How to Control Your HomeKit with Harmony Hub

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If you’re looking to add a little extra convenience to your home, then the Harmony Hub and HomeKit are the perfect combination. The Harmony Hub alows you to control all of your home entertainment devices with just one device, while HomeKit allows you to use your iPhone, Apple Watch, and even Siri with the hub. With this powerful combination, you can control all of your home entertainment devices from anywhere in the world.

The Harmony Hub is a universal remote that works with all types of home theater equipment including TVs, DVD players, sound systems and more. This hub is incredibly easy to setup; it only takes a few minutes to get up and running. Once it’s connected to your home network, you can access it from any iOS device by downloading the free Logitech Harmony App.

Once the app is installed and configured on all of your iOS devices, you’ll be able to access the hub from any location in the world. From here, you can start-stop activities such as watching TV or listening to music with just one click on your iPhone or Apple Watch. You can also use Siri voice commands to control your TV or sound system wihout ever having to touch a button on the remote itself.

In addition to controlling your home theater equipment with just one device through HomeKit, you can also set up automated activities such as turning on lights when an activity starts or dimming lights when an activity ends. You can even have Siri announce when different activities start for added convenience!

The Harmony Hub and HomeKit are an incredibly powerful combination that make controlling all of your home entertainment devices simple and convenient. With just one device connected to your home network and controlled by any iOS device from anywhere in the world, you’ll never have to worry about losing track of which remote goes with which device again!

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Does Harmony Hub Work with Apple HomeKit?

Yes, Harmony Hub is compatible with Apple HomeKit. With the Harmony Bridge device, you can connect your Harmony Hubs to HomeKit and have them appear as switches in the Home app. This allos you to control any “Home control” activities, such as Hue lights, configured on your Harmony Hubs through the Home app.

Connecting a Harmony Hub to HomeKit

To connect your Harmony Hub to HomeKit, you will need to fist download the Homebridge software program. Once installed, open the Homebridge dashboard and click on “Plugins” in the menu section. Search for the Harmony Hub plugin and click on the install link to install it. After installation, configure the plugin according to your preferences. Once configured, restart Homebridge and you will be able to connect your Harmony Hub to HomeKit.

Does Siri Work with the Harmony Hub?

Yes, Siri can work with a Harmony Hub-based remote control. When paired with the Harmony hub, you can use Siri to control your home entertainment devices, such as start and stop activities, change channels, adjust volume and more. Additionally, you can also set up Siri Shortcuts on an iPhone 6s or later for even more convenience.

Which HomeKit-Compatible Hubs Are Available?

The Apple HomeKit home hub is designed to allow you to control your smart home devices from anywhere. It works with a variety of Apple devices, including HomePod, HomePod mini, iPad (running iOS 9 or later), Apple TV (3rd generation or later), and Apple TV 4K (all generations). With the Home app, you can easily access and manage all the compatible lights, locks, window blinds and oher accessories in your home from any of your connected devices. You’ll also be able to set up automations that trigger based on time of day or when you enter or leave a specific location. With the HomeKit hub, you can easily take control of your smart home setup.

Can Zigbee Be Used With Apple HomeKit?

At this time, Zigbee devices are not compatible with Apple HomeKit. Our team is researching the possibility of compatibility in the future, however there is no guarantee that this platform will be supported. If Zigbee devices do become compatible in the future, devices purchased before compatibility would remain incompatible with Apple HomeKit.

Can Harmony Hub be Used with HomePod?

Yes, Harmony Hub can be used to control activities with Siri on your iPhone, Mac or HomePod. The Harmony Hub app bridges Logitech Harmony Hubs with Apple HomeKit, giving you the ability to control your TV, lights, and other devices trough voice commands using Siri. To set up Harmony Hub with HomePod, you’ll first need to install the Harmony Hub app on your iOS device and pair it with your Logitech Harmony Hub. Once the app is installed, you’ll need to add the device to Apple HomeKit and configure it for use with your HomePod. After that’s done, you’ll be able to control the devices connected to your Logitech Harmony Hub by simply asking Siri commands on your iPhone, Mac or HomePod.

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Are Harmony Hubs Uniform?

Yes, all Harmony hubs are the same. They are all 99 on their own and are compatible with different home automation remotes. The differences between them come in the form of additional features and capabilities. The Companion model does not have a screen, but it does offer advanced control options and a wide range of compatible devices. The Elite model has a built-in display that gives you access to more features, like personalized activities and entertainment options.

Using Harmony Remote Without Hub

Yes, you can use a Harmony IR remote without the Harmony Hub. IR remotes are compatible with most devices that use infrared signals, such as TVs, Blu-ray players, and cable boxes. However, they do not support Wi-fi or Bluetooth smart home devices or Alexa/Google Home. They also cannot be used to control devices that are not IR-based.

Can Harmony Remotes Control Apple TV?

Yes, Harmony universal remotes are compatible with all models of Apple TV. For the Harmony Hub-based remotes, you can easily add your Apple TV as a device and set up activities to control it. The setup process is simple and involves gong to the MyHarmony website and following the instructions.

For Harmony infrared (IR) remotes, you will need an additional IR mini-blaster to control your Apple TV. This device has a 3.5mm jack that plugs into the remote and emits IR signals in order to control your Apple TV from any direction. You can then set up specific activities in the Harmony app on your mobile device or computer.


In conclusion, the Harmony Hub is a great way to control all your home theater equipment from your iPhone, Apple Watch, and Siri. It’s easy to install and configure, allowing you to create custom activities and switch btween them with ease. With HomeKit integration, you can also control all of your devices with voice commands through Siri Shortcuts. The ability to access your home entertainment devices with just a few simple steps makes the Harmony Hub an essential for any home theater enthusiast.

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