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    Homebridge Config UI X

    Homebridge Config UI X is a web based management tool for Homebridge that allows you to manage all aspects of your Homebridge setup.

    • Install and configure Homebridge plugins
    • Edit the Homebridge config.json with advanced JSON syntax checking and structure validation
    • Visual configuration for over 450 plugins (no manual config.json editing required)
    • Monitor your Homebridge server via a fully customisable widget-based dashboard
    • View the Homebridge logs
    • View and control Homebridge accessories
    • Restart Homebridge
    • Backup and Restore your Homebridge instance
    • and more...

    Homebridge Config UI X also provides a tool called hb-service which makes it easy to setup Homebridge as a service on Linux/Raspbian, macOS and Windows 10.


    Installation Instructions

    For detailed instructions on how to setup Node.js and Homebridge with Homebridge Config UI X as a service see the guides on the wiki:

    If your platform is not listed above, or you want to use your own service manager, see the Manual Configuration wiki article for instructions on setting up the Homebridge UI to run as a Homebridge plugin instead of a service.


    Status Screen

    This shows an overview of your Homebridge system. The dashboard is widget based and completely customisable with a number of themes available.


    Plugin Screen

    This shows you the currently installed plugins and allows you to install, remove and upgrade plugins.


    You can configure supported plugins using the graphical settings editor, removing the need to manually edit the config.json. Over 165 popular plugins have implemented support for this feature.

    Plugin Settings

    Configuration Screen

    The configuration screen allows you to modify your Homebridge config.json. The built in editor automatically syntax-checks your JSON and makes a backup of your config every time you make a change.


    Log Screen

    This shows you the Homebridge rolling log. This is helpful for troubleshooting.


    Accessories Screen

    This shows you the Homebridge accessories for all the Homebridge instances on your network. You can use this to control accessories from a web browser and works well on mobile devices which allows users to control Homebridge from non-Apple devices.


    Supported Browsers

    The following browsers are supported by the Homebridge UI:

    • Chrome - latest
    • Edge - latest
    • Firefox - latest
    • Safari - 2 most recent major versions
    • iOS - 2 most recent major versions

    MS Internet Explorer (any version) is not supported!

    Supported Node.js and Npm Versions

    While the Homebridge UI should work on Node.js 10+, only the following versions of Node.js are officially supported:

    • node v12.13.0 or higher
    • npm v6.4.1 or higher

    You can check your current versions using these commands:

    # check node version
    node -v
    # check npm version
    npm -v


    Please see


    1. Errors during installation

    Make sure you installed the package with sudo and used the --unsafe-perm flag. Most installation errors can be fixed by removing the Homebridge UI and reinstalling:

    # cleanup
    sudo npm uninstall -g homebridge-config-ui-x
    # reinstall
    sudo npm install -g --unsafe-perm homebridge-config-ui-x

    Make sure you are running supported versions of node and npm.

    2. Accessories tab missing

    If the Accessories tab is not shown then you are not running Homebridge in insecure mode. See the Enabling Accessory Control wiki for details. If you have just enabled insecure mode make sure you have restarted Homebridge and refreshed the page in your browser.

    3. Running in Docker

    The Homebridge UI supports the oznu/homebridge Docker image. You must enable the UI using the method described in the wiki.

    4. Ask on Discord

    Join the Official Homebridge Discord community and ask in the #ui channel.


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