Install and configure the Flic app

In this unit, you will install and configure the Flic.io app. Before you begin, you need to have your smart phone and the Flic button available. Though the steps in this unit are for installing on an iPhone, the procedure should be similar for Android phones.

  1. Go to the App Store.

  2. Find the Flic app. When you've found the app, select Get and download a copy of the app.

  3. Open the Flic app on your smart phone. You might receive a message regarding Flic sending you notifications. Select either Allow or Don't Allow.

    Flic notification

  4. You will receive a message stating that Flic would like to use Bluetooth. Select OK.

    Flic bluetooth

  5. Select the toggle switch for I agree to the Terms of Service and then select Create Account.

  6. Add an email, name, and password, and then select Create Account.

  7. By default, the app selects HUBS. Select Phone.

    Flic phone setting tab

  8. Select the Add Flic to phone + button, which is available on the lower right of the app.

  9. Press and hold the Flic button until it connects. This process should take no longer than 10 seconds. If you see a sad face icon, then select the Try again button, which is available in the lower part of the app.

  10. If the connection is successful, then you will get a Bluetooth Pairing Request message. Select Pair.

    Bluetooth pair request

  11. When the pairing is successful, you will receive the Pairing Complete! message on the upper part of the page and a Finish button on the lower part of the page. Select Finish.

  12. Select the new Flic button that you created and then select the + button next to Click. Select the magnifying glass icon, which is available on the upper right of the app, enter flow, and then select Microsoft Flow.

    Search flow single click

  13. Turn on the toggle switch for the Send location data feature. Select Add on the upper right of the app. You should now see Microsoft Flow added to Click.

    Microsoft flow Click

  14. Select the new Flic button that you created and then select the + button next to Double-Click. Select the magnifying glass icon, which is available on the upper right of the app, enter flow, and then select Microsoft Flow.

    Search flow single click

  15. Turn on the toggle switch for the Send location data feature. Select Add on the upper right of the app. You should now see Microsoft Flow added to Double-Click.

    Microsoft flow double-click added

  16. Select the new Flic button that you created and select the + button next to Hold. Select the magnifying glass icon, which is on the upper right of the app, enter flow, and then select Microsoft Flow.

    Search flow single click

  17. Turn on the toggle switch for the Send location data feature. Select Add on the upper right of the app. You should now see Microsoft Flow added to Hold.

    Microsoft flow hold click

You now have a Flic button successfully installed and configured with your smart phone.