I’m having a real nightmare pairing these Tradfri switches for manual control of the Living room lights.
Setup is as follows:
18 Lidl GU10’s
3 Tradfri Switches (Controlling 6 Bulbs each)
On PH all the bulbs are setup under Living Room. It’s an open plan Lounge/Kitchen/Diner, so I use zones for each of those. I then want one Tradfri controlling each of those (idea being it sits ontop of the original manual switches for each of those areas).
I follow the instructions on Hue Essentials App (and also shown on Youtube vids). The best i’ve managed is getting two switches paired. By the time I get to the end of the third switch pairing process, the other two stop working.
Even getting two paired is a PITA. Sometimes the Tradfri nicks the bulb completely and “search lights” doesnt work. I then need to reset that bulb, repair with Hue and start again. Other times I have to run “search lights” more then once, because the first time the bulb doesnt work with Hue after first attempt.
I really don’t like the look of the Hue switches. But now I’m wishing i’d lived with the aesthetics and gone with those.
I still have 5 more rooms (one switch in each) and 25 bulbs to pair.
Any help would be greatly appreciated.