How do I switch on my IQOS ILUMA device before first use? 

Switching on and charging your device. 
Charge your IQOS ILUMA fully by using the AC Power Adaptor and Charging Cable that comes with it. Then, to switch your device on, press the button on the side of the Pocket Charger for 4 seconds. To check the battery status of the Pocket charger, take out the holder and press the side button of the Pocket Charger.

How do I use my IQOS ILUMA heated tobacco device?

  • Insert the TEREA stick up to the line on the filter until the holder vibrates and light(s) pulse(s). Heating starts automatically, or by pressing the button for 1 second.

  • You can start using your device once the holder vibrates and the lights stay fixed.

  • To signal the last 30 seconds of use or that the last 2 puffs are left, the holder will vibrate with the light(s) pulsing white. 

  • Dispose of the sticks as soon as fully cooled immediately after use according to your local waste disposal regulations. 

  • Insert the holder in the charger for recharging. 

IQOS ILUMA is designed to be used only with SMARTCORE STICKS. Do not use IQOS ILUMA and TEREA SMARTCORE STICKS with previous IQOS generations, as this may cause damage to your device.

Do not ingest or disassemble TEREA SMARTCORE STICKS.  This product contains a sharp metal part, which can cause serious injury if swallowed.  Keep out of reach of children and pets.

For more details, please refer to the Important Information section at


How will I know how many uses are left with my IQOS ILUMA?

There are a couple of ways you can check how many uses you have left. Either on the holder itself or by checking the pocket charger with the holder inside. Here’s how: 

Checking on the holder: Tilt the holder towards you or short-press the button. The lights will come on and indicate the battery level. When 2 lights are on, the holder is ready for 2 uses and 1 light on means it’s ready for 1 use only. 

Checking on the pocket charger: Short press the side button on the pocket charger with the holder inside the charger. The pocket charger light will turn on. 2 lights mean the holder is ready for 2 uses, and 1 light on means ready for 1 use. You’re all set to begin your tobacco experience. 


How to reset my new IQOS ILUMA heated tobacco device?

To reset your device, place the holder in the pocket charger and, press the button for 10 seconds, then release. All of the lights will turn OFF, blink twice, and turn on again to confirm a RESET. That’s it, you’re done. 


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