August


The august component allows you to integrate your August devices in Home Assistant.

There is currently support for the following device types within Home Assistant:

  • Doorbell
  • Binary Sensor
  • Camera
  • Lock

August Lock 2nd Gen will need either August Connect or Doorbell to connect to Home Assistant.

Configuration

You will need your August login information (username (either phone# or email), and password) to use this module.

To set it up, add the following to your configuration.yaml file:

# Example configuration.yaml entry
august:
  login_method: phone
  username: "+16041234567"
  password: YOUR_PASSWORD

Configuration Variables

login_method

(string)(Required)Method to login to your August account, either “email” or “phone”. A verification code will be sent to your email or phone during setup.

username

(string)(Required)The username for accessing your August account. This depends on your login_method, if login_method is email, this will be your email of the account. Otherwise, this will be your phone number.

password

(string)(Required)The password for accessing your August account.

timeout

(integer)(Optional)Timeout to wait for connections.

Default value: 10

Once Home Assistant is started, a configurator will pop up asking you to enter verification code that is sent to your phone number or email.

Binary Sensor

If you have August Doorbell, once you have enabled the August component, you should see following sensors:

  • Doorbell ding sensor
  • Doorbell motion sensor
  • Doorbell online sensor

If you have August Smart Lock with DoorSense, once you have enabled the August component, you should see the following sensors:

  • Door sensor

Camera

The august camera platform allows you to view the latest camera image (triggered by motion) by your August device in Home Assistant.