Homey Pro (Early 2023) can be connected to a PC or Mac for various tasks:
- Create a Local Backup
- Restore a Local Backup
- Updating Software
- Factory Resetting
To start, unplug Homey Pro (Early 2023) from the power adapter and move it to your PC or Mac's location.
Visit the Homey Pro USB Tool in Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge or another Chromium-based browser.
💡 The USB Tool can also be accessed by visiting My Devices on the Homey website.
Next, place and hold a long pin inside the bottom of Homey Pro's pinhole before connecting the USB-C cable. It is essential that Homey Pro is powered off while pressing the pinhole.
While keeping the pinhole pressed, connect the USB-C cable to your PC or Mac. The LED Ring of Homey Pro will breathe orange, indicating DFU Mode is enabled.
💡DFU stands for Device Firmware Update
Tap Next in the browser, and select the USB device called BCM2711 Boot. The USB Tool will then continue loading and you'll be presented with a choice of options.
This action will create a full-system backup of Homey Pro, including settings, apps, experiments and the system software. A file that ends with .homeyprobackup will be created.
This action will restore a full-system backup of Homey Pro, including settings, apps, experiments and the system software. Select the file that ends with .homeyprobackup you have created before.
This action will install the latest software for Homey Pro. If experimental updates were enabled, this will also install the latest experimental update.
This action will install the latest stable software, and clear all user data from Homey Pro.