Introduction to Home Assistant Connection

Home Assistant is a popular open-source smart home system that supports connecting smart devices through various protocols including Zigbee, Z-wave, Bluetooh, MQTT, WIFI, and more. You can connect your Home Assistant instance to SharpTools using the SharpTools Add-on to create stunning smart home dashboards and powerful automations using the SharpTools Dashboard and Rule Engine!

Requirements

  • Your Home Assistant installation must support the use of addons. In other words, you must be using either the Home Assistant OS or Home Assistant Supervised installation method.
  • Must support Home Assistant Ingress (Home Assistant v0.91.3+)

Detailed step-by-step connection instructions can be found in the How to connect Home Assistant to SharpTools article.

Install SharpTools Add-on and Connect to SharpTools

  1. Click the button below to add the SharpTools repository to your Home Assistant Addon Store. When prompted, press ‘Add’ next to the prefilled repository field.

    Open your Home Assistant instance and show the add add-on repository dialog with a specific repository URL pre-filled.

  2. Once the SharpTools repository is added, install the SharpTools Addon from the Addon Store
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  3. Authorize your Home Home Assistant devices/entities to SharpTools
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Need Support?

You can reach out to support by sending an email to support@sharptools.io and including any related screenshots and diagnostic data. Diagnostic data can be exported through the Diagnostics page in SharpTools addon.

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