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A little smart home app for Philips Hue, Arduino and other devices
New in version 1.6.1
- Add German translation
- Add Dutch translation
- Improve about screen
HomeApp is a small and easy to use smart home app with a simple framework. The goal of this application is to make remote execution of predefined features as easy and user-friendly as possible to help you get started with smart home technology.

Supported devices
- Philips Hue Bridge
- Devices with a web interface
- Devices using the SimpleHome API

- Control your Philips Hue lights
- Live preview of the current light color
- Create, rename and delete scenes
- Add devices to your home screen
- Add devices with a web interface (e.g. Router)

How it works
Communication between the devices uses HTTP requests and JSON strings. After the commanding device has send a HTTP request to the smart home device, the smart home device sends back a JSON string containing the information the app needs.
This app is especially useful if you are using microcontrollers or other small devices such as the Raspberry Pi for smart home automation.

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Although APK downloads are available below to give you the choice, you should be aware that by installing that way you will not receive update notifications and it's a less secure way to download. We recommend that you install the F-Droid client and use that.

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  • Version 1.6.1 (161) suggested Added on 2020-05-20

    This version requires Android 6.0 or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    • have full network access
      Allows the app to create network sockets and use custom network protocols. The browser and other applications provide means to send data to the internet, so this permission is not required to send data to the internet.
    • view Wi-Fi connections
      Allows the app to view information about Wi-Fi networking, such as whether Wi-Fi is enabled and name of connected Wi-Fi devices.
    • connect and disconnect from Wi-Fi
      Allows the app to connect to and disconnect from Wi-Fi access points and to make changes to device configuration for Wi-Fi networks.
    • allow Wi-Fi Multicast reception
      Allows the app to receive packets sent to all devices on a Wi-Fi network using multicast addresses, not just your phone. It uses more power than the non-multicast mode.

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