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How to Update IKEA Tradfri Devices

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Introduction

To get the most out of your IKEA Tradfri devices it is recommended to keep their firmware up to date. Updating their firmware can improve your devices by adding new features or fixing existing issues. This guide will show you two methods to check for and install updates.
Before You Begin:
Your must have the IKEA Tradfri system already set up
IKEA Logo.

1 Update Firmware on IKEA Tradfri Devices

To update IKEA Tradfri devices when prompted

  1. Turn on all your light sources and make sure that the battery-operated devices have working batteries in them.
  2. Open the IKEA Home Smart app on your phone or tablet.
    IKEA Home smart app.
  3. If there is an update available, you will be notified right away. Tap OK to perform the update.
    OK option highlighted on update notification in IKEA Home Smart app.

To update IKEA Tradfri devices manually

  1. Tap Settings in the top right corner.
    Settings icon highlighted in IKEA Home Smart app.
  2. Then go to TRADFRI version.
    TRADFRI Version option highlighted in settings of IKEA Home Smart app.
  3. And tap Check for updates.
    Check for Updates option highlighted in settings of IKEA Home Smart app.

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To get the most out of your IKEA Tradfri devices it is recommended to keep their firmware up to date. Updating their firmware can improve your devices by adding new features or fixing existing issues. This guide will show you two methods to check for and install updates.
Before You Begin:
Your must have the IKEA Tradfri system already set up
IKEA Logo.

To update IKEA Tradfri devices when prompted

  1. Turn on all your light sources and make sure that the battery-operated devices have working batteries in them.
  2. Open the IKEA Home Smart app on your phone or tablet.
    IKEA Home smart app.
  3. If there is an update available, you will be notified right away. Tap OK to perform the update.
    OK option highlighted on update notification in IKEA Home Smart app.

To update IKEA Tradfri devices manually

  1. Tap Settings in the top right corner.
    Settings icon highlighted in IKEA Home Smart app.
  2. Then go to TRADFRI version.
    TRADFRI Version option highlighted in settings of IKEA Home Smart app.
  3. And tap Check for updates.
    Check for Updates option highlighted in settings of IKEA Home Smart app.