Connecting to Green via console may be required for some troubleshooting tasks, such as resetting the owner's password if you are locked out.


  • Connected Home Assistant Green
  • External USB keyboard
  • HDMI cable and external monitor

Using the console on the HDMI display

Step 1

Connect an HDMI monitor
  • Connect an HDMI monitor to Home Assistant Green.

Step 2

Connect a USB keyboard
  • Connect a USB keyboard to Home Assistant Green.

Step 3

Check the console
  • The console should open automatically and show up on the monitor.
  • In the Home Assistant command line, you can now enter a command.
    • For example, if you are locked out, you can change your password:
      auth reset --username existing_user --password new_password