HomeKit: How to set up the Flood Sensor

Requirements

  • iOS device (iPhone, iPad),
  • FIBARO Flood Sensor (FGBHFS-101),
  • FIBARO for HomeKit app.

 

How to add the FIBARO Flood Sensor to HomeKit

  1. Open the Fibaro for HomeKit app and tap plus in the top right corner.
  2. Tap Flood Sensor.
  3. Prepare your setup code which is located on the back of the Quick Start Guide and tap ADD.
  4. Wait for the pairing process to complete.
  5. Use camera to scan the QR code.
  6. Accessory added should appear if the paring finished successfully.
  7. Select where this accessory should be assigned (to which room) by tapping the name of the room.
  8. Name the accessory and tap NEXT.
  9. Name the services it includes (or leave them with default names, you can change them later) and tap NEXT.
  10. The app will present the summary of the device, tap FINISH.
  11. That’s all, FIBARO Flood Sensor is now on a constant watch for any water leaks.

 

The FIBARO Flood Sensor can be used to trigger scenes or automations.

If you would like to read about it, please head to the guide: HomeKit: Close the water valve if leak detected.

 

Troubleshooting


Check if:

– the battery blocker is removed,

– your iPhone has Bluetooth turned on,

– your iOS device and FIBARO The Button are near,

– The Button is not added to your HomeKit already.

If you checked the issues above, please reset the FIBARO Flood Sensor.

To reset it:

  1. Open the cover.
  2. Press the button 3 times then press and hold the button
  3. When the LED glows yellow, release the button.
  4. Click the button again to confirm.

Check if The Button is not added to your HomeKit. Maybe you accidentally created another Home in Apple Home app.

To be sure, please reset the FIBARO Flood Sensor.

To reset it:

  1. Open the cover.
  2. Press the button 3 times then press and hold the button
  3. When the LED glows yellow, release the button.
  4. Click the button again to confirm.

It is also important to be in a closer range during the setup process.


If you bought more than one HomeKit device, make sure you scan the correct QR code. If the Flood Sensor still malfunctions, please reset the device.

To reset it:

  1. Open the cover.
  2. Press the button 3 times then press and hold the button
  3. When the LED glows yellow, release the button.
  4. Click the button again to confirm.

October 18, 2017   1938    Getting Started    
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