How to Set up the Vera Edge

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Setting up the Vera Edge Tutorial

Setting up the Vera Edge Home Controller is very simple, this tutorial with guide you through the setup step by step and have you up an running to add other Home Automation products ready to make your home a Smart Home.

Step One

Firstly you will need to navigate to and click the "control" drop down menu, then navigate to the "Remote Access" button.

How to Setup a VeraEdge - Remote Access

Step Two

You will then be taken to a log in screen, if you have not already, you will need to create a new account by clicking the "Create an Account" button. If you have already created an account, you can just go ahead and log in by filling in the "Username" and "Password" section and skip to Step 4 of this tutorial.

How to Setup a VeraEdge - Create new account

Step Three

After clicking "Create an account on the previous web page you will now be taken to the "Create an Account" page. Here you will need to fill out your chosen Username, Password and email address (a valid email address will need to be entered as a confirmation email will be sent to your chosen email to verify your account). Once all your credentials have been filled in you can now click the "Register" button.

How to Setup a VeraEdge - Creating an account

Step Four

At this point you will want to check your email for an email similar to the one below and click the "click here to validate" button. Without validating your email, you will not be able to continue with setting up your Vera Edge.

How to Setup a VeraEdge - Email validation

Step Five

A new window will now pop up confirming your email address has been validated and you can now click the "Continue to account" button.

How to Setup a VeraEdge - Account setup

Step Six

You can now log in to your account by filling in the boxes with the credentials you provided earlier in this tutorial.

How to Setup a VeraEdge - Account setup

Step Seven

Now you have logged into your account we can now go ahead and add the Vera Edge contoller itself to the account. Click the "Add another controller" button to start the setup.

How to Setup a VeraEdge - Login to your account

Step Eight

You will now be taken to the "Select Your Controller" Page, as this tutorial is for setting up the Vera Edge, select "Vera Edge" from the "Select your controller" drop down menu and click the "Continue" button.

How to Setup a VeraEdge - Select Controller

Step Nine

Follow all the Instructions on the "Plug In Your Controller" page and once completed click the "Continue" button.

How to Setup a VeraEdge - Plug in your controller

Step Ten

On the "Controller Infomation" page you will need to fill in both the "Serial Number" and "Mac Address" boxes, these can be found on the underside label of your Vera Edge Controller. ...popup content...

(Please not the mac address section for your Vera Edge needs to be filled in with 2 characters per box). Once this page is completed and the entrys are verified, click the "Next" button to continue.

How to Setup a VeraEdge - MAC address

Step Eleven

You will now be redirected back to the "My Controllers" page, where you will be able to see your Vera Edge Controller has been added. You can now go ahead on click the "Connect button" to connect to your Vera Edge Controller.

How to Setup a VeraEdge - My controllers

Step Twelve

After the page has loaded (may take a few seconds) you will be presented with the dashboard of your newly set up Vera Edge Controller, ready for you to add devices to

How to Setup a VeraEdge - Dashboard

About the Vera Edge Home Controller

The Vera Edge is easy to use yet an incredibly powerful Home Controller for cameras, door locks, sensors, thermostats and other home automation and security devices which you can control from anywhere with a WiFi connection! With the Vera Edge you can customise scenes and sequences. Use smartphone, tablet or computer for control and setup as well as Providing home or small business security, energy savings and peace of mind fuctionality. Compatible with over 1200 Z-wave devices from most major brands.

  • Controll your entire Z-wave system from one touch
  • View all your cameras and control all your devices from one easy app
  • See and control your system from any smartphone or tablet from anywhere in the world with a WiFi connection
  • Keeps tabs on your energy consumption
  • Build on your system and control 220+ devices
  • Simple and quick wireless pairing of devices
  • No monthly fees

Vera Edge Benefits

The Vera Edge Home Controller is the all round perfect Home Controller for your Home or Small Business as it excels in every aspect and is leaps and bounds ahead of its competitors in every department.

The Vera Edge is compatible with a vast range of devices, more so than any other competitor (including over 1200 Z-Wave devices).

  • You can control 220+ devices.
  • Easy pairing for Wi-Fi devices (WPS).
  • A dashboard with multi-camera viewing options, and camera motion detection.
  • Use any iOS or Android device to set up and remote control your system with free apps, or use your computer (Mac or Windows).
  • The interface is intuitive and easy to use and is the same across all platforms.
  • See and control your system from anywhere in the world with a WiFi connection, or control locally in your home or office, without any issues of latency, even when the Internet is down.
  • The Vera Edge can control your home using Geo-Location from your smart phone, turn on devices and appliances when you are in a certain range of your home, ready for when you arrive.
  • Sense when people are in the house, receive push notifications, and create custom automation scenes where one device activates another, or a sepcific time, sunrise/sunset, or other activators to control lights, door locks, thermostats, etc.
  • The Vera Edge system also gives you notifications for when people have left or entered your home or Office, weather an alarm has been triggered or if there is a flood in your basement!
  • Detailed help is available on every step of installation of the Vera Edge and the pairing of devices. Online help is also available.
  • Reporting of household energy consumption (with daily, monthly and annual reporting) and energy usage stats are avail;able from the dashboard.
  • There are over 200 apps available from independent developers.
  • VeraEdge system can allow you to give out PIN numbers to people in your home (or small business) to unlock locks and for other systems.


Vera Edge is the perfect Home Controller, whether you are a beginner to Home Automation Systems or have worked with Home Automation Systems before, the Vera Edge has everything you need. All Your devices connected to the Vera Edge all work together, and are all controlled from one easy to use app. Other features include custom scene creation.


It doesn’t take any kind of specialist skill or wiring to make your home a Smart Home, with just a Vera Edge, a home or small business can be ready to be automated. All you’ll need to get yourself started is a Vera Edge Controller and one or more devices to control, pair your chosen devices up to the controller and you will be on your way to making your home a Smart Home.


Many other major cable TV and Telephone companies offer similar devices to the Vera Edge, however the Vera Edge is equal in quality and is far superior in performance and the biggest difference is that with the Vera Edge there is no monthly fee.

Also the Vera Edge rivals that of any other of its competitors by releasing periodic firmware updates and all completely free. So your Vera Edge Home Controller will always be up to date and ahead of the rest.

The Vera Edge is also compatible with most brands of Home Automation devices using Wi-Fi communications, and guarantees complete compatibility with all Z-Wave devices.