MotionBlinds Wi-Fi bridge
With the MotionBlinds Wi-Fi Bridge, you link Smartblinds to smart home platforms other than Apple HomeKit, like Google Assistant or Amazon Alexa, for example. Below is an overview of which platforms the MotionBlinds Wi-Fi Bridge can connect to, so you can connect your Smartblinds to your smart home!
- Apple HomeKit
- Google Home
- Amazon Alexa
- Samsung SmartThings
- Home Assistant
- Click On Click Off
Currently, Smartblinds work via Thread and therefore, as an Apple HomeKit user, you do not need a bridge. For Android devices, however, this is the case if you want to control your Smartblinds via your smartphone. But, this is about to change! Indeed, in the future, our motors will be updated to make Smartblinds work on the Matter protocol. Matter is an outcome of an idea from Apple, Google, Amazon and other well-known brands within the smart home world and allows all smart devices to talk to each other. Regardless of whether the accessory works via Thread, WiFi or bluetooth. Once Matter is here, Android users will no longer need a bridge to control Smartblinds either!
Message 'can not pair your bridge'
If you get the message 'can not pair your bridge', you can try the following actions:
- Incorrect password > Restart the installation wizard and use the correct password. The password is case-sensitive.
- The router does not provide an IP address to the bridge > Press and hold the reset button for 10 seconds. The middle LED turns red. Try adding the bridge again.
The bridge and/or blind does not respond
Motor battery is empty.
Charge the motor. See manual of the motor.
Radio interference / shielding.
Make sure that the bridge/antenna of the motor is not blocked by metal objects.
The distance between the bridge and the motor is too far.
Position the bridge closer to the shutter.
The bridge is switched off.
Connect the bridge to the power supply.
MotionBlinds Wi-Fi Bridge does not connect to my network (error code 20003)
The MotionBlinds Wi-Fi bridge works with 2.4GHz Wi-Fi. Many Wi-Fi networks also have 5GHz Wi-Fi. Turn off the 5GHz Wi-Fi network temporarily. Then try connecting the MotionBlinds bridge to the Wi-Fi network again. After successfully connecting the MotionBlinds bridge to the Wi-Fi network, 5GHz can be enabled again.