Description

HomePass allows you to get rid of that old notebook and store your HomeKit device's codes right on your iPhone or iPad.

“HomePass is a must-have utility for HomeKit enthusiasts.” - 9to5Mac

Featured on 9to5Mac, MacStories, iDownloadBlog, iCulture.nl, appgefahren.de and more.

• HomeKit codes anywhere, synced to iCloud
With HomePass, you can keep your device codes off paper and synced into iCloud.

• Import Existing Accessories
HomePass offers the ability to easily import your existing accessories, just input the device's setup code yourself or scan it with either the camera or NFC.

• Custom Accessories
Add any accessories you have that aren't in HomeKit now, simply fill in the details as needed.

• Dark Mode
HomePass comes with a dark mode with automatic switching based on screen brightness.

• Apple Watch
View and then scan your HomeKit device codes back into Home on your wrist. Requires watchOS 5.

• Export and Backup
Export to your HomeKit codes to a PDF ready for printing, sharing or storage on iCloud Drive.Automatic PDF backup allows you to upload a PDF on every change to iCloud Drive. This provides you a piece of mind with multiple backups of your HomeKit codes

Note: HomePass cannot import a device's setup code as this is not stored by HomeKit, you will need to manually enter it or scan it's code tag.

What’s New

Version 1.5.1

This update brings several small fixes for the NFC scanner along with brand new accessory icons.

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HomePass 1.5 brings several great new features, improvements and a fresh new design!
• New Design
A fresh new coat of paint has been applied to HomePass, making the app easier to use and a delight to view.

• NFC Code Scanning and Flashlight
With HomePass 1.5, you can now scan accessories that support NFC pairing such as the Nanoleaf Canvas. This provides an even quicker way to get codes backed up and safe. Simply open the scanner, then tap the NFC button to start scanning. Another great improvement is the addition of the flashlight while scanning QR or 8-digit codes. Ever have issues scanning a code behind your couch? Being able to turn the flashlight on should help!

• Apple Watch Handoff
Open HomePass on your phone and Watch at the same time to allow handoff between the phone and watch of an accessory. Open an accessory on your phone and watch it appear on your Apple Watch ready to be re-added into your HomeKit setup.

Finally, if you love HomePass, please take the time to leave a review or rating, it really helps me out!

-- Aaron

Ratings and Reviews

4.6 out of 5
83 Ratings

83 Ratings

_Ozoner ,

Very useful app and a very responsive developer

I have my whole house (60+ HomeKit devices) cataloged using this app. When I first purchased it and encountered a strange bug with the camera on an iPad that I reported, the dev contacted me personally and pushed an update to the app within a day which fully solved the issue I was seeing. Truly can’t ask for more than that.

Firefly IW ,

Great GUI for, effectively, a free Notes entry.

It does what it says, though I felt led to believe that was something else: specifically, it doesn’t auto-import codes from your existing HK setup, leaving you to manually enter them all from scratch (just as you’d have to do in a Notes app note). I paid the $3 to avoid this time-consuming task, and though I now understand that’s impossible to do (HK doesn’t store them, apparently) the sting of throwing money at a solution I could’ve had for free via Notes is still there.

Three stars for being what it said it is. -2 for not making what it’s *not* more clear. It’s a great solution if you’re willing to put in the work.

Developer Response ,

Hi, the last paragraph of the app description explicitly states that it cannot import codes from HomeKit due to the security model that HomeKit has. HomeKit itself does not store the codes at all, they are simply used as keys to enable pairing.

HomePass does a lot more than notes. It offers actual camera based scanning of text and QR codes so you do not have to manually enter anything. You can select already paired devices to auto fill data fields and now you can export a PDF and view your codes on your Watch to re-pair them.

If you are unhappy with the app, you can request a refund via Apple. - Aaron

jimmyv341 ,

Great app to supplement Homekit

A great way to organize Homekit codes instead of looking through the pile of papers or tracking in a spreadsheet. The app works as advertised.

I had an issue with syncing across devices (iPad and iPhone) and emailed the developer for support. He responded within a day with a fix. Good to know that any issues will be resolved quickly.

Information

Seller
Sunya Limited
Size
70.1 MB
Category
Lifestyle
Compatibility

Requires iOS 12.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

Languages

English, Dutch, French, German, Spanish

Age Rating
Rated 4+
Copyright
© 2019 Sunya Limited
Price
$2.99

Supports

  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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