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January 21, 2022
Read vs Pi / Homebridge

Currently, you have a lot of shades, an eve door sensor, some eco-friendly sensors and I hope you add more window / door sensors, water sensors, motion sensors and maybe you are interested in a weather station? I have seen many people say that Aqara is the way to go because they are cheap and […]

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January 21, 2022
Smartmi P1 air purifiers and Homekit automation?

Hi all! You have 2 of the Smartmi P1 air purifiers ... they're on the fence right now if they're worth it, but that's a separate issue. Today's dilemma: I have an automation that starts the air purifiers several times a day. I set it in the app to enter "automatic" mode, but does it […]

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January 21, 2022
United Kingdom: Nuki Competitor

Hello! I have a Nuki door lock, because it is the only one I found that is easy to install (it is installed over the existing door lock / key as in August) and makes a double rotation (to completely lock the door). But I'm not happy, it seems to me that it doesn't work […]

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January 21, 2022
I just ordered a starling home center

How was the experience using it for others? I have strictly google home devices (nest hub, nest mini. Google wifi, google tv with chrome cast, nest speakers, nest ringtone and nest battery cameras), but I don't like the google home app and I want to stay Apple. Should I know something?

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January 21, 2022
A few questions from a smart home beginner

Hi, I'm new to smart home. 1- Should I wait for the thread to start building my smart home? is it better than zigbee? 2- Zemismart has launched a homekit compatible hub. If I have zigbee devices in my tuya app, will I be able to add them to the home app on my iPhone? […]

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January 21, 2022
I wanted to make my bathroom lights more dynamic, however this simple automation introduces a delay of about 5 seconds. Do you have any idea if I can fix this?

I wanted to make my bathroom lights more dynamic, however this simple automation introduces a delay of about 5 seconds. Do you have any idea if I can fix this?

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January 21, 2022
Logitech Circle View always says someone is watching

I shut down and reset all my iPhones and Apple TVs, and every time I open the HomeKit camera, it tells me I can't see because someone else is. But from what I see, no one is. Any idea?

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January 21, 2022
The Wemo stage was redeemed with Thread. This speed is representative of my upgrade experience!

The Wemo stage was redeemed with Thread. This speed is representative of my upgrade experience!

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January 21, 2022
Wireless ringtone?

Recently I had to relocate and the house I rent (I can't do any drilling) was built in the 1920s and has no bell. It's hard for me to find a wireless ringtone with HomeKit support. Is there at least one?

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January 21, 2022
Persistent AirPlay Issues - Does anyone have similar issues?

Hi everyone, We have some persistent issues with AirPlay; I'm looking for some help. There are a number of AirPlay 2 compatible speakers in my house. I often have problems with the signal interruption, and then when you go to reconnect, you can't. 1. All devices are confirmed to be compatible with airplay. 2. All […]

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January 21, 2022
Siri delay when performing simple tasks - How to speed up the task

So I have essential nanowire bulbs on the wire. Every time I ask Siri to "turn on / off all the lights" I get "a moment ....." "working on it" and it takes 5-10 seconds to turn on / off all the lights. I have a total of 8 lights in an area of ​​600 […]

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January 21, 2022
They all arrived today. I'm still waiting for an expansion kit for Nanoleaf.

They all arrived today. I'm still waiting for an expansion kit for Nanoleaf.

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January 21, 2022
Asked about the potential home key integration for level locks, they seem to have received at least a lot of requests!

Asked about the potential home key integration for level locks, they seem to have received at least a lot of requests!

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January 21, 2022
You've automated everything except the kitchen sink ...

You've automated everything except the kitchen sink ...

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January 21, 2022
PSA Don't be stupid like me - August

I have a total of 4 Yale locks August and August, 2 each. The ones from August 2 attached to the keyboards. They all have August Connect, so they have August 10 devices. A keyboard stopped working a month ago and they couldn't fix it due to a malfunction, so they offered me a small […]

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January 21, 2022
Yeelight doesn't work

I bought a yeelight S1 bulb. It connected very well yesterday, everything worked. Not logged in this morning. I tried to read the light bulb, but the home kit can't see the light bulb. The yeelight app sees the bulb well. Any help?

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January 21, 2022
I've found a way to fix "unanswered" frequently for an accessory

I have a certain wifi lamp (Xiaomi Mi Desk 1S) which is very prone to "unanswered" problems. The lamp shows "no response" in HomeKit applications very often, but works through its own application at the same time. It will reappear in HomeKit if I turn it on / off with a physical button or recycle […]

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January 21, 2022
The Home application automatically changes the automation values ​​on the sensor

I have QingPing Air Monitor Lite, using it to automate some air purifiers in my house. However, for some reason, the Home app continues to change an automation that we created to one that doesn't actually work. I've set one up so that "When air quality rises above" OK ", it sets the purifiers to […]

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January 21, 2022
Smart locks / Level lock

For those of you who have smart locks. I'm looking to get a level locking screw to use with my dead screw. My question is for everyone who also has a locking door handle underneath, do you just leave it unlocked, locked or have you replaced it with something? edit ... thanks guys.

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January 21, 2022
New home configuration for people without technology

Look for the following to use with HomeKit: ringtone, indoor and outdoor cameras, and thermostat that doesn't need a C wire. I'd like to save videos to iCloud and be alerted on iPhone, iPad, and clock. Any suggestions and thanks in advance!

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January 21, 2022
Refrigerator recommendations?

Our Maytag we bought 6 years ago takes a huge amount of $ h! T on us and we have no support. We've turned into a "smart home" and we think this is a great opportunity to explore our HomeKit options ... unfortunately, I can't find much outside of using HomeBridge. Please give me some […]

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January 21, 2022
Any way to make this type of HomeKit blinds compatible?

Any way to make this type of HomeKit blinds compatible?

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January 21, 2022
I just got an Ecobee Lite 3. Do I need an Ecobee SmartSensor to set up HomeKit automation to turn on my heater when my bedroom reaches a certain temperature?

I tried searching on google, but couldn't find an answer. When I try to set up an automation only with my Ecobee Lite 3, I don't think I can make my thermostat both trigger and action.

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January 21, 2022
Can anyone confirm if 15.3 RC solves the blocked snapshot issue?

Can anyone confirm if 15.3 RC solves the blocked snapshot issue?

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January 21, 2022
Satisfactory temperature automation

Satisfactory temperature automation

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January 21, 2022
HomeKit controller

I tried searching for videos, but couldn't find many, so could anyone tell me exactly what you can do in the controller? Obviously I understand conditional automation, backups and logs, but I'm just wondering if there's anything else? I've seen workflows, but I'm not sure how to work them.

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January 21, 2022
For some reason, I made a HomeKit closet too complex

For some reason, I made a HomeKit closet too complex

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January 21, 2022
Megathread Weekly Deals

Distribute offers for HomeKit compatible accessories, you must include the region, start / end date, and link to the offer. This thread will be renewed every Friday.

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January 21, 2022
Slow Homekit solved

It seems that people have all sorts of problems answering HomeKit. My experience and how I think it has been resolved, for now. I started with a single Homepod mini, it worked great. My problems started with the second Homepod mini and I added it as a Stereo pair to my original from the beginning. […]

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January 21, 2022
Strange problem with the original HomePod

I moved one of my original HomePods to the basement bar. I have some tinted lights there and I like to use my HomePod to control them. The problem is, 50% of the time when I say, "Hey Siri, turn on the lights," the bridge says, "I can't find that room in your house." The […]

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January 21, 2022
Why is Apple so shocking at home?

I just took some smart light bulbs and paired them with Apple at home and all I had was problems, lights that turn on in the wrong color, setting a color and then checking it after and completely resetting the color I just set. a nightmare! How is this acceptable? Edit: I'm not sure why […]

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January 21, 2022
In defense of the Logitech circleview ringtone.

I know that the doorbell with a CV is very annoying and I decided not to buy one because of the heat. But I moved into a new house in late summer and wanted a doorbell on my back door, which is under the roof and never gets direct sunlight. I also wanted to have […]

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January 21, 2022
Hey! New to HomeKit and I just learned about Starling Home Hub - I'd really appreciate feedback if I can do what I want with Starling

** Background: ** My wife and I both have iPhones and Macs, but we have a lot of Nest products. We currently have two Nest thermostats, three Nest temperature sensors, five Nest speakers (three new, one old, one mini) and a new Nest room that we use as a baby monitor. I've never used Apple's […]

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