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How To Modify Smart Home Accessory Icons in the Home App

Modify Smart Home Accessory Icons
Written by Hassan Abbas

Do you want to modify smart home accessory icons in the Home app? You have various methods to customize the Home app on your iOS devices. One is to modify the wallpaper for your home and each of the rooms in it. Another is to modify the icons that show for your accessories.

While not every accessory’s icon can be modified, there are many that can. We’ll display you how to move out the smart home accessory icons in the Home app on iOS devices.

Changeable icons

You’ll simply spot those accessory icons that you’re able to modify easily. They will be inside of a square using a border.

Some sorts of icons that you can modify include light bulbs, lights, and smart locks.

Change the accessory icons in Home on iOS

Head over to the Home app on your iPhone or iPad and then follow these instructions to modify the accessory icons.

Step 1:

Head over to the Home screen or one of the Room screens, click and hold an accessory.

Step 2:

Once the controls screen shows, click Settings (gear icon) at the bottom.

Step 3:

Next to the accessory name, click the icon.

Step 4:

Choose the icon you like to use and click Done.

Simply close the accessory settings window by clicking the X on the top right.

Change the accessory icons in Home on Mac

Head over to the Home app on your Mac and then do the following to modification the accessory icons.

Step 1:

Using the Home screen or one of the Room screens, right-tap or hold Control and tap the accessory you like to modify and choose Settings.

Step 2:

Next to the name of the accessory, tap the icon.

Step 3:

Choose the icon you like to use and tap Done.

Then close the accessory settings window by tapping the X on the top right.

Conclusion:

Here’s all about “Modify Smart Home Accessory Icons”. Modifying the icons for the accessories you use in the Home app is like one of those small methods to personalize the app. Whether you modify a light bulb to a floor lamp or a padlock to a digital lock, the icons can help you to spot the accessory you like to control faster.

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About the author

Hassan Abbas

Tech enthusiast with too many items on his wish-list and not nearly enough money! Specializing in all things tech, with a slight Apple bent he has been writing for various blogs for the best part of (too many) years

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