Cync (the new name of C by GE‪)‬ 4+

Connect to Cync Smart Devices

GE Lighting, Inc.

    • #127 in Lifestyle
    • 4.4 • 34.3K Ratings
    • Free

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Description

Control Cync and C by GE products with one game-changing app, powered by Savant—featuring a user-friendly home screen and navigation and a more personalized experience. It’s time to Experience Life in Cync.



What’s new?

The all-new Cync App, powered by Savant, was thoughtfully designed to give you the best smart home experience possible. The innovative features include:


Enhanced personalization:
• Add photos of your devices and rooms for easy identification and a more personal experience.
• Enjoy the dynamic home screen that changes to put your most used products at your fingertips


Dark theme option
• It’s back. Change the app interface to dark for easier viewing—especially late at night.


Our patented TrueImage technology
• Take a picture of your lights and experiment with colors and brightness from your smart phone—from a different room or away from home.
Advanced color control
• Add RGB values to match your light color with your paint or décor.
• Use the double color wheel to pinpoint the perfect color for your space.


Group devices within Rooms
• Add products to a group within a room to give you more control of your devices without creating new rooms in the app. Example: In your “Kitchen” room, separate “Island Fixtures” from “Ceiling Fan” for individual or paired control.
Improved stability and speed
• Connect to your products faster than ever before and get a much more reliable connection compared to the C by GE app.



What can you do with the new Cync App?
• Set a light schedule so you never come home to a dark house
• Change the colors or your space without painting
• Create multiple profiles and share control with more than one person at a time
• Set the perfect sleeping scene with one touch by pairing smart bulbs, smart plugs, and more.
• Add our Indoor Smart Camera to your entryway to make sure your kids got home from school safely.
• Keep your current C by GE products and connect them seamlessly with Cync products.
• With our Outdoor Smart Plug, you can turn on your outdoor holiday display with one touch from the comfort of your home.

Voice compatibility
Connect easily to Amazon Alexa or Hey Google for convenient voice control—with no hub needed.



New Cync products:
Want to build onto your smart home? Add these new products to your home and control everything through our new app.



Outdoor Smart Plug
• Extend smart control to your great outdoors. Want to activate the perfect patio with one touch? Add this all-weather product to your outdoor string lights and water features.



Indoor Smart Camera
• Keep an eye on your home from anywhere. With HD video and 2-way audio, you can keep an eye on your kids from a different room or watch your pets from work.

For more information about the new Cync App or other products, visit GELighting.com/cync

GE is a trademark of General Electric Co. Used under trademark license.



What’s New

Version 6.6.2

Minor bug fixes.

Ratings and Reviews

4.4 out of 5
34.3K Ratings

34.3K Ratings

Smartfam7 ,

Nice set up for inexperienced users

I received this product complimentary for testing purposes. I followed all the directions on first set-up. I made sure my bulbs were less then 40 ft apart. The instructions were very descriptive to follow. I appreciated the labeling of the lights, being able edit and group the lights together or separate. The editing of the lights made it quite easy to figure out which one was being edited with the lights blinking, I especially like that feature and made it helpful to follow overall. I do like the back button during trying to sync the WiFi to the bulbs. When I entered the description of my WiFi it didn’t do a full search of my WiFi until I hit the back button to search. Once I got the WiFi and Bluetooth together set-up it was simple to change the colors and add other features. I liked the guidelines, buttons and easy instructions to follow. Great reminders to follow along the way as well such as, making sure the bulbs are connected to WiFi. Also, the mention of Bluetooth and WiFi on your phone matches the WiFi on the app is helpful as well. One thing I would change, is in the area of the setting or location I would add or make a different color to the “+” (upper right hand corner) when trying to update the setting, it is the same color as the screen, which made it challenging to see. Once my settings, labels WiFi and Bluetooth were all connected, set up of light bulbs was simple to change as well.

Developer Response ,

Thank you for such valuable feedback! I will be sure to forward this information to our development team for future improvement. Thank you for reviewing our new app! -Cync Support Team

Love113014 ,

Love this app!

I did you received this product for free or complimentary for testing purposes in exchange for my honest opinion. I absolutely love this app almost as much as I love the bulbs themselves lol. It’s so easy and simple to use and you know those apps that take forever to come up like your remote for your tv apps etc? Yeah this doesn’t which is great. It really organized and I like how you can add all of your GE smart items and name each room along with assigning a picture each rooms profile if you’d like. You can turn the lights on and off from the app as well as change colors, dim brightness etc. the only thing I will say though is make sure your spouse/kids whomever has access to your lights when your not around has this downloaded on their phones because my husband went into our bedroom and attempted to turn on the light only to find it was already on but I had dimmed to black on the app itself and he had to txt me to turn it on from my phone cause I was the only one who the app downloaded on my phone at the time. Thankfully I was outside waiting in the car because I’m not sure if the app can be used really far away like if you’re at someone else’s place, I am not sure if the app can be used but I’ll have to rest it out and update later. Everything else is great and I’ll be buying more GE products soon!

Developer Response ,

Thank you for reaching out and sharing these experiences. Our direct connect bulbs can be controlled from anywhere as long as you have data access on your phone. Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review we hope you enjoy the lights. -Cync Support Team

Adrianaa182 ,

User Friendly & Awesome

I received two GE Cync lightbulbs complimentary for testing purposes. The Cync app is very user friendly. The process of setting up the light bulbs that I had received was very easy and the directions were very straightforward. For example, the light bulb that you are setting up will 'blink' and the app will walk you through the process of setting them up, one lightbulb at a time. I had one small issue where the firmware for the lightbulbs failed to update on the first try; however, it worked on the second go. I like that you can really customize the app to make it more personal to you through being able to name things, set custom photos, set schedules, etc. You can also save favorite colors as well. I think that it's neat that you can have multiple 'scenes' with the option of creating a schedule for each. For example, you could have the lightbulbs turn on when you are waking up and have them turn off when you are going to bed. I also think that it's neat that you can use Alexa, Google Home, and/or HomeKit/Siri to configure the lightbulbs as well. I would suggest having the option to customize the colors/brightness of the lightbulbs when you are creating a new scene vs creating one and then having to go back to the home screen to do so. Overall, the app works well and is user friendly. I would recommend it to a friend!

Developer Response ,

Thank you so much for the extensive review. We certainly appreciate you taking the time to test out our new app and sharing your experiences and feedback. All feedback and suggestions are greatly appreciated and will be shared with our development team for future improvements. Thank you and we hope you enjoy your new lights. -Cync Support Team

App Privacy

The developer, GE Lighting, Inc., indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

Data Linked to You

The following data may be collected and linked to your identity:

  • Identifiers
  • Diagnostics

Data Not Linked to You

The following data may be collected but it is not linked to your identity:

  • Location
  • Diagnostics

Privacy practices may vary, for example, based on the features you use or your age. Learn More

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