Best HomeKit light switches for the Home app in 2023

The best HomeKit light switches give you almost super-human control over your home's lighting. Though the can work just like regular lightswitches with their physical button, but they can also work in tandem with Apple's Home App so that you can control your lights with Siri, activating them remotely, or putting them on routines so that the switches turn your lights on at set intervals through a day. 

Though it's initially a slightly expensive investment, over the long term they can save you money, as they work with cheaper, normal lightbulbs. No expensive smart replacements are needed, as the switch itself does all the fancy web-connected work. With automation, you can set everything up so that if you open the front door the hall light comes on, for example, along with loads of other options to make your home a little smarter. Here are our picks for the best HomeKit light switches.

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The best HomeKit light switches make it easy to control one or more lights through the Home app without spending a fortune on individual HomeKit light bulbs. Siri voice control is also available with all HomeKit and Home app devices, so you can speak phrases like, "Hey Siri, turn on the living room lights" while the virtual assistant takes care of it all.

Are you looking for a light switch that works with the most popular smart voice assistants, including Siri? The Lutron Caséta Wireless Smart Lighting Dimmer Switch Starter Kit gets our recommendation, as it is one of the fastest-responding and most reliable switches on the market thanks to Clear Connect technology. This dimmer switch bundle also does not require a neutral wire in your wall boxes, making it compatible with older and newer homes.

If you want an easy-to-install HomeKit-only switch, the Eve Light Switch gets the job done and does so with style. This switch connects directly to HomeKit via the latest wireless networking standard — Thread — so you don't need to download another app, enter a long Wi-Fi password, or register for another account just to control your lights. Thread also enables ultra-fast response times and excellent reliability without needing a hub.

Christopher Close

Christopher spends most of his time writing and dreaming about all things HomeKit and the Home app. Whether it is installing smart light switches, testing the latest door locks, or automating his households daily routines, Christopher has done it all.

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