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Take Control of Apple Home Automation by Josh Centers

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Use Accessories

Now we get to the real meat of the book: doing stuff with all this fancy equipment you bought! Thankfully, that’s pretty easy. In this chapter, I talk about basic control of accessories; I get into more advanced HomeKit features in subsequent chapters.

Control Your Accessories

Apple’s operating systems offer a cornucopia of ways to control your HomeKit devices: inside the Home app, from the iOS Control Center, with an Apple Watch, and through Siri.

Use the Home App

At this point in the book, I’m going to assume that you have only a ...

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