Weird: My house thinks I leave at midnight

Cupertino, September 21, 2023

This has been happening for a few months now on both iOS 16 and now iOS 17. I've been holding off on posting it here hoping the iOS 17 upgrade will fix it. But since it didn't, here's what happens: maybe half the time, when I wake up in the morning and get out of bed, I get a notification that the bedroom camera has detected a person. This is strange because I have my bedroom camera set to NOT record and be "motion only" if no one is home. If I go on my phone, I can look at the camera and see that everything in my house is in "nobody home" mode - like my thermostat is on eco mode, the heated floor hasn't turned on and the bidet. the smart switch is off. Again, this happens like, half the time. The other half of the time I wake up and I'm "still at home" as usual. I got the Home Controller for iOS and added notifications for "when the last person leaves the house" and "when the first person gets home" so that I have some visibility when this happens. Well, this morning I'm looking at my phone and at 2:12 AM (I went to bed at 10:00 PM), I got the notification for the last person to leave the house. My phone was sitting on its charger. I've found that restarting my phone sometimes triggers it to realize I'm home. Other times, the only way to make him realize I'm home is for me to leave, like drive to the store, and then come home again, which triggers my "return home" stuff and I'm well until the next morning. may be. It's very strange because this only happens overnight. My home departure and arrival automations work 100% reliably during the day. Has anyone else had this? My main home hub is a 2022 Apple TV 4k Ethernet/Thread and I also have 3 homepod minis and an older Apple TV 4k.

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