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The Best Home Assistant Guides

Despite the many improvements over the years, Home Assistant can be quite intimidating at first. To help you start your journey into the world of home automation, I’ve put together a number of guides. These guides cover Home Assistant integrations, hardware, and the web-based Lovelace dashboard.

Home Assistant is an open-source home automation platform. As part of your smart home, Home Assistant will observe the state of your smart-devices, control all of your devices from a single interface, and make your home adjust to what you’re doing using automation.

The Garmin Connect integration with Home Assistant is now a custom component

The Garmin Connect integration with Home Assistant is now available as a custom component. This will let you view your health and fitness data.

How to turn an old Android smartphone in to a security camera with IP Webcam

Using the Android app IP Webcam, you can turn any old phone in to a security camera that integrates with Home Assistant.

The unofficial Wyze integration with Home Assistant is partially back

Wyze has allowed the development of the Home Assistant custom component to continue, but not without any serious restrictions.

Integrating Netgear WAX/WAC access points with Home Asssistant

This custom component allows you to integrate Netgear’s WA access points with Home Assistant. Tested are the WAX620, WAX610, and WAC510.

eWeLink releases a Home Assistant add-on for Sonoff devices

This news shows that vendors are interested in integrating their smart home wares with Home Assistant. However, this integration shouldn’t be used.

The best Wi-Fi temperature and humidity sensors for Home Assistant

Wi-Fi temperature and humidity sensors do not require a hub. They connect directly to an access point and configured using a built-in web server or an app.

The best Bluetooth temperature and humidity sensors for Home Assistant

Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) has similar properties to Zigbee: It uses the same 2.4 GHz radio frequencies and consumes very little power.

Does Google Nest integrate with Home Assistant (2021)?

Google Nest Cams and Thermostats can be integrated with Home Assistant once again. Find out which devices are supported and how it works.

The best physical Wi-Fi smart buttons for Home Assistant

In this article, you will find the best physical Wi-Fi smart buttons for use with Home Assistant. But be warned, there aren’t many.

The best physical Z-Wave smart buttons for Home Assistant

A list of the best Z-Wave smart buttons that are compatible with Home Assistant and can be used to adjust lights, set scenes, and much more.