1. Getting started

Getting Started

Welcome to the future of home automation, here are the steps so you can get started quickly:

Before you start, you will need:

  • Any programmable device with Internet Access (Arduino, RaspBerry, ESP8266, ect)

  • Some MQTT library that you can use with the device.


  1. Create your account at Smartnest website.

  2. Click on Add device and give it a name.

  3. Click on the three dots button and copy the Device ID.

  4. Configure your MQTT client with the following options:

    • Broker address:

    • Broker port: 1883.

    • Client ID: (Device ID copied in step 3)

    • Username: (Username selected during registration)

    • Password: (Password selected during registration)

  5. Click on the device widget and check the message on your device.

  6. Add Integrations: Follow the next guides about linking your Smartnest account with Alexa, Google Home, Siri and more.

if you have an ESP8266 device you can download the Blink Tutorial to complete this tutorial.

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