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Smart Hub 2

Ive a HH 4 and have been sent a Smart Hub 2 (which I didn't request) as BT say they are switching over in my area so i need to change my hub.

I read that the Smart hub 2 can be controlled by an app.   Is that safe?

I'm assuming that has to be from a device connected to the wifi itself rather than controlling the hub setting remotely from anywhere?

thanks.

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Re: Smart Hub 2

if you are being switched to fibre then your hh4 will not work so need SH2  you can use ap but need to be on the home network to work



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Re: Smart Hub 2

Thanks for that.

So the app is basically just another way to access some of the settings.   Rather like the accessing the hub management page as i do now?

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Re: Smart Hub 2

well you need the app to add/change setting in parental control as they are no longer accessible in hub manager



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Re: Smart Hub 2

But i should be able to set the hub up in all other respects without the app?

i dont have need for the parental controls.

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Re: Smart Hub 2

@michael226, Yes that's no problem, you can install the Smart Hub 2 without the app. 

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Re: Smart Hub 2

thanks that great.

I set the SH2 up today without a problem.  

I did however notice the firmware version is only 0.12.02.11078 with an update date of today  - which looks like an old version.

Will it update to a newer version itself and is it ok to use whilst waiting for that?

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Re: Smart Hub 2

The latest is v0.17.01.12301-BT, it will update automatically if you leave it connected, there is no manual option to update firmware.

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