Hive


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 https://my.hivehome.com, 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.

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

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

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

Configuration Variables

username

(string)(Required)Your username from https://my.hivehome.com.

password

(string)(Required)Your password from https://my.hivehome.com.

scan_interval

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

Default value: 2

Binary Sensor

The hive binary sensor component integrates your Hive sensors into Home Assistant.

The platform supports the following Hive products:

  • Hive Window or Door Sensor
  • Hive Motion Sensor

Climate

The hive climate platform integrates your Hive thermostat and hot water into Home Assistant, enabling control of setting the mode and setting the target temperature.

A short boost for Hive Heating or Hive Hot water can be set by using the Aux Heat function, this will turn on the boost feature for Hive Heating or Hive Hot water for 30 minutes at 0.5 degrees higher than the current temperature.

The platform supports the following Hive products:

  • Hive Active Heating
  • Hive Multizone
  • Hot water control

Light

The hive light platform integrates your Hive lights into Home Assistant, enabling control of various settings, depending on the model light.

The platform supports the following Hive products:

  • Hive Active Light Dimmable
  • Hive Active Light Cool to Warm White
  • Hive Active Light Color Changing

Sensor

The hive sensor component exposes Hive data as a sensor.

The platform exposes the following sensors:

  • Hive Hub Online Status
  • Hive Outside Temperature

Switch

The hive switch platform integrates your Hive plugs into Home Assistant, enabling control of your devices.

The platform supports the following Hive products:

  • Hive Active Plug