Wiring a 3 Way Switch as a Single Pole Switch

You can wire a 3 way switch as a sigle pole switch by finding which screw terminals work together. You would use one of the dark colored screws with one of the light colored screws. Once you find the 2 screws you want to use so the switch is in the up position for on, connect your hot wires to those 2 screw terminals. It doesn’t matter which wire goes to which screw.

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