When paired with Aeotec Smart Home Hub and SmartThings software that the hub uses, illumino Switch user guide will offer the following features:

  • On/off Switch
  • Timer control
  • Power on
  • Power off

Custom edge driver containing customizable parameter settings available here: Edge Driver guide

Steps to connect illumino Switch to Aeotec Smart Home Hub (SmartThings).

  1. Open SmartThings Connect
  2. Select "+" located at the top right corner (second icon from the right)
  3. Select "Add Device".
  4. Select "Scan Nearby"
  5. Now tap the top or bottom Button on illumino Switch.
  6. (If Secure pairing available) Scan the QR code or enter the DSK code (pin code located under the QR barcode)
  7. Now wait about a minute and your device should show up as "Aeotec Outlet", feel free to rename this.

Control your illumino Switch.

You can control illumino Switch from your SmartThings interface using either (1) Dashboard button, (2) Device page, or (3) automation.

Control from dashboard:

  1. Scroll down to your illumino Switch.
  2. Tap the small circular button in the illumino Switch widget. This will turn your switch on or off.

Control from device page:

  1. Scroll down to your illumino Switch.
  2. Tap the main body of the illumino Switch Widget.
  3. You will have these controls.
    • On/Off toggle - turns your switch on or off.
    • Timer - turns your switch on or off depending on the timer set.
    • Power on - turns your switch on at a specific time or period of time.
    • Power off - turns your switch off at a specific time or period of time.

Automate it:

  1. Tap Routines at the bottom. 
  2. Tap (top right).
  3. Under IF, tap +, then choose what you want to control your illumino Switch. It can be a sensor or another smart switch in your network.
  4. Under THEN, tap +.
  5. Tap Control devices.
  6. Select your illumino Switch.
  7. Tap Next.
  8. Choose what you want the illumino Switch to do:
    1. Turn on or turn off (this will toggle the reverse state, if illumino Switch is on, then it'll turn off as an example).
    2. Turn on or Turn off (this will determine if it will always turn off or always turn on when the IF condition happens).
    3. Delay this action
    4. Auto turn off
  9. Tap Save.
  10. Then tap Save again.

Automate with illumino Switch.

You may use any of the sensors on this device to control lighting, switches, dimmers, or other connected devices in your Smart Home Hub.

  1. Tap Routines at the bottom.
  2. Tap +.
  3. Under IF, tap +.
  4. Tap Device status.
  5. Tap on your illumino Switch.
  6. Select one of the available options to be used in automation:
    • On or off
      • Any time your illumino Switch changes state, then the automation will run.
    • On
      • If your illumino Switch turns on, then the automation will run.
    • Off
      • If your illumino Switch turns off, then the automation will run.
  7. Tap Done.
  8. Determine if you want it to trigger after a certain amount of time in that state using "Stays this status for how long?"
    • If enabled, enter 1, 5, or 10 minutes, or a customized time frame.
  9. Tap Save.
  10. Tap + under Then.
  11. Select what you want this automation to do based on the condition you set from the illumino Switch.

How to remove illumino Switch from Aeotec Smart Home Hub (SmartThings).

These steps can be performed even if illumino Switch is not yet paired to your Aeotec Smart Home Hub.

  1. Open SmartThings Connect
  2. Find your hub in the device list, then select it
  3. Tap More Options (3 dot icon) located at the top right corner.
  4. Tap Z-Wave Utilities
  5. Tap General Exclusion
  6. Now tap the top or bottom Button 3x times within 2 seconds on illumino Switch.
  7. SmartThings should confirm that it has removed a device.
  8. Now try the pairing steps at the top again.


1. Having issues pairing your device?

  • Move your Sensor within 4 - 10 ft of your Aeotec Smart Home Hub, it may be too far.
  • Remove power from Aeotec Smart Home Hub for 6 minutes, then power it up again.
  • Remove power from illumino Switch for 1 minute, then power it up again.
  • Try factory resetting or excluding your illumino Switch.
    • Exclude first in case the device actually paired to your hub otherwise it will leave a phantom device in your network that will be difficult to remove.
    • Perform a manual factory reset
      1. Press and hold the top or bottom Button for 20 seconds on illumino Switch. LED should light up as solid blue for at least 2 seconds when you release.
      2. Immediately release the button, and then tap it one more time to complete the factory reset. 
      3. If successful, the LED should fade its LED blue in and out to indicate it is ready to be paired.

2. illumino Switch showing up as a generic device?

  • Check if SmartThings picked up all of the correct information, follow the below steps to check:
    1. Login to: my.smartthings.com
    2. Click on the 3 dot icon (top right)
    3. Click Advanced User
    4. Click Devices
    5. Click on the name of your Device
      • If Manufacturer Code shows 0000-0000-0000 then this sensor will need to be excluded/removed, and then paired again.