How to Set Up a FluxSmart Wi-Fi Smart Light Bulb

Introduction

In This Guide
You'll Learn How To:
  • Install the app for your FluxSmart bulb.
  • Create a Flux Cloud account.
  • Pair your FluxSmart bulb to your mobile device.
Before We Begin:
  • Have your mobile device nearby.
  • You will need your home's Wi-Fi network credentials.
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 Update to the Flux WiFi Pro App

The developer has created an updated app since the product was launched. If you're running the Flux WiFi app, you may get a notification advising you to download the new app. For purposes of this guide, we will be using the new Flux WiFi Pro app.

Android Update Notification
Android update notification
iOS Update Notification
iOS update notification

3 Ensure the Flux WiFi Pro App is Installed

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

Flux WiFi Pro

? Is the Flux WiFi Pro 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.
  • Create a Flux Cloud account.
  • Pair your FluxSmart bulb to your mobile device.
Before We Begin:
  • Have your mobile device nearby.
  • You will need your home's Wi-Fi network credentials.
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 developer has created an updated app since the product was launched. If you're running the Flux WiFi app, you may get a notification advising you to download the new app. For purposes of this guide, we will be using the new Flux WiFi Pro app.

Android Update Notification
Android update notification
iOS Update Notification
iOS update notification

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

Flux WiFi Pro

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.Android Home Screen
iOS Smartphone
Apple is the only company that makes iOS smartphones.iOS Home Screen
  1. Open the Flux WiFi Pro app.
    Flux WiFi Pro
  2. The first time you launch the Flux WiFi Pro app, a prompt will appear to demonstrate where the add device button is. Close this by tapping on the X.
    X to close notfication
  3. Tap the Menu button on the left.
    Home button
  4. Check to see if you are signed into your Flux cloud account:
    Not Signed In
    Not Signed In
    Signed In
    Signed In
  1. Tap Sign In.
    Sign In
  2. Tap Sign Up.
    Sign Up
  3. Enter your email address and choose a strong password.

    We suggest you use a unique password that  not used on other accounts.

    Email and Password fields
  4. Then tap Sign Up.
    Sign Up
  5. A confirmation prompt will appear. Tap OK to proceed.
    OK

This process will need to be repeated for each FluxSmart Wi-Fi light you wish to set up.

  1. Tap the Plus + Symbol in the top right corner of the screen.
    +
  2. Tap Add Light.
    Add Light
  3. A list of unpaired FluxSmart lights will be displayed. Select the light you would like to add.
  4. You will then be prompted to select your Wi-Fi network from a list of nearby networks. Select your network and enter your Wi-Fi password if necessary.
  5. Enter a description for the light you've chosen to add, then tap Confirm.

    If you have multiple SmartFlux lights installed in your home, descriptions will make it easier to identify and manage your lights later on.

  6. The light should now be successfully added. Tap any light from the list in order to manage it.
    Installed devices that can be managed

    Additional lights can be added by repeating these steps.

  1. Tap on Sign In.
    Sign In
  2. Enter the email address and password associated with your Flux Cloud account.
    Email address and password fields
  3. Then tap Sign In.
    Sign In
  1. Open the Flux WiFi Pro app.
    Flux WiFi Pro
  2. You may be prompted by the app for permission to send you notifications. Depending on your preference, select Allow or Don't Allow to proceed.
    Notifications Prompt
  3. The first time you launch the Flux WiFi Pro app, a prompt will appear to demonstrate where the add device button is. Close this by tapping on the X.
    X to close notification
  4. Tap the Settings gear on the top left of the screen.
    Settings gear
  5. Check to see if you are signed into your Flux cloud account:
    Not Signed In
    Not signed in
    Signed In
    Signed In

  1. Tap Sign In.
    Sign In
  2. Tap on Register Account.
    Register account
  3. Enter your email address and choose a strong password.

    We suggest you use a unique password that is not used on other accounts.

    Email and Password fields
  4. Tap Create an account.
    Create an account
  5. A confirmation prompt will appear. Tap OK to proceed.
    OK

This process will need to be repeated for each FluxSmart Wi-Fi light you wish to set up.

  1. Tap the Plus + Symbol in the top right corner of the screen.
    +
  2. Then tap Connect light to Wi-Fi network.
    Connect light to Wi-Fi network
  3. Open Settings.
    iOS Settings.
  4. Select Wi-Fi.
    iOS Wi-Fi
  5. Select the Wi-Fi set up network from the list of available networks. It will be named either LEDnetxxx or FLUXnetxxx.
    LEDnetxxx or FLUXnetxxx network
    This set up network is unsecured; this is normal. You will be using it to set up the device only. After, you will be using the device over your secured wireless connection.
  6. Return to the Flux WiFi Pro app.
    Flux WiFi Pro
  7. Now that your device is connected to your bulb's set up network, you will be prompted to select your home's Wi-Fi network name from a list of available networks. Enter your Wi-Fi network password if necessary.

    Your light will begin connecting to your home's Wi-Fi network. Wait for the bulb to connect and restart. If the pairing was successful, you will be prompted to enter a description for the light that was just added.

  8. Enter a description for the light, then tap Confirm.

    If you have multiple SmartFlux lights installed in your home, descriptions will make it easier to identify and manage your lights later on.

  9. The light should now be successfully added. Tap any light from the list in order to manage it.
    List of installed bulbs that can be managed

    Additional lights can be added by repeating these steps.

  1. Tap Sign In.
    Sign In
  2. Enter the email address and password associated with your Flux Cloud account.
    Username and Password field
  3. Then tap Sign In.
    Sign In
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