SmartThings Support

How to connect IKEA bulbs

Light up your smart home automatically or with the touch of a button using IKEA bulbs and SmartThings.

The following IKEA bulbs can be connected with SmartThings:


To connect the IKEA bulb with the SmartThings Hub

Note: IKEA bulbs previously connected to the IKEA Trådfri Gateway must first be disconnected from the Gateway before they can connect with the SmartThings Hub.

In the SmartThings mobile app:

  1. From the Home screen, touch the Plus (+) icon and select Device
  2. Select IKEA and Lighting
  3. Touch Start
  4. Choose a Hub for the device
  5. Choose a Room for the device and touch Next
  6. While the Hub searches, install the light and power it on



To reset the IKEA bulb

If the IKEA bulb is not performing as expected, you may need to reset the device and reconnect it with the SmartThings Hub. To reset the IKEA bulb:

  • Turn the light off and on six (6) times. 

Repeat the process if the light does not blink. Note: To turn the IKEA bulb on and off, use the wall switch or unscrew it by hand.