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Using Sonoff 4 button remotes to trigger scenes?

Hi I have the sonoff RF Bridge and 4 of your 4 button remotes. At present if I want the remotes to trigger a scene in eWelink to control Wi-Fi sonoff switches then I have to configure each remote as an alarm in the RF Bridge. This means I can only have 4 buttons in total controlling scenes. Could remote control buttons be made to control scenes rather than just alarms controlling scenes? That way I would be able to have 16 scenes that I controlled from RF remotes. I am doing this because I have a switch that I want to control both on and off by any one of four remotes for different family members. The reason is it is an outside light we wish to control as we drive towards it and using the phone to do it is illegal in the UK.

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I have the same problem, i add 4 button remote, but when i try to create a scene, tgeres no option to use the buttons, only if you add them to the bridge via 'alarm' This has to be a fault that needs sorting
I think you mean operating the phone manually is illegal in U.K.? I am too. Depending on the devices you have can you connect them to IFTTT? As a trigger you can use the phone’s GPS as an automatic trigger. IFTTT limits you to only one connection per ‘applet’ but you can setup multiple ‘applets’ for the same trigger. That limits you to only 1 scene per 1 phone, but it should work without you thinking or doing anything.

hi, same problem here, it recognizes only the alarm as trigger that reduces the trigger options to 4 not 16... is it a bug? im using iOS.

I too have the same problem, only alarms can trigger scenes, not 4 button remote. This needs to be fixed as it’s massively restrictive - come in itead sort this out for your customers, please!
EWeLink website says this, “For example, if you have paired an RF Remote (button A) with Sonoff RF Switch, by adding the RF Remote to RF Bridge via App. After learning buttonA of RF Remote with Button0 on the App. You can directly click Button0 on the App to turn on/off Sonoff RF Switch from anywhere at any time”. This doesn’t make any sense and it doesn’t work. Please can somebody explain how to pair 4 button remote with a switch!
That is talking about using the bridge to control other RF devices like garage door openers or RF lightswitches. The bridge both listens to RF remotes to trigger scenes on networked Sonoff switches and learns some existing remotes to replace them ( simulate a local remote by sending an instruction to the bridge over the internet via the app). There are further instructions on using the Sonoff remote to trigger network actions. The problem is that though the bridge can simulate up to 16 remote buttons when transmitting , it can only respond to a total of 4 remote buttons when listening- which I think is a bug and so I started this thread...
Thanks for the explanation. It should have been made clearer on the itead website. I have to say I love the hardware but the software and website instructions are terrible. Yes I definitely think the issue you reported is a bug, or just a terrible design feature?
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