How to Add a Room in iOS 10 Home App on iPhone/iPad

Adding a room in iOS 10 Home app on your iPhone or iPad is a breeze. Check out the easy guide to get started.

With iOS 10, an all new stock app “Home” has arrived. It provides an ultra-convenient HomeKit control solution. Primed to let you control several HomeKit enabled accessories with optimum ease, Home had been on the wish-lists of many iPhone users, including me.

The Home app allows you to separate your house into two different rooms. Moreover, you can add some smart items which are there in those specific rooms in order to control them perfectly. Want to find out how it works? Let’s check out!

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How to Add or Remove Rooms in Home App in iOS 10

How to Add a Room in Home App in iOS 10 on iPhone or iPad

Step #1. Launch the Home app on your iPhone.

Open Home App on iPhone Running iOS 10

Step #2. Next up, you have to tap on Rooms tab at the bottom.

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Tap on Rooms in Home App in iOS 10

Step #3. Tap on the tiny “three lines with dots” from the top left corner.

Tap on 3 Lines in Rooms App in iOS 10

Step #4. Next, you will have to tap on Room Settings at the bottom.

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Tap on Room Settings in Home App in iOS 10

Step #5. Tap on Add Room.

Tap on Add Room in iOS 10 Home App

Step #6. Under Room Name, enter the name of the room in the text field.

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Naming a Room in Home App in iOS 10

Step #7. Under Room Wallpaper, you have the option to add room wallpaper. You can either take a photo or choose from the existing ones. (We will select one nice one from the photo library.)

Change Room Wallpaper in Home App in iOS 10

Step #8. In the Camera Roll, you have to tap on the photo you want to set as your room wallpaper.

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Step #9. Up next, you will have to tap on Set from the bottom right corner.

Set Wallpaper in Home App in iOS 10

Step #10. Tap on Done from the top right corner to confirm.

Add Room in iOS 10 Home App

How to Remove Room from Home App in iOS 10 on iPhone and iPad

In case, if you want to remove room from Home App in iOS 10

Step #1. Open Home app → Tap on Rooms tab.

Tap on Room to Edit in iOS 10

Step #2.  Tap on 3 horizontal lines from the top left corner.

Tap on Horizontal Lines in iOS 10 Home App

Step #4.  Tap on Room Settings.

Tap on Room Settings in iOS 10 Home App on iPhone

Step #5.  Select room you want to remove.

Select Room You Want to Remove from Home App in iOS 10

Step #6. Tap on Remove Room.

Tap on Remove in Home App in iOS 10

Step #7. Tap on Remove to confirm.

Remove Room from iOS 10 Home App

That’s it!

Indeed, Home is a welcome addition to iOS. I’m sure once iOS 10 is publicly released this fall, iPhone owners would really appreciate it.

Is there any new feature you want to see in this app? Share your views with us in the comment, on Facebook, Twitter, and Google Plus.

Jignesh Padhiyarhttps://www.igeeksblog.com
Jignesh Padhiyar is the co-founder of iGeeksBlog.com who has a keen eye for news, rumors and all the unusual stuff that happens around Apple products. During his tight schedule, Jignesh finds some moments of respite to share side-splitting contents on social media.

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