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FRITZ!DECT 500 Service

Setting up group switching for FRITZ!DECT 500

You can combine several LED lights FRITZ!DECT 500 into a group and then easily control several LED lights in the same room together. You can also add FRITZ!DECT sockets to the group, for example, which are then also switched together with the LED lights.

Requirements / Restrictions

  • The LED light can be used with a FRITZ!Box with FRITZ!OS 7.20 or later, except for FRITZ!Box 7430 und 7560.

Note:All instructions on configuration and settings given in this guide refer to the latest FRITZ!OS for the FRITZ!Box.

1 Creating a group

  1. Click "Smart Home" in the FRITZ!Box user interface.
  2. Click "Groups and Templates" in the "Smart Home" menu.
  3. Click on the "Create Group" button.
  4. Enable the corresponding group of devices.
  5. Click the drop-down menu and select the devices you want to switch together in the group.
  6. Click "Next".
  7. Enter a name for the group and click ”Next”. The group is then created.

2 Switching a group

Outlet switches and LED lights that you have grouped together can either be switched automatically, via a "Master", or manually, if necessary:

Switching a group automatically

  1. Click "Smart Home" in the FRITZ!Box user interface.
  2. Click "Groups and Templates" in the "Smart Home" menu.
  3. Click the (Edit) button for the group you want to set up automatic switching for.
  4. In the section "Automatic switching", enable the option "Switch group automatically" and set up the desired schedule.
  5. Click "OK" to save the settings.

Switching a group via a "Master"

You can define a smart home device as the so-called "master". When it is switched automatically or manually, all devices in the "master's" group are switched as well. The "master" does not have to belong to the group you want to switch:

  1. Click "Smart Home" in the FRITZ!Box user interface.
  2. Click "Groups and Templates" in the "Smart Home" menu.
  3. Click the (Edit) button that corresponds to the group for which you want to configure switching via a "Master".
  4. In the section "Automatic switching", enable the option "Switch a group via a Smart Home device" and select the device you want to use as the "Master" in the drop-down list "Smart Home Device".
  5. Click "OK" to save the settings.

Switching a group manually

If you manually switch a group that you also set up an automatic switching schedule for, the manual switching applies until the next automatic switching time occurs:

  1. Click "Smart Home" in the FRITZ!Box user interface.
  2. Click "Operation" in the "Smart Home" menu.
  3. Click on the On/Off switch for the group.

    Note:To manually switch the smart home group, you can also use a FRITZ!Fon (Menu "Home Network > Smart Home") and a FRITZ!DECT smart button, or use FRITZ!App Smart Home to switch it in the home network or over the internet.