How to Set Up an Ara Collection Smart Pendant Lamp

Introduction

Brighten up any room of your home with the Ara Collection Smart Lighting Pendant Lamp from Threshold. This pendant lamp is lightweight and easy to install, and comes with an energy-efficient LED bulb so you don't need to hunt for the right bulb. This ceiling lamp has a simple yet classy design that will look sharp in your home.

This guide will walk you through installing the iOS app to control the light from your smartphone or tablet.

Threshold Ara Collection Pendant Lamp.

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Brighten up any room of your home with the Ara Collection Smart Lighting Pendant Lamp from Threshold. This pendant lamp is lightweight and easy to install, and comes with an energy-efficient LED bulb so you don't need to hunt for the right bulb. This ceiling lamp has a simple yet classy design that will look sharp in your home.

This guide will walk you through installing the iOS app to control the light from your smartphone or tablet.

Threshold Ara Collection Pendant Lamp.

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, HTC, and OnePlus. Example Android home screen.
iOS Smartphone
Apple is the only company that makes iOS smartphones. Example iOS home screen.
The Target Connected app is only available for iOS at this time.
  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 App Store.
    Apple App Store Icon.
  2. Select Search in the bottom right corner.
    App Store Search Button.
  3. Type in Target Connected, and select Target Connected from the list.
    Search for Target Connected in Apple App Store.
  4. Select Get for Target Connected.
    Target Connected App Store listing with Get highlighted.
  5. Select Open.
    Target Connected App Store listing with Open highlighted.
  1. Launch the Target Connected app.
    Target Connected icon.
  2. The app will search for and locate your lamp automatically.
    • If you've used the Target Connected app before, select +, then select Add new lamp.
      Add new lamp. Screenshot.
  3. Follow the on screen prompts. Once connected, you'll be asked if you would like to add the lamp to a mode to adjust the settings along with the other lamps at the same time.
  4. Once your lamp is set up you can control various settings such as Color Temperature, Brightness and Lock.
    Lamp settings.
  5. A vacation timer can be configured for your lamp as well. Set the turn on time, turn off time and then tap Done.
    Vacation timer settings. Screenshot.

Installation of the Ara Pendant Lamp involves opening up your existing light fixture, disconnecting, then reconnecting those wires to the Ara Pendant Lamp, or installing a brand new one.

Improper preparations, care, and handling of your home's internal wiring can result in damage and destruction to your property, as well as severe injury and death to you.

It is recommended to contact a professional, licensed electrician in your area to ensure your Ara Pendant Lamp is properly installed, safely.

If you are familiar with basic electrical work wish to install it yourself, the instructions are included with the lamp, but not available online at this time.

Return to this guide after you have your Ara Pendant Lamp installed.

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