Aeotec Smart Switch 7 (B plug) has been crafted to power connected lighting using SmartStart, S2 framework, and Z-Wave Plus. It is powered by Aeotec’s S2 technology. 

To see whether Smart Switch 7 (B plug) is known to be compatible with your Z-Wave system or not, please reference our Z-Wave gateway comparison listing. The technical specifications of Smart Switch 7 (B plug) can be viewed at that link.

Get to know your Smart Switch 7 (B plug).

Button Presses and LED reaction.

Button PressFunction when released.LED Reaction
Power On1. (Unpaired from the network).
2. (Paired into the network).
1.  Blue LED is fading in and out slowly.
2. LED follows the state of load (controllable).
QR Code ScanPairs into Z-Wave network.Turns solid yellow during pairing, then solid blue LED for 2 seconds to indicate successful pair.
Single tap
1. (Unpaired from the network)
2. (Paired into the network).

1. Turns solid yellow to indicate pair mode.
2. Controls the state of the LED and output
Press 2 times within 1 second. (Paired to a Z-Wave network)Enters unpair/exclusion modeLED turns purple.
Press 3 times within 2 seconds.Disable alarm response when the alarm is activated.LED flash stops.
Press and hold for 2 to 5 seconds.Toggles LED display mode when SS7 is paired.Yellow LED
  • Enabled - LED follows ON/OFF state.
  • Disabled - LED is disabled
Press and hold for 5 to 10 seconds.
Test communication quality
Indicator Light will become cyan light when press, and quickly flash cyan light when release, indicating start to test communication quality between the product and Node 1.

At the end of the test, Indicator Light will display the color according to the communication quality.

Great = green light for 2s.

Good = yellow light for 2s.

Bad = red light for 2s.

Press and hold for 10 to 15 seconds.
Reset overload alarm and overcurrent Alarm
Red LED flashes
Press and hold for 15 to 20 seconds.Stay in Z-Wave network, but factory resets all settings back to default.Red LED Flashes faster.
Press and hold for 20 seconds and more.Completely factory reset and remove from Z-Wave network.Fades blue LED in and out slowly

Important safety information.

Please read this and other device guides carefully. Failure to follow the recommendations set forth by Aeotec Limited may be dangerous or cause a violation of the law. The manufacturer, importer, distributor, and/or reseller will not be held responsible for any loss or damage resulting from not following any instructions in this guide or in other materials.

Keep product away from open flames and extreme heat. Avoid direct sunlight or heat exposure. 

Smart Switch 7 (B plug) is intended for indoor use in dry locations only. Do not use in damp, moist, and/or wet locations.

Max-amperage: 15 amps for ZWA023-A Smart Switch 7 (B plug)

Quick start.

Getting your Smart Switch up and running is as simple as plugging it into a wall socket and adding it to your Z-Wave network. The following instructions will tell you how to add your Smart Switch to your existing Z-Wave network.

Dedicated hub setup guides:

Smart Start Pairing (QR Code Scanning) :

1. Scan the QR code on Smart Switch using your Z-Wave gateway/controllers app.

2. Plugin your Smart Switch to any outlet that you wish to install it on.

3. Your Smart Switch will automatically pair to your Z-Wave network.

Classic Pairing:

1. Set your Z-Wave Controller into its 'Add Device' mode. 
Refer to the Controller's manual if you are unsure of how to perform this step.

2. Power your Smart Switch to any outlet; its LED will slowly fade in and out slowly with a blue color to indicate it is ready to pair.

3. Tap the action button once. The LED will turn solid yellow when it enters pair mode.

4. If your Z-Wave Controller supports S2 encryption, enter the first 5 digits of DSK into your Controller's interface if it is requested. The DSK is printed on Smart Switch.

a. If pairing succeeds, it will flash white/green 4 times. 

b. If pairing fails, it will light a solid bright red light for 2 seconds and then return to a breathing blue light; repeat steps 1 to 4 if this happens.

Smart Switch 7 (B plug) is now a part of your Z-Wave home control system. You can configure it and its automation via your Z-Wave system; please refer to your software's user guide for precise instructions.

If further support is needed, please contact our support team for assistance.

Advanced functions.

Removing your Smart Switch 7 (B plug) from a Z-Wave network.

Your Smart Switch can be removed from your Z-Wave network at any time. You’ll need to use your Z-Wave network’s main controller to do this.

Using your existing Z-Wave Controller:

1. Set your Z-Wave Controller into 'Remove Device' / 'Unpair Device' mode. 
Refer to the Controller's manual if you are unsure of how to perform this step.

2. Make sure the product is powered. If not, plug it into a wall socket and power it on.

3. Click Action Button 2 times quickly; it will bright violet light up to 2s.

a. If Removing fails, it will light a bright red color for 2 seconds and then turn back to Load Indicator Mode; repeat steps 1 to 3. Contact us for further support if needed.

b. If Removing succeeds, it will become breathing blue light. Smart Switch is removed from the Z-Wave network successfully and is ready to be paired again.

Reset your Smart Switch 7 (B plug).

If the primary controller is missing or inoperable, you may need to reset the device to factory settings.

Make sure the product is powered. If not, plug it into a wall socket and power on. To complete the reset process manually: 

  1. Press and hold the Action Button for at least 20 seconds and then release.
  2. The LED indicator will fade its blue light in and out slowly, which indicates the reset operation is successful.


The Smart Switch 7 (B plug) has many configuration parameter settings that allows you to customize your experience with the Smart Switch 7 (B plug). You may download the engineering sheet containing all settings here.