FAQs

Switchmate Basics

What is Switchmate?

Switchmate is a sleek, minimalist smart lighting device that magnetically snaps on to any standard toggle or rocker light switch, enabling users to control the switch via the Switchmate companion app.

How do I install Switchmate?

Switchmate uses Bluetooth technology to connect to your iPhone or Android phone. If your phone is on this list and is either made by Apple or runs Android, Switchmate will work with your phone. Switchmate typically ranges up to 45 m (150 ft) depending on where you are standing.

What platforms is the companion app available on?

The app is available on both iOS and Android platforms.

Will Switchmate work on my light switches?

Switchmate will fit most standard Toggle or Rocker light switches.

Does Switchmate use WiFi?

Switchmate currently does not have WiFi enabled because of decreased battery life. We are working to make Switchmate’s capabilities better every day!

How long does the Switchmate battery last?

The current model of Switchmate uses 2 AA battery and will last 8-12 months.