Eve’s Android app is finally almost here, thanks to Google’s new Home APIs

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Eve, makers of smart home devices such as the Eve Energy smart plug, will soon launch an Android app. | Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge

After announcing that it would be bringing an app to Android way back in 2022, Eve is finally close to launching its Android app, possibly by this fall. Android users will be able to control Eve’s smart home products natively — including smart plugs, smart lights, and smart shades. They will be able to access features such as energy management that are not yet available in the Matter platforms they work with (including Google Home and Samsung SmartThings). Prior to Matter, Eve devices only worked with Apple HomeKit and were only controllable on iOS devices.

“The highly anticipated app will allow Matter devices to be added, controlled and automated directly and without any proprietary connection mechanism or fragile cloud-to-cloud…

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