How to set up my TP-Link Kasa Smart Device (BLE) via Kasa App

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Updated 05-21-2024 01:45:30 AM 666
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TP-Link smart devices can be controlled by Kasa App locally and remotely. By this means we can easily make the home smart. This article will introduce how to connect the TP-Link Kasa Smart Device (BLE) to the home network.


If your Apple device is iOS 14 or above, please have the "Local Network" enabled first following the FAQ.

Before we begin:

1. Please download Kasa Smart from App Store or Google Play and install it on your smartphone.

2. Connect your smartphone/pad to your home Wi-Fi network.

3. Plug your Smart device into the power source.

Here we take KS240 for example.

1. Open the Kasa App and login to your cloud account.

a. If you don’t have an account, please sign up with one refer to How to create a TP-Link Cloud Account on Kasa

b. Login to the Kasa App with your cloud account.

2. Add your smart device on Kasa App. Tap the ‘+’ icon and select “Add Device”, then click on “Smart Switches” and choose an icon according to your model number.

Note: For Matter/Homekit enabled devices, please select the model name with BLE suffix.

3. Follow the instruction on the Kasa App to install and power on the switch, then wait until the LED is blinking White and Red (Other devices will blink Orange and Geen/Blue).

Enable Bluetooth on your phone, then tap the ALREADY WHITE AND RED button. The phone will look for the smart device through Bluetooth.


1) Keep your phone or tablet close to your Kasa switch throughout the setup.

2) If the LED does not blink orange and green (white and red), tap LED not blinking orange and green (white and red)? for help or reset the device as per its user guide.

4. After the device is discovered, please connect it to your home Wi-Fi.

If you cannot find your home network in the Wi-Fi list, please click on “RESCAN” in the upper right corner. If the issue persists, please click on “Can’t find your Wi-Fi?” in the bottom, then enter your home network SSID and password manually.

5. After your Kasa device is connected to the home Wi-Fi, you can give your Kasa device a name, set the location and customize its icon for you to identify it easily.

6. After setting it up, you can check for the latest firmware for optimum performance.

7. Set the Auto Update time to keep your smart devices always updated.

If you still failed to configure the Kasa devices, please refer to the troubleshooting guide: What should I do if I fail to configure the Kasa device?

More things you may want to do.

After the configuration of the Kasa smart device, you may want to use the Amazon Echo or Google Home to help manage the device. For this purpose, you can refer to the FAQs below for instructions.

How to control Smart Devices by Amazon Echo?

How to control Smart Devices by Google Home?

To get to know more details of each function and configuration, please go to Download Center to download the manual of your product.

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