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Control4 OS 3 has amazing features, a fresh interface, and more than a thousand enhancements.
How do I use the Control4 interface on a touchscreen, tablet or phone? Learn the basics of the Control4 user interface: how to navigate, switch rooms, customize room screens and control your integrated devices.
Favorite Devices and Media
How do I favorite devices and media? The devices and media that you use most can be favorited so that they show up on the room screen. Learn how easy it is to to personalize your system by adding favorites you use the most.
Set My Own Background
How do I set my own background? You can add your own background for each room in your Control4 system for a more personalized experience. Choose from the preloaded wallpaper library or use your own image.
How do I stream music? Control4 can play music from your favorite streaming services or through third party devices. Learn how to add a shortcut to your favorite playlist to a room and how to rearrange favorites.
Pick a Radio Station
How do I pick a radio station? Control4 can stream your favorite ratio stations or play them through your tuner. Choose from your favorite AM, FM, Sirius XM stations and learn how to add additional music streaming services.
Control Audio or Video
How do I control my audio or video that’s playing? Controls for the music you’re listening to or the videos that you’re watching are easily accessed through the control4 interface. Learn to use device controls for volume, play, pause and more.
Share Media to Other Rooms
How do I share media to other rooms? The media playing in one room can be shared to other rooms through your Control4 system. Learn about volume controls, mute and view other active sessions at a glance.
Control Media in Multiple Rooms
How do I control media in multiple rooms? There might be Disney+ in the living room, a playlist in the kitchen and the XBox in the game room. There’s an easy way to control all the media for every room using your Control4 system.
Add Music Streaming Services
How do I add or remove music streaming services? There are a number of music streaming services that you can access. Learn how to personalize by adding services that you have an account with to your Control4 system.
How do I watch the Apple TV? You can control your Apple TV with your Control4 system, reducing the number of remotes you need to keep lying around. Learn to navigate and select what you would like to watch.
Watch Roku or Amazon Fire TV
How do I watch the Roku or Amazon Fire TV? You can control your Roku or your Fire TV with your Control4 system, reducing the number of remotes your need to keep lying around. Learn to favorite apps, use device controls and share rooms.
Watch Satellite or Cable TV
How do I watch satellite or cable TV? You can control your satellite box or your cable box with your Control4 system reducing the number of remotes you need. Learn how to favorite channels and record programs.
Control Lights and Ceiling Fans
How do I control my lights and ceiling fans? These are easily controlled with your Control4 system. Learn how to set the lights and fans to the levels you want, and how to apply filters to easily find the lights that got left on.
Use Lighting Scenes
How do I use the lighting scenes? Learn how to create your own personalized lighting scenes that can simplify your whole-home control to easily set the mood, adjust for a movie, welcome you home or turn off at bedtime.
Check Locks and Sensors
How do I check my locks and sensors? Did you remember to close the garage door? Control4 can integrate motion sensors, smoke detectors, water leak sensors and door sensors. Learn how see the state of your locks and sensors.
Arm/Disarm the Security System
How do I arm and disarm the security system? Your security system may integrate with Control4 providing you access and control from any touchscreen or through the control4 app on your phone even when you’re not home.
View the IP Cameras
How do I see my IP cameras? You can view your surveillance cameras connected to your Control4 system from Control4 interfaces. Learn how to view and control your IP cameras from your device while your home or away.
Use the Thermostat
How do I control my thermostat? Your thermostat may be easily controlled through the Control4 system. Learn how to control your thermostats, setting them to the temperatures and modes you want, presets and automated schedules.
Control Shades and Blinds
How do I open and close my shades and blinds? Shades and blinds are easily controlled through the Control4 system. As the sun gets brighter and the summer gets warmer, learn how to close the shades to keep the house cool.
Set an Alarm to Wake Up
How do I set an alarm to wake me up in the morning? Your Control4 system can be used as an alarm clock to wake you up in the morning. Learn how you can personalize your morning experience with media, lights, shades and blinds.
Set a Timer to Fall Asleep
How do I set a sleep timer to fall asleep to a movie or music? Your Control4 system can be used as a sleep timer so that you can fall asleep to a movie or music. Personalize by turning off media, lights and closing the blinds or shades.
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