After growing increasingly frustrated with the evolution of Iris V2, the IrisUsers family has decided to part ways with Lowe’s. Don’t get me wrong, I love Iris, and so does the family, or at least we used to. V1, the original Iris was great, especially for its time; plus it was everything that the new Iris is not. It was stable,… Read More »
If you haven’t already heard the news, Lowe’s today sent an e-mail to all users with an active Iris V1 hub. The news wasn’t good. The Iris V1 shutdown is scheduled to take place on June 30th. Like the Revolv hub, Iris V1, the original but more feature complete and stable of the Iris systems will die June… Read More »
Cellular data service for Iris has been discontinued according to a recently e-mailed announcement from IrisByLowes. The notice warned that on June 30th all cellular backup service plans would be turned off. It also stated that current USB modems will not be supported but new modems will be free when the replacement service is launched. In their Cellular FAQ, IrisByLowes suggests some costly workarounds for users who want or need to have… Read More »
The Iris Users System Monitor now checks Iris platform versions and has been updated to support more Iris V2 services too.
If you are having a problem logging into your V2 Iris system you are not alone. We have been alerted by the Iris management team that there is in fact an outage that is currently affecting the system. The outage is affecting different users in different ways. Some users are able to log in, other cannot. Those who can… Read More »
It looks like Lowe’s has added setup videos for all of the currently known second generation devices on their Iris by Lowe’s Youtube channel. At the time of this post, the videos currently available include: 2nd Generation Hub Pairing and Setup 2nd Generation Smart Plug Pairing and Setup 2nd Generation Smart Fob Pairing and Setup 2nd Generation Keypad Pairing and Installation… Read More »