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How to Make Govee Lights Flash

Last Updated Dec 27, 2022
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With Govee lights, you can easily customize your space with a variety of colors, brightness levels, and special effects. If you want to take your lighting game to the next level, you can even make your Govee lights flash. This simple process will give your space a unique, eye-catching look that will turn heads.  

All it takes is a few steps to turn your lights into a show-stopping light display. Keep reading to learn how to make Govee lights flash and take your lighting game to the next level!

Gather the Necessary Equipment

The first step in making your Govee lights flash is to gather all the necessary equipment. This includes:

  • Govee lights
  • A smart device (such as a smartphone or tablet)
  • The Govee Home app

Download the Govee app on your device, then get ready to move on to the next step.

Connect Your Govee Lights to Your Device

After getting your equipment ready, the next step is to connect your Govee lights to your device.

To set up your Govee lights, you will need to take the following steps:

  • Open the Govee Home App on your phone.
  • Make sure Bluetooth is turned on.
  • Connect your Govee lights through the app. Press the “+” icon in the upper right corner, then follow the on-screen instructions.

Once the connection is complete, your Govee lights should be ready to use with your smart device.

Select Your Lights in the Govee Home App

Once your Govee lights are connected to your smart device, they should automatically appear in your dashboard on the Govee Home app.

From the dashboard, select the light or lights you want to make flash. You can select an individual light or make a group of lights flash simultaneously. 

Select “Lighting Effects”

After selecting the lights you want to flash, it’s time to select “Lighting Effects” in the menu.

After selecting thelight or lights, you’ll see a list of options. Scroll down and tap on “Lighting Effects.”

This will allow you to choose from a variety of pre-set lighting effects, including flashing and strobe effects.

Flashing effects typically involve rapid, intermittent bursts of light that turn on and off in a repeating pattern.

This creates a pulsing effect that adds some visual interest to your lighting setup.

Strobe effects, on the other hand, involve a series of very rapid and intense flashes of light.

Be careful if you use Govee’s strobe effects, as this can create a disorienting or dizzying effect for more sensitive users.

Choose the effect you want, then move on to the next step to customize your light flashes.

Adjust the Settings to Customize the Way Your Lights Flash

Once you have selected a flashing or strobe effect, you can adjust the settings to customize the way your lights flash.

To do this:

  • Select the flashing or strobe effect you want to customize from the “Lighting Effects” screen.
  • On the next screen, you will see a list of settings you can adjust for the selected effect. These settings may include the flash frequency, intensity, and color of the light.
  • Use the sliders or drop-down menus to adjust the settings to your desired values.

Keep in mind that the specific settings available will depend on the type of Govee light you are using and the features it supports.

Press “Apply” to Save Your Changes

Once you have customized the settings to your liking, press “Apply” to save the changes to your Govee lights.

Your lights should now be flashing in real time.

When you’re ready to turn the flashes off, follow the steps below:

  • Return to the “Lighting Effects” menu.
  • Either set the flash frequency to zero, or select “Off” in the drop-down menu.
  • Tap “Saveto apply the changes.

Alternatively, you can turn off the flashing or strobe effect by simply turning off the light.

To do this, tap the power button on the main control screen in the app.

In Conclusion

Govee lights can help you create custom flashing displays that will make any room come alive.

When you’re ready to take your space to the next level, follow the steps above to make your Govee lights flash, pulse, or cycle through with a range of colors.