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OneRemote is a customizable menu app for Android.
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OneRemote is a customizable menu app for Android.  Its purpose is to provide uniform setup and control of many types of devices.
  
You can set up a tree structure of items as buttons in much the same way that you might set up a tree structure of folders on a computer.  You can name them and arrange them as you like.  You can add photos to the buttons.
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In OneRemote, you can set up a tree structure of items as buttons in much the same way that you might set up a tree structure of folders on a computer.  You can name them and arrange them as you like.  You can add photos to the buttons.
  
 
There are several types of items:
 
There are several types of items:

Revision as of 17:33, 18 May 2016

OneRemote is a customizable menu app for Android. Its purpose is to provide uniform setup and control of many types of devices.

In OneRemote, you can set up a tree structure of items as buttons in much the same way that you might set up a tree structure of folders on a computer. You can name them and arrange them as you like. You can add photos to the buttons.

There are several types of items:

Categories

These are containers for other items.

Each Category can contain one or more of:

Sub-Categories These are second level and beyond. They are just containers for adding other types of items, including categories. Others include:

Devices

Reserved for future

Links

Used to open web pages or any valid URL.

Lights

Lights are currently implemented as Links. They can be used with the JRiver Engen server to control Z-Wave devices like switches and outlets. To emulate a switch, this link allows two URL's (for on and off)


Instructions

Add an Item

Click the Settings icon in the lower right corner.

Press the + button

Select the type of item (Category, Device, Link).

Select the location where you want it to be in the menu. Root is the home page.

Name it.

Optionally add a photo to help identify it.

Press the check mark in the upper right corner to finish.

Edit an Item

Press and hold the button to enter the edit mode.

See the Add section above for options.

Delete an Item

In the Edit mode press the X and confirm the deletion.


Notes

The lights need two links Enter one, then on the next line, enter the second. Data is not used at this time.