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README.md

What

Jailbreak tool for Control4 3.1.0 - allowing add/rename/move rooms/drivers/devices without being a dealer.

Why

I'm a nerd. I got home automation in my house so I could play with it, so I could write my own drivers and make it do cool stuff. By default you can't do that without being an authorized dealer - unless you jailbreak your Director.

There are a few dodgy tools floating around that achieve the same thing, but the process is over-complicated, error prone and out of date.

I thought it would be safer/easier in the long run to write something open source.

How

Head over to the releases page and download the zip (not the source). Unzip and run C4Jailbreak.exe.

Connect to your controller

Showing the controller connection screen

Backup the original certificate

Showing the backup screen

Download and Patch Composer Pro

The composer patch screen

Patch the Director

The director patch screen

Revert to unjailbroken (if you want to)

Restoration

Enjoy

You're all done

Other stuff

Everything is at your own risk, obviously. If this tool leads to your house burning down you can't blame me.

To Control4 - please don't be angry at this tool. I love my control4 automated house and would spend a ton more time and money with you guys if I didn't have to do it through a dealer every time. If you want to contact me I'm at garrynewman@gmail.com <3

We have a small reddit group for Control4 DIY over at https://www.reddit.com/r/C4diy/ - feel free to ask for help here.

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