Step-by-Step Guide: Connecting Monster Smart Spotlights to Wi-Fi - Show Notes

Step-by-Step Guide: Connecting Monster Smart Spotlights to Wi-Fi

Sunday Oct 29, 2023 (00:10:06)


Pairing your new Monster Smart Illuminescence Indoor/Outdoor Spotlights is a relatively simple process that allows users to connect their lights to their phones and control them from anywhere. In this episode, Scott provides a step-by-step guide on how to pair these lights with a phone.

Before you pair

Before getting started, there are a few things that are needed. Firstly, the Monster Smart Illuminescence lights themselves, which can be purchased on Amazon or Additionally, a phone with the Monster Smart App installed is necessary. The phone should also be connected to a Wi-Fi network that operates on a 2.4 gigahertz frequency. It is important to note that most modern routers support this frequency, but it may need to be turned on if it is currently disabled.

Once all the necessary requirements are met, the pairing process can begin. You should definitely pause the video and complete the necessary steps before proceeding. The process is similar to other Monster Smart Illuminescence products, but there may be slight differences due to the nature of this specific product.

Pair Monster Smart Illuminescence lights

To begin, the lights need to be plugged in. It is mentioned that the lights may turn on automatically or they may need to be manually turned on by pressing the multifunction button on the controller twice. Once the lights are on, you should hold the multifunction button for approximately five or six seconds until the lights start blinking rapidly. This indicates that the lights are ready to be paired.

Next, the host demonstrates the pairing process on a phone. You should the Monster Smart App and tap the plus button in the top right corner of the screen. From there, select "add device" and either proceed if the app is already discovering devices or go to the lighting section to find the lights and start the pairing process. Once the lights are successfully added, the app displays a message indicating that one device has been found and added.

Then, proceed to the next screen where you will see the option to name the spotlights and assign them to a specific room. Scott decided to leave the name as is and skip assigning a room since the lights will be used outdoors. After tapping "done," a progress bar appears, indicating that the pairing process is complete.

Interesting features

There are a variety of interesting features of the Monster Smart Illuminescence Indoor/Outdoor Spotlights, such as the ability to control them with solid colors, run patterns on them, and integrate them with Razer Chroma. The lights can respond to gameplay, making them suitable for game streaming studios, and can also be programmed to respond to external factors like receiving a tweet. Scott demonstrates how to adjust the color and brightness of the lights using the app.

In conclusion, pairing Monster Smart Illuminescence Indoor/Outdoor Spotlights is a straightforward process that allows users to connect their lights to their phones and control them remotely. We hope you enjoyed this detailed guide on how to pair the lights, as well as information on additional features and customization options.


Scott Ertz


Scott is a developer who has worked on projects of varying sizes, including all of the PLUGHITZ Corporation properties. He is also known in the gaming world for his time supporting the rhythm game community, through DDRLover and hosting tournaments throughout the Tampa Bay Area. Currently, when he is not working on software projects or hosting F5 Live: Refreshing Technology, Scott can often be found returning to his high school days working with the Foundation for Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST), mentoring teams and helping with ROBOTICON Tampa Bay. He has also helped found a student software learning group, the ASCII Warriors, currently housed at AMRoC Fab Lab.

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