HomeKit how to avoid garage automation asking to run

Discussion in 'HomeKit, HomePod, CarPlay, Home & Auto Technology' started by carlos28355, May 19, 2018.

  1. carlos28355, May 19, 2018
    Last edited: May 19, 2018

    carlos28355 macrumors newbie

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    My garage automation to close and open upon leaving and arrival keeps asking if i want to run is annoying and defeats the purpose of what i want to do. I heard there is a way to "trick" it using another home kit based item but im not sure which or what. There was mention of a home bridge or something. Can someone shed light on this and if you know how to do it whats the cheapest way to do it? I hope i make sense. Thanks!
     
  2. Jarrodbcall macrumors regular

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    Jan 28, 2013
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    I had a similar problem and had to create a work around with another accessory. I have a lightbulb in my closet that only turns on when I arrive home, and then the garage is set to open when that light turns on.
     

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