They were both working until a few days ago. But the problem is that the wall switch keeps getting disconnected from wifi. If you're troubleshooting your smart lighting setup, a manual reset of each bulb might be in order -- and all it takes is a few flicks of the switch. After having a connectivity issue with 1 light switch and deleting/readding in Smartthings, Alexa will not turn it off/on. Imagine that your friend is blinking a lamp, and you need to keep track of how long it was on with the help of a stopwatch. Its on-off timing schedule won't work, a critical home safety function of nearly all smart bulbs. But instead of the lights turning on and staying, the switch’s relay starting clicking on and off. Then turn off Wi-fi on the mesh (or just switch the mesh off) and connect your smart home device to the 2.4ghz band on your old router. With a smart outlet, you can turn your appliances on and off from your phone, or (in some cases) with your voice through devices like the Amazon Echo. I have set up two smart plugs using smart life to control two lamps. iHome smart plugs randomly turning on and off. Set up was a breeze, as was integrating with Amazon Alexa. We turn on the LED light and after a while it turns off and then goes back on and then a little while later off and on again. I have reset the smart plugs. But not every device will work with smart outlets. Turning down the temperature on the heater may stop the Smart Power Plug switching off. In the past week it has started to act funny. I’ve had the GE Z-wave Toggle Switch running my front outside lights for 2+ years (purchased March 2016). Lamp one is called "Man Cave Light" and lamp 2 "Lounge Light". I have been using Alexa for a long time without issue. If you have a number of appliances connected via a power board to the Smart Power Plug, remove the appliances one at a time to see which one is turning the Smart Power Plug off. I have renamed them to plug and switch. There's no smart device that's easier to set up than a smart plug. TP-Link Kasa Switches and Plugs randomly turning on/off. Plus, if your smart bulb doubles as a Wi-Fi or Bluetooth speaker, it will remain mysteriously silent. If you're not tech savvy, don't worry. QUESTION. Tonight SmartThings sent the command to turn on the outside lights as part of the sundown routine. Smart bulbs acting up? I got a Google Home and some TP-Link Smart Plugs (HS100) for my birthday a couple months ago. Hi, I started with a basic Smart Things set, the hub and one plug-in outlet switch. Paired with a Google Home or an Amazon Echo smart speaker, our devices can easily be set-up for voice control, letting you dim your lights, turn on appliances, and so much more as soon as you say the word. 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