How to install and use chiconMobile on Android device

Vincent ANTOINE edited this page Apr 12, 2016 · 12 revisions

Installing the APK on your Android device

As the chiconMobile application is not yet available on the Google playStore, you have to follow these steps to install.

  • Enable unknow sources on your Android device: Settings >> Security >> Unknown sources

![Enabling Unknown source] (https://github.com/roiKosmic/chiconMobile/blob/master/wiki/allow-unknown-sources.png)

  • Get the last stable version apk here
  • Transfer the apk to your phone via a USB cable or directly browse to [http://www.chicon.fr/chicon/apk/chiconMobile.apk] with your Android device.
  • With a file browser, locate the transfered apk and click to install.
  • Start your application, you should have a login/password form.

Creating an account on the chic'on application cloud

Creating an account is free. This step has not been tested on a mobile device. I recommend to do it from a Desktop with a modern Internet browser. Tested and validated on Chrome 49. Not possible through the chiconMobile application

![Regisger an account] (https://github.com/roiKosmic/chiconMobile/blob/master/wiki/register.jpg)

  • Fill the required information to create your account

Adding a chicon Virtual lamp to your account

This step has not been tested on a mobile device. I recommend to do it from a Desktop with a modern Internet browser. Tested and validated on Chrome 49. Not possible through the chiconMobile application Once your account is created, you can log in clicking the "login" link in the top right corner. On the "My Account" tab, you need to:

  • Request a serial number for the "virtual" device type, select virtual and click on "request"
  • You will get a e-mail with the generated serial number, copy and paste the serial number in the "> Adding device" section and click on add

![Requesting and adding a virtual lamp] (https://github.com/roiKosmic/chiconMobile/blob/master/wiki/addingDevice.PNG)

  • Now your virtual lamp is linked to your account and will be listed in your chiconMobile application.

Adding applications to your account

This step has not been tested on a mobile device. I recommend to do it from a Desktop with a modern Internet browser. Tested and validated on Chrome 49. Not possible through the chiconMobile application When you create an account no application are linked. You must add application to your account to be able to assign them on your virtual lamp.

  • Log in with your account
  • On the application page, click the "add to cart" button on application.

![Application shop] (https://github.com/roiKosmic/chiconMobile/blob/master/wiki/applicationShop.jpg)

  • Click on "my cart" link a the top right corner and confirm your cart.

![Application cart] (https://github.com/roiKosmic/chiconMobile/blob/master/wiki/applicationCart.png)

  • Application are now available on all your devices configuration page

Installing applications on your virtual lamp

This step has not been tested on a mobile device. I recommend to do it from a Desktop with a modern Internet browser. Tested and validated on Chrome 49. Not possible through the chiconMobile application

Now the weather forecast is displayed on your virtual lamp on the left virtual LED.

Now you can use your mobile application and enjoy your chic'on virtual lamp

Using the chiconMobile application

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