How to Add Ikea Tradfri Light Bulbs to Zigbee Hub

Introduction

In This Guide
You'll Learn How To:
  • Add an Ikea Tradfri bulb to your Zigbee smart home hub
Your existing smart hub system must support the Zigbee wireless communication protocol.
Due to the large number of different Zigbee control systems available, it will not be possible to give exact, step-by-step instructions. Rather, this guide will give you a general overview of what to look for to successfully add your Ikea Tradfri bulb to your existing hub.
Ikea Tradfri bulbs act just like any other Zigbee compatible bulb you may already be using with your system.
Zigbee

1 Add Ikea Tradfri Bulb

To complete the following steps, you will need both your control outlet and Zigbee hub handy.

With the Control Outlet

For easier setup, install your smart bulb in an easy to move lamp first. Once it has been added to your smart home system, the bulb can be relocated into the fixture you prefer.

  1. Make sure your lamp is turned off.
  2. Remove the existing bulb.
  3. Install the Ikea Tradfri bulb.
  4. Turn your lamp on.
    Ikea light bulb installed and powered on.

If the light bulb was already linked with a smart home system before, you may need to reset it by turning the light on and off six times in a row.

With the Zigbee Hub

  1. Open the control program or app associated with your Zigbee hub.
  2. Select to add a new device.

    This may be under settings, or devices.

  3. Select light bulb as the type of device you want to add.
  4. Select to scan for a new device.
  5. Place the Ikea Tradfri bulb within two inches of your Zigbee hub to be able to link them.
  6. Add the bulb to any scene or room your system uses to categorize your home.

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In This Guide
You'll Learn How To:
  • Add an Ikea Tradfri bulb to your Zigbee smart home hub
Your existing smart hub system must support the Zigbee wireless communication protocol.
Due to the large number of different Zigbee control systems available, it will not be possible to give exact, step-by-step instructions. Rather, this guide will give you a general overview of what to look for to successfully add your Ikea Tradfri bulb to your existing hub.
Ikea Tradfri bulbs act just like any other Zigbee compatible bulb you may already be using with your system.
Zigbee

To complete the following steps, you will need both your control outlet and Zigbee hub handy.

With the Control Outlet

For easier setup, install your smart bulb in an easy to move lamp first. Once it has been added to your smart home system, the bulb can be relocated into the fixture you prefer.

  1. Make sure your lamp is turned off.
  2. Remove the existing bulb.
  3. Install the Ikea Tradfri bulb.
  4. Turn your lamp on.
    Ikea light bulb installed and powered on.

If the light bulb was already linked with a smart home system before, you may need to reset it by turning the light on and off six times in a row.

With the Zigbee Hub

  1. Open the control program or app associated with your Zigbee hub.
  2. Select to add a new device.

    This may be under settings, or devices.

  3. Select light bulb as the type of device you want to add.
  4. Select to scan for a new device.
  5. Place the Ikea Tradfri bulb within two inches of your Zigbee hub to be able to link them.
  6. Add the bulb to any scene or room your system uses to categorize your home.
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