SmartThings Support

How to connect SYLVANIA Bulbs

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



To connect the SYLVANIA Bulb in the SmartThings app

Note: SYLVANIA Bulbs previously connected to the SYLVANIA 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 SYLVANIA and touch 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
  7. The light will blink to indicate it is ready to be paired


To reset the SYLVANIA Bulb

If the SYLVANIA Bulb is not discovered or is not performing as expected, you may need to reset the bulb and/or remove and reconnect it with the SmartThings Hub.

  1. Turn the light off
  2. Turn the light on for three (3) seconds
  3. Turn the light off
  4. Repeat this cycle five (5) times
  5. Wait ten (10) seconds for the light to blink three (3) times

Repeat these steps if the light does not blink three (3) times


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