Get started
with Hue

Philips Hue is easy to setup and control. All you need is a starter kit or a separate Philips Hue bridge and the Philips Hue app on your smart device. With this, you are ready to go. So let's get started!

To get started, all you need is
a starter kit or a separate Philips Hue bridge

There are two ways to get started with Philips Hue. You can select a starter kit that includes light bulbs and a bridge, or you can get a separate bridge and build your own system. Learn more

Follow these
4 easy steps



Power your light sources


Plug in

Set up your bridge



Download the Philips Hue app and connect to your bridge



Play around and experience light in ways you had never imagined

If you have a starter kit, screw the bulbs into your existing light fittings and turn on your wall light switches. For other Philips Hue lights, such as Philips Hue lightstrip plus, you only have to plug them in and power them. Simple.

Plug in your bridge and it will automatically power up. Connect it to your Wi-Fi router using the network cable provided. Wait for the three lights to come on and you are good to go.

Download the app in the App Store or Google Play Store. Connect to the bridge. Find your lights. And there you have it, you've got Philips Hue.

Philips Hue app

Now that your system is up and running, it's time to get familiar with the possibilities of Philips Hue. Explore the functions of the Philips Hue app or download and try some third party apps and discover new ways to play with light. And when you're ready, you can expand your system to enjoy Philips Hue even more.

your system

You can always grow your Philips Hue family. Once you've set up your Philips Hue system, you can go on and add up to 50 Philips Hue lights, luminaires, switches and other accessories. Just power them and add them to your system via the Philips Hue app. After your app has found the new products, you can name them and add them to new or existing scenes. Even more Philips Hue to enjoy.