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Desk Control™ App

Connect your LINAK Desk Panel DPG with your iOS or Android mobile device, or to your desktop PC. Auto-connect, receive motivational notifications, and have statistics with overview to help utilize the office desk’s adjustment function more actively – and ultimately improve work habits.

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Desk Control™ App

By downloading the LINAK® Desk Control™ App, desk users come one step closer to changing their prolonged and often unhealthy sitting behavior. The app is developed for users of electric sit-stand desks, equipped with either of the LINAK® DPG Desk Panels DPG1M, DPG1B, or DPG1C.

Via Bluetooth® wireless technology, the app allows the users to connect their desks either to their iOS or Android mobile devices, or to their PC (Windows 10). Once the app is installed, friendly reminders will help the user to change position frequently, while on-the-fly statistics show daily achievements.

Apart from adjusting desk height, the user can also store favorite positions in the app; this way improving ergonomics by using the optimal work heights – sitting or standing.
The LINAK Desk Control™ App is designed to help the user build a healthy routine by reminding him/her to use the sit-stand function during the workday.

The free app comes in multiple languages and is available for three different platforms:

  • iOS for iPhones and iPads
  • Android for Android smartphones and tablets
  • Microsoft® Windows 10 for PCs
 

Download the free App in stores:

Download the Desk Control App for Windows 10
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Download the Desk Control App for iOS.
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Download the Desk Control App for Android.
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Desk Control™ App

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Desk Panels DPG and Desk Control app user manual

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App solutions for office desks

Which app to choose? The LINAK Desk Control App™ or the branded, customized Desk Control™ App? We provide you with an overview in this booklet.

Desk Control™ App - Can I combine the use of the app on more devices at the same time?

No. There is only one Bluetooth® connection on the DPG. Thus, only one device can be connected at a time to the DPG. The device (either your mobile or your computer) that first connects with the DPG will be the device on which you can use the app.

Desk Control™ App - I cannot find the Desk Control App in Windows Store. Why is that?

The Desk Control App for Windows is only available for Windows 10 in the Microsoft Store. If you have an older Windows version, you cannot download the Desk Control App.

Desk Control™ App - My desk drives only a few centimeters, then it stops. Why is that?

Your Bluetooth® driver may be outdated. Ensure that the newest Bluetooth driver is installed on your computer.

Desk Control™ App - What is the difference between connecting as “Owner” and connecting as “Guest”?

The difference is where your personal settings are stored and whether you are automatically reconnected to the desk.

If you connect as “Owner”, your reminder and favorite settings are stored in the DPG on the desk and your app will automatically connect to this desk when you arrive at it and track the statistical sit/stand data throughout the day.

If you connect as “Guest”, your reminder and favorite settings are stored in the app on your smart device/computer and when you connect to a desk, these settings will reflect in the DPG. You need to pair the app with the desk every morning and the rest of the day the app will automatically connect to this desk and send standing notifications and keep track of sit/stand data.

Desk Control™ App - Who can access/use the data?

The data can only be accessed in your device. LINAK does not access or use any data entered in the app (such as favorite positions, height, weight, and gender) or collected by the app (statistics).

Desk Control™ App - Who owns the data entered in/collected by the app?

The user owns all data entered in/collected by the app. Delete the app to delete all data. Go to settings on your device to delete the app. If you re-install the app, you need to pair the app and the desk again to be able to control the desk via the app.

Desk Control™ App - Why can I not operate my desk with the app?

Your app is most likely connected to a “limited” version of the DPG. Only if the app is connected to a “full” version of the DPG (all app versions) or a BLE2LIN002 (iOS and Android versions only) can the desk be operated via the app.

Desk Control™ App - Will the app keep collecting data if I am not at the desk?

The app detects if the smart device/computer is close enough to the desk to be connected to it. The app will collect data if the connection between the smart device/computer and the desk is established, even if you are not at your desk.

As long as your computer is within reach of the DPG Bluetooth® connection and you are logged into your computer, your standing time is counted. When your computer is in standby mode, or you have locked the screen, standing time is not counted.

Desk Control™ App - Will the app remind me to stand if I am not at the desk?

The app detects if the smart device/computer is close enough to the desk to be connected to it. The app will only send notifications if the connection between the app and the desk is established.

Desk Control™ App - How to save favorite positions

Store your current position
Press a star button. Select “save.” The position is now saved and displayed in the button.

Store up to 4 favorite positions
Drive your desk to a favorite height (use the arrows in the app or your Desk Panel). Save the position.

Drive to a favorite position
Press and hold the memory button until you reach the saved position.

Automatic drive and favorite positions
(If your Desk Panel features automatic drive and the function is enabled)
Just press a favorite position button once. The desk drives automatically to the position.

Change favorite positions
Go to the settings page. Choose “change favorite positions.” Click on the position you want to change. Set your height and click “Save position.”

Desk Control™ App - Explore the settings menu

Change your favorite positions
Overwrite existing favorite positions or save new positions.

Ways to be reminded
Choose how to be reminded to stand up. Click on the buttons to activate/deactivate the popup notifications (for your mobile device) or light reminder function (for your Desk Panel).

Set desk name
To find and connect to your desk easily, give your desk a name. Type in a name for your desk. Return to the menu to save it.

Set desk height
If your desk height is displayed incorrectly, you can correct it manually. You can also switch between cm and inches.

I only use this desk
To use your personal settings with multiple desks, select “no.” Other desks will then automatically use your personal settings from the app.

Automatic Drive
Desk Panels that feature Automatic Drive (“full versions” only) can use Automatic Drive to switch between favorite positions.

Set language
Select your favorite language for the app.

Benefits of changing posture
Read more about why you should alternate between sitting and standing.

Terms & Conditions
Read the Terms & Conditions for the app.

About
Learn more about the app and its functionalities. Click on the links to learn more about the product, why to use your desk and to receive support.

Desk Control™ App - How to activate and use the Automatic Drive

If your Desk Panel features Automatic Drive (“full versions” only), you can activate it in the app.

Activate the Automatic Drive function
Go to “Settings.” Choose “Automatic Drive.”

Press the switches for upward and downward directions and accept the Terms of Use.

Use the Automatic Drive function
Go to the “control” section and select a favorite position. 
If 2 or more favorite positions have been saved, the desk can now drive automatically between these positions.

Desk Control™ App - How to connect a Bluetooth® adapter to an app

Plug the Bluetooth® (BLE2LIN) adapter into the control box. 
The adapter starts to flash with a blue color.

Open your downloaded Desk Control™ app and connect to the desk. 
To find your desk, look for the list of “Desks nearby” in the app.

Follow the connection instructions in the app.

Desk Control™ App - How to get started

Turn on Bluetooth® on your mobile device. Open the Desk Control™ App. Choose your desk and click “connect.”

To adjust the desk manually, press and hold the arrow button either up or down.

Desk Control™ App - How to set goals and activate reminder notifications to stand up.

Set your goals for standing
Go to the “You” section and choose your goal. Choose between 3 predefined sit/stand interval settings or define your own.

Set individual goals
Click on the settings button in the “your goal” section. Use the arrows to adjust the standing and sitting time intervals. To save your settings, click “done” and then “save.”

Choose how to receive reminder notifications
Get reminders via pop-up notification on your mobile device and/or via the light on your Desk Panel.

Go to the “Settings” section. Choose “Ways to be reminded.” Click on the buttons to activate/deactivate notifications.
To see an example, click on “Try it out.”

Desk Panel DPG1M - How to pair to an app

Press the Bluetooth® button for 2 seconds. 
The LED starts to flash with a blue color.

Open your downloaded app and connect to the desk.
Look for your desk in the list of “Desks nearby.”

The LED will flash in a blue color when connected.

Follow the connection instructions in the app.

Desk Panel DPG1C – How to pair to an app

Press the Bluetooth® button for 2 seconds. The light strip will start to blink with a blue color. The display shows the ID of the desk.

Open your downloaded app and connect to the desk. Look for the correct ID in the list of “Desks nearby.” 

Follow the connection instructions in the app.

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