Initialize the Processor

Initialize the processor the first time the processor boots or after a factory reset.

NOTE: To install the Crestron Home processor, refer to the 4-Series™ Control Systems product manual.

Tip: Load a Crestron Home Configurator or myCrestron backup configuration during the initialization process.

To initialize the processor:

  1. Open the Crestron Home Setup app and then connect to the Crestron Home processor.

    NOTES

    • The Crestron Home processor and the device running the Crestron Home Setup app must be placed on the same subnet prior to setting up the system.
    • If the Crestron Home Setup app does not connect to the Crestron Home processor automatically, enter the Crestron Home processor's hostname and select Connect. The default hostname for a Crestron Home processor is "[Product-Name]‑[MAC Address]" (excluding punctuation). For example, "CP4-R-123A567B91C3." The MAC address label is located on the bottom or rear of the device.
  2. Set the Admin username and password in the Create Admin Account dialog box.

    NOTE: If security was enabled before the upgrade, the credentials are retained. Use the credentials set previously to log in.

  3. The Crestron Home Setup splash screen is displayed. Select Tap Here to Begin.

  4. Select the language for the Crestron Home Setup app and then NEXT.

  5. Select Create New System and then NEXT.

  6. Enter the system information and then select NEXT.

    • System Name: Enter a descriptive system name.
    • Location: Enter the latitude and longitude of the system.
    • NOTE: If setting up the Crestron Home system with an iPad device, tap the Synchronize with iPad button to synchronize the time zone, longitude, and latitude automatically with the iPad device's location services.

    • Date: Tap the wrench button to display spinners for selecting the month, day, and year.
    • Time: Tap the wrench button to display spinners for selecting the hour and minute buttons, and for selecting AM or PM.
    • Time Zone: Tap the wrench button to display a menu for selecting the time zone used by the system.
  7. Enter the dealer information and then select NEXT.

    • Dealer Name: Enter the Crestron dealer responsible for the installation.
    • Dealer Email: Enter the email address of the Crestron dealer responsible for the installation.
    • Dealer Phone #: Enter the phone number of the Crestron dealer responsible for the installation.
  8. Tap the Privacy Statement, myCrestron Residential Monitoring Service Terms of Use, Mobile Apps Terms of Use, Software License Agreement, and Legal Information links to review Crestron's legal terms regarding the setup, configuration, and use of the Crestron Home system. Tap the I agree to the above terms check box to accept these legal terms.

  9. To complete the initial setup, select Get Started.