Sengled Bluetooth Smart Light Bulb Not Connecting: Solved!

Are you having issues with your Sengled Smart Bluetooth Mesh LED Bulb? Are you trying to set up your smart light bulb but you keep running into failures?

Worry no more! Try the troubleshooting and set up tips in the paragraphs that’ll follow to fix your Sengled Bluetooth Smart Light Bulb Not Connecting.

Sengled Bluetooth Smart Light Bulb Not Connecting to Alexa Bluetooth

Without further delay, let’s begin!

How to Setup Sengled Bluetooth Smart Light Bulb

Setting up your Sengled Bluetooth Smart Light Bulb is easy and pretty straightforward. Follow the steps below to connect your Smart Light Bulb;

Step 1: Ensure your smart light bulb is connected to an Echo dot device

Step 2: Twist your smart light bulb into a socket and turn it ON

Step 3: If you bought your device on Amazon, then you’re all set. Simply ask Alexa to turn on Lights or dim the lights. However, if you didn’t purchase your smart plug from Amazon, step 4

Step 4: Say “Alexa, Discover my devices”

Alexa will automatically scan and add up your Sengled Bluetooth Smart Light Bulb and once the setup and connection is successful, you can now control your smart light from the Alexa app.

How to Fix Sengled Bluetooth Smart Light Bulb Not Connecting to Alexa

If you have issues connecting your Sengled Bluetooth Smart Light Bulb to Alexa, try the following troubleshooting tips to fix the problem;

  1. Power off your Echo device and also your smart light bulb, then wait for a while, turn it back on and try reconnecting again to Alexa.
  2. Ensure your smart light bulb is connected to the Amazon Alexa Echo device. If not, your device may not connect and respond to your commands. Do the following steps to connect your Sengled Smart Light Bulb to an Echo device;
  • Plug your Echo device into a working outlet and turn it ON. Ensure your device has power and is online.
  • Put your smart light bulb into and turn on the switch. Your bulb should blink three times.
  • Wait for the blinking to pause and blink once, then wait for 10 seconds, then ask Alexa to “Discover Devices”
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3. Check and ensure that your Echo device is running its current firmware version. You can check the Alexa app or ask Alexa to check for updates. Say “Alexa is your software up-to-date?”

4. Remove the smart life bulb from Alexa and then add it up again. Go over the setup process again to connect your smart light bulb to Alexa.

If you’re still having issues getting your Sengled Bluetooth Smart Light Bulb connected to Alexa, reset your device following the tip below and then go over the setup process again.

How to Factory Reset Sengled Bluetooth Smart Light Bulb

Make sure your Sengled Bluetooth Smart Light Bulb is on, then quickly switch it off and on at least five times.

When the bulb flashes three times in a row, it shows that the reset was successful. You will need to try again if it does not flash three times.

Once reset, try pairing it with your Alexa once more to see if this fixes the problem.

How to Setup Sengled Bluetooth Smart Light Bulb Mesh Network

Create a Mesh Network for your Sengled Bluetooth Smart Light Bulb If you want to have multiple bulbs in different rooms connected even if they are far apart and out of range of Alexa’s signal.

This helps to extend the range and connect other bulbs to a bulb connected to Alexa. To create a Mesh Network for your Sengled Bulb, follow these steps;

Step 1: Setup your Sengled Bulb close to your Alexa device and ensure the connection is successful. To do this, screw your smart bulb into an outlet and then ask Alexa to discover devices and your device will be set up automatically.

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Step 2: Turn off the bulb after a successful connection. Next, move the smart plug far away from the Alexa device, ensuring it is close to another bulb that is active on the network.

This will create a Bluetooth Mesh network where each linked bulb will establish connections with other nearby connected bulbs that are called network nodes.

How to Put Sengled Bluetooth Smart Light Bulb in Pairing Mode

To get your Sengled Bluetooth Smart Light Bulb into pairing mode;

Step 1: Screw the bulb into a socket and turn on the smart light bulb

Step 2: Switch the Smart Light Bulb off, then wait a few seconds before turning it back on.

Step 3: Do the second step repeatedly, for five times

If everything works out well, your Sengled Bluetooth Smart Light should blink rapidly twice per second, showing it is now in pairing mode.

Now, go ahead to pair or setup your smart light bulb to Alexa to control your smart bulb from the Alexa app or through your Echo device.

Sengled Bluetooth Bulb App

The Sengled Home app is a user-friendly application that allows you to control your smart light bulbs on iOS or Android devices. The app features preset scenes, scheduling, color selection, and more, making it easier than ever to personalize your home. 

Additionally, the Sengled Bluetooth Mesh App can be used to set up and control Bluetooth lighting throughout your home. The app provides in-app instructions to help you set up your Sengled bulb. You can download the Sengled Home App from the Apple App Store or Android App Store.

Sengled Bulb Not Resetting

If you are having difficulty resetting your Sengled bulb, ensure you’re resetting the bulb using the correct sequence. You can try turning it on and off five times in quick succession. This will reset the bulb to its default settings, allowing you to start again with the installation process. 

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If you are still having trouble resetting your bulb, you can contact the Sengled support team for further assistance.

Sengled Bluetooth Bulb Not Connecting to Phone

If your Sengled Bluetooth bulb is not connecting to your phone, there could be several reasons why. First, ensure that you have a compatible Echo device and that it has the latest version of software installed.

The compatible devices include Echo (2nd, 3rd, and 4th Gen), Echo Dot (2nd, 3rd, and 4th Gen), Echo Show (1st Gen), Echo Show 5/8/10, Echo Spot, Echo Input, Echo Flex, and Echo Studio.

Also, ensure that your Bluetooth is turned on and that your mobile phone is very close to the smart plug because Bluetooth devices can’t cover long distances.

If you are still having trouble connecting your bulb to your phone, contact the Sengled Support team for further assistance.

Conclusion

There you have it, steps and troubleshooting tips to help you fix any issues you may have with your Sengled Bluetooth Smart Light Bulb. Check out Sengled Wi-Fi LED Smart Light Bulb Not Connecting if you’re using a Wi-Fi enabled Sengled bulb.

Ensure to try all the tips to find out which one helps in fixing the issue with your smart plug. Make sure your device has power and is connected to Alexa. Always check for updates to your Echo device.

If everything else fails, contact Sengled Support for further help. As a last resort, consider replacing your smart light bulb, as it may be damaged. Click here to buy the original from Amazon

Frequently Asked Questions ( FAQs)

Q. Can I Use the Sengled Home App to Set Up and Control My Bluetooth Bulb?

No! Sengled Smart Bluetooth Light Bulb only works with the Alexa app and Echo dot/show devices.

Q. Can I Connect Sengled Bluetooth Smart Light Bulb Directly to My Smartphone Using Bluetooth Connect and Then Use Alexa App to Control It?

No! You must use your smartphone to connect a compatible Alexa device with a Sengled Bluetooth Smart Light bulb.

Q. Are Sengled Bluetooth Smart Light Bulbs Compatible With Sengled Element Hub or Other Smart Lighting Hubs?

No, Sengled Bluetooth Smart Light Bulbs doesn’t require a hub to function. Simply connect it to Alexa and start using your smart bulb immediately.

Q. Can the Bulbs Be Used With a 5GHZ Wi-Fi Network?

No, the Sengled Bluetooth Smart Light Bulb does not require a Wi-Fi connection. Instead, it uses Bluetooth connection technology and Alexa for setup and control of the smart bulb.

Q. Why is My Smart Plug Not Connecting?

If your smart plug is not connecting, there could be several reasons why. First, ensure that your phone’s Bluetooth and location services are all enabled. These settings can prevent smart plugs from connecting to your device.