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We are replacing a 2-gang light switch with an Iotty smart switch and we encountered a roadblock. We were expecting the wires in the box only to control the kitchen and living room light, but apparently, they also feed a hallway light. We have neutral and load on the left; live, neutral & traveler in the middle; neutral and load on the right. The picture of the switch wiring is below. Where would the traveler wire go? Thank you! enter image description here

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  • A clear, focused picture of the back of the switch so we can read the connector labeling would be very, very helpful (as well as the make/model of the switch). Also, do you know which cable is which going into the box? There's a blue taped /2 a black(?) taped /2 and the unmarked /3. Which has hot power coming into the box, which goes to the kitchen, which to the hall, and which to the living room. You didn't happen to take pics of the old switches before you disassembled everything did you? – FreeMan Dec 7 '20 at 17:38
  • Not the best picture, I agree. What we have in the box is: neutral + load (left); live + load (?) + neutral (middle); neutral + load (right). I'll update the post to add picture of the back of the switch. – S_Chill Dec 7 '20 at 18:48
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    As noted in a comment on a now deleted non-answer, the green marked wire is not a ground. Because of the confusion green brings, it should never be used for marking wires that aren't a ground! – FreeMan Dec 7 '20 at 18:48
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    What on earth are we looking at here? What's with all the ganky "making the wires stick slightly together"? Seriously, if you would post this on a public forum, maybe you should not be touching AC electrical, and just hire a pro. "I don't own any wire nuts" is an easily fixed problem, Home Depot does curbside and get about 6' of by-the-foot 12/3 cable while you're at it - bare ground wires as pigtails dear Joseph, you need to have more fear of electricity - seriously. – Harper - Reinstate Monica Dec 7 '20 at 20:33
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    Where are you on this planet, even? – ThreePhaseEel Dec 8 '20 at 0:24

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