iOS 12 and saying goodbye to an old friend


This is Awesome news, I can’t wait to see Siri Shortcuts implemented into this wonderful platform.

I also can’t wait to see what the users come up with. Right now I’m struggling with shortcuts I can see it’s pot but it’s really complicated with a lack of detailed instructions.

Thanks for all you do @robbiet480 it very much appreciated and does not go unnoticed!


Good news! With zero fanfare, I noticed tonight that I now have access to the critical alerts entitlement! It’s working great locally thus far, and that was the last roadblock out of my control, so we are back on track!


Here’s some sneak peeks of the new Today Widget and the Apple Watch app.


Super! Great news!


Cant wait to test this. After that I don’t really see the need for homebridge anymore. When do you expect this in beta?
Keep up the good work!


Brilliant news about the critical alerts.


Hi. I really appreciate all work that is done for HA. Use your app every day. Thank you.

Question about siri. Any news on shortcuts?

I am really waiting for that for some reasons.
I am not a programmer at all, but if there is some help that can be done - I am open to try.


So I finally got very motivated on this problem last night and figured it out. (I got tired of the not authorized login warnings). So it seems you MUST have a password set on the legacy interface I never set one up since my HA is not exposed outside my network. So basically I had to set a legacy HTTP password, login in with that in the iOS app, then I get the new auth login screen, enter that password also and it seems to be working fine now. (so double login). Others may have figured that out already or had a legacy password set but I thought I would follow up in case someone else is still having the issue.


I have not had a legacy api password since the beta of the new auth system and have not needed it for the iOS app to work. I don’t know why you see that behaviour.


Any update to this? I’d really like to be able to use Shortcuts to push event/info to HA…

Only method I found so far is to use a GET or POST webhook, but that’s seems annoyingly complicated.


I also removed the legacy API password but I get errors daily saying there was a failed login attempt from my ios app.


Are you running the 1.5 beta of the app?


No, I’m running 1.1.1


I suggest you switch to the beta. The old one doesn’t support auth properly.


Any idea when it will leave beta? I think I can wait until the GA release if it doesn’t take too long.


I don’t know. Has to be soon.


I still get with the beta the login attempt error


Hi Robbie - just wondering - how far off is a new version of the iOS app? :slight_smile: :slight_smile: Thanks


It would be really nice to get critical alerts in the app. I need it for my alarm system and my flood alerts. Any idea how far away it is (beta) ?


I’m on the new iOS app and I’m getting this error when I update location. I’m running 1.5.0