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How to Set Up a Vivitar Smart Outlet

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Introduction

The Vivitar Smart Power Outlet is an outlet that you connect to your home's WiFi and control it remotely from anywhere using the Vivitar Smart Home Security app. This guide will show you how to set up the outlet by powering it up and adding it to the app.
Before You Begin:
You need to install the app first
Vivitar Logo.

1 Power Up the Outlet

  1. Plug your Vivitar outlet into the wall.
    Plug in the Vivitar outlet.
  2. LED will flash red while searching for a network, show solid red while connected to the network but power output off, show blue while connected to the network with the power output on.
    Vivitar LED indicator.

2 Add the Outlet to the 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 device by either scanning a barcode or by selecting it from a list. Choose one of the methods below.
    Add Outlet 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 device'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 device is detected, you'll be prompted to Sign in or Create account.
      Sign in or Register. Screenshot.
    6. Your device is now added. You may now configure it within the app.
    Add Outlet Via List
    1. Tap Outlets.
      Outlets.
    2. You'll be presented with a list of devices. Select your specific device from the list.
      Add new device list.
    3. Register or Sign in to complete the setup.
      Register. Screenshot.
    4. Your device is now added. You may now configure it from within the app.

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The Vivitar Smart Power Outlet is an outlet that you connect to your home's WiFi and control it remotely from anywhere using the Vivitar Smart Home Security app. This guide will show you how to set up the outlet by powering it up and adding it to the app.
Before You Begin:
You need to install the app first
Vivitar Logo.
  1. Plug your Vivitar outlet into the wall.
    Plug in the Vivitar outlet.
  2. LED will flash red while searching for a network, show solid red while connected to the network but power output off, show blue while connected to the network with the power output on.
    Vivitar LED indicator.
  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 device by either scanning a barcode or by selecting it from a list. Choose one of the methods below.
    Add Outlet 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 device'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 device is detected, you'll be prompted to Sign in or Create account.
      Sign in or Register. Screenshot.
    6. Your device is now added. You may now configure it within the app.
    Add Outlet Via List
    1. Tap Outlets.
      Outlets.
    2. You'll be presented with a list of devices. Select your specific device from the list.
      Add new device list.
    3. Register or Sign in to complete the setup.
      Register. Screenshot.
    4. Your device is now added. You may now configure it from within the app.