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WINK LIGHTS & SWITCHES

Control your wink connected smart lights and smart switches from a Samsung Galaxy Watch released in or after 2016.

Due to restrictions Samsung Watches connected iPhones are not supported.

Instructions:

 

To turn on lights/switches:

  • Tap the button with the light bulb on the left of the screen.

To turn off lights/switches:

  • Tap the button with the light bulb on the right of the screen.

To switch lights:

  • Rotate bezel clock-wise to move to the next light or switch.

  • Rotate bezel counter clock-wise to move to the previous light or switch.

  • Flick the screen from right to left to move to the next light or switch.

  • Flick the screen from left to right to move to the previous light or switch.

To check the status of a light/switch:

  • Tap the icon in the center of the screen. This will refresh the status.

To update list of lights/switches:

  • Tap the "more options" ellipsis on the bottom.

  • Tap the icon with the rotating arrows.

To access shortcuts:

  1. ​On the lights and switches screen, tap the "more options" ellipsis on the bottom.

  2. Tap the icon with the "play" button.

To activate a shortcut:

  • Tap the "play" button in the center.

To update list of shortcuts:

  1. From the shortcuts screen, tap the "more options" ellipsis on the bottom.

  2. Tap the icon with the rotating arrows.

To add a widget:

  1. On your home screen scroll past the furthermost widget on the home screen of your watch and click add widget.

  2. Select either the Lights Widget or the Shortcut Widget

  3. Select the light, switch, or shortcut you would like the widget to control by rotating the bezel or flicking the screen.​

  4. Tap "Ok"

To change the light, switch, or shortcut an existing widget controls:

  • Tap the title of the widget.

Known Issues

  • Shortcuts for garage doors do not appear to work. Some garage door vendors may intentionally limit control by third parties.

  • There is a limit of a total of 20 lights and switches. There is a separate limit of 20 shortcuts.

  • The Wink account information expires if the app has not been launched in a little over a month.​ This gives an "Access Denied" error when trying to control a light, switch, or shortcut. Launching the app may update access to your Wink account. 

Troubleshooting

If you receive an "Access Denied" error when controlling a light, switch, or activating a shortcut, from a widget and have not launched the app in a while, launch the app and give it a couple of seconds. Click the icon in the center or one of the turn on/turn off/run buttons to see if it works.

If you continue to get "Access Denied" errors log out of the app and then log back in.

To Download

Click here on an Android phone.