The openHAB Android application is a native client for openHAB, compatible with phones and tablets. The app follows the basic principles of the other openHAB UIs, like Basic UI, and presents your predefined openHAB sitemap(s).
- Control your openHAB server and/or openHAB Cloud instance, e.g., an account with myopenHAB
- Receive notifications through an openHAB Cloud connection, read more
- Change items via NFC tags
- Send voice commands to openHAB
- Supports wall mounted tablets
On first start the app tries to discover your openHAB server. This will only work on local networks and when the server does not enforce either authentication or HTTPS. If it fails, you can click on
Go to settings and manually enter the server settings.
The URL field(s) might look like one of the following examples:
- IP address:
- Local hostname:
http://openhabianpi:8080(depending on your network the suffix
.localneeds to be added to the hostname)
- Remote domain name:
https://myopenhab.orgfor an openHAB cloud account with myopenHAB
Local server settings: Please enter the base URL of your openHAB server, as you would enter it in the browser to reach the openHAB dashboard.
Remote server settings: If your openHAB instance is reachable via a public address/domain from outside your home network, these settings will be used when the local connection is not successful. Make sure to secure this connection against unauthorized access. There are a number of strategies available to provide secure remote access to your openHAB server.
If you want to use openHAB Android on a wall mounted tablet, go to settings and select
Disable display timer and
Help and Technical Details
Please refer to the openhab-android project on GitHub for more details.
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