These instructions relate to App 4.0. Please make sure you have the latest version prior to following these instructions. Download for iOS or Android.

Step by Step on Cloud connection:

The steps below are for connecting a LIFX light to your cloud account. This step is required when you want to use Schedules, Scenes, or Integrations like voice control with Alexa, or Google Home.

These steps can also be used if you want to remove a light from your account, and add it again later. You can check the status of a light by tapping on it name then then tap the settings gear.

Note: If your lights show under "Almost Done..." within the LIFX app, they have not yet been claimed.

How to Add a light to your cloud account

  1. The light will appear under ‘almost done…’ on the home screen
  2. Select the light name
  3. Choose ‘Complete Setup’


Choosing the location

  1. Select from your existing locations, suggested locations or create a new one
  2. Tap your choice
  3. Proceed via the green arrow
Choosing a Group


Groups allow you to easily organize lights you would like to control together.

  1. Select from your existing groups, suggested groups or create a new one
  2. Tap your choice
  3. Proceed via the green arrow

Note: With voice control, having a unique and easy to remember name for the light can be helpful.

Completing Setup
  1. Give your light a name (approx. 10 characters)
  2. Proceed via the green arrow
  3. Press ‘done’

You can now use features such as Schedules, Scenes and Voice Services.



Having some trouble connecting to the cloud?

If your bulb was previously connected to the cloud and now shows "disconnected" turn the light off/on one time and wait 30 seconds to see if it reconnects.

If that doesn't help, tap on the "Remove Device from Cloud" button. Wait 30 seconds. Force close and reopen the app. The light should now appear under "Almost Done...". Use the steps above to connect the light to your Cloud account.



Step by Step on Cloud connection:


*To delete your device from the cloud please log onto with your LIFX app credentials, go to "manage devices" and delete your bulb with the corresponding serial number.

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