Connect Twinkly to a local Wi-Fi Network

Connect Twinkly to the Wi-Fi network to:

  • Access the internet while using Twinkly
  • Download and apply effects from the online gallery
  • Create Twinkly groups
  • Control Twinkly remotely using devices like Google Home and Amazon Alexa
  • Update the Firmware


Connecting to the local Wi-fi network is part of the first guided Twinkly Setup:


If you have a Generation II device and you can’t use the Bluethoot connectivity, follow this guide.

Please be sure you already have established a Direct Connection with your Twinkly.

On the controller you can see a steady green lights.

Select the device
Open the Twinkly app, access the Menu > Devices, and select your Twinkly. It should show a green icon.

If you can’t see any Twinkly in the list, or a grey icon, please verify to be directly connected to your Twinkly network from the Wi-Fi settings menu of your smartphone.

Tap on  you string gear icon to access to the Device Details screen


Scan for available networks and connect to your favorite one
The app will scan for the available local Wi-Fi networks.
Select the one you want to connect your Twinkly at.
Type the password and click on “Connect”.This process may take up to 30 seconds


Your Twinkly is now connected to your local Wi-Fi network.
Please check to be connected with your smartphone to the same local Wi-Fi network.

The direct connection between your Twinkly and your Smartphone is now over.
The Twinkly_XXXXXX Wi-Fi network is no more available in your smartphone Wi-Fi lists.

On your Generation I controller now you can see two steady lights on, one green and one blue.
On your Generation II controller now you can see a blue steady light on.

Is very important that your smartphone is connected to the same Wi-Fi network you choose for your Twinkly.

You can easily verify on which network Twinkly actually is connected from the Menu > Devices > Twinkly_XXXXXX > Network.

To manage more than Twinkly from the same smartphone tap on “add new device” and repeat the complete procedure: directly connect the new Twinkly to your smartphone, then connect the new twinkly to the same local Wi-Fi Network.