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TRÅDFRI lights and multiple swiches

Yes, there is an easy, but undocumented way to do this. Factory reset the remotes (press pair 4x within 5 sec). Pair one remote to a bulb (this may not be necessary, but I did this) Hold the remotes ...
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Ambient lighting with IKEA Tradfri and Apple HomeKit

The first issue with your proposed setup is that your Mac can't communicate with any HomeKit devices. It's unclear why this is the case, and you would have thought that one Apple platform should be ...
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Decrypt ZigBee traffic of IKEA Tradfri

It's unclear from your post which link key you are using. If it is the standard ZigBeeAlliance09 TC link key referenced in the post, then it will likely not work since Tradfri uses ZigBee Light Link. ...
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How to connect IKEA Tradfri Gateway to a WiFI?

The IKEA TRÅDFRI gateway doesn't offer Wi-Fi connectivity on its own. To access your TRÅDFRI gateway through Wi-Fi, you must first plug it into your Wifi network with the LAN cable provided. This ...
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IKEA Tradfri bulbs showing up as "other" in the Alexa App, instead of "light."

You can not change the type from the app side, it needs updating from the Alexa skill. So you will need to wait for IKEA to update the cloud side of their app to include device types.
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How to factory reset non-colored IKEA Trådfri bulbs?

The Mozilla IoT wiki made note of this exact problem. If you have problems resetting the plain white (non-colour) IKEA bulb, try making the "ons" very brief (less than a second) and the "offs" ...
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TRÅDFRI lights and multiple swiches

(This is from observation, not documented fact) I don't believe this is possible, even with a gateway. In the gateway setup, groups are defined by the remote/dimmer/pir. You pair the controller with ...
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Can't connect IKEA TRÅDFRI driver to TRÅDFRI app

Assuming the driver behaves like any other bulb the trick is to pair the dimmer with the Tradfri Gateway then use the dimmer to add the driver to the gateway. From the Gateway documentation ADDING ...
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How to connect IKEA Tradfri Gateway to a WiFI?

The Tradfri gateway is not a WPS certified or a wi-fi certified product, it's a wired product to your router. The app is only usable when connected to your router's wifi. If you want to control ...
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How to use Tradfri Lights with Ikea Tradfri Gateway within Alexa routines?

It seems that the app or firmware has been updated now. It is working perfectly, using the process I described in the question (i.e. using control devices).
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Stream any audio from Android phone to multi-room speakers?

You can create multi speaker groups with Google Assistant devices (Google Home, Google Nest mini, Google Nest Hub...) and you can "cast" the audio to these groups directly from your phone. The app ...
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Ikea Tradfri Gateway don't connect to a network

After contacting the internet provider, I found out, that there are two types of ports - internal and external ports. TV needs external port but Gateway needs internal one. After connecting to ...
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Pair two drivers with one remote control IKEA TRÅDFRI

By drivers I assume you mean these. Yes, you should be able to pair 2 of those to a single remote/switch without the need for a hub/gateway.
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Tradfi grief ongoing

A "room" in Ikea speak is the combination of a control device* and one or more bulbs. If you have 2 distinct set of bulbs+controllers those are separate "rooms" *You can pair multiple controllers to ...
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How to connect these different smart home devices?

You could use the zigbee2mqtt project. It supports a ton of zigbee devices including your remote and socket, as far as I can tell. However, you need an CC2531 USB Stick, which acts as zigbee ...
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Can't connect IKEA TRÅDFRI driver to TRÅDFRI app

You can use the dimmer to added a driver to the app. Follow the steps in the app with the dimmer already added before doing this: Take the dimmer over to driver and hold the pairing button down for ...
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Can't connect IKEA TRÅDFRI driver to TRÅDFRI app

I performed a factory reset on the gateway. I noticed that one wireless dimmer seems to be defective (firmware update stalls and battery is depleted) so I tried joining the driver through the other ...
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