LIFX Switch
LIFX Switch
LIFX Switch
LIFX Switch
LIFX Switch
LIFX Switch
LIFX Switch
LIFX Switch
LIFX Switch
LIFX Switch
LIFX Switch
LIFX Switch

LIFX Switch

Regular price $179.99

Production Batch #1 of LIFX Switch is now sold out. Pre-order today for Batch #2, scheduled for delivery in May 2020 [note this is later than anticipated due to precautions for COVID-19]. For more information around expected delivery times please contact us at switch@lifx.com

New build, renovation, or simple upgrade, this 4-button in-wall switch can control your LIFX smart lights, or make your standard "dumb" lights work smart. No more accidental "hard off" that limits smart lighting. You and your family can rest assured that you have the simplicity of a standard switch, with the added smart functionality whenever you want it. (For professional install only).

  • Soft-switching - always in standby mode, even when switched off
  • Voice controlled - integrates with Google Assistant, Alexa, Cortana and more.
  • Will work with the new LIFX App.
  • Beautiful design: backlit, haptic touch and choice of finishes.
  • Set schedules for standard "dumb" LED lights.
  • Works with IFTTT and all LIFX integrations
  • Programmable buttons - set to themes, set actions (e.g. dim), and control single or groups of lights. Plus, change that programming whenever you want.
  • Software Dimming (1% - 100%) - for smart bulbs only
  • Voltage Range - AC 100-240V 50/60 Hz
  • Operating System: iOS 9+, Android 4.1+, Windows 10
  • Wi-Fi Router Requirement: 802.11b,g,n
  • Standards compliant 2 year warranty
  • Professional installation required by a licensed Electrician
  • Neutral wire installation required
  • Dimensions - 120mm x 72mm x 37mm
  • Installation Guide - Link

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Combining a modern finish with haptic feedback, the LIFX Switch is meant for daily use and is easily programmable in the LIFX app. Use the buttons on the Switch to trigger a lighting scene, dim smart lights, and of course turn off and on whilst always remaining in standby.

Make dumb lights smart

Keep smart lights connected

More than just on / off

Just ask Alexa or Google

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FAQs


Q. Can I install these switches myself?

A. No, LIFX Switch requires installation by a licensed electrician.


Q. Can I replace any existing switch with them?

A. Not all switch wiring types are compatible, they require existing neutral wiring. Check with an electrician as to what type you have. If you're planning on a new build or renovation, request this type of wiring.


Q. Are these switches for outdoor use?

A. No, LIFX Switch is intended for indoor use only.


Q. Are other LIFX devices required to use the switch?

A. No


Q. Can the switch control a group of LIFX lights?

A. Yes


Q. Can the switch control a group of traditional lights (not smart)?

A. Yes, the switch can control both LIFX Smart lights and traditional non-smart lights


Q. Can I control the switch via HomeKit, Alexa or Google Assistant?

A. At launch Alexa and Google Assistant will be supported. Homekit will be introduced next year. Status updates will be published in Q1 2020.


Q. Will the switch work if my internet connection is disabled?

A. Your non-smart lights will still work, but your smart lights require internet connectivity.

Q. Can I dim my lights via the switch?

A. Your LIFX lights are, but non-smart lights are not dimmable.


Q: Can I use the switch to control other smart devices (including smart lights)?

A: At the moment no, but stay tuned!

Q. Can my LIFX switch work with 5Ghz Wi-Fi routers?

A. No the LIFX switch will only work on the 2.4Ghz Wi-FI band. Most home routers that support 5Ghz should also support 2.4Ghz.

For more information on wifi requirements, please see here.


Q. I’m running old Halogen lights. How many can I run from one switch channel?

A. Each switch channel will support a total of 250W of lighting So 5x 50W bulbs could be connected to one channel. Simply sum up all the lights on the circuit and make sure it totals under 250W. If you’re not absolutely sure, consult an electrician.


Q. I have a 3 gang switch now. Can I replace it with this?

A. Yes, you can, plus you can use the spare button to control other LIFX lights.


Q. Does LIFX switch support 2-way control? 

A. Yes, you can control the lights both with the LIFX Switch and with the LIFX app, as well as any other 3rd party integrations you have. 

(for clarity though conventional 2-way control isn’t supported)


Q. Can I set a button to control another light in another room?

A.Yes - the buttons can be programmed to control another LIFX light somewhere else in the home.

Q. Can I set a delay from the Switch to turn the lights off?

A. Yes, if it is a LIFX light only