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Getting started

Learn how to get started with IKEA Smart lighting kits, add and remove light sources and other basic tasks. 


INSTALL A KIT


TRÅDFRI gateway kit

How to install TRÅDFRI gateway kit

The TRÅDFRI 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.


TRÅDFRI dimming kit

Install TRÅDFRI dimming kit (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. 


TRÅDFRI dimming kit

Install 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.


TRÅDFRI motion sensor kit

Install 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 like bulbs, doors and panels to your remote control. 

1. Install the light source and turn the main power switch on. 

2. Keep the remote within 5 cm from 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 one time.

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

How to add a light bulb to your remote control

Add a wireless LED bulb to your remote control

How to install two JORMLIEN light doors to your kitchen cabinet

Add a wireless LED door to your remote control


How to add a light bulb when the lamp has more than one light bulb

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 your light bulbs.

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


How to remove a light source from your smart lighting system

Remove bulbs, doors or panels

To remove a smart bulb, a light door or a light panel from your remote control - turn on the light source. Keep the remote within 5 cm from the light source. Press the pairing button for 10 seconds (located under the remote control lid). The light source will dim and flash one time when it’s disconnected.

Watch this video to see how to remove light sources from your remote control.


How to add a light bulb to your TRÅDFRI dimmer

Add a light bulb to the TRÅDFRI dimming kit

To extend your TRÅDFRI dimming kit with another bulb, install the bulb and turn the main power switch on. Keep the wireless dimmer within 5 cm from 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 one time.

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


How to add a light bulb to your TRÅDFRI motion sensor

Add a light bulb to the TRÅDFRI motion sensor

To extend your TRÅDFRI motion kit with another bulb, install the bulb and turn the main power switch on. Keep the motion sensor within 2 cm from 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 one time and a red light will shine on the front of the motion sensor.

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


How to add FLOALT lighting panels to your TRÅDFRI App

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 TRÅDFRI app and gateway.


ADD/REMOVE STEERING DEVICES


How to add TRÅDFRI dimmer to your App

Add a TRÅDFRI dimming kit (warm white)

It’s easy to expand your TRÅDFRI App 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 TRÅDFRI App.


Add a TRÅDFRI motion sensor kit

Add a TRÅDFRI motion sensor kit

Watch this video to learn how to add a TRÅDFRI motion sensor kit to your TRÅDFRI app.