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How to Set Up a Sengled Security Camera Floodlight

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1 Setup Smart WiFi Bulb

The Sengled Snap LED floodlight comes equipped with a 1080p security camera and a motion sensor, as well as two-way audio so you can talk to anyone within camera range. This guide will help you determine which Snap bulb you're using and how to get it set up for the first time.

The Sengled Snap LED Security Camera bulb does not require a hub; rather it connects to your WiFi router directly.

Tools You'll Need:
  • Ethernet Cable for setup (if your bulb has an Ethernet Port)
Before You Begin:
You must have the Sengled Snap App installed.
To use your Sengled Smart LED Security Camera, you will need to have the Sengled Snap App installed on your Smartphone or Tablet.
Sengled Snap

Other Sengled Bulbs

Sengled offers multiple types of bulbs, each with a slightly different use and program to control them. We have the following guides available for other Sengled bulbs.

2 Snap Type Check

There are two types of Sengled Snap bulbs available.

Look on the side of your bulb for a small door with an Ethernet port inside.
Sengled Snap Bulb with ethernet port highlighted

? Do you see an Ethernet port on the side of your bulb?

  1. Yes, I see an Ethernet port
  2. No, I don't see an Ethernet port

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The Sengled Snap LED floodlight comes equipped with a 1080p security camera and a motion sensor, as well as two-way audio so you can talk to anyone within camera range. This guide will help you determine which Snap bulb you're using and how to get it set up for the first time.

The Sengled Snap LED Security Camera bulb does not require a hub; rather it connects to your WiFi router directly.

Tools You'll Need:
  • Ethernet Cable for setup (if your bulb has an Ethernet Port)
Before You Begin:
You must have the Sengled Snap App installed.
To use your Sengled Smart LED Security Camera, you will need to have the Sengled Snap App installed on your Smartphone or Tablet.
Sengled Snap

Other Sengled Bulbs

Sengled offers multiple types of bulbs, each with a slightly different use and program to control them. We have the following guides available for other Sengled bulbs.

There are two types of Sengled Snap bulbs available.

Look on the side of your bulb for a small door with an Ethernet port inside.
Sengled Snap Bulb with ethernet port highlighted

Do not install your light just yet; we will get to that at a specific point during the setup process.
  1. Open the Sengled Snap app, and select More on the top right.
    Singled Snap
    Sengled Snap app with More highlighted
  2. Select Add Snap.
    More menu with Add Snap highlighted
  3. You'll be asked if there's an Ethernet port on the side of your light, select Yes.
    Ethernet Port check with Yes highlighted.
  4. Connect your light to your router using an Ethernet cable, then select Next.
    Connect Ethernet prompt with Next highlighted.
  5. Your lamp will pair with your phone automatically, wait for this to finish.
    Bulb pairing
  6. Follow the continued instructions on your smartphone or tablet to complete setting up your Snap light.

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.
Do not install your light just yet; we will get to that at a specific point during the setup process.
  1. Open the Sengled Snap app, and select More on the top right.
    Singled Snap
    Sengled Snap app with More highlighted
  2. Select Add Snap.
    More menu with Add Snap highlighted
  3. You'll be asked if there's an ethernet port on the side of your lamp. select No.
    Ethernet port check with No highlighted.
  4. Turn off the power to the light fixture you intend to install to.
    It is recommended that you install the Snap bulb inside temporarily while you setup, then once the lamp is setup, move it outside.
    Light Switch Off
  5. Screw in your Snap bulb.
    Screw in bulb
  6. Turn the power back on.
    Light Switch On
  7. We're ready to setup the lamp now, select Next.
    Get started screen with Next highlighted.
  8. A reminder that you will need about 2MB upload speed and a strong WiFi connection for best performance. Select Next.
    Connection and speed reminder with Next highlighted.
  9. You'll be asked to verify the bulb has a flashing red light, indicating it's ready to pair. Select the color that the light is showing.
    Light color check with Red highlighted.
    This guide assumes this is a new bulb, so the light will be red. If you see a different color light, select the proper response in the app, and continue to follow the instructions in the app from here on out.
  10. You'll be asked to connect your smartphone to your lamp's provided Wi-Fi network.
    Connect to Wi-Fi Prompt.
  11. Open Settings.
    Depending on your exact device (Smartphone or Tablet), and which generation you have, the menu theme and options might look slightly different on your screen. However, the steps should be similar across all Android devices and generations.
    Android Settings
  12. Select Wi-Fi.
    Wi-Fi
  13. Select the SNAP_XXX network from the list.
    Android Wi-Fi Network list with Snap network highlighted.
    The 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 a secured wireless connection.
  14. Return to the Sengled Snap app, and follow the instructions on your screen to complete setting up your lamp.
    Singled Snap
Do not install your light just yet; we will get to that at a specific point during the setup process.
  1. Open the Sengled Snap app, and select More on the top right.
    Singled Snap
    Sengled Snap app with More highlighted
  2. Select Add Snap.
    More menu with Add Snap highlighted
  3. You'll be asked if there's an ethernet port on the side of your lamp. select No.
    Ethernet port check with No highlighted.
  4. Turn off the power to the light fixture you intend to install to.
    It is recommended that you install the Snap bulb inside temporarily while you setup, then once the lamp is setup, move it outside.
    Light Switch Off
  5. Screw in your Snap bulb.
    Screw in bulb
  6. Turn the power back on.
    Light Switch On
  7. We're ready to setup the lamp now, select Next.
    Get started screen with Next highlighted.
  8. A reminder that you will need about 2MB upload speed and a strong WiFi connection for best performance. Select Next.
    Connection and speed reminder with Next highlighted.
  9. You'll be asked to verify the bulb has a flashing red light, indicating it's ready to pair. Select the color that the light is showing.
    Light color check with Red highlighted.
    This guide assumes this is a new bulb, so the light will be red. If you see a different color light, select the proper response in the app, and continue to follow the instructions in the app from here on out.
  10. You'll be asked to connect your smartphone to your lamp's provided Wi-Fi network.
    Connect to Wi-Fi Prompt.
  11. Open Settings.
    iOS Settings.
    Depending on your exact device (Smartphone or Tablet), and which generation you have, the menu theme and options might look slightly different on your screen. However, the steps should be similar across all Apple iOS devices and generations.
  12. Select Wi-Fi.
    iOS Wi-Fi
  13. Select the SNAP_XXX network from the list.
    iOS Wi-Fi settings with Snap network highlighted.
    The 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 a secured wireless connection.
  14. Return to the Sengled Snap app, and follow the instructions on your screen to complete setting up your lamp.
    Singled Snap