Beta Testers Needed for New Android™ App
Ready to beta test our brand new app on your Android phone? Our team has been hard at work developing a pre-release version of Honeywell Total Connect 2.0 from the ground up, and we’d like you to preview these enhancements ahead of the general public. It’s a great way for you to engage in our new app firsthand, familiarize yourself with the platform, and let us know what you think. Since we’ll be making lots of great new improvements and adding features to our Android app, the development will be released in stages. Released phases so far include*:
- Security, events, settings
- Push notifications
- Geofencing Arming Reminders
- Full SkyBell compatibility**
The Android platform has been long recognized for its wide reach, openness and reliability. Honeywell also recognizes the incredible opportunities it presents for our dealers. Beta testing gives us the opportunity to fix any potential technical or user experience issues prior to general release, helping to ensure that we launch the best version possible. Your honest feedback is critical to the success of our platform, and is greatly valued and appreciated.
Beta is Now Available
The waiting is over! We are excited to inform you that the Android app is now available for beta testing our security features.
When the user follows the link, they will need to ensure they are signed into Google. Once logged in, click on “Become a Tester.” The user must have the existing Honeywell Total Connect app installed in order for the beta version to download.
Once the beta version downloads, simply log in with your current Honeywell Total Connect 2.0 username and password and you will enjoy a whole new Android experience.
Existing Honeywell Total Connect Android App
Currently, for full functionality including video and automation features, users must leave the testing program. A user must go back to the beta link and click "Leave the Program; in order to have the current full functionality of Honeywell Total Connect. Once beta development is fully completed in 2017, the existing Honeywell Total Connect 2.0 Android app will be officially discontinued and the Beta app will replace the existing app and be used for full functionality across the entire platform. Your users will be automatically prompted to upgrade and will not require a new app install. You can leave the beta program at any time. Simply unsubscribe via the link above.
Be in the Know
We will be releasing these exciting beta developments in stages. To get the latest information, please sign up as a beta tester so you will be added to our email list and we can send you email updates on the Android Beta development.
Click here to sign up: https://www.security.honeywell.com/ss/total-connect-beta/index.html
*The beta app needs to be updated manually as new features are added to help deliver a great mobile experience with on the go smart control. Check the Total Connect 2.0 app in the Google Play store to download the latest version. For full functionality, subscribers must use the existing Honeywell Total Connect 2.0 app for Android.
**The lock/unlock feature traditionally included on the iOS app screen will be forthcoming for Android beta.