Sengled Wi-Fi LED Smart Light Bulb Not Connecting: Quick Fix

Do you have issues with your Sengled Wi-Fi LED Smart Light Bulb? Is it not pairing correctly, connecting to Wi-Fi, not pairing correctly, Alexa or Google Home Assistant?

If you keep experiencing failures and errors during the pairing or setup process of your Wi-Fi Smart Light Bulb then this article has got you covered.

In the paragraphs that’ll follow, you’ll find troubleshooting tips and steps to help you fix your Sengled Wi-Fi LED Smart Light Bulb Not Connecting.

Sengled Wi-Fi LED Smart Light Bulb Not Connecting to Alexa Wifi Google Home Assistant

Without further ado, let’s dive in!

How to Setup Sengled Wi-Fi LED Smart Light Bulb

Do the following steps to add or connect your Sengled Wi-Fi LED Smart Light Bulb to the Sengled Home app;

Step 1: Download the latest version of the Sengled Home App from the iOS App Store or Google Play Store.

Step 2: Hit the register icon to create a new account or sign in to your Sengled account if you have an account before downloading the app.

Step 3: Open the Sengled Home app. Go to Devices, and select the “+” icon to add your Sengled Wi-Fi LED Smart Light Bulb to the Sengled Home app.

Step 4: Next, choose Smart Wi-Fi LEDs then follow the in-app instructions to finish the setup and connection process.

Note: Ensure the bulbs can be found by your Sengled Home app. If the app is unable to find the bulbs, check the reset instruction section for the exact step to reset your smart bulb before trying the setup instructions again.

How to Connect Sengled Wifi LED Smart Light Bulb to Wi-Fi

To set up your Sengled Wi-Fi LED Smart Light Bulb to Wi-Fi, try the steps below. Ensure to try all the steps below;

Step 1:  Download the Sengled Home app and create an account. Login with your existing account details if you already have an account.

Step 2: At the Homepage of the Sengled Home app, tap “Add Device”

Step 3: Select “Wi-Fi LED accessories” then confirm that you have a Wi-Fi device and go to the Wi-Fi settings

Step 4: Twist or screw your smart bulb into a working socket and power it up then tap “Next” on the app to continue the setup process.

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Step 5: Once your smart light bulb appears within the app, tap “Connect” and select your Wi-Fi network.

Step 6: Enter your Wi-Fi password and tap “Next”. Your bulb should now connect to your Wi-Fi network.

Step 7: Once connected, your smart light bulb will flash on and off three times then follow the prompts to rename and add your smart plug to a room.

How to Fix Sengled Wifi LED Smart Light Bulb Connecting to Wi-Fi

If you’re having issues connecting your Sengled Wi-Fi LED Smart Light Bulb to Wi-Fi, try the troubleshooting tips below to fix the connection problem;

  1. Check the socket you screwed the smart bulb to and ensure it is working properly. The power should be ON also, and your bulb should. If everything looks good now, try connecting back to Wi-Fi.
  2. Power cycle your smart light bulb. You can do this by turning off the power switch to the socket, unscrewing the bulb from power then waiting for a few seconds, and then putting it back into power. After this, go over the setup process again.
  3. Make sure that the internet connection and Wi-Fi network in your home are working perfectly. Then, attempt the setup procedures once more after moving the bulbs closer to the Wi-Fi router.
  4. Your Wi-Fi router’s firewall or port may be closed, which would prevent the Sengled Wi-Fi LED bulb from connecting to the Sengled cloud. To ensure connectivity and avoid issues, open ports 8883 and 1883 on your wireless router. You must enable access to these ports if your router is blocking access, contact your ISP provider or router manufacturer for steps on how to go about this.
  5. Ensure you’re connecting to a 2.4GHz Wi-Fi network as Sengled bulbs won’t connect and work on a 5GHz network band. Refer to your user manual on how to switch to the 2.4GHz band if you use a dual-band router.

If everything else fails, restart your router and then attempt the setup procedures again. If you have problems, refer to the resetting instructions to reset your smart light bulb.

How to Connect Sengled Wifi LED Smart Light Bulb to Alexa

To set up your Sengled Wi-Fi LED Smart Light Bulb to Alexa, carefully do the steps below;

Step 1:  Open the “Alexa” app and tap the three lines in the top-left corner of the Alexa app

Step 2: Select  “Skills & Games” and you’ll be taken to the “All Skills” page in the Alexa app.

Step 3: Press the magnifying glass in the top-right corner of the screen and search for “Sengled”

Step 4: Select “Sengled Home”

Step 5: Tap on “Enable to Use” and you’ll be redirected to a new page where you’ll enter your Sengled account details to link both accounts.

If the setup is successful, you can now control your smart light bulb from the Alexa app or using your Echo device.

How to Fix Sengled Wi-Fi LED Smart Light Bulb Not Connecting to Alexa

If you have issues connecting your Sengled Wi-Fi LED Smart Light Bulb to Alexa, try the following troubleshooting tips to see if it helps to fix the problem;

  1. Ensure that you have set up your smart light bulb on the Sengled Home app. Failure to connect it to the app will cause setup failures while trying to connect to Alexa. Double-check to ensure you correctly set up your smart light bulb.
  2. Ensure the Alexa app, and Echo device (Echo show or Echo dot) is running their latest software and firmware version. An outdated version may cause connection failures, check your app store for updates or ask Alexa “Is your firmware up to date?”
  3. Double-check the password section while linking your Sengled account to Alexa. Ensure that you’ve entered the correct password. If you’re not sure, go over the setup process again.
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How to Connect Sengled Wifi LED Smart Light Bulb to Google Assistant

Here’s how to set up your Sengled Wi-Fi LED light bulb to Google Assistant;

Step 1: Download the Google Home app from the Google playstore and log in with your Google account.

Step 2: On the Google Home app, tap the “+” in the top-left corner and select “Set up device”.

Step 3: Tap on “Works with Google”.

Step 4: Tap on the magnifying glass at the top-right of the screen to search for your smart bulb

Step 5: Type Sengled and select “Sengled Home” then enter your Sengled account details when redirected to the next page.

Step 6: Once the account is linked to Google Assistant,  you will be redirected to choose the room for your smart light bulb.

How to Fix Sengled Wifi LED Smart Light Bulb Not Connecting to Google Assistant

If you have issues setting up your Sengled Wi-Fi LED Smart Light Bulb to Google Assistant, try the following tips to troubleshoot;

  1. Turn on Location services on your mobile device. When setting up Sengled smart bulbs for the first time, you’d be prompted to turn on the location for a successful and faster connection. Check and ensure you turn on the GPRS settings or location services on your mobile device.
  2. Check if the Google Home app needs an update on the Google playstore, if you find an update, download and install then try the setup process again.
  3. Turn off the smart bulb for about 10 seconds or more, before turning it back ON restart your speaker, and mobile device and when all gadgets are back up, try the setup steps again.

If none of the tips above worked, you may need to reset your smart bulb before trying to reconnect again. Try the tip below to reset your smart bulb;

How to Factory Reset Sengled Wifi LED Smart Light Bulb

To reset your Sengled Wi-Fi LED Smart Bulb;

Step 1: Check and ensure that the bulb is on

Step 2: Turn the bulb OFF and ON at least  5 times

If the reset is successful, the bulb will flash three times. If it does not flash three times, you will have to try again.

If everything works out and the reset is successful, set up your smart light bulb again.

How to Put Sengled Wifi LED Smart Light Bulb in Pairing Mode

To put your Sengled Wi-Fi LED Smart Light Bulb in pairing mode, screw your smart bulb into a socket then turn it ON. The smart bulb should blink three times showing it is in pairing mode.

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If the smart bulb doesn’t blink automatically, Turn OFF and ON the smart bulb using the switch three times or more until the bulb blinks three times.

Once you confirmed the bulb blinks thrice, go ahead to pair it with Google Assistant or Alexa.

Sengled Wi-Fi LED Smart Light Bulb Network Not Showing Up

Try the tips below to troubleshoot your Sengled Wi-Fi LED Smart Light Bulb network not showing up;

  1. If you’re using a Sengled Hub, restart the hub. Also, restart your smart bulb, and your smart bulb should start showing up during the connection or setup process.
  2. Ensure you choose “Smart LED Lights” while adding up your smart bulb to the Sengled Home up else, your bulb won’t show up. Go over the steps again making sure you select “Smart LED Lights”
  3. Reset your smart light bulb by turning it OFF and ON five times until it blinks three times successively, showing it’s now in pairing mode.

Sengled Wi-Fi LED Smart Light Bulb Won’t Pair

If you have pairing issues with your Sengled Wi-Fi LED Smart Light Bulb, try the tips below to troubleshoot;

  1. Power cycle your Smart Light Bulb as this helps to fix minor issues within the device firmware. Unscrew the bulb from the socket, wait for about a minute, then fix it back and try pairing again.
  2. Uninstall the Sengled Home app on your mobile phone, and reinstall it again. Once reinstalled, log in to your Sengled account and do the pairing again with your Smart bulb.
  3. Check your network connection and ensure it is working properly. If you’re not sure, restart your modern or router then try pairing again to see if this fixes the problem.

If you’re still having issues pairing, reset your smart bulb to the factory default settings, then try pairing it again after successfully resetting it.

How to Update Sengled Bulb Firmware 

To update your Sengled bulb firmware, follow these steps:

  1. Open the Sengled Home app on your mobile device.
  2. Tap the “Settings” icon located at the bottom-right corner of the “Home” page.
  3. Tap “Firmware Upgrade.”
  4. If any of your Sengled devices need firmware updates, the “Firmware Upgrade” option will have a red dot beside it.
  5. Tap “Upgrade All” and then “Upgrade” to update the firmware of your hub or bulbs.

Sengled Bulb Not Showing Up on WIFI 

If your Sengled bulb is not showing up on WIFI, try these troubleshooting tips:

  1. Confirm that you are using a compatible Wi-Fi network (2.4 GHz).
  2. Ensure that your router is not blocking/blacklisting the Smart Wi-Fi bulbs.
  3. Reset the bulb by following the steps provided in this article
  4. Re-add the bulb in the Sengled Home app.

Conclusion

There you have it! I hope the tips above helped you fix the issue with your Sengled Wi-Fi LED Smart Light Bulb. If you have the Bluetooth bulb, check out Sengled Bluetooth Smart Bulb Troubleshooting.

If none of the tips above worked for you, contact the Sengled support team for further assistance. If everything else fails, consider replacing your smart light bulb, as it may be damaged. Click here to buy the original from Amazon.

Frequently Asked Questions

Why Is My Sengled Bulb Not Connecting? 

The Sengled smart bulb won’t connect when you use a 5 GHz Wi-Fi network or run a VPN on your mobile device. Confirm your Sengled smart bulb model and allow permission when connecting it to your network. Reboot your network router and smart bulb and retry the setup process again, and your device should connect this time.

Why Can’t Alexa Find My Sengled Bulb? 

The most common reason why Alexa can’t find your Sengled bulb is that it’s not connected to a compatible Wi-Fi network (2.4 GHz). Ensure that you have met the conditions for pairing your specific bulb model. Also, ensure that the Alexa app and Echo device are updated to the current version for it to function correctly.

How Do You Fix an Unresponsive Sengled Light? 

Perform a power cycle on all your devices (router, hub, smart plugs, and bulbs). If this doesn’t work, try resetting your bulbs by following the steps above.

Do Sengled Bulbs Work Without Alexa? 

Yes, Sengled bulbs work without Alexa.

What App Do You Use for Sengled Lights? 

You can use the Sengled Home app to control your Sengled lights.

Is the Sengled Wi-Fi Smart LED bulb compatible with Sengled Element Hub or other smart lighting hubs?

No, you don’t need a hub to use the smart bulbs.