Devices that Work with HomeKit and SmartThings
The following devices work with both HomeKit and SmartThings. Most of these are officially supported by SmartThings, but verify to be sure if that is important to you.
(Note that there are several companies like Fibaro, Sylvania, and Leviton that make different versions of their devices that may look identical, but where one model will work with SmartThings and a different model will work with HomeKit. Also, some devices, like those in the IKEA Tradfri line, can work with either SmartThings or with HomeKit, but not both at the same time. So read specifications for each product carefully, don't just look for logos.)
If all you want is Siri voice control of otherwise incompatible devices, you can do that with a Siri shortcut, although the setup is pretty tedious. See the “voice assistant“ section below.
- 1 Locks
- 2 Cameras
- 3 Outlets and Pocket Sockets
- 4 Smart Bulbs
- 5 Switches
- 6 Thermostats
- 7 HVAC Other than Thermostats
- 8 Sensors
- 9 Window Coverings
- 10 Voice Assistants
- 11 Resources
Requires August Connect Bridge
August Pro with Zwave (retrofits existing deadbolt, no external keypad unless you buy an extra device)
Yale Connected by August (WiFi/Bluetooth) (replaces existing deadbolt, has built in keypad)
Arlo integration depends on the specific model involved. In February 2020, they added HomeKit integration for most Arlo generation one, Arlo pro two, and Arlo pro three camera models, but it depends on the exact base station that you have.
There is an official Arlo/smartthings integration for the Arlo generation one and Arlo pro two models, but not for the Arlo pro three model yet. You can use the same camera with both HomeKit and the official smartthings integration.
The Arlo pro three model does work with their IFTTT channel, so you can get some partial integration with smartthings that way. And the camera can work with both HomeKit and Ifttt at the same time.
Netatmo cameras have some HomeKit integration and there is a community-created device type Handler for them. community.smartthings.com/t/beta-netatmo-security/115560/
So no official integration, but you can have some shared control.
Outlets and Pocket Sockets
Integration with SmartThings is via IFTTT. These devices are expensive, but well engineered, and have interesting features like a two socket outdoor Pocket-socket ( although they turn on and off together, not independently). They have an in wall receptacle were each socket is independently controlled as well as the usual plug-in pocket sockets.
ISP5, ISP6, and ISP8 Smart plug
Requires HomeKit-compatible Lutron SmartBridge or smartbridge Pro
Lutron Caseta plug-in Light Dimmer (for table lamps only, not for small appliances)
Meross has an outdoor WiFi pocketsocket with two independently controlled outlets. ETL safety certified. Has official integrations with both HomeKit and SmartThings. $35, occasionally on sale for $30. Note that it is intended to be installed hanging down so water doesn’t get into it.
HomeKit integration requires the separate WeMo Bridge for some models
WeMo Switch Smart Plug
The SmartThings integration will work at the same time as the HomeKit integration, but is considered in beta status. supportbase article
April 2019 Update
A recent firmware update from Wemo appears to have broken the SmartThings integration. You can still use IFTTT as a “man in the middle“ and get some integration that way, but this is a disappointing development. Community discussion
Indirect integration with SmartThings through IFTTT. No direct integration yet.
Philips Hue Bulbs
Requires Philips Hue Bridge, 2nd Generation or Newer
Most Hue Bulbs and Light Strips
(Note that at the present time the hue motion sensor, tap switch, and dimmer switch work with HomeKit but do not work with SmartThings through the hue bridge. There are community – created integrations that may let these devices work with SmartThings if they're connected directly to the SmartThings hub, but then they will no longer work with HomeKit. There are new community integration is being created all the time, but if you want one that also works with HomeKit it will need to be one where the devices are connected to the hue bridge.)
Integration with SmartThings is via IFTTT. These devices are expensive, but well engineered, and have interesting features like their battery-operated accessory switch that can be placed anywhere. ( note that the accessory switch doesn't work on its own, it must be paired to another iDevices model. So it's essentially just a remote for that device.)
Logitech Smart Button (either/or, but not both at the same time)
Requires HomeKit-compatible Logitech Bridge
Pop Button (Large square rubbery battery-operated button in 4 colors)
This one is deceptive, because when you go to set up the Logitech POP bridge, you have to choose between either setting it up for HomeKit or setting it up for internet integrations such as IFTTT or SmartThings. So unlike the Phillips hue bridge or the Lutron Caseta devices attached to their smartbridge, it cannot work with both platforms at once. You have to choose one or the other. If you choose HomeKit, it will no longer work with SmartThings. If you choose SmartThings, it will no longer work with HomeKit. So it won't be what most people are looking for, but if you just want consistency in operation, you could have one pop bridge that works with HomeKit for one set of buttons and a different Pop bridge that worked with SmartThings for a different set of buttons. But each individual button will either work with HomeKit or with SmartThings but not both.
Requires HomeKit-compatible SmartBridge or SmartBridge Pro
All mains-powered Caseta switches
[http://www.casetawireless.com/Pages/Caseta.aspx Manufacturer Product Page]
Pico remotes can be used with the SmartBridge but will be invisible to SmartThings unless you use the community – created integration with a "man in the middle" server like a raspberry pi
WeMo (beta integration)
HomeKit integration no longer requires the separate WeMo Bridge for most models
WeMo WiFi Smart Light Switch
Note that only the on/off switch is compatible with SmartThings, not the newer dimmer switch.
The integration was created by SmartThings but is considered still in beta. supportbase article
This integration was created by SmartThings but is considered still in beta. supportbase article
Ecobee3 (HomeKit model)
Honeywell Lyric Round ( this is the only Honeywell model which currently works with both SmartThings and HomeKit)
HVAC Other than Thermostats
GE AHP08LX Window Air Conditioner. SmartThings integration through IFTTT. Currently sold only at Lowes.
There will be additional models available for sale at Home Depot with slightly different features:
Some iHome sensors now work with their IFTTT channel, which gives you some SmartThings integration, and can also work with HomeKit.
In particular, the iSS50 Multi sensor can report sound alerts, temperature threshold, lux threshold, or humidity threshold.
There are also some individual sensor models that work the same way: IsB01 motion sensor IsB02 leak sensor IsB04 open/close sensor
Requires HomeKit-compatible smartBridge or smartbridge pro
You won’t get any other HomeKit features, but if all you want is Siri voice control of your smartthings devices, there is a way to set up a Siri shortcut. It’s clunky, though, and you have to set up one for each device state, but it does work. Community Discussion with Method Details
Official Apple list of all certified HomeKit accessories: