Everything you need to know about HomeKit hubs

If you are venturing the wonderful world of HomeKit, you may have noticed that some of your devices cannot be controlled or viewed while out and about. This is where HomeKit hubs come into play. A HomeKit hub acts as a relay to your accessories through iCloud, allowing you to turn on and off your lights, even when you are off your home Wi-Fi network. … Continue reading Everything you need to know about HomeKit hubs

How to set up your HomeKit accessories

Apple has made it incredibly easy to set up your new home automation accessories with its HomeKit system β€” assuming, that is, you’ve picked up an accessory which works with HomeKit. (If you’re not sure, look for the “Works with Apple HomeKit” badge on the accessory’s packaging; additionally, we have a breakdown of all the currently compatible devices. >Continue reading at iMore. Continue reading How to set up your HomeKit accessories

How to use Siri with your HomeKit accessories

We love being able to see all of our home automation devices in the Home app, but the best part of HomeKit is using it with Siri, Apple’s voice-activated assistant. Whether it is through our iPhone, Apple Watch, or HomePod, we use Siri to turn off our lights, set the temperature, and to check on things such as humidity levels around our home. >Continue reading … Continue reading How to use Siri with your HomeKit accessories

How to use the Home app on Apple Watch

The Apple Watch is the ultimate remote control for your smart home devices. With just a raise of your wrist and a few taps, you can turn on and off your lights, lock your doors, or set your favorite scene. You can also view a live feed of HomeKit cameras and even communicate with those that are near your camera by speaking through your watch’s … Continue reading How to use the Home app on Apple Watch

How to set your favorite scenes and accessories in the Home app

Apple’s Home app lets you choose your favorite accessories and scenes so you can have your most-used settings at the ready. They’ll also appear in Control Center, making it that much easier to adjust your home automation accessories no matter your current task. >Continue reading at iMore Continue reading How to set your favorite scenes and accessories in the Home app

How to Install a HomeKit Enabled Smart Light Switch

Christopher Close writing for iMore: A HomeKit enabled smart light switch can be installed by almost everyone, regardless of your electrical experience. With just a few tools and materials, you can install your new switch in less than an hour, depending on your home’s wiring. In fact, the hardest part of the process may just be determining which light switch is the right one for … Continue reading How to Install a HomeKit Enabled Smart Light Switch

Everything You Need to Install a HomeKit Enabled Light Switch

Christopher Close writing for iMore: Ready to upgrade from smart bulbs to smart light switches? HomeKit enabled light switches can be installed by almost everyone with the right tools. In fact, you may already have most of the tools required. Check out our list of everything that you will need to get the job done. >Continue reading on iMore Continue reading Everything You Need to Install a HomeKit Enabled Light Switch