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How to set up your Homey

Yeah! You've got yourself a Homey! Now follows the setup. But don't worry, it's really easy. Just follow the videos below and/or the following steps.

1. Plug Homey in a wall socket

In the box of Homey you will find

Homey box contents
  • Homey
  • 1 Power adapter
  • 1 Power cable

Now, find a nice spot to place your Homey, for instance on your TV cabinet.

Then, connect the smaller side of the cable to Homey, and connect the other side to the provided adapter. You can now plug the adapter in a wall socket to power up Homey.

2. Follow the Setup Wizard to Set up Homey

2.1. Browse to https://setup.athom.com on a laptop

The first time, Homey will boot in a few seconds. When Homey tells you to, pick up a laptop, mobile phone, or PC. Make sure this device has WiFi.

Now, go to the website https://setup.athom.com in the Google Chrome web browser.

Homey Setup screen

2.2. Connect Homey to your WiFi

Connect your device to the HomeySetup WiFi network, like is shown on the website. When you are connected, the site will automatically continue

Select your home WiFi network. Enter your WiFi password to connect Homey to your own network (and the internet).

If available, Homey automatically downloads the latest software version for you.

2.3. Link Homey to your Athom account

You will see the EULA (End User License Agreement) and Terms of Use of Homey on your screen. Read them carefully and accept them both using the checkboxes in order to continue.

Next, log in to your Athom account to link Homey to it. Don't have an Athom account yet? You can easily create one by pressing New Account and signing up using your email address and a self-chosen password.

3. All done! Enjoy your Homey!

Congratulations! You've made it! After Homey reboots you will be able to access it via the Homey Desktop app (rebooting might take a few minutes).

Now, let's continue and add our first device to Homey!