Smart Home

Pairing Guide: HomeKit Hub


1. In order to set up the Zigbee Hub with Apple Home, it needs to be paired with the Near App first.
2. Make sure that both your smartphone and the Near Zigbee Hub are connected to the same Wi-Fi Network during the pairing process.

Step 1: Entering Pairing Mode

The Zigbee Hub should already be in pairing mode right out of the box. Otherwise, long-press the reset button for 5s to 10s until the pairing indicator turns solid green (i.e. not flashing)

Step 2: Adding The Zigbee Hub

In the Near app, tap on “Add Device” and the hub should appear automatically. Otherwise, you can add the hub manually by selecting its corresponding icon in the menu.

Step 3: Click on “Add”.
Click on “Add”, then “Done” and the hub is now paired with the Near app.

Step 4: Pairing the Hub to the Home App.

After pairing the hub to the Near App, it needs to be paired in the Home App to control your Zigbee lights.

i. Open the Home App and select “Add Accessory”.

ii. Flip the hub to locate and scan the HomeKit QR code.

iii. The Near Zigbee Hub will appear automatically, click on “Add to Apple Home” and wait for the Hub to be added.

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