Synology: How to Install Homebridge Without Docker

Synology How to Install Homebridge Without Docker

Homebridge is, as the name suggests, a bridge between HomeKit and other smart home devices. Homebridge is lightweight NodeJS server you can run on your home network that emulates the iOS HomeKit API. Homebridge allows you to integrate with smart home devices that do not support the HomeKit protocol. After installing Homebridge, it remains running and connected to your network, ready to service requests from Siri. In this step by step guide I will show you how to install Homebridge on your Synology NAS through Package Center without Docker. You can also install Homebridge using docker.

  • STEP 1

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  • STEP 2

Download the .spk file for your NAS model from the link below.

Download Homebridge

  • STEP 3

Go to Package Center. Click Manual Install. Follow the instructions in the image below.

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  • STEP 4

Select the file you have previously downloaded at STEP 2. Click Next to start installing your Homebridge package. Follow the instructions in the image below.

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  • STEP 5

A new Pop-up Warning message will appear. Click Agree. Follow the instructions in the image below.

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  • STEP 6

Click Done. Follow the instructions in the image below.

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  • STEP 7

Go to the DSM main menu. You will find the new Homebridge icon. Click on it. Follow the instructions in the image below.

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  • STEP 8

Type in the default Username and Password, then click LOGIN.

Warning: the default username is admin and the default password is admin

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Enjoy Homebridge without Docker!

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Note: How to install Homebridge using Docker.

This post was updated on Wednesday / February 9th, 2022 at 12:31 AM