I N S TA L L AT I O N A N D S E T U P G U I D E
iDEVICES SMART HOME SOLUTIONS
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REQUIRES
• A compatible iDevices product
• iDevices Connected app
• Controlling this product requires an iPhone, iPad or iPod touch that supports Bluetooth® low energy and is running iOS 8.1 or later
• Android™ 4.3+ device with
Bluetooth® low energy
W H AT ’ S I N C L U D E D
• iDevices Instant Switch with CR2032 battery (pre-Installed)
• iDevices custom faceplate
• (2) Command™ Strips from 3M
• Ground Wire Assembly
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TOOLS NEEDED
When installing into a gang box, you
will need the following tools:
• Philips Screwdriver
• Flathead Screwdriver
R AT I N G S
3 VDC, 5.4mA
Replacement Battery: CR2032 ONLY
• (2) 22mm phillips screws for gang box installations
• (2) 6mm standard
screws for installing standard faceplates,
(not included)
22mm
6mm
• The iDevices Instant Switch must be installed in a manner that conforms to all applicable national, state, and local building codes.
• When installing with Command™ Strip from 3M, do not install above a bed, onto wallpaper, or outdoors.
• The iDevices Instant Switch is intended for dry, indoor use only.
• Ambient operating conditions: 32º F to 104º F (0º C to 40º C), 0-90% humidity, non-condensing.
• The iDevices Instant Switch uses 1 CR2032 coin cell battery ONLY. Do not use a rechargeable battery. Using an improper battery may damage the iDevices Instant Switch. Please dispose of this battery at a recycling facility. Contact your local waste disposal provider to find a recycle center location nearest you.
! CAUTION: Risk of explosion if battery is replaced by an incorrect type. Dispose of used
batteries according to the instructions.
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B E F O R E Y O U S TA RT
• The iDevices Instant Switch requires a compatible iDevices product that is operating on 1.9.1 firmware or greater. Be sure that you have first setup the compatible product in your home using
the iDevices Connected app before attempting to setup your Instant Switch. To find information on compatible products and how to update firmware, visit iDevicesinc.com/Compatibility/
Instant-Switch
• Wherever possible, install the iDevices Instant Switch in a non- metal gang box and use a non-metal or metallic faceplate, as metal gang boxes and faceplates can decrease the Bluetooth®
signal strength.
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• It is YOUR responsibility to be sure that products are installed in accordance with applicable building codes. Check with your local building office if you have questions.
• If you need further help on your Instant Switch installation, please visit our support page at iDevicesinc.com/Support/Instant-Switch
• Download the free iDevices Connected app.
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GETTING TO KNOW THE
i D E V I C E S I N S TA N T S W I T C H
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Turn On/Increase Brightness. (Note: Dimmable feature only available
when paired to a dimmable iDevices product). Single tap to turn on.
Press and hold to increase brightness level. Double tap to quickly
increase light to maximum brightness.
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Turn Off/Decrease Brightness. (Note: Dimmable feature only available
when paired to a dimmable iDevices product). Single tap to turn off.
Press and hold to decrease brightness level. Double tap to quickly
decrease light to minimum brightness level.
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Status LED. Provides setup status. Refer to LED color codes on page 30.
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3M Command™ Strip Access Door. Remove
to access 3M Command™ Strip when removing
Instant Switch from wall.
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Level. Built-in level ensures precise
installation.
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Instant Switch Unit Removal. Press sides
to remove Instant Switch from mounting plate
to access battery.
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Pairing Reset. Press and hold for
10 seconds, until LED blinks red.
7 + 1
Device Reset. Press and hold
7+1 simultaneously for 10
seconds, then release to cycle
power to the device.
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GETTING TO KNOW THE
i D E V I C E S I N S TA N T S W I T C H ( C O N T. )
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Ground Wire Assembly. Connect to Instant Switch when installing into
a gang box.
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USING FOR THE FIRST TIME
REMOVE BATTERY PULL TAB
Before using the iDevices Instant Switch for the first time, you will
need to remove the battery tab. Pull the plastic tab out from the
back of the product and discard.
Once the battery tab is removed, the Instant Switch will
automatically enter pairing mode for 30 minutes.
NOTE: If 30 minutes have elapsed and you have not setup the
Instant Switch, you will need to press the Pairing Reset button 7 to
re-enter pairing mode.
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Next, launch the iDevices Connected
app. The app will guide you through
setup and placement of the Instant
Switch in your home.
Once the in-app setup is complete,
follow the steps on page 12 to
complete the installation.
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I N S TA L L AT I O N M E T H O D S
There are 3 methods in which you may install your Instant Switch:
1 By itself on the wall, using the provided 3M Command™ Strip and iDevices custom faceplate or a standard rocker faceplate of your choice.
2 Next to an existing gang box, using the provided 3M
Command™ Strip and a multiple switch faceplate of your choice (not included).
3 Installed directly into a gang box using a standard rocker style faceplate (not included).
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Whichever method you choose, ensure your iDevices Instant
Switch is installed perfectly by using the built-in level.
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I N S TA L L AT I O N
1 INSTALL ON A WALL
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• To mount your Instant Switch directly onto a wall, first thoroughly clean the wall’s surface with isopropyl alcohol to remove any dirt or dust.
• Remove the plastic backing to the Command™ Strip and align the strip with the recessed area on the back of the Instant Switch.
• Peel off the other side of the plastic backing and ensure that the product is level before pressing firmly to the wall. Hold for
30 seconds.
• Install the magnetic iDevices faceplate, or a rocker style faceplate of your choice. If the faceplate you choose requires screws, use the shorter, 6mm screws provided to anchor the faceplate to the Instant Switch.
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2 INSTALL NEXT TO GANG BOX
• Install the 3M Command™ Strip onto the back of the
Instant Switch.
• Mount the faceplate onto the Instant Switch using the provided 6mm screws.
• Peel off the plastic backing of the 3M Command™ Strip.
• Carefully line up your faceplate with the existing wall switches and press to the wall for 30 seconds.
• Install the remaining faceplate screws into the adjacent
wall switch(es).
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INSTALL INTO GANG BOX
• Turn OFF the power to the circuit you are working on at your home’s breaker or fuse panel.
• Install the ground wire assembly onto the access door of the Instant Switch.
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INSTALL INTO GANG BOX (CONT.)
•Connect the ground wire on the Instant Switch to the ground wire in the gang box, which is usually bare copper or green.
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GROUND
(Usually Bare Copper
or Green)
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INSTALL INTO GANG BOX (CONT.)
• If you choose this method of installation, do not use the 3M Command™ Strip on the back of the product. Instead, use the longer, 22mm screws provided to mount it onto the gang box.
• Install a rocker switch faceplate (not included) using the shorter, 6mm screws provided to anchor the faceplate to the Instant Switch.
• Turn the power back ON at your circuit breaker.
NOTE: It is not intended to use the iDevices faceplate when mounting the iDevices Instant
Switch in a gang box. Instead, use a standard rocker faceplate of your choice (not included).
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B AT T E RY
REPLACING BATTERY
• The iDevices Instant Switch uses a standard CR2032 battery ONLY, and lasts up to 2 years.
• Access the battery by pressing the module assembly in where noted and tilting the top toward you to remove from the mounting plate.
• After the module assembly has been removed, the battery will be visible on the back.
• Remove the battery by inserting your finger into the notch and pulling it toward you.
• When replacing the battery, be sure to install with the positive side (+) facing out, so it is visible.
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REPLACING THE MODULE ASSEMBLY
• Line up the tabs on the bottom of the module assembly with the arrows on the bottom of the mounting plate.
• Tilt the top of the module assembly up and press it firmly until it clicks into place.
! CAUTION: Risk of explosion if battery is replaced by an incorrect type. Dispose of used
batteries according to the instructions.
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R E M O V I N G Y O U R WA L L M O U N T E D
I N S TA N T S W I T C H
• Remove the access door to expose the end of the 3M
Command™ Strip.
• Pull straight down on the end of the 3M Command™ Strip, while holding Instant Switch firmly against the wall.
NOTE: Be sure to pull straight down, as pulling
at an angle risks breaking the 3M Command™ Strip.
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R E F E R E N C E I N F O R M AT I O N
LED COLOR CODES
LED State Instant Description
Blue Flash
Solid Blue
Green Flash
Solid Yellow
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Instant Switch is in pairing mode. The LED flashes blue.
Pairing mode has been completed. The LED will turn solid blue.
When the product setup or software update is complete, the LED flashes
green 5 times.
On button press, if battery is low, the LED will turn solid yellow for 2 seconds.
LED State Instant Description
Red Flash
On button press, if battery needs replacement, the LED will rapidly flash red
5 times.
Solid Red
On button press, if Instant Switch has lost the link with its paired iDevices
product, the LED will turn solid red for 5 seconds.
White Flash
Purple Flash
When Instant Switch powers on, it will flash white. After 30 seconds, it will
resume a standby mode, and when pressed again, it will flash white.
When Instant Switch is performing a software update, it flashes purple.
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S U P P O RT
If at any time you require assistance, please contact our
Customer Experience Team.
888.313.7019
Support@iDevicesinc.com
iDevicesinc.com/Support
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T R O U B L E S H O O T I N G A N D S U P P O RT
A DEVICE RESET CAN RESOLVE MOST ISSUES.
7 + 1
Device Reset. Press and hold 7+1 simultaneously for
10 seconds, then release to cycle power to the device.
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R E G U L AT O RY I N F O R M AT I O N
Product Information:
Manufacturer: iDevices LLC
Model: IDEV0020
FCC: 2ABDJ-IDEV0020
IC: 11569A-IDEV0020
The iDevices Instant Switch IDEV0020 is certified to comply with applicable
FCC and IC rules and regulations governing RF and EMI emissions.
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject
to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful
interference, and (2) This device must accept any interference received,
including interference that may cause undesired operation.
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FCC Notice
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a
Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are
designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a
residential installation.
This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy
and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions may
cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no
guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this
equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception,
which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user
is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the
following measures:
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Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected.
Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician to help.
Changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment.
IC Notice
This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003.
Cet appareil numérique de la classe B est conforme à la norme NMB003 du Canada. Le présent appareil est conforme aux CNR d’Industrie
Canada applicables aux appareils radio exempts de licence. L’exploitation
est autorisée aux deux conditions suivantes : (1) l’appareil ne doit pas
produire de brouillage, et (2) l’utilisateur de l’appareil doit accepter tout
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brouillage radioélectrique subi, même si le brouillage est susceptible d’en
compromettre le fonctionnement.
This device complies with the Industry Canada license exempt RSS
standard(s). Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) this
device may not cause interference, and (2) this device must accept any
interference, including interference that may cause undesired operation of
the device.
CAUTION: To reduce the risk of overheating and possible damage to
other equipment, do not install to control a receptacle, a motor-operated
appliance, a fluorescent lighting fixture, or a transformer-supplied appliance.
ATTENTION: Afin de reduire le risque de surchauffe et la possibilite
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d’endommagement a d’autres materiels, ne pas installer pour commander
une prise, un appareil a moteur, une lampe fluorescente ou un appareil
alimente par un transformateur.
References
Requires the iDevices Connected app. For warranty information please visit
iDevicesinc.com/Warranty.
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