Meet the
Philips Hue app

 

Your personal wireless lighting that lets you easily control your lights from any device and create the right ambience for every moment. The Philips Hue app is designed around you, your home and your everyday life. Play around, create and explore the limitless possibilities of the world's most connected light.

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The Philips Hue App is available for iOS and Android phones. Download the app today. Setting it up is done in a matter of minutes. It is available also for iPad and tablet.

Create
rooms

Control all lights in your rooms at the same time.

Quick
control

Switch on/off, dim and even change color of all your lights in your room with one tap. 

Daily
routines

Set light schedule and/or timers to support your daily routines. 

Recall

the scene

Recall your favourite scenes from a preset of images or create your own from your personal pictures. 

Expand
the 
system

Easily add Hue lights or Hue accessories to your system. 
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Rooms

Rooms

Control all lights in your rooms at the same time


You can control all lights in your room instantly and this feature is made more exiciting by the voice control provided by our Friends of Hue. Anyway, do not worry, you can always control each lights 
Philips Hue app - you can now group and control all lights in your room instantly
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Lights 

Lights

Set your favourite colors and/or dim your lights individually for the optimal ambience.

Within each room, set and dim your lights individually for the optimal ambiance. In one glance you can see the status of your lights.
Hue Iphone application - set and dim your lights
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Scenes
Scenes

Instantly change your room with our recommended color palette.

Boost your creativity with our preset scenes collection or using our color palette. You can also recall your best memories creating your favourite scene from a picture or simply selecting the color of each light.
Iphone Scenes
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Set the scene

Set the scene  

Get creative and set the scene

Get creative and set the scene. Thanks to intelligent scene setting, the app extracts the color palette from any picture and creates a vibrant mood. It reacts to the type of lights you have in your room, so you always get the best light experience.
Iphone Paintwithlight
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Personal Routines
Personal Routines

Turn your daily routines into moments you can enjoy!

 
Trasforma le tue attività quotidiane in momenti piacevoli!
Trasforma le tue attività quotidiane in momenti piacevoli!

Set light schedule and/or timers to support your daily routines. 
Set light schedules for your daily activities - Meethue app for Iphone
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Home & Away
Home or Away

Never come home in the dark again

Never forget to turn off a light when you’re leaving, or arrive in the dark when you’re coming home. Set up a Home&Away routine that automatically switches your lights when you arrive and when you leave home based on your geolocation.
Iphone Homeaway
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Wake up
Wake Up

Wake up Naturally


Ease your sleeping routine and wake up gently. Start your day smoothly with a warm sunrise. The gradually increasing brightness gives you the feeling you are waking up from natural sunlight..
Wake Up
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Widgets + Apple Watch

Widgets + Apple Watch

Widgets + Apple Watch


For quick and easy control of your lights you can use the Android and iOS widget. Setting it up is quick. Using it is even quicker. You can also use it to trigger your lights instantly from the device you wear all day on your wrist: the Apple Watch.
Widgets + Apple Watch

Frequently Asked Questions


For which platforms is the Philips Hue gen 2 app  available?

  • The Philips Hue gen 2 app is available for both iOS 8 and up and Android 4.4 and up. 
  • The Philips Hue gen 2 app is not available on Windows Phone. 3rd party apps are available for Windows phone.

 

Can I get my scenes from the original Philips Hue gen 1 app?

  • You cannot find your old scenes in the Philips Hue gen 2 app as we have a full new room and scene concept which are not compatible.
  • If you want to trigger your current scene you can revert to using the Philips Hue gen 1 app.


Can I copy my scenes from the Philips Hue gen 1 app to the new Philips Hue gen 2 app?

 

  • To copy your existing scene:  step 1) open Gen 1 app. Step 2) recall your scene.  Step 3) open the new Philips Hue gen 2  app. step  4) select the room for which you want to save this scene. step 5) Go to Lights tab. step 6) select the + symbol to save as a new scene.

 

How can I create new scenes?

 

  • One way to create a scene is to press the + button at the bottom of the scene dashboard. You have the option to create a scene from your camera roll or Philips provided photos.
  • Another way is to create a scene from your current light settings in a room. In the Lights tab press the + button at the bottom of the screen to save as a scene. That scene will then be automatically added to the room scene dashboard.

How can I modify the colors of a scene?

 

  • After activating a picture based scene, press the pencil button to edit the scene. Press shuffle to change your lights randomly to new colors.
  • If you wish to have a specific color mapped to a specific light go to the Lights tab, drag the light icon to assign Color, Whites or Recipes to this specific light.


When do I use which app? Philips Hue Gen 1 app or Philips Hue gen 2 app?

 

  • Both apps can be used simultaneously. 
  • If you are a new user we suggest to use the Philips Hue app gen 2 as this is the best experience.  80% our users particularly liked the room set up.
  • If you are a current user and have an Apple Watch you can still use your Apple Watch using the Philips Hue gen 1 app
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