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    • Can the unit operate on the back up batteries?

      The backup batteries only provide continuous clock and alarm operation in the event of a power failure. Other functions will not work.

    • The display is too dark?

      Try pressing the Snooze/Dimmer Button on top of the unit repeatedly to adjust the LED brightness.

    • Can the USB port charge Android devices?

      Yes, the USB port will charge most Android devices.

    • What is the amperage for the USB port?

      The amperage for the USB port is 1 Amp.

    • What is the difference between NFC Bluetooth and traditional Bluetooth on iHome models?

      The NFC Bluetooth feature shortens the steps needed to establish a Bluetooth connection between an iHome product and an NFC enabled mobile device. An NFC Bluetooth connection can be established by simply bringing the mobile device within a couple of inches of the iHome product.

    • I have the speaker connected via Bluetooth to my PC / Mac. However, I cannot hear any sound coming through the speaker?

      Make sure that you have selected this unit as your “playback” device on your PC or Mac.

      1. Windows 7/8: a. Right click on the speaker icon located on the bottom right of your screen b. Select playback devices c. Select the device you want to play and click OK.

      2. Mac: a. Click on System preferences icon b. Click on Sound c. Select Output d. Select “iHome unit stereo” for the output source, and adjust the output volume if necessary.

    • Can I hear phone calls through this unit when connected via Bluetooth?

      No. This unit does not have the capability to transmit phone calls. If you receive a call while listening to music, the unit will stop the Bluetooth transmission of music allowing the user to answer the call. When finished with the call, the Bluetooth transmission of music will resume.

    • What is “Sleep mode”?

      “Sleep mode” lets you fall sleep to your iPhone/iPod or radio, gradually lowering the volume until the unit shuts off at the selected time.

    • How to change the clock display to 12hr. mode or 24hr. mode (military time)?

      Press and hold “Clock Button” for 2 seconds. Press and release “Alarm 1 or 2 button” to select 12 or 24 hour display. Press clock button again (or no button within 10 seconds) and the settings are automatically saved.

    • Would I lose the time and alarm settings if I replace the backup batteries?

      NO, but make sure the AC adapter is connected. Otherwise, all settings may be lost during battery replacement.

    • What’s the warranty period for this product?

      Limited 1 Year Warranty: iHome Products, a division of SDI Technologies Inc. (hereafter referred to as SDI Technologies), warrants this product to be free from defects in workmanship and materials, under normal use and conditions, for a period of 1 Year from the date of original purchase.

Troubleshooting

Having Problems? Find answers to specific support topics.

    • How to reset/clear paired Bluetooth devices from unit.

      To clear all paired Bluetooth devices from the unit, press and hold the Pairing Button on the back of the unit for 10 seconds.

    • Unit doesn’t respond (locked up or frozen)

      The unit may need to be reset. To do so, unplug the unit from power source and remove the backup battery. Let unit stand for 20 minutes. Re-install backup battery and connect unit to power source. You will need to reset the clock, radio, and any other settings

    • Unit doesn’t respond (no power)

      1. AC adapter is not plugged into a working wall socket or not plugged into the power supply jack on back of the unit:
        • Make sure the AC adapter is properly connected to a working wall outlet and to the power supply jack on the unit.
      2. Wall outlet is not functioning:
        • Plug another device into the same outlet to confirm the outlet is working.
        • Make sure any associated wall switch that control the outlet is ON.
      3. If operating on batteries:
        • Make sure the batteries are fresh and are properly installed.
    • Trouble pairing unit via Bluetooth.

      Bluetooth implementation varies depending on your device’s hardware and operating system.

      • When you power ON the unit, it will automatically link with the last previously paired Bluetooth device if the device is within range (about 30 feet). When device is out of range, the Bluetooth icon will appear for 2 minutes as the unit attempts to relink. To pair with a different device you must turn off Bluetooth capability on the already paired device, or take it out of range.
      • Make sure your device is working properly. Check your device’s manual for details on Bluetooth pairing and linking.

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