Lumiman Smart Bulb Not Connecting to WI-FI? (Solved)!

Do you have issues getting your Lumiman Smart Bulb connected to Wi-Fi? Worry no more, as we’ve got a solution for you.

In this post, we covered some troubleshooting steps to help you fix your Lumiman Smart Bulb Not Connecting to WI-FI. Keep reading!

Lumiman Smart Bulb won’t connecting

Lumiman Smart Bulb Not Connecting to WI-FI

Try these troubleshooting steps if you are having a hard time getting your Lumiman Smart Bulb connected to Wi-Fi:

1. Check the Bulb and Router

First, check if your router and smart bulb are powered on. If there are not, power-cycle both devices as this may fix the connection errors.

You need to ensure that the bulb is in setup mode and ready to connect to Wi-Fi. Switch the bulb off and on three times to put the bulb in AP or EZ mode.

When the bulb is in EZ mode: the bulb will blink 3 times while in AP mode: the bulb will blink once every 3 seconds.

Next, check if the router has a lot of devices connected. Your router may have reached the maximum number of devices allowed to connect, try turning off or removing some devices to make room for others.

Also, confirm that the smart bulb, your smartphone, and router are close to each other, and then try reconnecting back to Wi-Fi, continue the next troubleshooting step if the problem persists.

2. Allow App to use Location Data

If your smart bulb continues to have connection issues with Wi-Fi, chances are that you turned off the location on your mobile phone.

When you don’t allow the app to use location data, your smart bulb may not connect to Wi-Fi.

Allowing the app access to your location data enables it to find your Wi-Fi network faster.

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To enable this, go to your phone’s setting and grant this permission. Follow the instructions below:

Step 1: Go to Settings

Step 2: Select “PlusMinus”

Step 3: Open “Location” and select “While Using the App”.

Now try reconnecting back to Wi-Fi. If you still have issues, continue the next troubleshooting step.

3. Check the Network Band

Lumiman Light Bulbs do not support dual-band Wi-Fi routers. So, ensure your router is not dual-band and you’re not connecting to the 5GHz network band.

Newer routers are often dual-band routers, with 2.4GHz and 5GHz bands. If both Wi-Fi bands have the same name (SSID) and password, you will not have any problem connecting to that SSID.

To check your Wi-Fi network SSID and change the network band, log into your Wi-Fi router’s admin page on a web browser to check the Wi-Fi settings.

If you’re not sure how to do this, check your router’s user manual for log-in information and instructions on how to change your network SSID and band.

Note that Lumiman Smart Bulbs doesn’t support the Z-Wave or Zigbee wireless protocol. You just need to connect to a 2.4GHz Wi-Fi network.

If this doesn’t solve the problem, continue to the next troubleshooting step

4. Check Internet Connection

If you’re still having problems, this may result from your Internet connection. Ensure to keep the bulb near the Wi-Fi router and powered on during setup.

If you have changed the Wi-Fi SSID (Wi-Fi name) or password, the device will the smart bulb may not connect to Wi-Fi. Ensure that you enter the correct Wi-Fi password during setup.

Ensure that you have a strong network connection that is not fluctuating. You may add a Wi-Fi extender to increase the range and speed of your network connection.

Follow the steps below to reset your Lumiman Smart Bulb if you’re still unable to get it connected to Wi-Fi.

 5. Restore Smart Bulb to Manufacturer Mode

To factory reset your device from the Smart Bulb control panel, follow these steps:

Step 1: Locate and open the Smart bulb control panel.

Step 2: Click the 3 dots and the top right corner, then at the bottom of the list.

Step 3: Choose “Restore manufacturer mode”

You can also manually reset the device and reconnect it to the app. To do that, click “Add Device” and then select your device type. Then follow the in-app instructions to connect the device.

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Additional tip:

  • If you’re still not able to connect the device, please try connecting using the AP mode by following the instructions in the App.
  • If your phone is using a virtual private network (VPN) service, turn it off during the setup process.

Lumiman Smart Bulb Won’t Turn On 

First, check that the light bulb is fully screwed into the socket and the wall switch is on. Try toggling the switch off and on to reset the connection. Make sure your Lumiman app and smart device have Bluetooth and location enabled to detect nearby bulbs. 

If that fails, try manually power-cycling the bulb by quickly turning the power on and off at the lamp switch three times. This often reboots unresponsive bulbs. You can also reset your home’s WiFi router, which may clear any connectivity issues between the bulb and the network.

Lumiman Smart Bulb Flickering  

Few things are more annoying than a flickering light, especially when it’s a brand-new smart bulb! If your Lumiman is blinking inconsistently, first make sure the bulb is secure in the socket and not loose. If not, it could just be a faulty bulb that needs replacing. You can also move the bulb to a different lamp or outlet in case the current one is causing electrical interference. Be sure to check for any loose wiring in the lamp or fixture, too.

If the flickering continues, reset your router and bulb to refresh the connection. Remember to update your Lumiman app and bulb firmware as well, in case it’s a device bug causing the issue.

Lumiman Smart Bulb Dimming

If you find that your Lumiman smart bulb is not responding, the first thing you should do is check if it needs a power cycle or reset. Simply turn the switch off and on to refresh the connection.

You should also ensure that the bulb is within range of your router’s wireless signal. If it isn’t, consider moving the bulb closer. If the above doesn’t work, make sure that the Lumiman app is updated. Then, re-pair the bulb in the app to restore the connection.

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As a last resort, you can factory reset the bulb manually by power cycling it three times rapidly or by following the instructions in the Plus Minus app.

Lumiman Smart Bulb Not Responding

If you find that your Lumiman smart bulb is not responding, the first thing you should do is check if it needs a power cycle or reset. Simply turn the switch off and on to refresh the connection.

You should also ensure that the bulb is within range of your router’s wireless signal. If it isn’t, consider moving the bulb closer. If the above doesn’t work, make sure that the Lumiman app is updated. Then, re-pair the bulb in the app to restore the connection.

Another option is to install a smart plug and control the bulb using the plug’s app. This can bypass any bulb connection issues. As a last resort, you can factory reset the bulb manually by power cycling it three times rapidly or by following the instructions in the Plus Minus app.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Why Is My Lumiman Light Not Connecting to WIFI?

Lumiman bulbs rely on a strong WiFi connection to operate. Start by ensuring your WiFi router is working properly and within range of the bulb. Make sure to choose a 2.4 GHz network, as Lumiman bulbs don’t support 5 GHz. You should move the bulb closer to the router. Also, check for firmware updates for both the app and the bulb, which could improve connectivity. 

How Do I Manually Reset My Lumiman Smart Bulb?

You can manually reset most Lumiman smart bulbs by quick-power cycling the bulb three times in a row. Quickly flip the light switch, turning the bulb on and off three times. This should reset the bulb and allow you to re-pair it with the app.

What App Does Lumiman Use?

Lumiman bulbs connect to the Plus Minus app, available for both iOS and Android devices. Download the app and follow the instructions to set up and control your Lumiman smart lights.

Does Lumiman Work With Google Home?

Yes, Lumiman bulbs are compatible with Google Assistant. Just connect your Lumiman account to the Google Home app to control your lights with voice commands.

How Do I Fix an Unresponsive Smart Bulb?

If your Lumiman bulb is unresponsive, try power cycling the bulb, resetting your router, updating firmware, and manually resetting the bulb by quickly flipping the light switch three times. Also, ensure the bulb is within the WiFi range and re-pair it with the app.

Conclusion

Those are some troubleshooting steps you need to take when your Lumiman Smart Bulb won’t connect to Wi-Fi. Ensure to try all the troubleshooting steps and see if you can resolve the problem.

If none of the troubleshooting tips could help you fix the issues with your Smart Bulb, then you may replace your bulb or try contacting Lumiman Customer Support for help.