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Vaillant and Niko Home Control

For an installation with version 2.16 or earlier, the link between Niko Home Control and Vaillant can be activated and deactivated on

What can you do with Niko Home Control?

By using Niko Home Control with your Vaillant system, you can do the following:

Connected systems supported by 


myVaillant app

Check and control the room temperature (one zone)

Check and control the room temperature (more zones)

Check the outside temperature

Choose the heating program mode (e.g. home, away)

Choose the operation mode (e.g. summer, winter, frost guard)

Check and boost the temperature of the hot water system

Choose the heating program mode (off, manual, schedule, away, boost) (*)

(*) Boost is only available for domestic hot water


The Vaillant functions automatically appear in your Niko Home Control apps and your touchscreens after you activate the link between both systems. These functions can also be combined in routines/actions to control multiple items simultaneously at the simple press of a button (e.g. turn off all the lights and reduce the set point temperature when pressing the leaving the house button).

  • The available functionality within Niko Home Control depends upon the specific installation features of the Vaillant system.

  • You can always use the vSMART/eRELAX app or myVaillant app for more advanced settings and configurations. The SENSO app does not support Niko Home Control. 

What do you need?

In short

Extra information


  • No additional electrical wiring is required.

  • You have a computer with a web browser and an internet connection to set up the link between both systems.

Your Niko Home Control installation meets the following requirements:

  • It has a wireless smart hub or a connected controller II.

  • It is configured with the most recent programming software (version 2.17 or higher).

  • It has an active internet connection.

  • It is registered and you have your e-mail address and password on hand.

  • If you want to use the Vaillant functions in combination with Niko Home Control actions, these actions need to be programmed with the Niko Home Control programming software after the link has been activated.

If you have not registered your Niko Home Control installation, go to Register your installation.

Your Vaillant system meets the following requirements:

  • It is a Vaillant boiler/heat pump having an eBUS connection.

  • It has one or more of the following thermostats:

    • a thermostat supported by the vSMART/eRELAX app

    • a sensoCOMFORT VRC 720, a sensoHOME VRT 380 or a sensoROOM VRT 51f thermostat supported by the MyVaillant app

  • It has an active internet connection.

  • It is registered

  • You have your registration e-mail address on hand.

  • It has a Vaillant communication unit, and you have its serial number on hand.

You can find the serial number of the communication unit:

  • on the backside or the inside of the unit below the barcode

  • in the vSMART/eRELAX app or the myVaillant app

How do you (de)activate the link between your Niko Home Control and your Vaillant system?

You can (de)activate the link between Niko Home Control and your Vaillant system via the Niko Home Control programming software.
Note that any basic actions and routines linked to your Vaillant system are also updated via the programming software.
You will find the requirements and detailed instructions in the software manual.

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