Harmony experience with Insteon

It's compatible with Harmony Express and hub‑based products



Setup



Set up Insteon
Setup and configure Insteon using the Insteon for Hub app on your iOS or Android device.
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Connect Harmony and Insteon
Once connected, you'll be able to set up and use Activities which include device connected to Insteon.

Setting up a new remote

During the setup, Harmony will automatically scan your home network searching for connected Insteon Hubs. Once found, you'll be prompted to sign into your Insteon account to complete the setup process. If your Insteon Hub is not found, ensure that it's connected to the same home Wi‑Fi network as your Harmony hub.

Add Insteon using the Harmony mobile app

  1. Launch the Harmony mobile app and connect to your Harmony hub.
  2. Select MENU, then Harmony Setup > Add/Edit Devices & Activities > Devices.
Insteon - Adding from mobile 1
  1. Select the ADD DEVICE button at the bottom of the screen.
  2. Select SCAN FOR WI‑FI DEVICES and Harmony will search for any connected Insteon Hubs on your home Wi‑Fi network.
Harmony app scan devices
  1. To complete the process, you'll be prompted to sign into your Insteon account.
Notice

If your Insteon Hub is not found, ensure that it's connected to the same home Wi‑Fi network as your Harmony hub.

Add Insteon using the MyHarmony desktop software

  1. Launch the MyHarmony desktop software and sign into your account.
  2. Select your Harmony product from the Remote Gallery screen.
  3. Select the Devices tab on the left side of the screen, then the Scan for devices button near the center of the page.
Harmony Desktop Softare - Auto Scan Insteon
  1. You will be prompted to connect your Harmony to your computer with the provided USB cable.
  2. Harmony will scan your home Wi‑Fi network for Insteon.
Notice

If your Insteon Hub is not found, ensure that it's connected to the same home Wi‑Fi network as your Harmony hub.

Insteon Hub models

Below is information regarding Insteon Hub models that Harmony Team has been able to test. If you're not sure about which Insteon Hub model you have, you can use Insteon's knowledgebase to help identify your Insteon Hub version.

Compatible

  • Insteon Hub model 2245-222

Incompatible

  • Insteon Hub (HomeKit-enabled) 2243-222
  • Insteon Hub with AllJoyn 2243-223
  • Insteon Hub Pro 2243-222
  • Insteon Hub 2242-222R
  • Insteon Hub 2242-442
  • Insteon Hub 2242-422

Setup

Notice

Insteon must be added by enabling its skill on the Alexa app. Once enabled, you can press the OK button on your Harmony Express remote to send Insteon voice commands.

Connect Smart Home Devices to Alexa


Integration details

Harmony Express remotes

Harmony connects with your Insteon through its Alexa skill.

Integration details

Hub‑based remotes

Harmony connects with the Insteon servers, allowing you to incorporate Insteon into your Harmony Activities. Please ensure your Insteon Hub is connected to the same Wi‑Fi network as your Harmony hub.

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We need to know which type of remote you have in order to provide you the correct instructions. Please select from one of the options below in order to get started.


 
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