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SMART LIGHTING

Getting started

Learn how to get started with IKEA Smart lighting kits, how to add and remove light sources and other common tasks.
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GETTING STARTED: INSTALL A KIT | ADD/REMOVE LIGHT SOURCES | ADD/REMOVE STEERING DEVICES
INSTALL A KIT
How to install 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.
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INSTALL A 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.
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INSTALL A 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.
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INSTALL A 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.
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GETTING STARTED: INSTALL A KIT | ADD/REMOVE LIGHT SOURCES | ADD/REMOVE STEERING DEVICES
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.
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Add a wireless LED bulb to your remote control.
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Add a wireless LED door to your remote control.
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ADD/REMOVE LIGHT SOURCES
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.
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ADD/REMOVE LIGHT SOURCES
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.
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ADD/REMOVE LIGHT SOURCES
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.
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ADD/REMOVE LIGHT SOURCES
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 light source to your TRÅDFRI motion sensor kit.
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ADD/REMOVE LIGHT SOURCES
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.
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GETTING STARTED: INSTALL A KIT | ADD/REMOVE LIGHT SOURCES | ADD/REMOVE STEERING DEVICES
ADD/REMOVE STEERING DEVICES
Add a TRÅDFRI dimming kit (warm white)
It’s easy to expand your IKEA Home smart 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 IKEA Home smart app.
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ADD/REMOVE STEERING DEVICES
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.
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