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How to Set Up a FluxSmart Bluetooth Smart Light Bulb

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Introduction

In This Guide
You'll Learn How To:
  • Install the app for your FluxSmart bulb.
  • Pair your FluxSmart bulb to your smartphone or tablet.
Before We Begin:
  • Have your mobile device nearby.
Fluxsmart

1 Install Bulb

  1. Ensure that the power is OFF on the light fixture you are installing your bulb in.
    Light Switch Off
  2. Unscrew and remove any existing light bulb from the socket of the light fixture.
    Unscrew bulb
  3. Screw in your FluxSmart light bulb into the socket of the light fixture.
    Screw in bulb
  4. Power ON the light fixture you are working with.
    Light Switch On

2 Ensure the App is Installed

The Flux Bluetooth app is used to setup and manage your lighting. Check to see if you have this app installed on your device.

FluxBluetooth

? Is the Flux WiFi app currently installed on your device?

  1. Yes
  2. No

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In This Guide
You'll Learn How To:
  • Install the app for your FluxSmart bulb.
  • Pair your FluxSmart bulb to your smartphone or tablet.
Before We Begin:
  • Have your mobile device nearby.
Fluxsmart
  1. Ensure that the power is OFF on the light fixture you are installing your bulb in.
    Light Switch Off
  2. Unscrew and remove any existing light bulb from the socket of the light fixture.
    Unscrew bulb
  3. Screw in your FluxSmart light bulb into the socket of the light fixture.
    Screw in bulb
  4. Power ON the light fixture you are working with.
    Light Switch On

The Flux Bluetooth app is used to setup and manage your lighting. Check to see if you have this app installed on your device.

FluxBluetooth

To continue, we need to know what Operating System your smartphone or tablet has.

There are 2 main Operating Systems for smartphones currently available, Android and iOS.

Android Smartphone
Android smartphones are produced by multiple companies, such as Samsung, LG, Motorola, Sony, Nokia, Lenovo, and HTC. Example Android home screen.
iOS Smartphone
Apple is the only company that makes iOS smartphones. Example iOS home screen.
  1. Swipe down from the top of the screen.
    Swipe down
  2. Tap the Bluetooth icon to enable it.
    Bluetooth Enabled
    Bluetooth Enabled
    Bluetooth Disabled
    Bluetooth Disabled
  1. Open the Flux Bluetooth app from the home screen.
    Flux Bluetooth
  2. When you launch the app for the first time, you will be prompted with permission requests. If prompted, tap Allow on these to proceed.

    Denying a permission request may cause the app to not function properly.

    Access photos, media, and Files
    This gives the app access to your photos, media, and other files on your device. Photo, media, and file permissions
    Location
    This will let the app know your location. Location Permisisons
     
  3. A list of available smart lights will appear. Tap Add Device next to the smart light you wish to pair.
  4. Choose a descriptive name for your smart light, then tap Confirm.
  5. You can now tap on a device to begin controlling it.
    Added devices
  1. Open Settings.
    iOS Settings.
  2. Select Bluetooth.
    iOS Bluetooth
  3. Ensure that the Bluetooth toggle is in the On position.
    Bluetooth toggle switch highlighted in iOS settings.
  1. Open the Flux Bluetooth app.
    Flux Bluetooth
  2. A list of available smart lights will appear. Tap Add Device next to the smart light you wish to pair.
  3. Choose a descriptive name for your smart light, then tap Confirm.
  4. You can now tap on a device to begin controlling it.
    Added devices
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