This application note provides a comprehensive guide on how to use the Eve Energy Smart Plug with the NAVQ Plus platform using the Matter protocol over a Thread network. It outlines the necessary steps and instructions to successfully integrate and control the Eve Energy Smart Plug with the NAVQ Plus.
To connect the NAVQ Plus to a Thread network, you will need an RCP (Radio Co-Processor) Dongle. Please refer to Setting up OpenThread Border Router on NAVQ Plus for detailed instructions on the hardware setup required to establish the OpenThread Border Router on the NAVQ Plus device. The page will provide you with the necessary information and steps to connect the NAVQ Plus to the Thread network using the RCP Dongle.
To work with the Thread network, the Eve Energy device requires Thread firmware to be installed. Apple Border Router is suggested for installing the firmware. You can refer to this Apple support article https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT210213 for instructions on setting up the Apple Border Router.
To verify if the Eve Energy device has been updated to the Matter and Thread firmware, follow these steps:
Go to the Settings on your device.
Locate and select the option for Eve Energy.
Look for the Thread Network section within the settings of the Eve Energy device.
If the device has been successfully updated to the Matter and Thread firmware, you should see the relevant information and settings related to the Thread Network:
Once Eve Energy runs Thread firmware, it needs to be factory reset. To factory reset Eve Energy press and hold power button for 10 seconds. Red LED will start blinking, it means reset process has been initiated.