Levellock: HomeKit to blame. And WTF is Google?
I have already recently verified that all my HP Minis have the latest firmware 17.1.1. My HomeKit app recently reported that 79 of my accessories are not responding. As a result, most of my automations are broken. I did some troubleshooting and found that whenever HomeKit chooses one of the 3 HP minis to be […]
Or do I have to disconnect all cameras and devices and add them again while my phone is connected to the TP-Link extension network name? Or will it be enough to change my AppleTV (My Home Hub) so that it connects to that network?
…from their proper rooms in the same room as the bridge. For the past three days you have greeted me with this surprise every morning and I have spent precious time putting them back each day. When will you stop torturing me? Sincerely, HomeKit user since 2016
Hi. Just getting my Tuya Matt Smart Plug. When I add it to HomeKit it works fine but they don't have access to power consumption etc. If I connect it to the Tuya app, it works fine, but HomeKit is not available. Any checks (without using HA) for this to work? Thanks
To expand, we had an incident at my home on November 22nd. I didn't think much of it, but this week it erupted into a whole legal battle. Now I need the video from that day but the 10 day limit on apples and unfortunately they don't back up those clips is a problem. Any […]
I've been using a HomePod (mini) alarm for almost a year. Wakes me up with a local radio station for news, weather and traffic reports. It worked great, but for the past 3 mornings, instead of playing the radio station, it plays a selection of my Apple music. I haven't touched the settings and everything […]
Hi r/HomeKit. Wondering if I should upgrade my HK considering my wife is still on iOS 16.7.2 (I'm on 17.1.2). Is Home Upgrade compatible with her older iOS device? YiA
I am looking for an indoor homekit camera with wifi 360 and 5ghz
Hi Apple HomeKit Community, I'm asking for some guidance and recommendations. I run a small business housed in a 5,000 square foot building with five exterior doors and 15 windows. Our security needs include five outdoor cameras and 2-3 indoor cameras, all of which I prefer to be wired for power. The core of my […]
I get this several times a day, reconnecting to WiFi or re-configuring doesn't fix it, just wait and it will eventually work again. I have an eero router, so maybe it's cycling IPs or something and that's the cause (just speculating, I don't even know if that's a thing). Any ideas folks?
There may be times when you need to give access to your home (while you're away) to other people, even just once. For example, give access to the garage to a technician or a delivery service. Give access to a room to the babysitter or open the front door to a relative. There is an […]
Since I'm having some weird issues with some of the geofencing automations, I just want to make sure of something since both my wife and I keep Macs at home, just to be sure and the "when the first person gets home" automation is correct. it works, I disabled the "home" switch in Location Services […]
I am trying to track this issue. I've been using HomeKit for several years with almost the same complete hardware. After iOS17, I've seen poor performance with HomeKit when I'm away from home. I keep getting the No home hubs is responding error. One thing I tried today was leaving the phone on the Home […]
I have Hue and Nanoleaf bulbs, 5x HomePod Minis and a HomePod gen2. Nothing to complain about, geolocation automations often fail and require a reboot of the hub, every now and then a light turns on the wrong color, music fails to play - whatever. "Sorry, some devices are not responding" but everything worked fine. […]
If you've ever had birds, then you know how quickly they can escape or be injured if their cage door is accidentally left open. In my 20+ years of owning birds, I have only done this twice. With age comes memory deterioration, so this is my fix for forgetfulness. I attached a door/window sensor (Aqara […]
I have some smart bulbs and some motion sensors. Eve motion sensors gen 2. I have two automations per camera/bulb/sensor. Turn on when motion is detected, turn off when none is detected. The problem is that the light will go out if you are even remotely still for a second. I wish there was a […]
I have a HomePod mini and an iPhone that I use to activate Siri, unfortunately 80% of the time it doesn't work at all or turns something else on/off. I called Apple but they were extremely unhelpful with support. It's a shame because I used to brag about Apple's customer service, no more. As much […]
Hey, I have three HomeKit cameras and the Aqara doorbell, all working perfectly with motion recording and notifications until last night. I had an Apple One subscription and canceled it because I wasn't using most of the features. Minutes after cancellation I subscribed to iCloud 2TB plan but since Apple One subscription was canceled none […]
So I upgraded my medical network to the Linksys eero pro 6 mesh system. The network is much more stable for most HomeKit. But I see in eero that it can handle ALL connections including zigbee and thread. If I go through and set everything up with Alexa. Would I lose HomeKit functionality? I prefer […]
I bought a Google Doorbell as well as a Nest Lock. My hope was that all the integration with Google would allow for some really cool automation systems, but by default the home app is extremely simple. Here's a use case I have: I want my wife to know exactly when I'm coming home. Google […]
Can I replace this manual LED switch with a wireless controller that will work in HomeKit?
Hue lights and motion detectors - in simple HomeKit automation, where the light in the wardrobe turns on with movement. Nothing fancy. Basic stuff. A similar setup works elsewhere in the house. However, an additional light (in the same room) also turns on when motion is detected. Any idea how to stop this? I deleted […]
Hello friends, I set up my first motion activated automation and it starts fine but doesn't stop after the 5 minute selection I made. In short, I want the lights inside my garage to turn on for 5 minutes every time someone enters the garage. Any tips?
The battery dies far too quickly, even if you spend a lot and get the latest branded lithium batteries. It will NOT inform you that the battery is dead or "critically low" until you are stuck in the house. I was stuck for half an hour at 10:30 at night and it's 34 degrees. I've […]
GARAGINATOR: A Smart HomeKit Compatible Garage Door Opener (x-post from /r/homeautomation)
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