• Home Assistant Green
  • Ethernet connection to your local network and internet access
  • Webbrowser, tablet, or phone (Android or iOS)
  • Electrical outlet

Getting started

Step 1

  • Plug in your Ethernet cable and make sure it is locked into place.
  • Connect the other end of the Ethernet cable to your router or switch.

Step 2

Power it up!
  • Connect the power to the electrical outlet and then to the Home Assistant Green.

Step 3

Check the status light
  • Wait for a few minutes until the yellow light starts blinking in a heartbeat pattern.

Step 4

Getting started with Home Assistant
  • Initial startup may take a while, depending on your internet connection.
  • Install the app
    To access Home Assistant from your mobile device, use the QR code to locate the app in the app store.
  • Select your Home Assistant server:
    • Mobile: Confirm the IP address detected by the app. For example
    • Desktop: Visit http://homeassistant.local:8123 to access the Home Assistant user interface.
  • The Home Assistant user interface guides you through the initial onboarding.
  • For further information, refer to the instructions provided under