How to add a TeHyBug Smart Home Data Logger to your HomeAssistant?

There are several ways it add a TeHyBug to your HomeAssistant.
1. Embed a public graph to your dashboard.
2. Add it as an MQTT Sensor to your Homeassistant.

Usually, Home Assistant is installed on a Raspberry Pi or similar devices.
If you don’t have an MQTT Brocker, here is the instruction on how to install the MQTT Broker on your PI.

https://randomnerdtutorials.com/how-to-install-mosquitto-broker-on-raspberry-pi/

  1. Put your TeHyBug into a configuration mode.
  2. open HTTP://192.168.1.1 in your browser (Firefox works best)
  3. Configure WIFI Connection by providing your WIFI Credentials.
  4. Go to Custom MQTT Configuration and fill the required fields similar to the screenshot below, the MQTT Server should be the IP Address of your MQTT Broker
MQTT configuration example
  1. Save, activate the live mode and restart the TeHyBug.
  2. Make sure mqtt block in the configuration exists, if not please configure it a your home assistant integration. Open the configuration.yaml file of your home assistant and add a sensor block, if the sensor block exists, just extend it:

Example configuration.yaml entry:

sensor:
  - platform: mqtt
    name: "Temperature Test"
    state_topic: "/tehybug/sensor1"
    unit_of_measurement: "°C"
    value_template: "{{ value_json.t }}"
  - platform: mqtt
    name: "Pressure Test"
    state_topic: "/tehybug/sensor1"
    unit_of_measurement: "hPa"
    value_template: "{{ value_json.p }}"

After this, you will be able to add a new sensor entity to your dashboard.

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