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How to Use Sengled Smart Lights

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Introduction

This guide will take you through the basics of using the Sengled Home app to control your Sengled Element LED Bulbs and Light Strips, as well as the Sengled WiFi Bulb.
Before You Begin:
Have the Sengled Home App Installed
This guide assumes you have the Sengled Home app installed on your smartphone or tablet, and already have your bulbs, light strip, switches, and plugs setup.
Sengled

Supported Bulbs and Devices

Sengled offers a wide variety of different bulbs, light strips, and other devices. Because of their design, they can also function on other smart home platforms.

This guide will focus on using Sengled Element lighting devices with the Sengled Home app, whether they're used on their own or connected to the Sengled Element hub.

Sengled Home App
Sengled HomeThe Sengled Home App app on your phone allows you to control all your Sengled Element devices connected to the Sengled Element Hub, as well as the Sengled WiFi bulb.
Sengled Element Hub
The Sengled Element Hub is the 'heart' of your Sengled-powered smart home setup, providing a Zigbee antenna to talk to your various Sengled devices, as well as store settings for timers, and communicate with your smartphone using the Sengled Home App, as well as other services such as Google Home and IFTTT.Sengled Hub

Sengled Element A19
Comes in Multicolor, Daylight, Soft White, Tunable, and Touch Button models.Sengled A19 Bulbs
Sengled Element Multicolor Light Strip
Sengled Element Light Strip
Sengled Element Motion Sensor PAR38
Sengled Element Motion Sensor PAR38
Sengled Element Multicolor BR30
Sengled Element Multicolor BR30
Sengled Element Smart Plug
Sengled Smart Plug

Sengled Smart WiFi LED A19
Comes in Multicolor, Soft White, and Daylight models.Sengled A19 Bulbs
This bulb communicates directly with your router and does not require a hub, but is controlled through the Sengled Home app.

Other Ways To Control Sengled Element Bulbs

Sengled has chosen a very standard Zigbee communication method for many of their products. Because of this, their devices will work with other, 3rd party smart hubs.

Other Smart Hubs
If you're using another smart hub not provided by Sengled, we offer the following guides for using them.

1 Basic Lighting Control

Basic lighting control is fast and easy with the Sengled Home app. Most are available right from the home screen; the first you are shown when you open it.

  1. Open the Sengled Home app and select Home at the bottom.
    Sengled Home
    Home Icon
Turn On or Off All Lights
To turn on and off all the lights in your home, select All On or All Off at the top.Sengled Home Dashboard with All On and All Off highlighted.
Turn On or Off a Room's Lights
To turn off and on the lights in one room, select the smaller All On or All Off for the room you want to change.Sengled Home Dashboard with On and Off for a room highlighted.
Adjust brightness
Use the slider to adjust how bright or dim all the lights are in the room.Sengled Home Dashboard with brightness slider highlighted.
You cannot adjust the brightness of a lamp connected to a Sengled Element Smart Plug.

2 Control Individual Lights

If you want to control a single light in a room full of smart devices, you can go into the individual room to access each device directly.

  1. Open the Sengled Home app and select Home at the bottom.
    Sengled Home
    Home Icon
  2. Select the small arrow > next to room of lights you'd like to control individually.
    Sengled Home Dashboard with room options link highlighted.
  3. Select Single at the top, then you can adjust the brightness of each individual lamp, as well as turn each on or off individually.
    Room options with Single, brightness slider, and on off switch highlighted.
    If you have a multicolor bulb or lightstrip, additional options for color of your lights will be shown here.

3 Check Energy Performance

Your hub keeps track of estimated energy savings and performance of your smart devices. If you'd like to check this, you can do so via the menu.

  1. Open the Sengled Home app and select Settings at the bottom.
    Sengled Home
    Menu
  2. Select Performance.
    Settings with Performance highlighted.
  3. Here you can review how much of a difference you've made compared to using regular 60-watt bulbs.
    Energy stats

4 Set Up Light Schedules

You can setup powerful schedules to automate your lighting needs, such as when you get home from work. If you want to add Schedules to your lighting, it's fast and easy from the Sengled Home app.

  1. Open the Sengled Home app and select Routine at the bottom.
    Sengled Home
    Routine
  2. Select Light Schedules.
    Routines with Light Schedules highlighted.
  3. Here, you can set up schedules for your lights to automatically turn on and off.
    Sengled Home Light Schedules
    These schedules are stored on your Sengled Hub for Element devices, and on the bulb itself for Sengled WiFi bulbs.

5 Set Wake Up Schedules

A special type of schedule you can setup is for waking up. Your lights will slowly brighten over time, simulating the rising sun, which can help you wake up refreshed and ready for your day.

  1. Open the Sengled Home app and select Routines at the bottom.
    Sengled Home
    Routine
  2. Select Wake Up.
    Routines with Wake Up highlighted.
  3. Here, you can set up a special schedule to wake you up by slowly increasing the brightness in the room, much like a sunrise.
    Sengled Home Wake Up Schedule.
    These schedules are stored on your Sengled Hub for Element devices, and on the bulb itself for Sengled WiFi bulbs.

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This guide will take you through the basics of using the Sengled Home app to control your Sengled Element LED Bulbs and Light Strips, as well as the Sengled WiFi Bulb.
Before You Begin:
Have the Sengled Home App Installed
This guide assumes you have the Sengled Home app installed on your smartphone or tablet, and already have your bulbs, light strip, switches, and plugs setup.
Sengled

Supported Bulbs and Devices

Sengled offers a wide variety of different bulbs, light strips, and other devices. Because of their design, they can also function on other smart home platforms.

This guide will focus on using Sengled Element lighting devices with the Sengled Home app, whether they're used on their own or connected to the Sengled Element hub.

Sengled Home App
Sengled HomeThe Sengled Home App app on your phone allows you to control all your Sengled Element devices connected to the Sengled Element Hub, as well as the Sengled WiFi bulb.
Sengled Element Hub
The Sengled Element Hub is the 'heart' of your Sengled-powered smart home setup, providing a Zigbee antenna to talk to your various Sengled devices, as well as store settings for timers, and communicate with your smartphone using the Sengled Home App, as well as other services such as Google Home and IFTTT.Sengled Hub

Sengled Element A19
Comes in Multicolor, Daylight, Soft White, Tunable, and Touch Button models.Sengled A19 Bulbs
Sengled Element Multicolor Light Strip
Sengled Element Light Strip
Sengled Element Motion Sensor PAR38
Sengled Element Motion Sensor PAR38
Sengled Element Multicolor BR30
Sengled Element Multicolor BR30
Sengled Element Smart Plug
Sengled Smart Plug

Sengled Smart WiFi LED A19
Comes in Multicolor, Soft White, and Daylight models.Sengled A19 Bulbs
This bulb communicates directly with your router and does not require a hub, but is controlled through the Sengled Home app.

Other Ways To Control Sengled Element Bulbs

Sengled has chosen a very standard Zigbee communication method for many of their products. Because of this, their devices will work with other, 3rd party smart hubs.

Other Smart Hubs
If you're using another smart hub not provided by Sengled, we offer the following guides for using them.

Basic lighting control is fast and easy with the Sengled Home app. Most are available right from the home screen; the first you are shown when you open it.

  1. Open the Sengled Home app and select Home at the bottom.
    Sengled Home
    Home Icon
Turn On or Off All Lights
To turn on and off all the lights in your home, select All On or All Off at the top.Sengled Home Dashboard with All On and All Off highlighted.
Turn On or Off a Room's Lights
To turn off and on the lights in one room, select the smaller All On or All Off for the room you want to change.Sengled Home Dashboard with On and Off for a room highlighted.
Adjust brightness
Use the slider to adjust how bright or dim all the lights are in the room.Sengled Home Dashboard with brightness slider highlighted.
You cannot adjust the brightness of a lamp connected to a Sengled Element Smart Plug.

If you want to control a single light in a room full of smart devices, you can go into the individual room to access each device directly.

  1. Open the Sengled Home app and select Home at the bottom.
    Sengled Home
    Home Icon
  2. Select the small arrow > next to room of lights you'd like to control individually.
    Sengled Home Dashboard with room options link highlighted.
  3. Select Single at the top, then you can adjust the brightness of each individual lamp, as well as turn each on or off individually.
    Room options with Single, brightness slider, and on off switch highlighted.
    If you have a multicolor bulb or lightstrip, additional options for color of your lights will be shown here.

Your hub keeps track of estimated energy savings and performance of your smart devices. If you'd like to check this, you can do so via the menu.

  1. Open the Sengled Home app and select Settings at the bottom.
    Sengled Home
    Menu
  2. Select Performance.
    Settings with Performance highlighted.
  3. Here you can review how much of a difference you've made compared to using regular 60-watt bulbs.
    Energy stats

You can setup powerful schedules to automate your lighting needs, such as when you get home from work. If you want to add Schedules to your lighting, it's fast and easy from the Sengled Home app.

  1. Open the Sengled Home app and select Routine at the bottom.
    Sengled Home
    Routine
  2. Select Light Schedules.
    Routines with Light Schedules highlighted.
  3. Here, you can set up schedules for your lights to automatically turn on and off.
    Sengled Home Light Schedules
    These schedules are stored on your Sengled Hub for Element devices, and on the bulb itself for Sengled WiFi bulbs.

A special type of schedule you can setup is for waking up. Your lights will slowly brighten over time, simulating the rising sun, which can help you wake up refreshed and ready for your day.

  1. Open the Sengled Home app and select Routines at the bottom.
    Sengled Home
    Routine
  2. Select Wake Up.
    Routines with Wake Up highlighted.
  3. Here, you can set up a special schedule to wake you up by slowly increasing the brightness in the room, much like a sunrise.
    Sengled Home Wake Up Schedule.
    These schedules are stored on your Sengled Hub for Element devices, and on the bulb itself for Sengled WiFi bulbs.