• Home Control Passcodes & Touch ID

    I choose to physically unlock phone rather than enabling anything to be accessed from lock screen. Is there a reason why every time I go touch id/passcodes section of settings that the setting for home control is alwa...
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  • TV OS can't get HomeKit Homes

    Hello.   I updated by Apple TV to OS 10. I am using the release version of Xcode 8 to build for TV OS 10.   I am able to create an HMHomeManager object. But, it does not return any Homes. The array of Home...
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  • Persist Simulated Accessories between Xcode / iOS Versions

    When creating apps that use HomeKit and HomeKit Accessories, I use the iOS simulator. In order to do that, I use the HomeKit Accessory Simulator, create simulated accessories. Then I launch my app, add that simulated...
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  • HMHome addAndSetupAccessoriesWithCompletionHandler: issue

    On iOS 13 Beta attempting to add a HomeKit accessory with HMHome addAndSetupAccessoriesWithCompletionHandler: instantly fails if the accessory is not on the network. After scanning the input code with the camera the...
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  • HomeKit Compliance Test Plans

    The requirement mentioned in the document "HomeKit Certification Test case R8.0" is: "Accessories that contains the BLE Lock mechanism service MUST not return the error in the HAT when writing and reading value to th...
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  • HMErrorCodeAccessoryIsBlocked error

    Hey there,   Is anybody can explain me what does this error mean? Documentation says:      HMErrorCodeAccessoryIsBlocked = 61      An error indicating a blocked accesso...
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  • I dont have the latest 10.14.3 mojave update. so that i am not able to install xcode in Macbook. Can anyone suggest a solution to solve my problem?

    I dont have the latest 10.14.3 mojave update. so that i am not able to install xcode in Macbook. Can anyone suggest a solution to solve my problem?
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  • Domain=HMErrorDomain Code=80 "Missing entitlement for API."

    A similar discussion here: https://forums.developer.apple.com/message/73484#73484   I'm controlling an Ecobee 3 thermostat and a couple of switched outlets with my app (called AirCompare and in the store) using...
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  • Home identification

    Hi! Is there any way to identify an home? Name is not good enough since you can share homes with the same names. UniqueIdentifier is not good because it changes from a device to device. Any other ideas please? Than...
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  • Battery Services

    Hello,   When my app attempts to read the battery level or the low power characteristics it always gets an error.  (HMErrorDomain error 12.)   It happens with an Elgato Degree as well as with a Samsu...
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  • Accessory uniqueidentifier changes

    Does anyone know when a HomeKit accessory's uniqueidentifier changes?  I thought they were constant, but I've noticed that they change.   Thanks, Scott
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  • HomeKit Control from Raspberry Pi

    Hi,   I was wondering if anyone knows of a way to control and access HomeKit devices from a Raspberry Pi. I'm not trying to setup a new HomeKit accessory--rather, I'd like to be able to trigger events or create ...
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  • Additional Authorization

    We have developed an accessory having the LOCK Mechanism Service with additional authorization. We are using a customized app to set the authorization data in the home app framework. And as per our understanding onc...
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  • HomeKit and Iris Smart Home

    Iris (a smart home service offered by Lowe's) is shutting down and releasing an open source copy of their software named Arcus. One feature Iris has been missing is HomeKit compatibility. I'm not very familiar with ho...
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  • HomeKit API still missing all new devices

    Starting early 2018, everything that has been announced as added to HomeKit such as HomePod, AppleTVs, Airplay 2 devices, and now TVs have not in fact been added to the actual HomeKit APIs. HMAccessoryCategoryTypes.h ...
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  • Software Authentication and Home App Pairing

    This is regarding the development of commercial HomeKit accessories with software authentication. While pairing the accessory an alert popup to the user that this accessory has not been MFi certified using software a...
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  • Unable to add a new device to my custom homekit app

    I have a new device with iAP. I have created an iOS application of my own. The homekit enabled device is not getting added in my custom app. Whereas the same is getting added in the homekit app. What is the issue when...
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  • iOS12 - AccessoryNotReachable and Read/Write Errors

    Hi,   Has anyone had issues reading Logs Characterictis in iOS12 or write to the Lock Control Ponit? We are having issues in our app accessing HomeKit DoorLock accessory. Testing our app against iOS 10 works fl...
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  • What is the method to read Accessory Serial Number Characteristic value and this method will be deprecated soon?

    Hi,   what is the method to read an accessory serial number characteristic value? Is this method supported in current/main iOS release and would be deprecated in later iOS versions? if so, how can I read this ch...
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  • How to update accessory isReachable value, when i come back from background to foreground?

    Hello.     Situation: i am developing an app, which manages HomeKit accessories. For example i do that:     1. Accessory is power on, and i see it via app. Also in foreground mode HMAccessoryDele...
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