Just plug Twinkly Generation II into the power supply to switch on.
The round button on the controller allows you to swipe through a gallery of pre-set effects but to switch on the magic and make your decoration really Smart, you need to download the Twinkly app for tablets and smartphones
That way you can connect Twinkly to your local Wi-fi network and access to many new features such as integration with Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa and the online effects gallery.
Configuring Twinkly Generation II
To configure Twinkly for the first time, follow this guided procedure.
Check that you have access to the mobile network and local Wi-Fi network on your smartphone.
Make sure you have your local Wi-Fi network password handy.
Minimum requirements for using the Twinkly app are:
- For iOS devices: iOS 11 or later
- For Android devices: Android 4.4 or later.
If you have already downloaded the Twinkly app, make sure you have the latest update! We update the app regularly so your experience is even more amazing!
Login or Signup
Launch the Twinkly application and create your user account:
- By email: click on the “Sign Up” button, enter your data (Full Name, Email, Password) and click on the “Sign up” button.
Confirm your registration by clicking on the link you will receive via email.
- Via Facebook: Click on the “Sign in with Facebook” button to access Twinkly via Facebook.
You can manage all the data sent to Twinkly through Facebook Access Management panel.
- Log in / Sign up via Apple ID Select “Continue with Apple” button to access Twinkly via Apple
If you already have a Twinkly credentials (email and password), click on the “Log in” button to access the application.
After logging in, the application will automatically launch a procedure to search for any Twinkly devices.
If you skip this setup, the app asking to choose what type of device you want to configure. And if you have a Generation II devices, the App required to press the button until the status led is greenish blue.
Connect Twinkly Generation II directly to your smartphone via its Wi-Fi network
Each Twinkly device can develop its own Wi-Fi signal that allows it to be managed from your smartphone.
Leave the Twinkly app and Check the Wi-Fi networks available on your smartphone.
Scroll down through the list and select the network emitted by your Twinkly device, showing as “Twinkly_XXXXXX”.
The connection may have been marked as “unsafe”, this is normal at this stage of the procedure. Discard the alert message eventually shown by your smartphone.
Type the Twinkly Wi-fi password: Twinkly2019 *
Return to Twinkly App.
Congratulations! Twinkly is now connected to your smartphone!
The light on the controller is now green and steady: a direct connection is established.
Click on “Connect to local Wi-Fi” to add Twinkly to your local Wi-Fi network.
Connect Twinkly Generation II to your Local Wi-fi
Make sure Bluetooth on your smartphone is turned on and click on “USE HOME/OFFICE WIFI”
Press and hold the button on the controller until the light turns to a solid CYAN color (about 5 seconds). This indicates that Twinkly is ready to be paired via Bluetooth to your phone.
Don’t leave the app, the automatic procedure will present the list of available Network.
Select your local network, type the password in and click on: “Connect”.
Twinkly is now connected to your local Wi-Fi network and is ready to give its best!
The light on the controller is now solid blue and indicates that Twinkly is associated with a local Wi-Fi network.
With Generation II products you can also:
- Establish a direct connection to your smartphone
- Manually connect Twinkly to your Local Wi-fi.
Follow the guided procedure to Map your lights for the first time.
Know more about mapping on this specific guide.
Rename your Twinkly
You can rename your Twinkly now. If you add others over time you can identify them easily.
Manage more than one Twinkly from the same smartphone you need to link them to a local Wi-Fi network.
Here you can find an useful tutorial: