- Switch off your light(s).
- Reset the smart control. Do this by quickly pressing the button 4 times. Then wait 10 seconds for it to reset.
- Open Hue Essentials and go to Devices, tap the + button, tap Smart control, tap Other. This is the screen where you can find touchlink.
- Press and hold the button of your smart control near the Hue bridge. Now press Touchlink in Hue Essentials while still holding the button. Release the button when the LED turns off (about 10 seconds). The exact order and timing of these steps is very important!
- Switch on a light.
- Press and hold the button of your smart control near a light. The light will start flashing. Release the button once the light stops flashing (about 10 seconds).
- Now go back to Hue Essentials and tap Search for lights.
- The light can now be used with your smart controls and the app.
Note: Third party smart controls are not visible in the app.
To connect multiple lights, switch a light off and on. Then repeat steps 6-8 for that light.
There are some videos which could help you connecting your smart controls. Check out the playlist here: 3rd party smart controls on Philips Hue Bridge - YouTube
You can also find these videos from within Hue Essentials. See the button Learn more.