Install latest/stable of Zwave JS UI

Ubuntu 16.04 or later?

Make sure snap support is enabled in your Desktop store.

Install using the command line

sudo snap install zwave-js-ui

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Full-featured Z-Wave Control Panel and MQTT Gateway.

Zwave JS UI: Fully configurable Zwave to MQTT Gateway and Control Panel.

IMPORTANT: Read about the different release-cycles in the end section «releases in latest».

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Full-featured Z-Wave Control Panel and MQTT Gateway compatible with all known 500 and 700 series Z-Wave controller hardware adapters, Z-Wave JS runs on almost anything with a little bit of computing power and a serial port.

Main features

  • Control Panel UI: Directly control your nodes and their values from the UI, including:
    • Nodes management: Add, remove, and configure all nodes in your Z-Wave network
    • Firmware updates: Update device firmware using manufacturer-supplied firmware files
    • Groups associations: Add, edit, and remove direct node associations
    • Z-Wave JS Exposed: Provides full-access to Z-Wave JS's APIs
  • Full-Featured Z-Wave to MQTT Gateway: Expose Z-Wave devices to an MQTT broker in a fully configurable manner
  • Secured: Supports HTTPS and user authentication
  • Scene Management: Create scenes and trigger them by using MQTT apis (with timeout support)
  • Debug Logs in the UI: See debug logs directly from the UI
  • Access Store Files in the UI: Access the files are stored in the persistent store folder directly from the UI
  • Network Graph: Provides a beautiful map showing how nodes are communicating with the controller
  • Supports the Official Home Assistant Integration: Can act as the backend driver for the official Home Assistant integration, using the same driver and socket server as the official addon
  • Supports Home Assistant Discovery via MQTT: In lieu of the official integation, can be used to expose Z-Wave devices to Home Assistant via MQTT discovery.
  • Supported by Domoticz (beta 2021.1): Using MQTT Autodiscovery.
  • Automatic/Scheduled backups: Scheduled backup of NVM and store directory. It's also possible to enable automatic backups of NVM before every node inclusion/exclusion/ replace, this ensures to create a safe restore point before any operation that can cause a network corruption.

Additions with the snap

  • Command to read the log from the terminal independent of if you're logging to file or not
  • Plugs for the code-server snap, if you want a full-fledged editor experience for the «store-folder»


  • raw-usb: To access USB devices, such as Z-wave controller dongles
  • hardware-observe: To observe your system for devices, to easily find them in the UI

Note: None of these connections are necessary to run the app, so you can disconnect them as you like, but please note that it might change the experience within the software.


If your issue is with

Make sure you have set the log level to DEBUG for the respective unit and that you are logging to file, and attach it with your issue.

If you're not sure, just report it within any of the above, but attach logs for both packages. It will be transferred if you reported it within the wrong tracker.

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Releases in latest

This is how we use the different of channels in the latest track, to give the user a chance to choose how often they want updates.

  • latest/stable: Latest version of the last major release. Will only update once per major release and most likely by the end of that release cycle. E.g when there is a new version b.a.a then version a.b.c will be will be available.

  • latest/candidate: Latest minor or patch release of latest major release. E.g when version a.b.c changes to a.b.d or a.c.a, then version a.b.d or a.c.a will be available. Consider this rolling releases.

  • latest/edge and latest/edge/dev: Every build (including tests) might be pushed to these channels.

Details for Zwave JS UI

  • MIT

Last updated
  • 10 May 2024 - latest/stable
  • 11 May 2024 - latest/edge


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