How do I set up the Modern Forms app?

Before Setting Up the App

  1. Obtain your Wi-Fi router SSID (network name) and password. If you do not have a Wi-Fi network or you do not want to connect your Modern Forms Smart Fan product(s) to your network, you can use the app to turn a Modern Forms Smart Fan product into a Wi-Fi access point.
  2. Install and test your Modern Forms Smart Fan product(s). Make sure your products are receiving power. Use the provided remote to test fan and light functionality. See their respective installation guides for instructions on installing your product.

Setting Up Your App

IOS Devices:

  1. Download the Modern Forms App to your iOS device.
  2. Open the app.
    1. If this is your first time using Modern Forms app, create an account.
    2. If you already have a Modern Forms app account, sign-in, and then tap + to begin the pairing process
  3. Make sure your Modern Forms Smart Fan product is installed and powered on, then tap Next.
  4. Select +, swipe left.
  5. Go to your device’s Settings and navigate to Wi-Fi settings. Your Modern Forms Smart Fan product’s default network will appear in the list of available networks, and it will begin with ModernFormsFan (e.g. ModernFormsFan_AA:BB:CC).
  6. Tap on the Modern Forms Fan product’s Wi-Fi network and enter the Smart Fan SSID Password.
  7. Wait for the Wi-Fi symbol to appear in the status menu at the top of the screen.
  8. Return to the Modern Forms app.
  9. Choose a Wi-Fi network if you have an existing network in your home.
  10. On the next screen, select your Wi-Fi network from the list.
  11. Enter your Wi-Fi password, and tap Next.
  12. Name your device and select Next.
  13. When the Modern Forms Smart Fan product successfully joins your network, you will be asked to add a photo of your fan.
    1. If you receive a message stating that your Modern Forms Smart Fan product failed to join the network, shut down the app and reopen.

 

Android Devices:

Important: Before starting, make sure your Location Services and GPS are turned on in your mobile device’s settings.

  1. Download the Modern Forms App to your Android device.
  2. Open the app.
    1. If this is your first time using Modern Forms app, create an account.
    2. If you already have a Modern Forms app account, sign-in, then tap + to begin the pairing process.
  3. Make sure your Modern Forms Smart Fan product is installed and powered on, then tap Next.
  4. Select +, swipe left.
  5. If you are using an Android device, you may be asked to allow location access. This lets us use the Wi-Fi radio in your phone/tablet to locate nearby Modern Forms Smart Fan devices that have not yet been set up.
  6. Go to your device’s Settings and navigate to Wi-Fi settings. Your Modern Forms Smart Fan product’s default network will appear in the list of available networks, and it will begin with ModernFormsFan (e.g. ModernFormsFan_AA:BB:CC).
  7. Tap on the Modern Forms Fan product’s Wi-Fi network and enter the Smart Fan SSID Password.
  8. Wait for the Wi-Fi symbol to appear in the status menu at the top of the screen.
  9. Return to the Modern Forms app.
  10. Name your Modern Forms Smart Fan product, then tap Next.
  11. When the Modern Forms Smart Fan product successfully joins your network, you will be asked to add a photo of your fan.
    1. If you receive a message stating that your Modern Forms Smart Fan product failed to join the network, shut down the app and reopen.

Tap + to connect other Modern Forms Smart Fan devices to your home network.

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