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How to Set Up a Vivitar Smart Light Bulb

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Introduction

Vivitar Logo.

1 Install the Light Bulb

  1. Make sure your lamp or light fixture is turned off.
  2. Remove the existing bulb from your fixture.
  3. Carefully screw in your new Vivitar bulb.
    Screw in bulb
  4. Turn your lamp or light fixture on.

2 Add Vivitar Light Bulb to App

  1. Open the Vivitar Smart Home Security app.
    Vivitar Smart Home Security App.
  2. Along the bottom, select Devices.
    Vivitar app with Devices selected. Screenshot.
  3. Select Add New Device.
    Vivitar app with Add New Device selected. Screenshot.
  4. From here, you may add your bulb by either scanning a barcode or by selecting it from a list.
    Add Bulb Via Barcode Scan
    1. Tap Scan Barcode.
      Add new device screen with Scan Barcode selected. Screenshot.
    2. If prompted, select Allow.
      Prompt: Allow Smart Home Security to take pictures and record video? Screenshot.
    3. Take a screenshot of your bulb's barcode which is located on the box.
      Capturing the barcode with your mobile device's camera. Screenshot.
    4. If you have difficulties scanning the barcode, proceed to the next method located below.
    5. Once your bulb is detected, you'll be prompted to Sign in or Create account.
      Sign in or Register. Screenshot.
    6. Your bulb is now added. You may now configure your bulb within the app.
    Add Bulb Via List
    1. Tap Lights.
      Add new device screen with Lights selected. Screenshot.
    2. Select your light from the list.
      Light of Vivitar bulbs. Screenshot.
    3. Register or Sign in to complete the setup.
      Register. Screenshot.
    4. Your bulb is now added. You may now configure your bulb from within the app.

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Vivitar Logo.
  1. Make sure your lamp or light fixture is turned off.
  2. Remove the existing bulb from your fixture.
  3. Carefully screw in your new Vivitar bulb.
    Screw in bulb
  4. Turn your lamp or light fixture on.
  1. Open the Vivitar Smart Home Security app.
    Vivitar Smart Home Security App.
  2. Along the bottom, select Devices.
    Vivitar app with Devices selected. Screenshot.
  3. Select Add New Device.
    Vivitar app with Add New Device selected. Screenshot.
  4. From here, you may add your bulb by either scanning a barcode or by selecting it from a list.
    Add Bulb Via Barcode Scan
    1. Tap Scan Barcode.
      Add new device screen with Scan Barcode selected. Screenshot.
    2. If prompted, select Allow.
      Prompt: Allow Smart Home Security to take pictures and record video? Screenshot.
    3. Take a screenshot of your bulb's barcode which is located on the box.
      Capturing the barcode with your mobile device's camera. Screenshot.
    4. If you have difficulties scanning the barcode, proceed to the next method located below.
    5. Once your bulb is detected, you'll be prompted to Sign in or Create account.
      Sign in or Register. Screenshot.
    6. Your bulb is now added. You may now configure your bulb within the app.
    Add Bulb Via List
    1. Tap Lights.
      Add new device screen with Lights selected. Screenshot.
    2. Select your light from the list.
      Light of Vivitar bulbs. Screenshot.
    3. Register or Sign in to complete the setup.
      Register. Screenshot.
    4. Your bulb is now added. You may now configure your bulb from within the app.