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Core extensions


Oh, there is some more stuff here. πŸ¦„

Some other miscellaneous core features that didn’t fit elsewhere in the documentation.

Maybe I’m just bad at structuring the documentation? If you have any suggestions, please let me know!


The following miscellaneous services are added to your Home Assistant instance:


Restarts Home Assistant. Spook extends the existing restart service with an β€œforce” option to force Home Assistant to restart immediately, ignoring all safety guards.

Screenshot of the Home Assistant restart service call in the developer tools.
Service properties
ServiceRestart πŸ‘»
Service namehomeassistant.restart
Service targetsNo
Service responseNo response
Spook's influenceExtends the existing restart service with a β€œforce” option.
Developer toolsTry this service Open your Home Assistant instance and show your service developer tools with a specific service selected.
Service call data
AttributeTypeRequiredDefault / Example

Blueprints & tutorialsΒΆ

There are currently no known blueprints or tutorials for the enhancements Spook provides for these features. If you created one or stumbled upon one, please let us know in our discussion forums.

Features requests, ideas, and supportΒΆ

If you have an idea on how to further enhance this, for example, by adding a new service, entity, or repairs detection; feel free to let us know in our discussion forums.

Are you stuck using these new features? Or maybe you’ve run into a bug? Please check the page on where to go for help.