How to Stop Others from Adding/Removing Accessories or Scenes to Home App on iPhone and iPad

No longer want a person to edit HomeKit accessories? Fine. You can completely stop others from adding or removing accessories or scenes to the Home app on your iPhone and iPad. Head over to this quick guide to edit permission and prevent others from making unnecessary changes!

Your naughty brother keeps on adding unnecessary scenes to the Home app; despite your repeated warning. Today, you have decided enough is enough and want to disallow him to add or remove accessories or scenes from the Home app on iPhone or iPad.

Stopping others from adding or deleting HomeKit accessories is quite simple and hardly takes a few steps. Let me show you how it works!

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How to Stop Others to Add-Remove Accessories or Scenes to Home App on iPhone and iPad

How to Disallow Others to Add or Remove Accessories or Scenes to Home App on iPhone and iPad

Step #1. Launch the Home app on your iOS device → tap on the tiny arrow atHomePod Settings Arrow the top right corner.

Step #2. Now, select the person that you want to edit permissions for.

Step #3. Next, turn off the switch next to Allow Editing.

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Going forward, this person won’t be able to edit accessories. But if you ever happen to change your mind and allow him to get onboard again, follow the same steps and turn on the switch in the end.

How to Remove A Person to Prevent Him/Her from Controlling Your HomeKit Accessories

You have already disallowed a person from editing accessories. Now, you want to remove him to completely block his path to return.

Step #1. Open the Home app on your iOS device.

Step #2. Now, tap on the tiny arrow HomePod Settings Arrowlocated at the upper right corner.

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Step #3. Next, tap the user and then hit Remove Person.

That’s done!

Over to you

It’s pretty easy to manage the editing permissions, isn’t it? Share your thought in the comments.

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Jignesh Padhiyar
Jignesh Padhiyar is the founder of who has a keen eye for news, rumors and all the unusual stuff that happens around iPhone and iPad.


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