Best Switches and Buttons that Control Smart Lights

Turning on and off your smart lights with a switch or button is very convenient. There are a few options for this, so I will test the best ones for controlling your smart lights. I’ll also help you solve the problem of someone cutting power to your smart bulbs if they turn off a light switch.

LINKS (affiliate):
Echo Buttons: https://amzn.to/3jxETmK
Flic starter kit: https://amzn.to/3fPCscS
SmartThings button: https://amzn.to/3jxk8HD
Magnetic Light Switch cover: https://amzn.to/3fPDCVM
Magnets: https://amzn.to/2WPHZZk
Super Glue: https://amzn.to/32Vtd7c
SmartThings hub: https://amzn.to/2E9WkcJ
GoControl switch: https://amzn.to/30IcH7Q
Hue dimmer switch: https://amzn.to/3jvTcbn
WiZ remote: not available yet, but will be in the fall
Inovelli Red switch on Amazon: https://amzn.to/30JepWD (currently missing, possible shortage since I just bought on Amazon a week ago)
Red switch from Inovelli’s website: https://inovelli.com/red-series-on-off-switch-z-wave/
Brilliant switch: https://amzn.to/3eVJ9Jh

How to set up a custom device handler:
GoController with SmartThings: https://community.smartthings.com/t/release-gocontrol-smart-wireless-light-switch-wa00z-1/44984
Inovelli Red Switch for SmartThings: https://support.inovelli.com/portal/en/kb/articles/installation-setup-lzw30-sn-on-off-red-series-gen-2-smartthings#smartthings
Inovelli Red Switch setup for other hubs: https://support.inovelli.com/portal/en/kb/inovelli/products/lzw30-sn-on-off-switch-red-series-gen-2

Wyze Sensor switch Reddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/homeassistant/comments/cwe6t5/wyze_sensor_convert_to_a_switch_22_sec_clip/

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0:00 – Intro
0:42 – Echo Button
1:10 – Flic
2:17 – SmartThings Button
3:29 – GoControl
4:12 – Hue Smart Dimmer
4:34 – WiZmote
5:00 – Inovelli Red Switch
6:39 – Brilliant
7:02 – Final Thoughts
7:38 – My poor wife…

See the list of everything I use in my smart home and other favorites:

Brilliant Light Switch Review: https://youtu.be/U_HgF7_KSWo
20 Smart Lighting Ideas: https://youtu.be/4o8PPpSN23Y
Smart Bulb vs Smart Switch: https://youtu.be/goccfoWrsUc


Song titled Absolute Terror by Nihilore
Song titled The End by EVA

Disclaimer: Smart Home Solver was sent the Flic starter kit, WiZ remote, and Inovelli Black switch for an unbiased review. Our opinions are 100% our own and not influenced. We have never been paid for any reviews.


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