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With the gateway it's easy for anyone to use smart products. With the TRÅDFRI gateway you can connect your smart IKEA products such as blinds, light bulbs & speakers and control them with the IKEA Home smart app through a phone or tablet.

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With TRÅDFRI gateway and app you can control each light source individually, create different types of lighting settings - and control them by remote control or the app. You can turn off, turn on, dim, choose colours and change from warm to cold light.

You can use TRÅDFRI gateway and IKEA Home smart app to create several groups of light sources and control them in different ways.

TRÅDFRI gateway and IKEA Home smart app work with Amazon Alexa, Apple HomeKit, Google Assistant and Sonos.

For best performance we recommend to maximum connect 50 devices to your TRÅDFRI gateway.

We continuously update the IKEA Home smart app with more functions and possibilities.

To use the gateway you need an internet connection.

Use the included Ethernet cable to connect the gateway to your router.

You need one of the steering devices in the TRÅDFRI series (remote control, wireless dimmer or wireless motion sensor) in order to connect your light sources with the gateway and the app.

Hidden cable management for ethernet and power cables.

Standby power consumption: 0.63W.

IKEA Home smart app works with Android (at least KitKat 4.4 or Lollipop 5.0) and iOS (at least iOS 9).

The TRÅDFRI gateway enables you to use the IKEA Home smart app.

Download the IKEA Home smart app for free via Google Play or App Store, depending on which mobile device you have.

Special waste handling may be required. Please contact your local authorities for more information.


IKEA of Sweden

Article Number403.378.11


Height: 45 mm

Diameter: 110 mm

Cord length: 1.80 m

    GatewayArticle no403.378.11

    Width: 16 cm

    Height: 7 cm

    Length: 21 cm

    Weight: 0.42 kg

    Package(s): 1


Home just got smarterMarvinI was finally able to make my home smarter by automating the lights to turn on in the morning, dim in the evening and off at night. Blinds go up in the morning telling me it's time to rise and shine and down when the sun sets! All automatically!5
bit fiddlymarkTook a bit to pair with the app, but once connected it was plain sailing. Controls the 3 light bulbs perfectly with Google home.4
Very handyMichaelVery handy product to connect my Blinds to. Easy to use via the IKEA Home App.5
Good productAndrewVery good product and had no problems with it. It would be good if more zigbee devices can be used by this hub5
Great idea… poor executionSunjayaLove the idea of a gateway for all your smart device. However, you have to purchase extra switch to start the connection of the smart tech. You will never need the switch ever once it’s connected.2
Good ProductSeanGood Product5
Great productSamuelWorks well with my Google Home after all was set up. The unit itself is very attractive and easy on the eyes. No issues encountered after a few months of use.5
Needs WiFi connectivityScottNeeds WiFi connectivity3
Great storageRobynFantastic storage. A bit tricky to assemble.5
Great and not expensive.PaulI use it to kepp all the smart Tradfri devices firmware up to date and allows me to control with and old Google home mini and even better works very fast with SIRI (Apple). Proving to be a good ecosystem. Will be expanding.5
Excellent lightingruthEasy to setup and then I linked to my Google Nest. Good price and good quality.5
Work well with Apple HomekitArturoInstalling Tradfri gateway and adding it into Apple Homekit is easy. The harder part is connecting Tradfri led lights if you don't have remote controlled devices like dimming kit. instructions to connect light bulbs to their gateway requires another remote controlled device like dimming kit (Tradfri dimming kit). However, the light bulbs can be directly connected to the gateway without dimming kit. I didn't want to get the dimming kit since I could do much more from Apple homekit and using voice command. I think the requirements to have a remote controlled device to pair lights bulbs to the gateway is for convenience. Since the gateway is wired to your router it's not convenient to move it around close to any new light bulbs for pairing.4
An expensive nightmare in connectivity. Run.JM_IN_CBRTaking this straight back to store tomorrow. Dissapointed is an understatement. I'm plenty technologically literate yet somehow this took 30 minutes to get initial set up with help from customer support. Setup being a nightmare, I thought OK that's done. Might be fine now The system briefly worked after that, before disconnecting from my perfectly good phone and router and refusing to reconnect. (attempted to reconnect many times, unplugged, reset etc. ) After looking online, this seems to be a common experience for some. This makes me scared to even consider other computerised products from Ikea. Horrendously unreliable, janky, unusable garbage. I'll be back tomorrow for my money thanks.1
WorksFrankie QGood product but limits you to only ikea products. would be much nicer if it was more universal3
Excellent featuresDe69This is working like a treat, so pleased we purchased this.5
Good value, ok once configured, hard to setupGezIkeaNutI have four tradfri E27 screw in globes and 3 GU10 downlights. The main purpose for the system initially was to have a single remote for lamps, but than I bought the GU10 downlight globes for some external lighting. I now can program when these come on and off via a simple timer. HOWEVER, its very tricky to configure the initial setup, and quite tricky to add additional globes to it. Its very hit and miss. I don't think this is unique to Ikea's tech though (which I understand shares its platform with Phillips), its dependent on WIFI stability and other factors. I also use a mesh network, and this may have caused issues. However once its configured, whilst its configurability is quite limited, for the price, its really easy and simple to use. Only point I would make is that it would be great to see Ikea release a 90mm downlight for the AU market!4
Easy to set up as the basis for an automised homeRobHuI’d started looking at automated lighting and other automated home features and I thought. I’d start with the Trådfri and go from there. I now have a motion sensor and light working. More to come. Very easy to set up.5
Buggy and unresponsiveEjermacFor a meager price it’s not bad, but for it to respond almost a minute delay is not a good experience.1
Fun Lights for KidsChazzaBought for kids chirstmas pressie and they love it4
TRADFRI GatewayHoki1Does what is required very well3
TRÅDFRI Gateway, white

IKEA Home smart

What defines a smart product? The possibility to connect it to the Internet? That it’s wireless? To us, it’s a product that makes the everyday easier.

Most people who want to make their home smarter, start with the lighting. When you add the TRÅDFRI gateway, you can make it even smarter. Together with connected lamps you can set different scenes and timers – so you always wake up with a soft, gentle light in the mornings and can call ‘lights out’ when it’s bedtime. “You can connect many different product types to the TRÅDFRI gateway. All to make your life at home more convenient, in more than one way,” says Rebecca Töreman who works with connected products at IKEA.

Improving life at home

Smart lighting is one way we’re using technology to improve life at home. Imagine a cosy weekday family dinner, lights glowing soft and warm. When the meal is done, the table is cleared for homework, which calls for clean, bright light. The goal of Rebecca and the Smart lighting team is to make that transition simple and smooth. Literally, it can be at the touch of a button. “Lighting is such an important part of life at home,” says Rebecca. “You do so many activities every day at home and the light needs to support you in doing all these things.” The range is made up of products that can be combined to create a personalised home lighting solution. It includes LED bulbs, panels and cabinet doors that can all be controlled by a remote. You can dim them and even change the tone of the light, from warm to cold. One remote can control up to 10 Smart lighting products.

Making home tech affordable

Smart lighting technology isn’t new, but so far it hasn’t been so accessible. “It’s been very expensive and complicated,” says Rebecca. “If we can develop Smart lighting that’s easy to understand and affordable, it actually becomes accessible to the many people.” When it comes to cost, Rebecca and her team set a personal goal. “What would we want to pay for a light bulb like this?” asks Rebecca. “We’ve been going back to this idea throughout the whole process.” Working with large volumes has helped lower costs. And, by collaborating with experienced tech suppliers, we’ve been able to find smart ways to save. Those savings are then passed on to the customer.

User friendly and convenient

By offering “kits” that have everything you need to get started, we make it easier to have Smart lighting in your home. And, if you end up wanting to expand your solution, it’s simple. “You can start with the function that suits you and your family’s life, and you can build on that,” says Rebecca. You can look forward to even more Smart lighting products from IKEA in the future. “There will be upgrades and new things customers can do to improve and build on the system,” says Rebecca, who sees a fuss-free future where very little can interrupt a lazy afternoon. “If you sit in your sofa and want to turn on the light, but the light switch is over on the wall, well, obviously with the wireless remote you don’t actually have to get up!”

If it’s simple to use, it’s smart

With the help of the TRÅDFRI gateway, IKEA connected products can be steered through the IKEA Home smart app or a voice assistant like Amazon Alexa, Apple Siri or Google Assistant. Say ‘dinner time’ to dim the lights and play your favourite music in the background. Or flood the room with light so no spot or crumb can hide when it’s time to clean up. “We’re using a standard technology and adapting it to peoples’ needs as home furnishing specialists, not tech specialists. We want our connected products to be easy to use – you shouldn’t have to be an engineer to make them work,” says Rebecca.

More connected products are coming

From being toys mostly for people interested in new gadgets, connected products have become useful instruments to tackle common everyday inconveniences. It has inspired Rebecca and her colleagues to explore more ways to make the home more comfortable. Blinds that automatically open while you’re still in bed is one example. “We’re continuously adding new products that work with TRÅDFRI gateway and the IKEA Home smart app. You can update your home with new functions and make it as smart as you want, in the pace you prefer.”

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From smart lighting to smart home

To us, a smart product is something that makes the everyday easier. With TRÅDFRI gateway and connected products, you can set different scenes and timers at home. So the lights turn on and your blinds open in the morning while you’re still in bed. Or not, if you decide to sleep in. You can steer everything through the IKEA Home smart app on your phone or tablet. Or a voice assistant if you prefer that. All to make your life at home more convenient, in more than one way.