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    • 2.2 • 4.4K Ratings
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Description

Easily and securely control your smart home using your iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, HomePod, Apple TV, and Mac.

Features


Home tab makes it easier to navigate, organize, view and control all your smart home accessories.

Categories for climate, lights, security, speakers and TVs, and water allow for quick access to all the accessories for that specific category.

A multi-camera view displays up to four cameras in the Home tab and you can scroll to see any additional cameras.

Grid Forecast uses live data from your local electric grid to show when it’s running on cleaner sources so you can plan when to charge devices or run appliances. (Contiguous US Only)

Activity History lets you see a recent history for garage door, door lock, security systems, and contact sensor events*

Siri makes it easy to use your voice to control accessories. Say a phrase like “Lock the front door,” “Play jazz in the living room,” or create a scene and say “Good night” to turn off all your lights.

Widgets on iPhone and iPad give you the ability to see the status of your home and access relevant accessories.

Control Center gives you quick access to control your favorite accessories and scenes.

Home app on Apple Watch displays accessories you'll most likely need at top for immediate access and then all accessories in favorites, cameras, and rooms.

HomePod or other AirPlay-enabled speakers can be added in the Home app to control your smart home and play music in any room in your house.

HomePod and Apple TV act as a home hub to manage your home while you’re away. Automatically run scenes and control accessories based on your location, the time of day, a sensor detection, or the action of an accessory.

HomeKit Secure Video** lets you view live video and recordings as well as get rich notifications when people, pets, vehicles, or package deliveries are detected from your security cameras or video doorbell. View a 10-day recording history in the Home app, and you can share or save recordings.

Adaptive lighting** lets you set compatible lightbulbs to automatically adjust their color temperature throughout the day to help maximize comfort and productivity. Wake up in the morning to warm colors, stay alert midday with cooler tones, and wind down at night by removing blue light.

Accessories compatible with the Matter smart home connectivity standard are supported seamlessly in the Home app alongside your HomeKit-enabled accessories, so you can control them easily and securely using the Home app and Siri on your Apple devices.

*Available for homes using the new Home architecture.
**Requires HomePod or Apple TV as a home hub and an iCloud+ plan.

Ratings and Reviews

2.2 out of 5
4.4K Ratings

4.4K Ratings

Zan2004 ,

Cool App But…

This app is known for all smarthome builders and users for its straightforward attractive interface which for HomeKit products is amazing but has one MAJOR and when I say MAJOR flaw I mean it. The app has limited smart products that work with this interface leaving the average consumer to not be able to use the app for just about anything and to get any sense of remote connectivity you need to either understand computer programming and server building or just buying constant hub adapters I really do love my apple but due to having not millions in income I have to compromise on products bought and due to the incompatibility of it all I’m left with virtually nothing I would honestly love if companies that are creating a smart ecosystem would allow the user to choose which interface they want to use instead of being forced to have multiple hubs and smart assistants to do every day mundane tasks I understand the reasoning behind it and apple wanting top notch security for its users but it’s hard and costly to get apple approved products and falls in very limited with product lineups the work around is incredibly complicated I wish the companies would just coexist with eachother and work on developing better options and products for the every day consumer

Terrible, not working. ,

Thanks Apple, you’ve really outdone yourself

We have been religiously using nothing but Apple products for years, peddling them to our friends and family - but today it was really set in stone what an absolute hot garbage dump Apple is becoming. We spent hundreds of dollars upgrading our front door security system with a pro doorbell and electronic smart lock, because - hooray - it can all be used with Home! We got everything all set up, so excited to finally be able to just unlock the door with our iPhones and Apple Watches. I set everything up, so excitedly putting my wrist up to the door to unlock while juggling my 10-month-old and various other items. Great for me! Tried to set up the same ease of use for my husband, but then we realized… HomeKit is now just “Home” and like every other money-grubbing dumpster of a company, Apple has stooped low enough to require JUST ONE MORE expensive device to be able to add the other owner of this house on the app. My husband can’t use his phone or anything else to get into the house without first purchasing the stupid HomePod that no one even knew existed. There is a reason it went away once - it’s worthless. Retire it again and let us use our devices the way they’re meant to be used. Thanks to our friends at Apple, we now have a non-refundable VERY expensive upgrade to our front door that we can’t even use the way it was intended. Appreciate it.

Draelon ,

Overall happy but very limited

Overall, I’m happy with the app & layout. It’s not perfect but for the amount of things your trying to manage and control (I have over 100 devices, switches, plugs, etc) it does the basic job.
My only “complaint” is how limited it is. I can’t set default timers for lights (for example having a pantry light turn off automatically after 10 mins because the kids leave it on a lot), little things like setting dimmers to limit brightness at night (so when I turn on a bathroom light at 2 am, it only goes to 50% by default) or conditionals with more than one condition (such having a garage electric heater on a smart plug for our outdoor cats that sleep in the garage at night to not only come on under a certain temp range but not to come on if the garage door is open during the day OR not to turn on a dimmed light while I’m already in the bathroom to 5% at a set time if the light is already on at full because I got up early).
As I said… I went all in on the HomeKit thing, and have well over 100 devices on a larger property, and I’m overall glad I did, but short of installing third party apps and devices I’ve read about, it is extremely limited.

App Privacy

The developer, Apple, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

Data Linked to You

The following data may be collected and linked to your identity:

  • Identifiers

Data Not Linked to You

The following data may be collected but it is not linked to your identity:

  • Usage Data
  • Diagnostics

Privacy practices may vary, for example, based on the features you use or your age. Learn More

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