Eve for Matter & HomeKit 4+

Eve Systems GmbH

Designed for iPad

    • 4.1 • 440 Ratings
    • Free



Eve works with all Matter- and HomeKit-enabled devices. See your home at a glance. Customize your ecosystem down to the finest detail. Activate scenes in a snap. And easily create automations using timers and rules. With Eve, you’re at the forefront of connected home control – and guided – every step of the way.

Get a quick overview of everything that's happening in your connected home. Quickly access your favorite scenes to instantly control multiple accessories as one. And dive into room or type details with a simple tap.

Personalize your home according to your exact preferences. Choose among the many pre-defined rooms or add your own. And organize all your devices in a way that feels natural.

Easily create advanced scenes to control multiple devices with a single command. And set timers to synchronize your home with your daily routine. Better yet, add powerful rules to set scenes based on accessory values or your location, and have your home work for you – automatically.

The Eve family of Matter- and HomeKit-enabled devices puts your home at your fingertips. Control your lights, appliances, radiators and other connected comforts – with your iPhone or just your voice. Easily create automations for carefree convenience around the clock. And gather data on temperature, air quality, humidity, energy consumption and more.

Meet the whole Eve family at evehome.com

What’s New

Version 6.2.3

Eve 6.2.3 is a small release enabling big strides in your smart home:

With Eve Energy Outdoor, switch your outdoor lights and appliances on and off using your voice or an app, and control them from afar. Optimize the usage of your appliances to improve energy efficiency by monitoring their power consumption. Or track the power generation of your balcony solar system right along all of your other appliances in the Eve app. Eve Energy Outdoor will be available later this spring – learn all about it at evehome.com/eve-energy-outdoor

Head to the accessory settings of Eve Play in the Eve app to install a firmware update that improves the playback of high frequencies for selected AirPlay streaming formats when the sound is output via Eve Play's analog outputs. Learn more about Eve Play at evehome.com/eve-play

With Matter, Eve Thermo provides even more comfort in your home – thanks to the new smart home standard, your entire family can now set the temperature via Samsung SmartThings, Amazon Alexa or Google Home. With the Eve Early Access Program, you'll be one of the first to upgrade Eve Thermo (4th generation) to Matter for free. Curious to find out more? Get all the details at evehome.com/eve-thermo-eap


Beyond support for all of the above, this release introduces revamped support for Thermostat Groups. If you have more than one Eve Thermo in a room that you would like to address in unison, head to the accessory settings of Eve Thermo to add or remove additional devices to and from the group.

Ratings and Reviews

4.1 out of 5
440 Ratings

440 Ratings

simon633 ,

Now works with iOS13.2.3

Great app but it had not been working properly on an iPhone 7 since iOS13 had been released. There was an incompatibility error with HomeKit which caused the Eve app to get stuck on “Initializing HomeKit”. So I had to delete the Eve and HomeKit apps and re-add every Eve device each time there was an app update or new iOS release. Very time consuming and frustrating plus all historical data is lost. It’s only been fixed now with iOS 13.2.3 so I really hope this error is not reintroduced later. However all historical data has been lost again so it still needs an iCloud backup/restore facility.

Mikeb71 ,

Overrated, lacks some very basic functionality

I recently bought the Eve Degree thinking that this could be used to provide alerts (and hopefully) some automation off of the back of these alerts, however, this isn’t the case. The Eve Degree can integrate with Siri via Shortcuts and can be used to flash a light etc but amazingly can’t send you a notification when a temperature has been reached, so not much use if you’re not there to witness it. Also on a related note, the Eve Degree battery life is terrible, and judging by how quickly it is draining I probably won’t bother with it once this battery is dead.
Just for reference, I ended up buying a SwitchBot thermometer (I already had the Hub) and along with Homebridge running on a Raspberry PI I now have what I needed, ie, a thermostat that provides notifications plus HomeKit compatibility.

Developer Response ,

Hello Mikeb71! HomeKit does not provide text notifications for temperature or humidity, for no sensor. Only Apple could add this functionality. Solutions that are not pure HomeKit may, but this is not an option for a HomeKit enabled sensor. If you have more questing, you may want to send me a mail volker@evehome.com

danielkov ,

Overpriced products with no support

I have a handful of Eve products and they're of ok quality, although for the price, not very sturdy, e.g.: LED strip extensions have to be soldered or taped together, otherwise they come loose, which isn't the case with alternatives that are 1/10th of the price. The indoor sensor also isn't humidity-proof, so it broke at 85% humidity. All that wouldn't be that bad, but I've been having connectivity issues and unresponsive app interfaces as of late and wrote to support a month ago, and despite Elgato's claims that they provide support in 24 hours, it's almost been a month and I've gotten no response from them yet. Does the company still exist or did they go bankrupt or something?

Anyway, for these reasons, I'd recommend sticking with much cheaper alternatives.

Developer Response ,

Hello! It is Eve by the way and not Elgato. All customers get an answer in support within 24 hours. Some have to check their spam folder to find it though. Best regards, volker

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