input_boolean integration allows the user to define boolean values that can be controlled via the frontend and can be used within conditions of automation. This can for example be used to disable or enable certain automations.
To enable input booleans in your installation, add the following lines to your
# Example configuration.yaml entry input_boolean: notify_home: name: Notify when someone arrives home initial: off icon: mdi:car
Alias for the input. Multiple entries are allowed.
This integration will automatically restore the state it had prior to Home Assistant stopping as long as your entity does not have a set value for
initial. To disable this feature, set a valid value for
Here’s an example of an automation using the above
input_boolean. This action will only occur if the switch is on.
automation: alias: Arriving home trigger: platform: state entity_id: binary_sensor.motion_garage to: 'on' condition: condition: state entity_id: input_boolean.notify_home state: 'on' action: service: notify.pushbullet data: title: "" message: "Honey, I'm home!"
You can also set or change the status of an
input_boolean by using
input_boolean.toggle in your automations.
- service: input_boolean.turn_on data: entity_id: input_boolean.notify_home