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A new version of FIBARO app for iOS and Android

FIBARO mobile app: How to install the widgets

The FIBARO mobile app now has widget functionality! Widgets provide easy and quick access to the scenes in your FIBARO Home Center using the main screen of your smartphone. Through these widgets, you can run scenes from your phone’s home screen with just one touch of your finger.

How to create widgets

Android OS  Android fibaro widgets 

Follow the instructions below to create a new widget for an Android device:
  1. Launch the FIBARO mobile application.
  2. Login to the FIBARO Home Center.
  3. Open the home screen of your smartphone.
  4. Press and hold on the home screen that you want to place the scene widget on. Depending on your device, you may need to tap Apps and Widgets, or a similarly-named menu option.
  5. Press and hold on the Fibaro widget, then drag it to the home screen. There will need to be space on the home screen to successfully add a new widget.
  6. Select one of the listed scenes.*
  7. In the case of an error message, go back to step 1.
  8. Run the scene’s widget by tapping its icon (successful triggering of the scene will be confirmed with a message).

* You can add as many scene’s widgets as you want to your home screen, but it must be done one widget at a time.

Remarks:
  • Each widget may be resized to meet the user’s needs.
  • You can add the widgets on as many different home screens as you want.
  • The current version of the FIBARO app allows widgets to only run from the connected gateway.
  • There is no possibility to add the widget for a Magic scene or for scene protected by a PIN code.

iOS fibaro widgets ios

Follow the instructions below to create a new widget for an Apple device:
  1. Swipe down from the top of the screen of your iPhone to open the Notification Center.*
  2. Tap on “Today” if it isn’t already selected.
  3. Scroll down to the bottom of the screen.
  4. Tap on the “Edit” button.
  5. Under the “Do Not Include” section, tap on the green plus sign next to the FIBARO widget to include it in your Today view.
  6. Tap “Done” in the top right corner. The FIBARO widget will appear in the Notification Center in the Today section.
  7. Tap “Configure” to adjust the widget – the FIBARO app will be opened.
  8. Select the scenes you would like to add from the list shown.**
  9. Click the “Save” button to confirm your selection. Saving without any scenes selected will result in removing of previously added scenes.***
  10. A successful addition of the widget will result in the screen looking like the below screenshot. To launch the scene, tap the icon.

* iPhone running iOS 8 or higher is required.
** iOS app allows for adding max. 4 different scenes to the ‘Today’ tab.
*** In such case, the appropriate message will be displayed.

Remarks:
  • Scenes must be run one at a time and cannot happen all at once.
  • Widgets may also be configured through the FIBARO app. To do so, launch the app, go to Settings and click Configure to select scenes for the widget.
  • The current version of the FIBARO app allows widgets to only run from the connected gateway.
  • There is no possibility to add the widget for a Magic scene or for scene protected by a PIN code.