The hive component is the main component to set up and integrate all supported Hive devices. Once configured with the minimum required details it will detect and add all your Hive devices into Home Assistant, including support for multizone heating.

This component uses the unofficial API used in the official Hive website, and you will need to use the same Username and Password you use on the Hive website to configure this Hive component in Home Assistant.

To add your Hive devices into your Home Assistant installation, add the following to your configuration.yaml file:

# Example configuration.yaml entry
  username: YOUR_USERNAME
  password: YOUR_PASSWORD

Configuration Variables


(string)(Required)Your username from


(string)(Required)Your password from


(integer)(Optional)The time in minutes between Hive API calls

Default value: 2

The Hive Home Assistant platform currently supports the following Hive devices:

  • Hive Active Heating (including hot water and Hive Multizone)
  • Hive Active Light Dimmable
  • Hive Active Light Cool to Warm White
  • Hive Active Light Color Changing
  • Hive Active Plug
  • Hive Window or Door Sensor
  • Hive Motion Sensor