HomeKit Automation Tips

Getting more out of your smart home devices

tvOS

iOS, tvOS, HomePod and iPadOS 15.4 are out

I installed 15.4 on my iPhone, AppleTVs and HomePod, and HomeKit seems to be working fine. If anything, my automations using HomeKit Shortcuts seem a bit snappier. If you have any problems after updating, your first action should be rebooting the whole chain (router, hubs and bridges). I’ve also heard of problems when using hubs …

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Fixed: tvOS 13.3.1 fixes problems with HomeKit automation shortcuts

If you’re using your AppleTV as a hub for HomeKit and you got bitten by the bug in tvOS 13.3 that broke HomeKit automation shortcuts, you’ll be happy to know that it has now been fixed in the tvOS 13.3.1 update. If you held off from updating to tvOS 13.3, you’re now safe to get …

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