SMOK MORPH 219 Review + Touchscreen Setup Instructions

Last updated on May 29th, 2020

SMOK Morph 219 Review Plus Touchscreen Setup Instructions

The SMOK Morph 219 Vape Starter Kit w/ TF Sub Ohm Tank is the latest powerhouse mod from popular vape company SMOK. Friendlier than the Alien, smarter than the V8 Beast Plus, the SMOK Morph is big step-up from its predecessors. This powerful mod combines a max wattage of 219w with a generous 6ml TF tank, but that’s just the beginning. 

What puts the Morph over the top (even for SMOK) is the 1.9-inch OLED screen that lets you set personalized customizations for power, temperature, and even the name and nicotine strength of your vape. Best of all, you get huge vapor clouds and amazing flavor.

After having reviewed so many pod vapes, it was a joy to receive the SMOK Morph Starter Kit. While vape mods may not be for everyone, cloud chasers and any vaper tired of overly complicated touchscreens will appreciate this innovative device. Our step by step guide makes it even easier to customize all your settings.

Knockout Styling

SMOK Morph 219 5 colors

Color are Prism Chrome/Black; Prism Blue/Black; Gold/Black; Black/Red; Rainbow

SMOK does know how to design a featured-packed vape mod inside and out. Not only is the Morph sturdy, it’s visually stunning.

The face of the mod is covered with a smooth resin panel available in the usual five swirling colorways. SMOK’s resin panels are becoming a company trademark. You’ll see the same choices on the Nord pod vape, the Trinity Alpha and the Mico. While it can get a bit repetitious, SMOK’s in-stock panels do keep the prices down. Unique to the Morph is the 510 drip tip that matches the resin panels of the mod. The other side of the mod features the highly-intuitive touchscreen. 

Weighing 233 grams (with tank) the Morph 219 certainly isn’t a lightweight, but what it lacks in portability it makes up for in power. Trust me, you won’t want to put it down.

This Sub Ohm Starter Kit At A Glance:

SMOK Morph guide keys

Key Features of the SMOK Morph 219


  • Advanced OLED Screen with 3 Output Modes
  • 6ml Tank
  • Swivel Top Fill Port
  • Squeeze-Firing Mechanism
  • Preheat Functionality – Soft, Normal, Hard, Max
  • Multiple Safety Protections including Child Lock


  • Some Leaking if tank isn’t fully connected
  • Hissing noise when puffing
  • Lock mode can be confusing

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Inside the Box

SMOK MOrph 219 in box

Inside the SMOK Morph 219 Box

The SMOK Morph 219 comes securely packed in a box with padded compartments. The only things not included in the kit are the Dual 18650 batteries and your e-liquid.

Here’s What You Get

  • SMOK Morph 219 Vape Starter Kit w/ TF Sub Ohm Tank
  • TF BF-Mesh Coil 0.25 ohm Coil Head (Pre-Installed)
  • TF BC-Mesh 0.35 ohm Coil Head
  • Bulb Glass Protective Silicone
  • USB Charging Cable
  • Replacement Parts and Glass
  • User Manual


Specs & Features

  • Hinge and Lock Top Fill System
  • 2ml Max Standard Capacity
  • 6ml Max Convex Glass Extension Capacity
  • Dual 18650 batteries (sold separately)
  • TF BF-Mesh Coil Pre- Installed (0.25 ohm, Mesh, 30 to 80W range)
  • TF BC-Mesh Coil (0.35 ohm, Mesh, 30 to 70W range)
  • TF Ceramic Coil (0.5 ohm, Ceramic, 30 to 60W range) – sold separately 
  • Dual Adjustable Air Slots
  • Stainless Steel and Glass Construction
  • New IQ-S Chipset
  • Four Setting Output Mode (Soft, Normal, Hard, Max)
  • Temperature Control Output


Steps for Setting Up the SMOK Morph 219

There are so many features packed into the Morph, (including auto-lock modes), setting up the mod does takes a bit of know-how, so we’ll lay it out step-by-step.

1 – Charging the Device

SMOK Morph Charging Screen

Morph Charging Screen Display

The Morph 219 combines the power of two 18650 batteries with a new IQ-S chip that makes squeeze-firing your mode lightening fast – at a speed of 0.001 second. 

First, you have to make sure you have the correct batteries and that they are fully charged. Insert them into the battery door and put the battery on the charger. The OLED screen will light up, and voila, you’ll see an image of your batteries’ charge progress. Once they’re charged you can fill the tank, attach it and start the device.

2 – Using the New Color Touchscreen

Since the firing bar is integrated into the design it isn’t exactly obvious that you have to press the bar 5 times to activate the Morph. I have to admit, I spent several frustrating minutes hitting the lock button/secondary key instead. Duh.

Successful activation immediately takes you to the Home Screen. From here you can customize your vape settings, but you first have to unlock everything. The device is very child resistant.

Morph 1st screen-unlocked

Morph 219 Home Screen

  • 3 Clicks on the Fire Key Bar Unlocks the Fire Key. 
  • 1 Click on the Lock Key Brings up the Home Screen
  • 1 Long Click on the Lock Key unlocks the Lock Icon so you can start entering customizations .
  • Touch the icon in the upper left corner of the screen to get to the settings screen.


SMOK Morph Mode Setting Screen

SMOK Morph Mode Setting Screen

When you select the Mode Screen, you’ll see that the default setting is for WATTS.

The Morph Kit ships with 1 BF-Mesh Coil 0.25 ohm Coil Head (Pre-Installed) and 1 BC-Mesh 0.35 ohm Coil Head. Use the default Watts Mode for these coils. You also have the ability to fine-tune the Preheat level to Soft, Normal and Hard.

If you are using other coils, you can set the mode to Temp Ti (for Titanium coils) Temp Ni (for Nickel Chrome coils) and Temp SS (Stainless Steel coils). While in TCR mode you’ll get temperature ranges from 200F to 600F.  

Learn more about Temperature Control Vaping

Dealing with the Auto Lock Key for Vaping

If the screen times out and you hit the Fire Key, you’ll return to a locked home screen. This means your settings are locked in, but your ability to vape can also be locked! 

Click the Fire Key Three Times. Now you can vape. 

How to Stop the Auto Lock Feature

The Auto Lock Feature only locks you ability to vape. It isn’t in any way related to Lock Icon on the home screen, which deals with your settings. The settings will always lock when the screen times out. 

That said, you can turn off the Auto Lock permanently. I found it by going to Home Screen/Setting/General/Accessibility. When Auto Lock is turned off you’ll always be able to vape…even if the screen times out.

Looking for an easier to use, more portable vape mod? Check out our Top 5 Mini Mods review.

Setting the My Mode Feature

Once you’ve set all your preferences you can save them with the My Mode Feature. 

The Morph gives you four modes, so if you use different settings with different coils or nicotine strengths, you can save those settings in any of the four modes. You can even name your type of e-juice and nic level.

If you ever want to switch to another “My Mode” setting, or change any of the settings, you’ll have to unlock the device again by pressing and holding the Lock Key. 

TF 219 Tank and Coils

SMOK Morph swivel fill top

Morph 219 TF Swivel Fill Tank

The Morph 219 Kit ships with a bulb glass TF Tank. It’s huge, holding 6mls of e-liquid for an all day vape. This baby is unlikely to break if you drop it, as the kit also includes a protective silicone cover. 

The 0.25ohm Mesh coil head comes pre-installed. As mentioned, it should be used in the WATT Mode in the 30 to 80W range. 

You also get a 0.35ohm Mesh coil which works best using the WATT Mode in the 30 to 70W range. 

Both coils provide an A1 Kanthal heating element with a honeycomb structure for evened heat distribution and an overall longer lasting coil. As for the wicks, they’re made with premium 100% organic cotton for the purest flavor available.

Dual Adjustable Air Slots fine tune your throat hit.

Like to vape more than 1 type of e-juice? The Morph 219 kit also includes a handy replacement glass so you’ll spend less time cleaning your tank and more time vaping!

As for filling the tank, SMOK uses the same sliding fill cap as the nifty little SMOK Trinity Alpha pod vape. Always prime the coil by letting your e-juice sit in the tank for about 10 minutes. Make sure the tank is fully connected or you’ll get leaking.

Big Clouds / Full Flavor

woman vaping smok morph 219

The Morph will give you lovely clouds and full flavor

When it comes to producing vapor, the mod and tank are a match made in heaven. Even with watts set at a modest 30, I was blowing beautiful, voluminous vape clouds. Of course, I used a high VG e-liquid (a necessity for sub-ohm vaping). I tested my mod with Diacetyl-Free Cosmic Fog Sonrise 70VG e-juice. The the tropical flavors were intense.


The Morph does have a lot of safety lock features, primarily aimed at preventing others from using the device or changing settings. While it can make things less adult friendly, there’s a huge payoff with this mod’s power and performance. 

The bottom line is that SMOK has created a winning Sub Ohm TC Starter Kit, complete with a large e-juice tank and a highly customizable interface touchscreen. Beautifully designed and easy to use, the SMOK’s Morph 219 delivers a full-flavored vape and voluminous clouds at the right price. 

BECG Rating for the SMOK Morph 219 Vape Starter Kit w/TF Sub Ohm Tank 

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    • Dean McMillan on September 27, 2020 at 11:09 pm
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    my SMOK MORPH 219 keeps coming up with “FIREKEY LOCKED.” I know how to unlock it but mod seems to have a problem with the FIREKEY. Locked all the time. Have to unlock it all the time.
    Any answers?

    1. Hi Dean,

      You should keep the mod locked until you use it. When the mod is turned on, it’s easy to unlock it by clicking the power bar 5 times.

      Have you tried going to Home Screen/Setting/General/Accessibility? When you are there, you can turn off Auto Lock. When Auto Lock is turned off you’ll always be able to vape…even if the screen times out. Hope this helps!

    • Joan chapman on May 18, 2020 at 5:00 am
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    I have bought a SMOK 219 kit I haven’t been able to use it as it displays 0Hms to high I don’t have a clue what this means could you possibly help me. I’m 70 yrs old so if you could solve this matter in a way I can understand I would be very grateful

    1. Hi Joan,

      Perhaps your SMOK 219 is locked. 1 Long Click on the Lock Key unlocks the Lock Icon so you can start entering customizations.

    • Kait on December 13, 2019 at 1:11 am
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    I bought this off a for sale sight on facebook and it has a lock on it. I am not able to get in contact with the seller is there a way to bypass the lock or factory reset it??

    1. Hi Kait,

      Yes the Morph 219 has one of the most complicated locking systems. The answer your question is detailed in this post’s section 2 – Setting Up Your SMOK Morph. Hope this helps.

    • Shaun on September 11, 2019 at 12:03 pm
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    Hi, I have forgot the passcode for this ecig is there anyway I can reset it please? Thanks

    1. Hi Shaun,

      We do not sell vape products on our website. You would need to contact the customer service department of the company from which you made your purchase.

      Thanks for commenting!

    • joseph on July 16, 2019 at 3:52 am
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    I bought the smok morph 219 starter kit, unfortunately it only came with an extra 0.35 ohm coil and not a replacement glass. Also I bought the starter kit because I’m new and was hoping it would come with basically a beginners guide. I love it but it’s really confusing with all the settings and watts.

    1. Hi Joseph,

      Sorry you are having those problems with your Morph! My kit is shown in the image on this review page. I did receive both the replacement glass and an instructions manual. You can get it from VaporDNA, as I know they are are very reputable when it comes to selling vaporizers and e-juices. Hopefully my post can help you understand how to work your device.

      Thanks for commenting!

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