jmoses
Jun 12, 2018

What will I need?

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I have a small ranch far out in the country where the only internet access I have is through an android tablet upon which wifi hotspot is enabled. The tablet acts as a connection point for all devices in the cabin that need internet access.

 

I am frequently hours away with the air conditioning turned off. I want to use SwitchBot to press the "On" button on the remote control for my air conditioner from a hundred miles away (a few hours before I arrive) using my android cell phone. Will a single SwithcBot (no hub) be all I need?

 

Thanks!

support
Jun 20, 2018

Hi Jmoses,

 

Thanks for reaching us.

If you need to control SwitchBot from far away, a Hub is necessary. And with a Hub, you can also control by Alexa, Google Assitant, and IFTTT.

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