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The worst UI in HomeKit is long presses to reach settings, which is interpreted as a short press to switch.

The worst UI in HomeKit is long presses to reach settings, which is interpreted as a short press to switch.

For Iife, if I do, I don’t understand how some basic things about HK were approved.

If you want to switch on / off a light or lock / unlock the door, briefly press a tile. If you want to adjust a setting, press and hold a tile.

Which would be nice if he didn’t occasionally interpret the long press as a short press and switch the thing.

I was just trying to add a door lock to my favorites, and instead I unlocked my door. And then, because it’s a Schlage sense and only works half the time, it was closed at the next lock command I sent.

This is also an issue with Siri. I said things like “turn on my desk light” and Siri interpreted it instead as “turn on my lights” and turned on every light in the house at 2:00.

You should be able to access the settings without accidentally playing, and you can issue a command without sending a one-way command to start or stop the entire house.

It seems like no one on the team uses HK on a regular basis.