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Ecobee, the HomeKit accessory manufacturer, released its new Apple Watch app after teasing a potential Watch support last March. Now Ecobee iOS users can control their smart accessories from their Apple Watch.

Most notably with the new app, Ecobee customers can control their Ecobee smart thermostat, the Ecobee4, according to 9to5Google.

Users can adjust temperatures, see the current indoor temperature, set the temperature to Away or Home mode to save energy and more. Additionally, users can alter fan settings to Auto or On.

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The Ecobee4 can manage hot and cold spots instead of just reading the temperature in one place, like a hallway. Placing a sensor in your favorite room allows the device to read the temperature and detect how many people are in it, ensuring a comfortable temperature.

"Ecobee makes it easier for you to maximize comfort and savings without compromising your lifestyle," the app description read.

Ecobee's app offers a number of other features for the smart home as well.

The app's Today Widget is an easy-to-use command central for you to keep track of your home. Today eliminates the need to open multiple apps to see that status of your home. You can see detailed temperature information and more.

Ecobee plans to add support for complications "soon."

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Takeaways

  1. Ecobee iOS users can control their smart accessories from their Apple Watch with the HomeKit company's app.
  2. Users can adjust temperatures, see the current indoor temperature, turn the temperature to Away or Home mode to save energy and more.

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Shelby is an Associate Writer for CNET's Download.com. She served as Editor in Chief for the Louisville Cardinal newspaper at the University of Louisville. She interned as Creative Non-Fiction Editor for Miracle Monocle literary magazine. Her work appears in Glass Mountain Magazine, Bookends Review, Soundings East, and on Louisville.com. Her cat, Puck, is the best cat ever.