ToucheScreen Quick Start

ToucheScreen Quick Start
Control4® Touch Screens
Quick Reference
Control your home from your touch screens
Change rooms before controlling your devices
Welcome to the exciting world of home automation. Your Control4® 5” or 7” In-Wall Touch Screens
or 7” Portable Touch Screen with Camera control everything in your Control4 home automation
system. Turn on your TV in the Great Room from your Kitchen while you’re cooking dinner. Lock
all the doors at night before you go to bed from the touch screen on your nightstand. Carry your
portable touch screen with you as you walk through your house. Wake up in the morning to your
favorite song. Total control is easier than ever to use with just a few taps on the screen.
The current room’s name appears in the
top part of your touch screen.
Getting started
Tap to wake up the touch screen. Start controlling your system.
To control a device, you’ll need to change
to the room the device is in.
If your touch screen shows that it’s not in
the room you want, just change rooms.
To select a room:
1 Tap the room name at the top of
the screen like Family Room (right).
2 Tap House > Floor, then in
the right pane tap the room.
A star appears next to the room
you can set as the default, so the
Kitchen (shown right) has
a star next to it in this screen.
3 Notice that the room name
changes according to what you’ve
chosen. Tap the device you want to
control in that room.
Current Room
Using the touch screens
Media Zones
Tap the touch screen to access the Home menu and your system.
To listen to audio in one or more rooms, you use
the zones icon. Add or remove zones by room.
For example, to play music in the Theater, just add
that room (zone). To listen to your favorite podcast in
the Kitchen, select and add that room.
1 Select the room you want, and then tap an icon (see below). This varies, depending
on what’s installed and which room you are in.
2 Tap what you want to control in the room:
Watch cable, satellite, or movies on your
TV or projector.
Manage one or all lights and scenes.
Change settings, remote service, and
Listen to the radio, music, Rhapsody®,
and more.
Manage security cameras, door locks,
and more.
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Use 4Store apps to enhance your
system, manage your smart locks, and
Manage thermostats, blinds, and more.
Tap the zones icon to open the Add Rooms screen.
Rooms are listed on the left by All Rooms, floor, and
room (shown right). Select the room to play audio in
the room or to stop playing audio in the room.
• If your dealer sets up favorites
you’ll see a
Channels icon.
• If you have a media player, you’ll see a Movies icon.
Helpful tips
Room off. Tap the power button (see below) to turn off audio or video.
Thermostats appear in all rooms. You don’t need to change rooms to manage your
• When you choose Listen, you won’t see any activity on the TV, but you can listen to
Cable, Dish Network music channels, radio stations, and more.
• Access music stored on the network using Listen > My Music.
• Music services such as Rhapsody, Pandora, and TuneIn display under Listen.
• Radio stations display under Listen > Stations (depending on your reception and
what you’ve set up).
Volume. To control audio in the selected room, use these buttons in the media bar at
the bottom of the screen to change the volume, mute the music, power off, and more.
This lists all of the installed Control4 lighting devices in your home; for example,
keypads, dimmers, switches, or lighting scenes in the whole house or in individual
rooms. Lighting scenes are preprogrammed sets of lights you can control by room or
Currently Playing—Lists the song currently playing.
Back—Skips the song back.
Pause/Play—Pauses or plays the song.
• Dimmers. Shows as slider bars where you can
set light levels and intensity. Just select, hold,
and slide.
• Light Switches. Shows as on/off toggles with
no dimmer control. Just tap On or Off.
• Lighting Scenes. Shows as a list of created
scenes with specific names. Create, remove,
or edit lighting scenes yourself.
• All. Shows all lights and lighting scenes in the
house or selected room.
• By room. Shows the lights in a specific room. In the example above, all lighting
devices in that room (Entry Way) are shown.
• Lighting scenes. Shows just the lighting scenes you or your dealer have created.
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Forward—Advances the song.
Mute—Mutes the song.
Volume Controls—Increases or decreases the volume by percentage.
Power—Powers off what is currently playing.
Zones—Enable or disable media zones.
• Control4 app and 4Sight Service with Anywhere Access. With the Control4 app
and 4Sight, control your home on your Apple or Android smartphones or tablets...or
even your PC, whenever you’re away from home or vacationing abroad. Note: With
OS 2.6, the ‘MyHome’ title has changed to ‘Control4 App.’ You cannot use ‘MyHome’
in OS 2.6 or later.
©2014, Control4 Corporation. All rights reserved. Control4, the Control4 logo, and the 4-ball logo, are registered trademarks or trademarks of Control4
Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. All specifications subject to change without notice. DOC-00099, Rev. B 2014-07-03 BN
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