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Does Feit Work With Apple Homekit?

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One of the most exciting tech developments was the introduction of Apple Homekit. Homekit allows users to control their home through voice activation and mobile devices.

But do Feit lighting products work with Homekit?

Are Feit Products Compatible With Apple Homekit?

 Yes, you can make Feit Electric smart home products compatible with Homekit. However, since they are not natively compatible, you will need to use Homebridge to set it up and work properly.

What Is Feit Electric?

Feit Electric is a manufacturer of smart wi-fi light bulbs and other smart home devices. The company produces electric smart bulbs with wireless internet capabilities that can be controlled using smartphones. Users can turn their LED bulbs on and off, change their brightness levels, color changing, and group their lights together through a mobile app.

The company also makes smart wall switches and other smart home devices.

Some example products:

What Is Homekit?

Homekit is a tech platform developed by Apple that allows users to control compatible smart home devices using their Siri-equipped iOS devices.

Using Siri, you can activate lights, temperature adjustment devices, and blinds with simple voice commands.

Feit Lights You Can Control With Homekit

When you set up any of your Feit smart wifi bulbs with Homekit using Homebridge, just about all the bulb features can be controlled through Siri.

This includes turning the lights on and off, changing the brightness level, choosing different colors and shades, grouping lights together, and controlling their light intensity.

The Next Step Is To Set Up Homebridge

Homebridge is free software that allows you to control your devices with Apple Homekit. The software will enable you to set up devices with Apple Homekit functionality.

How To Add Feit To Apple Homekit

If you are ready to set up Homekit with your Feit device using Homebridge, follow the instructions below:

  1. Download Homebridge.

    You can find it for free at homebridge.io.

  2. Install and open the Homebridge software program.

  3. Look at the menu section of the dashboard and click the “Plugins” option.

  4. Search for the Feit plugin.

  5. Click the install link to install the plugin.

  6. Configure the plugin.

    This screen will automatically be displayed after it is installed. You will be asked to give it a unique name and other settings.

  7. Restart Homebridge.

    You can easily do this by clicking the restart button on the top right of the dashboard screen.

After restarting, the settings you configured will take effect automatically. You can now control your connected device with Siri or a mobile Apple device.

Conclusion

Setting up Feit lights with Homekit is a quick process you can do in just a few minutes using the steps above. Once it is set up, you can use your iOS mobile device to control your connected device using Siri voice commands or the free Apple application for iOS called “Home.”