What is the Auto White Feature of Tapo Smart Bulbs?

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Updated 09-22-2023 16:12:47 PM 8593
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The Tapo smart multicolor bulb supports the Auto White feature that can intelligently adjust the color temperature of the bulb according to the local time.

Note: This feature is only available for Multi-Color Tapo Bulbs

There are two modes available: Auto Match and Auto Compensate.

1. Auto Match – Simulated Sunset and Sunrise

Simulates the natural changes in light throughout the day. The bulb will stay on all day, and the light will softly switch between Warm white to Daylight white, while automatically adjusting the brightness.

Scenarios: Ideal for gentle morning wake-up and indoor use.

Time of Day

Color of Light

Brightness

30 Minutes Before Sunrise

Warm White

5%

30 Minutes After Sunrise

Natural White

50%

Noon

Daylight White

95%

30 Minutes Before Sunset

Natural White

50%

30 Minutes After Sunset

Warm White

50%

Midnight

Warm White

5%

 

2. Auto Compensate / Optimize

Automatically turns on the light at night and turns it off in the morning to compensate for insufficient natural light. This feature works to save power throughout the day, while also ensuring that you have proper lighting each morning and evening.

Scenarios: Ideal for corridors and outdoor use.

Time of Day

Color of Light

Brightness

Sunrise

Natural White

95%

One Hour After Sunrise

OFF

OFF

One Hour Before Sunset

OFF

OFF

Sunset

Natural White

95%

 

How to use the Auto White feature

1. Go to the Status page of the smart bulb.

2. Tap the “A” icon under my Presets and choose the mode you want.

 

 

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