Insteon for Hub (Android)

Version 1.9.6

19 January 2017

Insteon for Hub now supports the recently announced Motion Sensor II - learn more at www.insteon.com/motion

Also fixes an issue where pushing the physical volume buttons would force camera streams to close.

Updated help documentation for certain devices e.g. Siren Module

Android:

  • Fixes an issue that would prevent the Android app from logging in after user logged in to the same account with iOS app.
  • Fixes an issue where app would exit on some devices when navigating the map to change Hub location and device location setting was disabled.

Amazon Fire:

  • Fix for status of some devices only displaying after controlling the device.
  • Fixes an issue that would prevent the app from logging in after user logged in to the same account with iOS app.
  • Fixes an issue where app would exit on some devices when navigating the map to change Hub location and device location setting was disabled.

Version 1.9.5

27 December 2016

This version of the Insteon app for Android fixes an issue displaying device status in room view.

Android:

  • Fixes an issue that would prevent the Android app from logging in after user logged in to the same account with iOS app.
  • Fixes an issue where app would exit on some devices when navigating the map to change Hub location and device location setting was disabled.

 

    Amazon Fire:
    This release now includes previously unavailable features such as support for:

    • Fixes an issue that would prevent the Android app from logging in after user logged in to the same account with iOS app.
    • Fixes an issue where app would exit on some devices when navigating the map to change Hub location and device location setting was disabled.


    Version 1.9.4

    23 November 2016

    This version of the Insteon app for Android fixes an issue displaying device status in room view.

    Version 1.9.3

    15 November 2016

    This version of the Insteon app adds support for a new product: Insteon Siren. Creating a home alert system just got easier - add a loud siren or subtle chime alert sound when a sensor or other controller is activated. Set arm and disarm of alerts from within the app or from any Insteon Keypad, Mini Remote or other controller. More information will be made available at www.insteon.com/siren at product launch.

    This release brings the currently published Amazon Fire app (v1.6.2) up to the same feature support level as the Insteon for Hub Android app.

    Android:

    • Saving of the Hub geo-location is now supported on Android devices so that the selected Hub location is remembered and displayed correctly on the map.
    • Improvements to HD camera connectivity and video streaming performance.
    • Dropped support for Gingerbread and earlier versions of the OS.

    Amazon Fire:
    This release now includes previously unavailable features such as support for:

    • connecting to Hub II (2245-222)
    • changing Hub location (via Amazon maps)
    • setting up Insteon device alerts through Push Notifications (SMS is deprecated)
    • adding Insteon HD cameras, Dual Outlets, Siren Modules etc
    • integrating with Nest Thermostats, Sonos Players (control only), etc.

    Version 1.9.2

    22 August 2016

    This update adds full support for On/Off Outlet (2663-222).

    Bug Fixes and Improvements

    • Added full support for both outlets on On/Off Outlet (2663-222) so you can now:
      • Monitor and control both outlets
      • Configure both outlets in a scene
      • Schedule the top outlet (bottom outlet can be scheduled via a scene)
      • Configure email and push notification alerts for the top outlet
    • You can now cancel deleting a scene if a device fails to remove
    • Fixed an issue with Insteon Hub (2245-222) where a device could not be removed when deleting from All Devices > Settings > Edit This 

    Version 1.9.1

    18 July 2016

    This update addresses an issue where creating a Sunday-only schedule will incorrectly repeat every day of the week. This issue only affects Insteon Hub (2245-222).

    Important steps to resolve the scheduling issue:

    1. Navigate to Settings by tapping Edit Settings from the Settings button
    2. Tap Schedules to view all schedules
    3. View the affected schedule(s) and, without making any changes, tap save

    Bug Fixes and Improvements

    • Addresses an issue where creating a Sunday-only schedule will incorrectly repeat every day of the week
    • Various issues that would cause the Insteon app to unexpectedly quit
    • Minor change to the Sonos quick control

    Version 1.9.0

    This version of the Insteon app includes bug fixes and improves connection speed when accessing Insteon HD Wi-Fi Cameras away from home.

    Bug Fixes and Improvements

    • Enlarged the camera view
    • Fixed an issue where removing an Insteon Thermostat would require the use of Force Remove
    • Fixed an issue where removing an Insteon LED Bulb would require the use of Force Remove
    • Added ability to cancel device removal if the operation is unsuccessful
    • Improved connection time Insteon HD Cameras when accessed remotely

    Version 1.8.9

    This version of the Insteon app includes bug fixes and improves performance when controlling Insteon HD Wi-Fi Cameras.

    Bug Fixes and Improvements

    • Fixed an issue where the execution of single-day schedules was incorrect by one day
    • Fixed an issue where some devices could only be removed by using the Force Remove feature
    • Fixed an issue where devices in a scene with a PLM group greater than nine could not be removed from the scene
    • Fixed various issues that caused the Insteon app to unexpectedly quit when controlling HD Wi-Fi Cameras

    Version 1.8.7

    This version of the Insteon app adds limited support for controlling Sonos speakers. You can now adjust volume, change tracks, play and pause and switch favorites for Sonos speakers that have been previously configured on iOS (iPhone, iPad or iPod touch). Sonos support requires Insteon Hub (2245-222) and is not compatible with Insteon Hub (2242). This version also includes fixes that improve the stability of the Insteon app on Samsung Galaxy S6 devices.

    New Features

    • Control basic Sonos speaker functions from the Insteon app including transport controls and presets that have been previously configured on iOS
    • Activate scenes in which a Sonos player has been previously configured on iOS

    Bug Fixes and Improvements

    • Addressed an issue that causes the Insteon app to unexpectedly quit on Samsung Galaxy S6 devices after viewing HD Camera video
    • Fixed issues that might cause the Insteon app to unexpectedly quit in the background on devices running Marshmallow
    • Fixed an issue that prevented users from adding any devices other than cameras after setup of Insteon Hub 1 (2242-XXX)
    • Fixed an issue that prevented users from completing the setup of Insteon Hub 1 (2242)

    Known Issues

    • We are still working to resolve issues with the Insteon app on OnePlus One devices wherein the app will unexpectedly quit at launch.

    Version 1.8.5

    New Features

    • Adding Insteon HD Wi-Fi Cameras is now easier than ever thanks to Automatic Remote Access. You no longer need to configure port forwarding to view your HD Camera while away from home. For your existing HD Wi-Fi Cameras, enable Automatic Remote Access in Camera Settings.

    Known Issues

    • Users with Samsung Galaxy S6 devices might notice the Insteon app unexpectedly quit when loading HD cameras. We are working hard on resolving this issue. If your camera happens to be in your Favorites, try logging in with a different device and remove the camera from Favorites (or other rooms) until a fix has been released. You can also call Insteon Support and they can assist you with this. We apologize for the inconvenience.

    Version 1.8.4.190

    New Features

    • I/O Module control and setup has been overhauled to work much better than before

    Bug Fixes

    • Fixed a problem that crashed the app when switching between networks
    • Other various stability improvements

    Known Issues

    • Users with Samsung Galaxy S6 devices might notice the Insteon app unexpectedly quit when loading HD cameras. We are working hard on resolving this issue. If your camera happens to be in your Favorites, try logging in with a different device and remove the camera from Favorites (or other rooms) until a fix has been released. You can also call Insteon Support and they can assist you with this. We apologize for the inconvenience.

    Version 1.8.3

    • Fixes a number of issues that could cause the app to unexpectedly quit.
    • Fixed an issue that caused Keypad devices to always show status as On.
    • Fixed an issue that caused scene icons to switch to the default device icon.
    • Improved performance of scene icon status updates after activating a scene.
    • Settings About page now displays the build number in addition to app version number.

     

    Version 1.8.1

    This release of Insteon for Hub primarily contains improvements to the push notification experience. It also  contains performance improvements and fixes several issues with HD Wi-Fi Cameras.

     

    New Features

    • You can now enable or disable all push notifications with a single switch from settings
    • In addition to vibration, the default android push notification sound now plays for push notifications alerts
    • Improved performance when switching between HD and SD mode on HD Wi-Fi Cameras
     

    Bug Fixes

    • Fixed an issue that prevented a scene from being deleted
    • Fixed an issue wherein video would stop if the audio button was pressed when using some HD Wi-Fi Cameras
     

    Version 1.7.5.178

    This release of Insteon for Hub contains primarily bug fixes. As part of our support for Push Notifications, this version discontinues support for SMS alerts. We endeavor to keep our promise of no monthly fees; switching to Push Notifications will provide you with a better alert experience and help keep the services we provide free of charge. For instructions on how to forward email alerts to SMS, read this article.

     
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    Bug Fixes

    • Fixes an issue that prevents adding Wi-Fi Cameras on Android devices running Lollipop (5.0 and 5.1)
    • Fixes an issue where the tap zone for accepting the terms of service was too small
    • Updated a broken link to customer support

    Other Changes

    • This version officially removes the ability to configure SMS alerts after the introduction of push notifications in version 1.7.3

    Version 1.7.4.177

     
     

    Bug Fixes

    • Fixes an issue where video on some cameras would fail to stream when connected to a local Wi-Fi network
    • You can now add a camera or scene to favorites view when no other devices have been added to the house

    Version 1.7.3.175

     
     

    Bug Fixes

    • Fixes an issue that caused the app to unexpectedly quit while editing the Hub location using the embedded Google Maps view.

    Version 1.7.3

     
     

    New Features

    • Support for push notifications
      • Push notification support has been added. To configure push notifications, navigate to a device's settings and tap Alerts. Tap the switch to enable push notifications.
    • Layout improvements to support push notifications
    • Improved connection speed when viewing cameras over a cellular or remote Wi-Fi network
     
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    Bug Fixes

    • Various stability improvements
    • Resolved an issue that would cause the app to unexpectedly quit when assigning Hub location
    • Fixed an issue that displayed Local Properties for non-applicable devices including Range Extender and Leak Sensor
    • Resolved an issue that would prevent saving a schedule that used sunrise or sunset after modifying any existing sunrise or sunset schedules
    • Improved support for Venstar Thermostat Adapter
    • Resolved an issue where login could potentially fail at “Connecting to Hub” step.