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Can we restrict what users / guest can see and do in a Homey installation?

I understand that Homey allows owner(s), manager(s), user(s) and guest(s) to access to the Homey installation.

Where a Owner has full access to everything, guest is the lowest user permission level.

I would like to know if, by configuration, I can restrict devices and flows that a particular Guest user can see and use.

Example : I have 4 daughters, each of them will have a guest profile configured on their own smartphone.
I would like to setup Homey so each of my daugther can only access to devices of their respective room and to excecute flows related to their room.

Can I configure this ?

thanks for your help

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Nope. The ‘roles’ are very limited. Maybe in the future.

ok
thanks

No problem, and sorry for the dissapointment :slight_smile:

I would like to be able to have this kind of restrictions.

Now I’m just using some KAKU remotes that our boys can use to control their devices in their room.

hope that this will be adressed soon

You can make different users for each and install HomeyDash for each and put the devices they need, in the Favorite Apps (search the forum for HomeyDash for solutions)

Hi,

Sure it is possible that way, I can also use IFTTT and let it do some authorisation. But that is not the point. The point is that the current user options on the Homey are very limited. It would not be that hard to implement more user restrictions or options to let a flow check which user is logged on.