If you have questions, we recommend to look through our FAQ, where we collect the most common problems and questions with the related answers and solutions.
Yes, the Home Connect Developer Program is free (as in free beer). However, it is not open source.
We appreciate your feedback if you notice any bugs or issues. That way we will be able to identify and fix the bugs faster. Please use our contact form if you want to send us feedback. The link can be found in the footer.
The API currently supports the following home appliance types:
- Cleaning Robot
- Coffee Machine
- Cook Processor
- Fridge Freezer
- Warming Drawer
- Washer Dryer
- Wine Cooler
The API is model agnostic, i.e. no model specific implementation is necessary. Further categories will follow in the future.
Yes, all home appliances must be associated with a Home Connect account. A Home Connect user can register an account in the Home Connect app.
Purchase a home appliance with Home Connect. They are excellent anyway, and you should own one. But seriously: we have developed server-based home appliance simulators to make it easy for you to test your application. Please note that the simulators don’t fully simulate a physical home appliance e.g. error handling is not fully supported. You can find the simulators in your account area. But you should still buy a new home appliance. With Home Connect.
When you submit your publication request, we will review the request before your application with Home Connect integration is made available to consumers. So please make sure that you read our Home Connect Developer Agreement, as well as our Developer Guidelines, before submitting your publication request. Breach of our terms may lead to a deactivation of your developer account. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us.