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SmartThings Wifi hub LED status indicator

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Wondering what that blinking light on your hub means? Learn about the LED status indicator on your SmartThings Wifi hub. We have the guide to each blinking color and pattern below.

LED status indicator

Learn the status of your hub by checking the LED status indicator. Here’s what each one means:

  • No light: No power.

  • Green for several seconds: Hub is powered on.

  • Green blinking: This could mean the system is booting/initializing, processing setup, upgrading, or completing setup.

  • Red blinking: An error has occurred. This could also mean the hub is overheating.

  • Solid green: Internet is available or Wi-Fi is turned on.

  • Solid red: Internet is unavailable.

  • Solid magenta: Download mode (Manual/OTA Update).

  • Alternating between green and red: The hub is searching for sensor.

  • No light to blinking green: The hub has been factory reset.

Turn off the LED status indicator

The LED Status Indicator is meant to help you decipher what’s going on with your hub, but if you don’t want to see it anymore, you can turn it off. Here’s how:

Navigate to and open the SmartThings app. Then, tap Menu, and navigate to the Location where the SmartThings hub is saved. Tap the name of your desired SmartThings Wifi hub, and then tap Network status. Tap the hub you want to control, and then tap the switch next LED indicator to turn it off.

LED indicator switched off

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