How to do hardware reset of LIFX Bulbs?

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Every electronic device is subjected to show vulnerable behaviour which might occur during some unknown/unwanted changes occurring in the device due to reasons that maybe unheard/unknown/difficult to figure. So could be the case with LIFX bulbs. Sometimes, it might happen that the firmware update stops midway or the command through Wi-Fi gets noised cause of interference.

In such case there is a possibility that the LIFX bulbs show erratic behaviour and you just are unable to figure out to overcome this technical glitch. The best option in such case your be to do hardware resetting of your LIFX bulbs bringing it back to their original virgin state of a new bulb. Let us discuss how to do hardware reset of LIFX bulbs based on its product line.

Steps to reset LIFX Color 1000 A19 or BR30

Step 1: With initially the bulb turned-on, power-cycle the bulb for a 5 times and wait patiently.

Step 2: The bulb should then flash Red, Green, Blue and stop on White.

Step 3: You can then run through the setup procedure for the bulbs.

Take a look at the video below to get a better idea.

Steps to reset LIFX Color 800 A19 or LIFX White 900 BR30

The reset for the White 800 bulbs is quite similar to that of the Color series bulbs.

Step 1: With the bulb initially turned-on, power cycle the bulb 5 times and wait for few seconds.

Step 2: The bulb will then flash dim warm white, medium warm white and bright/cool warm white in sequence and will stop on white indicating it has been reset.

Step 3: You can then run through the setup procedure for the bulbs.

Take a look at the video below to get a better idea.

Just remember that in case  you stuck in the middle of nowhere and can’t figure out what to do the above few steps of quick resetting will come in handy to you. Lear more about troubleshooting the LIFX bulbs in case it does not turn on from the wall switch or enter the Factory Test Mode.

 

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