Let's have the ability to disable home accessories like lights, locks, cameras, motion sensors, etc. I mostly want this so I can talk to it on my HomePod.
It does not work as an off switch. When you turn it on, however, it automatically turns off the accessory and turns it off.
This method just needs the accessories not to be used by voice command, scenes and automations.
If you use motion sensors to turn on lights, there are times when you want certain lights not to turn on at all. Then the best way to disable it is within the app or better yet: “Hey Siri, turn off the headlights” – now the motion sensor will turn on the lights except the headlights.
Or if you just don't want the motion sensor to trigger accessories at all, just be like, "Hey Siri, turn off the bedroom sensor"
Also disable automations! Sometimes you don't want the off-timer to turn off: "Hi Siri, turn off the automation for & # 39; good night & # 39; & # 39;
When accessories are disabled, the disabled accessory is not triggered even when using scenes and automations if this accessory is part of it.