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Getting started with smart lighting

Install a kit

How to install the TRÅDFRI gateway kit

The IKEA Home smart app and gateway make it easy to control your home lighting. Set timers to wake you up, create lighting scenes and moods and even control individual lights. Watch the video and learn how to get started with the TRÅDFRI gateway kit.


    Install the TRÅDFRI dimming kit (colour and white spectrum)

    Open the remote control, insert the included battery and you’re ready to go! Watch this video for a step-by-step guide to getting started with the TRÅDFRI dimming kit.


      Install the TRÅDFRI dimming kit (warm white)

      Open the dimmer, insert the included battery and you’re ready to go! Watch this video for a step-by-step guide to getting started with the TRÅDFRI dimming kit.


        Install the TRÅDFRI motion sensor kit

        Open the lid on the back of the motion sensor and install the included batteries. Set the symbol on the moon to have the light triggered by the motion sensor only when it’s dark or set it on the sun sensor to have it work when it’s daylight. You can also set the time to have it turn off after 1, 5 or 10 minutes of no motion. Watch this video for a step-by-step guide to getting started with the TRÅDFRI motion sensor kit.

          Add/Remove Light Sources

          Add bulbs, doors and panels

          It’s easy to add light sources such as bulbs, doors and panels to your remote control.

          1. Install the light source and turn on the main power switch.
          2. Keep the remote within 5cm of the light source and press the pairing button for 10 seconds (located under the remote control lid).
          3. A red light will shine on the remote control and, when it’s successfully paired, the light source will dim and flash once.

          Watch these videos to learn more about adding light sources to your remote control.

            Add a wireless LED bulb to your remote control.


            Add several bulbs

            If you have a light source with more than one light bulb that sit close together, you’ll need to pair them one by one. Install your first light bulb, pair it and then remove it. Then install the second light bulb, pair it and remove it, etc. Do this with all the light bulbs.

            Watch this video to see how to pair light sources with multiple bulbs.


              Remove bulbs, doors or panels

              To remove a smart light source, perform a factory reset of it by toggling the main switch 6 times.


                Add a light bulb to the TRÅDFRI dimming kit

                To extend your TRÅDFRI dimming kit with another bulb, install the bulb and turn on the main power switch. Keep the wireless dimmer within 5cm of the bulb. Press the pairing button for 10 seconds (located under the top cover). When it’s successfully paired, the light source will dim and flash once.

                Watch this video to see how to add a light bulb light source to your TRÅDFRI dimming kit.


                  Add a light bulb to the TRÅDFRI motion sensor

                  To extend your TRÅDFRI motion sensor kit with another bulb, install the bulb and turn on the main power switch. Keep the motion sensor within 2cm of the bulb and press the pairing button for 10 seconds (located on the back). When it’s successfully paired, the light source will dim and flash once and a red light will shine on the front of the motion sensor.

                  Watch this video to see how to add a light bulb light source to your TRÅDFRI motion sensor kit.


                    Add FLOALT lighting panels

                    Learn how to expand your IKEA smart lighting system with FLOALT lighting panels. This video will show you how to pair the panel and remote control with the IKEA Home smart app (previously TRÅDFRI app) and gateway.


                      Add/Remove Steering Devices

                      Add a TRÅDFRI dimming kit (warm white)

                      It’s easy to expand your IKEA smart lighting system with the TRÅDFRI dimming kit warm white, the motion sensor and FLOALT LED lighting panels. Watch this video to learn how to add a TRÅDFRI dimming kit (warm white) to your IKEA Home smart app (previously TRÅDFRI app) and gateway.


                        Add a TRÅDFRI motion sensor kit

                        Watch this video to learn how to add a TRÅDFRI motion sensor kit to your IKEA Home smart app (previously TRÅDFRI app) and gateway.

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