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Resetting Your GE Smart Light Bulb

If you need to reset the software in your GE smart light bulb -- firmware version 2.8 or later -- just follow these easy instructions. These are "smart tips" from GE with more than 900,000 views!

 

Start with your bulb off for at least 5 seconds.

  1. Turn on for 8 seconds
  2. Turn off for 2 seconds
  3. Turn on for 8 seconds
  4. Turn off for 2 seconds
  5. Turn on for 8 seconds
  6. Turn off for 2 seconds
  7. Turn on for 8 seconds
  8. Turn off for 2 seconds
  9. Turn on for 8 seconds
  10. Turn off for 2 seconds
  11. Turn on
Bulb will flash on and off 3 times if it has been successfully reset.

 

Welcome to the future!

 

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Re: Resetting Your GE Smart Light Bulb

> AppDefects (Contributor III) posted a new topic in Tech Talk on 07-12-2019 12:13

> If you need to reset the software in your GE smart light bulb -- firmware
> version 2.8 or later -- just follow these easy instructions. These are "smart
> tips" from GE with more than 900,000 views!   Start with your bulb off for at
> least 5 seconds. Turn on for 8 seconds Turn off for 2 seconds Turn on for 8
> seconds Turn off for 2 seconds Turn on for 8 seconds Turn off for 2 seconds Turn
> on for 8 seconds Turn off for 2 seconds Turn on for 8 seconds Turn off for 2
> seconds Turn onBulb will flash on and off 3 times if it has been successfully
> reset.

"Easy?" Wouldn't it be easier just to turn it on and off to flash the morse SOS
pattern?

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Re: Resetting Your GE Smart Light Bulb

why would you want a bulb that some teenager in Ottawa can turn on and off at  will?

 

 

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