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Best smart home Halloween decorations 2022

Philips Hue Go inside of a pumpkin
Philips Hue Go inside of a pumpkin (Image credit: Signify)

The best smart home Halloween decorations are an excellent way to manage outdoor decor with app controls or automation, and they enhance the ambiance indoors. Whether you want colorful lighting, or if you're going to use motion sensors to turn on a smart plug powering an inflatable, these accessories can do it all. Here's our guide to the best smart home Halloween decorations you can buy for your spooky abode this fall.

Trick or treat

With Halloween approaching, there are tons of ways that you can add the smarts to make this year's festivities even more special. If you're thinking about adding home automation accessories to your Halloween setup, you're going to want a smart plug, and the Wemo Mini Smart Plug is one of the best around. It brings intelligence and automation capabilities to standard lights and other appliances, and you can get a lot of them without breaking the bank.

For lighting, the Philips Hue White and Color Ambiance 2-Pack are always dependable, and the latest versions do not require a hub to get started. These colorful bulbs can display millions of colors and have plenty of available scenes to add the ambiance with just a tap.

Joseph Keller is the former Editor in Chief of iMore. An Apple user for almost 20 years, he spends his time learning the ins and outs of iOS and macOS, always finding ways of getting the most out of his iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, and Mac.