Setting up the Lintyle Smart Plug is easy but, are you having issues setting up or getting your Lintyle Smart Plug connected to Wi-Fi, Alexa or Google Home Assistant?
If you continue reading to the end of this article, you’d get your smart plug fixed all by yourself with the troubleshooting tips below.
Without further delay, let’s dive in!
How to Fix Lintyle Smart Plug Not Connecting to Wi-Fi
So your Lintyle Smart Plug is not connecting to Wi-Fi, and you’d like to fix it quickly, but first, let’s look at how to set up your Lintyle Smart Plug before troubleshooting.
You probably missed a step or didn’t do something during the setup. Go through this step to connect your smart plug to Wi-Fi. Also, check to see if you missed a step.
How to set up LINTYLE Smart Plugs
Step 1: Download and install the “Smart Life” app on your phone from the Google play store or iOS app store.
Step 2: Put the plug into power and turn it on and put it in pairing mode by pressing the power button and wait for the light to blink, showing it is in pairing mode.
Step 3: On the Smart Life app, search for the Lintyle Mini Smart Plugs and add them up. Ensure you’re setting up on a 2.4GHz network band to ensure that you don’t have issues pairing.
When successfully paired, you can now control your smart plug from the app and also enjoy other smart features like scheduling and timer settings, voice control, and remote control.
Do you have issues getting your Lintyle Smart Plug connected to Wi-Fi? Here’s why you’re having issues and how to fix the problem;
Connecting Through a Wrong Network Band
The Lintyle Mini Smart Plug will only connect to a 2.4GHz Wi-Fi network band, so ensure that you’re not connecting to the 5GHz band.
Ensure to set your Wi-Fi name as 2.4GHz or any preferable name of your choice if you have a dual-band router for a successful and fast connection to Wi-Fi.
You can do this by login into the router’s dashboard on your mobile device to change it. However, different steps for different models of routers and manufacturers.
So, ensure to consult your usual manual for the exact step to change this for a stress-free connection.
Remove the Distance Between both Devices
When connecting for the first time, try to keep your Smart Plug and router as close as possible; after a successful connection, you can return both devices to their original place.
Moving both devices close during connection helps to remove every obstacle and interference that may cause failure in connecting.
If both devices are in positions where you cannot move them, consider adding a Wi-Fi extender to help increase the range at which your router can cover and this should help fix the problem.
Factory Reset Lintyle Smart Plug
It is recommended to always reset the Lintyle Mini Smart Plugs before any setup or connection to Wi-Fi.
This helps to fix and remove internal bugs within the firmware of the smart plug, then prepares and puts it into pairing mode for a seamless connection.
To reset the Lintyle Mini Smart Plugs, press and hold the reset button for 5 secs until the indicator light blinks rapidly (The reset button = The power button).
When the indicator light blinks, this shows the reset may be successful and you can try reconnecting back to Wi-Fi. Now, try reconnecting and this should fix the problem.
How to Fix Lintyle Smart Plug Not Connecting to Alexa
You’re trying to get your Lintyle Smart plug connected to Alexa, but it’s not working. Before we troubleshoot the problem, here’s how to set up your smart with Alexa;
Step 1: Download the Alexa app from your mobile device app store, either the Google play store or the IOS app store.
Step 2: Plug your Lintyle Smart Plug into power and switch it on by putting it into pairing mode.
Step 3: Open the Alexa app and click on ‘More’
Step 4: Select the ”Add Device” option and search for the Lintyle Smart Plug
Step 5: Select the Lintyle Smart Plug and follow the in-app instructions to set up your smart plug.
If your Lintyle Smart Plug is not connecting to Alexa, here’s how to troubleshoot:
Step 1: Ensure that the Alexa app and your Alexa device are running the most current version. Check for updates and update them if available.
Step 2: Ensure that the Alexa app and your smart plug are both connected to the same Wi-Fi network.
Step 3: Both Alexa and the smart plug should be closed during setup. If they are far apart, you may not get your smart plug connected to Alexa.
Step 4: Reset your smart plug. To reset Lintyle Mini Smart Plugs, press and hold the reset button for 5 secs until the indicator light blinks rapidly. Then try setting up or reconnecting to Alexa.
How to Fix Lintyle Smart Plug Not Connecting to Google Home Assistant
Here’s how to connect your Lintyle Mini Smart Plugs to Google Home Assistant;
Step 1: Ensure you’ve set up the smart plug on the Smart Life app
Step 2: Open the Google Home app and tap the Add+ icon on the top-left corner of the page
Step 3: Tap set up the device and then add a new device.
Step 4: Find and locate the Lintyle Mini Smart plug and add up to the list.
If you have issues getting your Smart Plug connected to Google Home Assistant, then follow the troubleshooting tips below to fix the problem;
Step 1: Unplug the smart plug from power and wait for 10 seconds or more for the device to cool off, then plug it back into power. This starts the device and helps to fix minor bugs and errors within the device and may help for a successful reconnection back to Google Home Assistant.
Step 2: Restart the Home app. You can do this by closing the Google Home app and then launching it back up again. If the connection still fails, try clearing the app cache from settings and then try reconnecting back to Google Homes Assistant. This may help fix the problem.
Step 3: Update your smartphone firmware and also the Google Home app, as these may help fix some errors within both devices and help for a faster and more successful connection. Ensure that you’re using the latest version of the Google Home app and you’re also using an Android of 8.0 or above and iOS version 8 or higher.
Step 4: Ensure the Wi-Fi network is 2.4GHz and not the 5GHz Wi-Fi network band. The Lintyle Mini Smart Plugs won’t connect to Google Home Assistant on a 5GHz network band. Also, a WPA-2 Enterprise network won’t work.
Try out the four steps above and you may fix the problem with your Lintyle Mini Smart Plugs and get it connected to the Google Home Assistant.
Lintyle Smart Plug Not Connecting to App
Try the following troubleshooting tips if your Lintyle Smart Plug is not connecting to the Smart Life App:
- Check your Wi-Fi connection: Make sure your Wi-Fi network is working properly and has a strong signal. You can test your Wi-Fi speed and stability using online tools such as Speedtest. If your Wi-Fi is slow or unstable, try restarting your router or moving it closer to the smart plug.
- Reset your smart plug: If your Wi-Fi connection is fine, but your smart plug still does not connect to the app, you may need to reset your smart plug. To do this, press and hold the power button on the smart plug for about 10 seconds until it blinks rapidly. Then, open the Smart Life app and follow the instructions to add a new device. Make sure you select the correct device type and enter the correct Wi-Fi password.
- Update your app and firmware: Sometimes, the smart plug may not connect to the app due to outdated software. To fix this, make sure you have the latest version of the Smart Life app installed on your phone or tablet. You can check for updates in the app store or in the app settings. Also, check if there are any firmware updates available for your smart plug-in app. Firmware updates can improve the performance and stability of your smart plug and fix any bugs or glitches.
Lintyle Smart Plug Blinking Red
Lintyle Smart Plug has a LED indicator that shows its status and mode. Normally, the LED should be solid blue when the smart plug is connected to Wi-Fi and working properly. However, sometimes, you may notice that the LED is blinking red instead. This means that the smart plug is in AP mode (Access Point mode) and is waiting for you to connect it to Wi-Fi.
Lintyle Smart Plug Not Responding
Below are some possible reasons and solutions for this problem:
- Check your internet connection: Make sure your internet connection is working correctly and has enough bandwidth.
- Check your device status: Make sure your device is plugged into the smart plug and turned on manually. Sometimes, your device may be turned off by a power outage or a timer function and not respond to your commands. You can check the status of your device in the Smart Life app or on the LED indicator of the smart plug. If your device is off, turn it on and try again.
- Check your voice assistant: Make sure your voice assistant (such as Alexa or Google Assistant) is connected to your smart plug and recognizes your voice commands. You can check the connection status and voice history in the voice assistant app or device. If your voice assistant is not connected or does not understand your commands, try reconnecting your smart plug to the voice assistant or changing your voice commands.
- Restart your smart plug: If none of the above steps work, you may need to restart your smart plug to refresh its connection and settings. To do this, unplug the smart plug from the power outlet and wait for about 10 seconds. Then, plug it back in and wait for the LED to turn solid blue. This means that your smart plug is ready to use.
Lintyle Smart Plug Offline
Here are some possible causes and solutions for this issue:
- Check your internet connection: Make sure your internet connection is working properly and has enough bandwidth. You can test your internet speed and latency using online tools such as [Pingtest]. If your internet is slow or laggy, try restarting your router or contacting your internet service provider.
- Check your smart plug settings: Make sure your smart plug is configured correctly in the Smart Life app. You can check the settings by tapping on the smart plug icon in the app. Make sure you have entered the correct Wi-Fi password and selected the correct device type. Also, check if there are any firmware updates available for your smart plug in the app. Firmware updates can improve the performance and stability of your smart plug and fix any bugs or glitches.
- Reset your smart plug: If none of the above steps work, you may need to reset your smart plug to factory settings and reconnect it to Wi-Fi and the app. To do this, press and hold the power button on the smart plug for about 10 seconds until it blinks rapidly. Then, open the Smart Life app and follow the instructions to add a new device. Make sure you select the correct device type and enter the correct Wi-Fi password.
Frequently Asked Questions
If Smart Plug Is Not Connected to the Internet, What Should I Do?
If your smart plug is not connected to the internet, you will not be able to control it remotely via the app or voice commands. However, you can still use it manually by pressing the power button on the smart plug. You can try to reconnect it to your Wi-Fi network.
Can Smart Plug Be Used Outdoors?
Lintyle Smart Plug is designed for indoor use only. It is not waterproof or weatherproof and may get damaged if exposed to rain, snow, humidity, or extreme temperatures. Do not use it outdoors or in wet areas.
What Should I Do if Smart Plug Automatically Turns Off?
If your smart plug automatically turns off, it may be due to a power outage, a timer function, or a safety feature. You can check the status of your smart plug in the Smart Life app or on the LED indicator of the smart plug. If there is a power outage, you may need to reconnect your smart plug to Wi-Fi and the app after the power is restored.
If you have set a timer function for your smart plug, you can adjust or cancel it in the app. If your smart plug has a safety feature that prevents overheating or overloading, you may need to unplug it and let it cool down before using it again.
How Many Smart Plugs Can the Smart Life App Control?
The Smart Life app can control up to 150 devices at a time, including Lintyle Smart Plugs and other compatible devices such as light bulbs, cameras, switches, etc. You can group multiple devices and create scenes and routines for easy control.
Can Smart Plug Be Controlled by Multiple Users?
Yes, the Lintyle Smart Plug can be controlled by multiple users who have access to the same Wi-Fi network and Smart Life account. You can share your account with other family members or friends by inviting them via email or QR code in the app settings. You can also revoke their access at any time if needed.
There you have it, steps to set up and troubleshoot your Lintyle Smart Plugs. Ensure to try out all the steps to see which helps to fix the problem.
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