To update the Harmony Ultimate, Ultimate One, and Touch, you’ll need to connect the remote to a computer running Logitech’s ever-clunky, Silverlight desktop software.
[Let's hope this is the next Harmony software to see a major overhaul—we dread the thought of setting all of this up from a phone.] You cannot get the firmware update over the air for the remotes with screens, though you , using the Harmony app, for the other products.
After you’ve started any Harmony Activity using your voice, you can follow up with simple commands.
If you’ve experienced this issue, you probably saw the following message displayed on your Harmony remote software when you tried to update your remote: There are 3 possible causes which could be preventing your Harmony 900, 1000 or 1100 from communicating with the Harmony remote software. Firewall is Enabled The firewall included as part of the OS will interfere with the communication between the remote and Harmony software.This works for turning on or off your Activities (like Watch TV), managing media playback such as skip forward, play and pause, increasing or lowering volume, and directly tuning to channels such as ESPN, or channel number 29.Optimized for Smart Home skill already enabled can begin using these new commands immediately, no update required.You can also use Harmony through your smartphone or tablet while away from home, so you can make sure you turned down your thermostat or cycle the lights on and off even if you’re on vacation.The upgrade also gives you access to partner applications and products such as IFTTT, so you can create your own recipes that include Harmony Activities.