Just got my LG LG OLED 2018 working with Homekit.

Cupertino, September 19, 2019

Thanks to Homebridge and this plugin: https://github.com/merdok/homebridge-webos-tv

My first impression is that Homekit's TV support is not much. Siri doesn't support switching input, and that's basically all Homekit integration does. The sum of Homekit TV integration so far is:

- Switch TV on / off
- Change inputs
- Use the control center remote control

That being said, it is an absolute insult that LG holds back such basic functionality. They put in exhaustive marketing material about how their OLEDs have AI and powerful CPUs and blah blah blah, and then suddenly they can't make it switch input via their already existing APIs.

Honestly, the homebridge plugin is SO MUCH more useful than Homekit's native TV integration. You can expose virtual buttons or strings with commands or buttons that trigger on-screen notifications.

Still, I ended up disabling most of it as it messed up my interfaces (these virtual buttons move to the space the TV is in).

tl; Dr Homekit TV support is just a nice one to have (to include a TV in basic scenes) and LG can go and fuck itself.

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