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User Manual

Overview

Fingerbot is the world’s smallest robot for smartly controlling different types of buttons and switches. It can control your existing home appliances with robotic clicks.

Switch lights via App, schedule a morning coffee, activate your vacuum cleaner with voice command, and remotely power on your office PC. Now all these become effortless with Fingerbot.

Device Power

The power switch is on the back of Fingerbot. To start, please turn the switch from OFF to ON.

Battery Status Monitoring and Charging

We suggest fully charging Fingerbot before first use. To charge, please: 

1. Connect the USB Type-C cable provided in the Fingerbot package to a general power adapter.

2. Connect the other end of the cable to your Fingerbot. 

When fully charged, the indicator light will turn from red to green. You can monitor the specific battery level by connecting Fingerbot with the App.

App Installation

Smart Life is the mobile platform for controlling the Fingerbot. To install the App, search "Smart Life" in the mobile application store. 

   

Device Paring

To pair a new Fingerbot, open the App and click the "+" button on the upper right corner of the main panel. Ensure the system Bluetooth of your smartphone is enabled and Fingerbot shall be discovered automatically.

After device pairing, the Fingerbot will be registered to your account and it is ready to be controlled.

Device Installation

1. Clean the surface of button or switch panel where you want to install Fingerbot.

2. Attach Fingerbot to the panel using a double-sided tape provided in the Fingerbot package.

3. Connect your Fingerbot with the App and calibrate the movement of Fingerbot’s robotic arm to fit your switches and buttons.  

After installation, we recommend resting Fingerbot for 24 hours to reach maximum adhesion.

Device Control

App Control

You can control Fingerbot directly via Bluetooth with the App.

Scheduler

You can set schedulers in the App to automatically activate Fingerbot at certain times.

Remote control

With a Fingerbot Bridge (needs to be purchased separately), you can control your Fingerbot through the Internet from anywhere.

Voice Control

With a Fingerbot Bridge, you can connect Fingerbot with voice assistants such as Google Home Assistant and Amazon Alexa. You can set up voice commands in the App to activate the voice-control function.

Device Reset

To reset your Fingerbot:

1. Turn Fingerbot off for 2 seconds, turn it on for another 2 seconds. Repeat such action 3 times consecutively, that is "on-off-on-off-on-off-on".

2. Fingerbot will be reset automatically when the indicator light turns to purple. 

Robotic Arm Extension

With the modular design, the Fingerbot’s arm is replaceable in order to meet different needs in diverse situations. Three types of Fingerbot are included in the Fingerbot ToolPack (needs to be purchased separately) for different purposes. 

Straight Arm

You can install the arm by following the picture below. We provide three straight arms with different lengths to assist Fingerbot better fitting various button-control cases.


Rocker Arm

Fingerbot makes use of the rocker arm to push and pull the switch button to change the switch status of equipment. Please follow the instructions below to install the rocker arm.

1. After connecting Fingerbot with the App, set Fingerbot to the 'Switch' mode.

2. Move the arm of Fingerbot to the bottom and fix the Fingerbot on the switch panel.

3. Tear off the tape covering on the rocker arm to stick the arm to the switch button.

4. After ensuring the firmness, use the App to adjust the rising range of Fingerbot's arm, so that its movement range can be adapted to the switch button.

5. If the app is showing the opposite status to the actual status, please use the 'invert' function to invert the display mode. 


Ring Arm

Fingerbot makes use of the ring arm to push and pull the toggle switch to change the switch status of equipment. Please follow the instructions below to install the ring arm.

1. After connecting Fingerbot with the App, set Fingerbot to the 'Switch' mode.

2. Following the picture, fix two cushion blocks to Fingerbot with tape.

3. Put the ring of the arm on the toggle button, and tear off the tape covering on the other side of the cushion block to fix the Fingerbot on the switch panel.

4. After ensuring the firmness, use the App to adjust the movement range of Fingerbot's arm, so that its movement range can be adapted to the toggle.

Specifications

Dimensions: 32 x 32 x 32 mm / 1.3 x 1.3 x 1.3 inch

Product weight: 32g / 1.1 oz

Communication protocol: BLE 4.2

Charging port: USB Type-C

Stall torque: 1.6 kgf·cm

Working temperature: -10℃  ~ 55℃ / 14 ℉ ~ 131 ℉

Battery capacity: 500 mAh

 

Warnings

The product is non-waterproof. Do not install it on an underwater appliance.

The product contains a lithium battery, therefore prohibited in the humid, high-temperature environment.

Do not hinder the movement of the Fingerbot's arm when it is working. Otherwise it may cause the arm to fall off and damage the motor inside Fingerbot.