learning modes to add infrared appliances. Let's see how to add your home appliances. For example, an air conditioner.

 

► Mode A: Smart learning (Recommended)

1. Open your SwitchBot APP and tap the Hub Mini icon.

2. Tap "Add Appliance" and choose the appliance type that you want to add.

3. Point the physical remote to Hub Mini and tap "Smart Learning". Then follow the App's guide to learn the remote. 

 

► Mode B: Manual selection (Second choice)

If you failed with "Smart Learning", then please try to select the brand and model. 

1. Tap "Manual Selection" on the bottom of the "learning mode" page.

2. Choose the brand and then the model of your home appliance.

(Note: if you could not find an exact number, please try a similar one.)

3. Test the remote and save.

 

► Mode C: Manual mode still can't learn your remote? No worry, you could try the "Customize" mode.

 

1. Tap customize at the bottom of the Brand page.

2. Point the appliance remote to Hub Mini and follow the App's guide to mimic the buttons.

3. The button would turn blue after learning it successfully.

 

For air conditioner, please check it from this link: https://www.switch-bot.com/post/how-to-add-air-conditioner-by-customize-mode

► Mode D: Others Mode

In "Others" mode, you could program your buttons one by one and name it by feature or nickname you like.

1. Roll down the page and choose the "Others" category.

2. Point the appliance remote to Hub Mini and follow the App's guide to mimic the buttons.

3. Tap the "+" icon and name the button.

4. Tap "Start" after you name the button, then press the remote button once when the Hub Mini indicator is off.

5. After the "learning completed!" message pops up, tap "Test" to test the button.

6. If the button works, tap "Save" and now you could add other buttons.

7. After you set up all buttons, tap "Save" to save this remote.

Note:

1. The button name could not be changed once set. If you need to change it, you need to delete it and set it again.

2. The button set in "Others" mode could not be controlled directly by Alexa or Google Assistant.

Alternatively, you could create a Manual Scene on SwitchBot App and control it via Alexa, Google Assistant, or IFTTT. For details, please check this page (Alexa) or this page (Google Assistant).

 

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