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If you want your new smart home gadget to “just work,” read this first.

I still have hope for Matter, but right now setting up a Matter-compatible device can be complicated and confusing.

Especially if it uses Thread, which has specific requirements you need to know in order to use that new smart light bulb, motion sensor, or smart plug. Here’s everything you need to know to set up a Matter-over-Thread device in your smart home.