HomeKit can now be enabled on your AmpliFi Alien router on standalone setups running firmware 3.7.0 or later and iOS mobile app 1.16.0 or later.
More information about HomeKit can be found on the Apple website.
To meet HomeKit's security requirements, your AmpliFi settings will need to be modified and some networking features will no longer be available. These features include, but are not limited to:
- Bridge mode
- DNS cache bypass
- Hardware acceleration
- IGMP snooping
- Quality of service (QoS)
- Additional AmpliFi Mesh points
How to Configure AmpliFi Alien to Enable HomeKit
Note: To enable HomeKit on your AmpliFi Alien router you will need to be on the same WiFi network and have at least one Apple Home bridge compatible device (Apple TV or HomePod Mini).
- Tap on Apple HomeKit from the property panel.
- Tap Set up HomeKit and follow the HomeKit setup wizard.
- Once setup is complete, proceed to the Apple Home app to configure security settings for each accessory.