How to Pair: Setting Up Shapes on Android
TIP: To pair before mounting, lay out the design for your Nanoleaf Shapes on the floor or table and ensure that each panel is connected with a Linker.
Download the Nanoleaf Smarter Series App. When opening the app for the first time you will be prompted to create an account. This is used to connect to applications like Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant and IFTTT, but is not a mandatory step for setup otherwise.
Plug your Nanoleaf Shapes into power, and wait for the boot-up cycle to finish.
You'll know it's finished once your Shapes begin cycling through colors, and the light on the Controller is on and steady..Please note that the light on the Controller will begin to flash after 15 min after which you would need to perform another soft reset.
Press "Start Pairing" in the app (NOTE: if this prompt does not appear automatically, you can find it by going into the "...More" tab in the bottom right corner, tapping "Devices", then tapping the "+" in the bottom right corner.)
Select your pairing option: QR code, NFC Tap, or Manual Input. Your pairing and QR code can be found on the postcard that came with your Shapes, on the back of the Controller, and on the back of the Power Supply.
Alternatively, Nanoleaf Shapes can be paired through NFC pairing, by tapping your phone to the back of the Controller.
Note: NFC will need to be activated on your mobile device in order to use this feature. Only certain phones support NFC pairing
Select the network that you want to connect your Shapes to (NOTE: this must be a 2.4GHz network). Once it is connected to the network, your Shapes will flash to indicate that they were able to successfully join.
Name your Shapes, and assign them to a room.
The Setup Orientation screen will appear in order to confirm the orientation of your Shapes with what is displayed on the screen. The LayoutDetect feature automatically detects how your Shapes are connected to one another but you may need to rotate the layout on the screen. This ensures that the animations of your Scenes flow in the right directions.
Enjoy your Shapes!