Compatible accessories

In this article you will find:

Compatibility with Apple, Google and Amazon Alexa

Accessory Apple Google Amazon
Light
yes yes yes
Outlet yes yes yes
Switch yes yes yes
Thermostat1 yes yes yes
Window covering
yes yes** yes
Door
no yes 2 - 4 yes
Garage door
no yes 2 - 4 yes
Gate
no yes 2 - 4 no
Lock
no yes 4 yes 5
Scene
no yes 2 yes 3
Window
no yes 2 - 4 no

1 All thermostats configured as residential or hotel (without control unit) or those connected to control unit 99 zone 3550 are compatible.

2 In the current version of the Google Home App, window coverings, doors, garage doors, gates, scenes and windows are controlled exclusively via voice commands (last update October 2020).

3 In the current version of Alexa App scenes can be managed just with voice control (last update October 2020).

4 On Google platform, these accessories can be used just with a security code. You can set it up in your Freedompro Cloud profile.

5 On Amazon Alexa platform, it is possible to decide if you want to manage the lock with your App and/or your voice. To unlock the lock you have to use a security code. You can set it up in the Alexa App.

Compatibility with IFTTT

Accessory Trigger Action
Light yes yes
Thermostat no yes
Outlet yes yes
Window covering no yes
Switch yes yes
Door no yes
Garage door no yes
Gate no yes
Lock yes yes
Scene no yes
Window no yes

Compatible accessories

The accessories on the BTicino MyHome system are automatically configured by Easykon for MyHome and made available on the apps and voice assistants for the Apple, Google and Amazon Alexa and in the IFTTT platform. Each category of accessory has particular characteristics that are described in this article.

Light

The light accessory is used to control the switching on/off and intensity of a light source.

Characteristics:

Category: Indicates the type of accessory
Brightness: activates or deactivates the brightness adjustment for the device. Only with compatible accessories
Automatic switch-off: time after which the accessory will turn off automatically (staircase light function)
Enable accessory: makes the accessory available or hidden in Apple HomeKit, Google, Amazon Alexa and IFTTT systems
Remove accessory: lets you remove the accessory from Easykon for MyHome

Outlet

The controlled outlet accessory lets you control whether an outlet is turned on or off.

Characteristics:

Category: Indicates the type of accessory
Automatic switch-off: time after which the accessory will turn off automatically
Enable accessory: makes the accessory available or hidden in Apple HomeKit, Google, Amazon Alexa and IFTTT systems
Remove accessory: lets you remove the accessory from Easykon for MyHome


Switch

The switch accessory lets you use a generic actuator to manage different devices.

Characteristics:

Category: Indicates the type of accessory
Automatic switch-off: time after which the accessory will turn off automatically
Enable accessory: makes the accessory available or hidden in Apple HomeKit, Google, Amazon Alexa and IFTTT systems

Remove accessory:

lets you remove the accessory from Easykon for MyHome

Thermostat

The thermostat accessory is useful for controlling room temperature, changing it and managing it.

Characteristics:

Enable accessory: makes the accessory available or hidden in Apple HomeKit, Google, Amazon Alexa and IFTTT systems

Remove accessory:

lets you remove the accessory from Easykon for MyHome

Window covering

The window covering accessory manages the opening and closing of a window covering.

Characteristics:

Opening time: time the window covering takes to open or close completely
Enable accessory: makes the accessory available or hidden in Apple HomeKit, Google, Amazon Alexa and IFTTT systems

Remove accessory:

lets you remove the accessory from Easykon for MyHome

Door (available from version 1.1)

The door accessory manages the opening and closing of a door.

Characteristics:
Category: indicates the type of accessory
Opening time: time the door takes to open or close completely
Enable accessory: makes the accessory available or hidden in Google, Amazon Alexa and IFTTT systems
Remove accessory: lets you remove the accessory from Easykon for MyHome

To use the Door accessory with Google, you have to use the security code. Set it in the Freedompro Cloud.
Using the Google platform, you can only control the doors with voice commands.

Check that your Easykon for MyHome has the required firmware version to configure a Door accessory.

Garage door (available from version 1.1)

The garage door accessory manages the opening and closing of a garage door.

Characteristics:
Category: indicates the type of accessory
Opening time: time the garage door takes to open or close completely
Enable accessory: makes the accessory available or hides it in Google, Amazon Alexa and IFTTT systems
Remove accessory: lets you remove the accessory from Easykon for MyHome

To use the Garage Door accessory with Google, you have to use the security code. Set it in the Freedompro Cloud.
Using the Google platform, garage doors can only be controlled with voice commands.

Check that your Easykon for MyHome has the required firmware version to configure a Garage Door.

Gate (available from version 1.1)

The Gate accessory manages the opening and closing of a Gate.

Characteristics:
Category: indicates the type of accessory
Opening time: time the gate takes to open or close completely
Enable accessory: makes the accessory available or hides it in Google and IFTTT systems 
Remove accessory: lets you remove the accessory from Easykon for MyHome

To use the Gate accessory with Google, you have to use the security code. Set it in the Freedompro Cloud.
Using the Google platform, gates can only be controlled with voice commands.

Check that your Easykon for MyHome has the required firmware 1.1 version to configure a Gate.

Lock (available from version 1.1)

The lock accessory allows you to lock or unlock a lock.

Characteristics:
Category: indicates the type of accessory
Automatic switch-off: period of time that starts when the accessory is activated and during which the lock remains under tension (unlocked). Once the time that has been set has passed, tension is removed from the accessory (the lock locks again). (Staircase light function).
Enable accessory: makes the accessory available or hides it in Google, Amazon Alexa and IFTTT systems.
Remove accessory: lets you remove the accessory from Easykon for MyHome

To use the Lock accessory with Google, you have to use the security code.
Set it in the Freedompro Cloud.

In the Amazon Alexa platform you can choose to allow the use of the App and/or voice commands to lock and unlock the lock. Check this setting in your application. If you decide to make the lock unlocking available through voice commands, set the security code directly from the App.

Check that your Easykon for MyHome has the required firmware version to configure a lock accessory.

Scene (available from version 1.1)

The scene accessory allows to activate a scene configured on the Bticino MyHome system.

All CEN PLUS scenes are compatible with Easykon for MyHome, this means all the scenes that can be activated from a command configured in programmed Scenario mode PLUS.

Characteristics:
Enable accessory: makes the accessory available or hides it in Google, Amazon Alexa and IFTTT systems.
Remove accessory: lets you remove the accessory from Easykon for MyHome

On the Google and Amazon Alexa platforms, scenes can only be activated with voice commands.

Check that your Easykon for MyHome has the required firmware version to map a Scene accessory. Products installed before firmware 1.1 were not able to identify this accessory.

Normally MyHome buttons activate 2 scenes, one with a short press and one with a long press. To allow Easykon for MyHome to correctly identify and configure both scenes, during the configuration, please activate both, one after the other. Once the scenes have been configured, you will find the two corresponding accessories in the list in the configuration panel, you will be able to identify them because they will be marked "Long" and "Short" to indicate whether it is the scenario activated by long or short press.

If you use just one of the scenes in the MyHome button, but they both appeared in the list of accessories in the configuration panel, you can disable the one you don't use to make sure it doesn't appear in the application for the smart home you use.

Window (available from version 1.1)

The window accessory allows you to manage the opening of a window.

Characteristics:
Category: indicates the type of accessory
Opening time: time the window takes to open or close completely
Enable accessory: makes the accessory available or hides it in Google and IFTTT systems
Remove accessory: lets you remove the accessory from Easykon for MyHome

To use the Window accessory with Google, you have to use the security code. Set it in the Freedompro Cloud.
Using the Google platform, windows can only be controlled with voice commands.

Check that your Easykon for MyHome has the required firmware version to map a Window accessory.