How to Set Up a C by GE Smart Light Switch

Introduction

This guide will help you set up your C by GE Smart Light Switch to be able to control your lights remotely with the C by GE app or with your voice only by speaking to a virtual assistant.
What You'll Need:
  • A WiFi network to be already set up in your home.
  • A phone or tablet with Bluetooth 4.0 capability.
Before You Begin:

You must have the smart switch already installed on your wall. Please have a professional install it if you are not comfortable doing it on your own.

You must have the C by GE app installed
C by GE Logo.

1 Smart Switch Setup

Make sure Bluetooth is enabled on your phone or tablet and you are within 40 feet of the C by GE smart light switch.

  1. Launch the C by GE app on your phone or tablet.
    C by GE App.
  2. Tap Add in the top right corner.
    Add sign highlighted in C by GE app.
  3. Then tap Add New Devices.
    Add New Devices option highlighted in C by GE app.
  4. Select C-Start Switches.
    Smart switch highlighted in C by GE app.
  5. You'll be shown a summary of the setup process. At this point, the smart switch should already be installed on your wall. Tap Get Started.
    Get Started option highlighted in C by GE app.
  6. Once the switch is powered on, it will go into setup mode and display a blue light ring. Tap Continue when you see that light.
    Continue button highlighted on Setup Mode screen of C by GE app.
  7. Select the smart switch from the list. The blue light ring will blink green to indicate you've connected to it. Select Continue to proceed.
    Smart switch and Continue button highlighted on device selection screen of C by GE app.
  8. Select your WiFi network from the list and tap Continue.
    WiFi network list and Continue button highlighted on network selection screen of C by GE app.
  9. Enter your WiFi password if required to continue.
    WiFi password entry field highlighted in C by GE app.
  10. Now select the room where the smart switch is installed and tap Next.
    Room list highlighted on room selection screen of C by GE app.
  11. Give the switch a name then tap Continue.
    Name entry field and Continue button highlighted in C by GE app.
  12. Scroll through the bulb categories and select the type of bulbs the switch will control then tap Continue.
    Bulb categories and Continue button highlighted on bulb type selection screen in C by GE app.
  13. Tap Done to finish, or Set Up Another Switch if you have another one to set up.
    Done option highlighted in C by GE app.

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This guide will help you set up your C by GE Smart Light Switch to be able to control your lights remotely with the C by GE app or with your voice only by speaking to a virtual assistant.
What You'll Need:
  • A WiFi network to be already set up in your home.
  • A phone or tablet with Bluetooth 4.0 capability.
Before You Begin:

You must have the smart switch already installed on your wall. Please have a professional install it if you are not comfortable doing it on your own.

You must have the C by GE app installed
C by GE Logo.

Make sure Bluetooth is enabled on your phone or tablet and you are within 40 feet of the C by GE smart light switch.

  1. Launch the C by GE app on your phone or tablet.
    C by GE App.
  2. Tap Add in the top right corner.
    Add sign highlighted in C by GE app.
  3. Then tap Add New Devices.
    Add New Devices option highlighted in C by GE app.
  4. Select C-Start Switches.
    Smart switch highlighted in C by GE app.
  5. You'll be shown a summary of the setup process. At this point, the smart switch should already be installed on your wall. Tap Get Started.
    Get Started option highlighted in C by GE app.
  6. Once the switch is powered on, it will go into setup mode and display a blue light ring. Tap Continue when you see that light.
    Continue button highlighted on Setup Mode screen of C by GE app.
  7. Select the smart switch from the list. The blue light ring will blink green to indicate you've connected to it. Select Continue to proceed.
    Smart switch and Continue button highlighted on device selection screen of C by GE app.
  8. Select your WiFi network from the list and tap Continue.
    WiFi network list and Continue button highlighted on network selection screen of C by GE app.
  9. Enter your WiFi password if required to continue.
    WiFi password entry field highlighted in C by GE app.
  10. Now select the room where the smart switch is installed and tap Next.
    Room list highlighted on room selection screen of C by GE app.
  11. Give the switch a name then tap Continue.
    Name entry field and Continue button highlighted in C by GE app.
  12. Scroll through the bulb categories and select the type of bulbs the switch will control then tap Continue.
    Bulb categories and Continue button highlighted on bulb type selection screen in C by GE app.
  13. Tap Done to finish, or Set Up Another Switch if you have another one to set up.
    Done option highlighted in C by GE app.

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