Welcome to Home Assistant Guide

Home Assistant Guide is your source for guides, news, and reviews related to the world’s most popular open-source home automation software. Home Assistant is an open-source DIY home automation platform. All you need to get started is a Raspberry Pi and a bit of patience.

Samsung launches the best SD card for Home Assistant

Earlier this month, Samsung announced the microSD card I will be recommending to everyone using a Raspberry Pi to run Home Assistant.

Xiaomi Mi Robot Vacuum Mop 1C long-term review: A cheap option that integrates with Home Assistant

The Xiaomi Mi Robot Vacuum Mop is a cheap, yet powerful robot vacuum cleaner. This review will go in-depth on why you should or shouldn’t consider it.

ILIFE A11 Robot Vacuum Cleaner review: great hardware, lacking software

This is a real-world review of the ILIFE A11 Robot Vacuum Cleaner. It is based on my use of it during the last weeks.

Integrate Home Assistant with Windows using HASS.Agent

HASS.Agent is open-source, free, and besides presenting sensors to Home Assistant, it also supports commands, notifications, and quick actions.

How to integrate unsupported services with Home Assistant using webhooks

Unsupported services can be easily integrated with Home Assistant using webhooks. This is how you set them up.

How to customize a Home Assistant entity

While customizing an entity won’t make any difference to how automations and scripts use it, it does help keep things tidy.

First impression review of the ILIFE A11 robot vacuum

The ILIFE A11 impresses with its strong suction, LiDAR navigation, and advanced mopping pattern. In its price-range, you will be hard-pressed to find a better option.

How to build the easiest Zigbee chair occupancy sensor

This DIY Zigbee chair occupancy sensor for Home Assistant doesn’t require soldering, knowledge of electronics, or 3D-printing.

Xiaomi releases a new generation of Smart Air Purifiers

With the Xiaomi Smart Air Purifier 4 series, the tech-giant has improved upon the previous generation and, most importantly, we finally have sensible model names.

Roborock’s S7 MaxV Ultra is possibly the most advanced robot vacuum

Roborock is about to launch their most impressive robot vacuum cleaner and dock combination to date: the Roborock S7 MaxV Ultra.