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Nanoleaf Light Panels - Discontinued

How to use your Nanoleaf Light Panels to the fullest!

Light Panels Technical Specs


My Light Panels are Showing Up as Unreachable or Not Connected

The Light Panels unreachable error usually indicates 1 of 4 things: Your mobile device is on a different network from your Light Panels Your Light Panels have lost connection to your network The Light Panels can no longer be found on the local netwo

How do I reset my Light Panels?

Your Light Panels can only be connected to one Wifi network at a time. The following steps will reset your Light Panels so they can be configured onto a new network or reset to factory settings.  Soft Reset: This will reset WiFi and all pairing infor

Requirements for setting up the Nanoleaf Light Panels

Router and network requirements: The router is broadcasting a 2.4GHz network The WiFi network is using WPA/WPA2 security The router is configured for any of the WiFi modes a/b/g/n The router is compatible with Bonjour (mDNS) Android requirements:

Help! I lost my pairing code or serial number!

It happens :) The pairing code and serial numbers are found on the back of Nanoleaf Controller; all you need to do is disconnect the controller from the panels and scan or input the code. Here’s an example of what this looks like:     Didn’t find wh

I’m setting up my Light Panels at school or work

Enterprise style routers such as those on college/university campuses, offices, or apartments often have different security settings than those on standard consumer routers. Connecting your Nanoleaf Light Panels is possible, but may require additiona

My firmware is not updating on my Light Panels controller

If you have not received this firmware update, please try the following: Unplug the Nanoleaf Controller from the wall outlet, wait for 10 seconds and then plug back in again. After the boot up sequence completes, the panels will resume the last scene

What does the LED on the Controller mean?

On the Light Panel Controller, there is an LED beside the two buttons that indicates whether your Light Panels are connected to WiFi or not. The four states of the LED are described below.  On: This indicates that the Light Panels are not connected t

Alternative Setup Methods – iOS Settings

On iOS, there is an alternative method to configure your Light Panels onto the Wifi network through iOS Settings. To begin, make sure that your Light Panels are ready to be set up (the LED on the controller – beside the two buttons – will be on and s

A single panel is not syncing with the remainder of the panels

A single panel remaining white usually indicates that the panel has not been properly detected in the layout. There are a couple of things to try to rectify this situation: Unplug the Nanoleaf controller from the wall outlet and plug it back in. It

How do I enable Hotspot Mode?

The Nanoleaf Light Panels have the ability to generate their own WiFi hotspot. This can be particularly useful if you are setting up at a location with an enterprise router. To enable this, hold down the buttons on the Nanoleaf Controller for 40 seco

Optimizing Light Panels Connectivity Performance

The following recommendations can help your Nanoleaf Light Panels achieve the best wireless range & network reception. Best Locations for Nanoleaf Light Panels: Place your system in an open area where there are few obstructions, such as large pieces

Controlling My Light Panels Remotely

The Nanoleaf Smarter Series App does not allow for use of your Light Panels remotely (you must be connected to the same Wifi network in order to control them through the App), however, there are some alternatives, which will allow for remote control

I’m getting the ‘Cloud Sync Data in Progress’ error when setting up

This error occurs when HomeKit is syncing things up with iCloud. The iOS device isn't able to get the home information synced from the iCloud account. Typically the issue resolves itself after several hours. Please wait a few hours and then try again

How do I add new users?

For iOS, the process of adding a new User to access and control the Nanoleaf Light Panels is accomplished through HomeKit. You can either do this through the Home App as shown here, or by following the steps below. The primary user, who has setup th

What about 5GHz networks?

The Nanoleaf Light Panels are only able to connect to 2.4GHz networks. 5GHz networks are often broadcast by WiFi 802.11n/ac compatible routers, while 2.4GHz networks are required for compatibility with earlier WiFi versions (a/b/g/n). The biggest adv

I’ve changed my WiFi/router and my Light Panels are not connecting

The Light Panels will associate with only one WiFi network; if the Light Panels can no longer connect to the original WiFi or the WiFi was changed, the Light Panels will need to be reset and then setup onto the new network. This is shown in the video

Setting up larger installations (30+ panels)

When setting up, the maximum number of panels the controller can handle is 30 plus the Rhythm module. Any further panels added to the configuration are done at your own risk.  The best way to configure the panels for larger installations is to create

I can’t find the Light Panels on my app to for first time setup

If you are setting up for the first time, please perform a factory reset as per the instructions here and then wait until the LED on the Nanoleaf Controller is on and the panels are cycling through the colours. Following that, close the app, ensure t

Nanoleaf Warranty

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Light Panels Feature Requests

Have a request for something to add or improve with the Light Panels? Please let us know at [email protected]. Didn’t find what you were looking for? Contact us if you still need help

All my panels are lighting up only white

The first time after plugging in the Nanoleaf Light Panels to power, there should be a 30 second to 1 minute boot up sequence. After this, the panels should display the scene Northern Lights where the panels will cycle through different colours. If t

Mounting your Light Panels

Mounting your Light Panels can be the most exciting part of the setup journey as you see your design come to life! For best practices to mount your panels check out our video below. In particular, if you are using the tape, this works best on painte

Flex Linkers Tips and Tricks

Interested in making a Light Panel configuration that extends across walls or from the floor to the ceiling? Look no further, because we have flexible connectors, which will allow you to create these amazing designs! The first thing to do is head ove

My Rhythm won't stop flashing blue

This usually indicates that the Rhythm is not being detected properly. Trying the following should help to resolve it: Unplugging the Rhythm and plugging it back in Trying to plug the Rhythm into another panel Moving the Light Panel controller to an

How to Set up the Rhythm

Minimum Requirements Light Panels Firmware: 2.1.0 or higher Nanoleaf Smarter Series App (iOS and Android): 2.0 or higher   Setting Up the Rhythm Before plugging in your Rhythm, ensure that your Light Panels are on firmware 2.1.0 or higher and that

What do the LED colours of the Rhythm mean?

Blue Flashing: The Rhythm is booting up, once the LED stops flashing and turns off, the Rhythm is ready to be used.  Blue: The Rhythm is active and listening. This will occur only when you have a Rhythm scene active. Green: The Rhythm is undergoing a

Nanoleaf Rhythm Motion Sensor (Discontinued)

Note that the Nanoleaf Rhythm no longer supports a Motion Sensor. The feature was included on a small subset of units and was run for a short time as a beta feature, although was never released broadly and is no longer being supported. The feature ca

Rhythm Feature Requests

Have a request for something to add or improve with the Rhythm? Please let us know at [email protected]. Didn’t find what you were looking for? Contact us if you still need help

Light Panels Firmware Release Notes

5.1.0 (2021-04-20)    Improved cloud connectivity by region Fixed issue preventing IFTTT notifications Added warning if overlapping Panels are detected 4-Other minor fixes and enhancements   3.3.6 (2020-08-24) Fixed an issue with loop on Nanoleaf