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Does Harmony Hub Work With 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 Logitech Harmony Hubs work with Homekit?

Are Harmony Hubs Compatible With Apple Homekit?

 Yes, you can make Harmony Hubs 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 A Harmony Hub?

A Logitech Harmony Hub is a device that allows you to control multiple devices using one remote or smartphone.

In essence, you gain the ability to control lights, home audio equipment, central vacuums, and more from one central device. The Hub also comes with its own remote, so you need to determine which devices you want to control.

How To Add A Harmony Hub To Apple Homekit

If you are ready to set up Homekit with your Nest 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 Harmony Hub 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 a Logitech Harmony Hub 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 shortcuts and voice commands or the free Apple application for iOS called “Home.”