help installing new 3 way switch


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Old 02-17-18, 05:48 PM
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Question help installing new 3 way switch

I have a 3 way switch setup where the switch controls a ceiling fan/light combo. I'm trying to replace with a new 3 way smart witch I purchased. Attached below in switch 1 is the old switch setup. It has 3 wires and the ground going to it. The new smart switch has connections for 3 wires and a ground. I'm guessing there are two connections one for the fan power and one for the light. See attached pics how is the best way to wire the new switch?
 
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Old 02-17-18, 05:52 PM
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You blotted out the model number ?? That is needed.

Smart switches are not direct "drop-in" replacements. Connections at both ends usually need to be changed. Do you have a neutral at that location ?
 
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Old 02-17-18, 05:56 PM
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Hey Pete Sorry about that the model is TPLink HS210 https://www.tp-link.com/us/products/...HS210-KIT.html

I have the switches for both ends of the 3 way and both do have a neutral. Thanks for the fast response.
 
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Old 02-17-18, 06:01 PM
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On the switch you have four wires. I marked them. One red and one black are connected to the same terminal.....common. One via the screw and one via the push-in. That red and black must be kept together.

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Oh ok cool I'm going to try it now. Thanks pete for such a quick response
 
 

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