Harold Gilbert

I'm a semi-retired electrician & combustion technician. I live a couple of hours SW of Toronto ON Canada. I would say that i have finished about 90% of my condo with smart devices. I'm a Apple nerd so always looking for HomeKit/Home devices and tips.

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  • Harold Gilbert commented,

    Hi Christopher, I figured out what is going on with mine 1/2 of my devices want to connect to my 5G network. This is rather strange since I have my 5G shut off. I shut it off to prevent this type o...

  • Harold Gilbert commented,

    I'm having the same issue with all my smart devices except my Sensi t-stat. So I'm thinking its a Apple problem I use a Apple TV as well. If you find something please let me know and I will do the ...

  • Harold Gilbert commented,

    Hi Jerry, I will give you a quick rundown of my setup. I live in a small condo complex 39 units arranged in U with both exit to the street. I have end unit on the East side. When I enter on the eas...

  • Harold Gilbert commented,

    Hi Scott, I have been living in electrical purgatory for the last couple of weeks. Starting with my modem/router dieing so new  ssid and password. Just got everything up and running. So Apple threw...

  • Harold Gilbert commented,

    Hi Nathan, I have a similar problem. When I open the door I get all the notifications like normal. I have always backed out of the garage, stopped and close the door. When I use the remote door clo...

  • Harold Gilbert commented,

    That is a excellent idea especially when taking the trash out. I try to keep the auto close at 2 minutes which means the phone goes in the pocket and of course the icon gets hit and door operates.

  • Harold Gilbert commented,

    I saw something in my ever growing pile of smart home documentaion that I have. It mentioned about the time change. I will see if I can locate it and pass it along.

  • Harold Gilbert commented,

    Hi Matthew, The device QR code is usually in a text box on the bottom of the code in a xxx-xx-xxx format. On some devices there maybe a second location that lists it as a backup. Hope this helps,