Know how to adjust notifications for your HomeKit Accessories

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While using HomeKit Home, it’s obvious that you need to know what’s going on in it and get notifications from HomeKit-enabled accessories. This way you can take control of your HomeKit accessories with ease. Thankfully, you have the ability to do this and more with the help of iOS’s Home app. And in this guide, we will walk you through the steps to adjust notifications and status for your HomeKit accessories.

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Steps to monitor and adjust the status of your HomeKit Home

If you wish to have a quick summary of what’s happening in your HomeKit Home, you can do the following:

Step 1: First, you will need to open the iOS Home app.

Step 2: Head to the Home tab.

Step 3: Once you are in, you should see your Home’s name in big, bold lettering. And under it, you should see the lines describing the state of your HomeKit-enabled accessories.

In case you want to add and remove accessories from this Home summary, just follow these steps:

Step 1: Open the Home app on your iOS device.

Step 2: Touch and hold an accessory until the settings screen appears.

Step 3: Tap Details > Status and Notifications.

Step 4: Flip the switch for Include in Status to the ON position.

If you want to remove accessories from the Home summary, repeat the same steps and flip the switch for Include in Status to the OFF position.

Steps to enable (or disable) notifications from your HomeKit-enabled accessories

Step 1: Open the Home app on your iOS device.

Step 2: Touch and hold an accessory until the settings screen appears.

Step 3: Tap Details > Status and Notifications.

Step 4: Flip the switch for Allow Notifications to the ON position.

If you want to disable notifications from your HomeKit-enabled accessories, just repeat the same steps, and flip the switch for Allow Notifications to the OFF position.

That’s all about to adjust notifications and status for your HomeKit accessories. Got any questions? Let us know by commenting below.

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