Homey Bridge connect to Home Assistant


Unfortunately, I am unable to connect the Bridge to with Home Assistant. I have followed the steps indicated in the installation, but I keep getting a timeout message.

I use a TP link Archer 7 WiFi.

Ps, im totaly new to this…

Before Homey Cloud (not Bridge) can connect to your Home Assistant, you need to enable port forwarding in your home router. If you don’t know what that is, or if you don’t know the security implications of it, I would very strongly suggest to not do it, since you don’t want to inadvertently expose your Home Assistant to the rest of the world.

Also, even with port forwarding enabled it may not work if your home internet connection is based on CGNAT (which in the Netherlands is relatively uncommon, but in other parts of the world is very common).

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