In this example we show you how you can automate your curtains. We want the curtains to open at 08.00 o’clock. In this way you can wake up calmly.

Step 1: Choose input

Set the input. In this example we choose for the input ‘Time’.
Lifestyle:
When you choose this input, you will set a Rule that responses on changing the Lifestyle. For instance: you change from Home to the Lifestyle Away and the lamp outside will go on.
Sensor:
With this input you set a Rule that responses to a product. For instance: you are not at home, but the MoLiTe Sensor detects movement. The MoLiTe Sensor will send an email with notifications.
Sun:
This Rule will respond on changing the sunlight. For instance: the lights will dim automatically at sunset.
Time:
A response to a change of time. For instance: it is 07.00 o’clock, the curtains will go open automatically.

Step 1: Choose the input ('Time').

Step 2: Set input

Time:
Fill in the time when the Rule has to be activated.
Day of the week:
Choose on which days the Rule has to be activated.

We set the time at 08.00 o’clock and we want the Rule activated from Monday till Friday. Note! You have to fill in literately 08.00, otherwise you can not continue.
Go to ‘Add output’.

Step 2: Set input.

Step 3: Choose output

Choose what the response has to be. We choose to respond with a product.
Product:
A product responses. For instance: movement is detected, the lamp will go on.
Lifestyle:
Activating another Lifestyle. For instance: when you are coming home (movement is detected), the Lifestyle Home will be activated automatically.
Scene:
A Scene is activated. For instance: you open the door of the living room and the Scene ‘living room’ will be activated. All the lights in the living room will go on.
Email:
An email will be send as a response. For instance: you are not at home, but movement has been detected. You will receive an email.

Step 3: Choose output ('Product').

Step 4: Add output

In this example we choose for a product to respond. Choose the product you want to use in this Rule. We choose the curtains in the sleeping room.
Product:
Choose here the product you want to use.
Position:
Does it have to go open or close?
Do action after:
Choose if you want the reaction directly or with time between.

Ready? Click on ‘Add output’.

Step 4: Add output.

Step 5: Finish

In which Lifestyles do you want this Rule to be active? It can be that you want this Rule to be active in the Lifestyle Home, but not in the Lifestyle Away. Choose that here.
Ready? Click on ‘Save’.

Step 5: Finish.

Step 6: Successful!

The Rule is added to your account. Here you can see what actually will happen now.
The curtains in your sleeping room will now go open at 08.00 o’clock.

Step 6: Successful!

Step 7: Synchronize your Gateway

It it necessary to synchronize your Gateway. When your Gateway is not synchronized, the new updates will not work. The Gateway do not ‘know’ the new updates so it can not be used. Synchronizing does not take long. After this you can go to the next step.

Step 7: Synchronize your Gateway.

Step 8: Synchronized successfully!

If you see the green check-mark (next to Logout), then your Gateway is successfully synchronized. From now on your new updates will work.

Step 8: Synchronized successfully!

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