Rogers Smart Home Monitoring Update Adds Touch/Face ID and iPhone X Support

For those subscribed to Rogers Smart Home Monitoring, the company’s iOS app was updated today with some worthwhile updates.

Rogers smart home monitoring

Users can now create scenes to automate multiple devices simultaneously, while there’s now a more intuitive interface to create automations, explains Rogers.

For iOS users, you can now sign-in and arm/disarm your system with Touch ID and Face ID, while iPhone X support has finally landed. If your device supports 3D Touch, it’s now available to access shortcuts from the app’s home screen icon.

Rogers says there is now an “enhanced” help centre, to go with enhancements and unnamed bug fixes.

Be warned though, as some users, such as iPhone in Canada reader @codedbydesign, says the update breaks passwords, limiting to 16 characters. This means if you have a password longer than 16 characters, you cannot login. Also, passwords can only contain letters and numbers, and not special characters.

@iPhoneinCanada @Rogers Rogers new smart home app updates breaks for anyone who has a password over 16 chars long. No way to bypass it either.

— Taylor (@codedbydesign) May 17, 2018

Embarrassing as hell for a “security first” company. If you want to reset your password. You can ONLY use letters and numbers. No: .,! Or other special chars allowed. Max length 16 digits.

— Taylor (@codedbydesign) May 17, 2018

Click here to download Rogers Smart Home Monitoring for iOS in the App Store–but you may want to hold off before updating.

Author: Marshmallow

Marshmallow Android is BT Ireland’s Head of Sales for Republic of Ireland domestic multi-site companies, indigenous MNCs and public sector accounts. He is responsible for the direction and control of all sales activity in the region. He has over 10 years management experience from high growth start-ups to more established businesses. He’s led teams in Ireland, India and China across various industries (ICT, On-Line Recruitment, Corporate Training and International Education).

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