Philips Hue tap switch puts control of your Philips Hue bulbs at your fingertips whenever your iOS device is charging or already in use by other family members. In addition to turning on the lights, Hue tap's four buttons let you instantly select favorite scene creations you've set up with the Hue app or control groups of lights.
- The fastest way to recall your favorite Hue scenes
- Mount tap on any wall or use it as a remote
- No batteries required—powered by your touch
- Fast, simple installation: No wires, no batteries, no hassle
- Freedom to place anywhere—on the wall near your door or on the table near your chair
- One of the buttons is usable for lights off
Did you notice?Four buttons are available to turn on lights and control scenes created with the Hue app.
Apple Recommends ForControlling your Hue bulbs when your iOS device is charging or being used by another family member.
What's in the Box?
- Philips Hue tap Switch
- Wall bracket, including adhesive tape
- User instructions
- Height: 0.98 in./2.5 cm
- Width: 2.95 in./7.5 cm
- Weight: 3.03 oz./86 g
- Length: 2.95 in./7.5 cm
- Mfr. Part Number: 929001115200
- UPC or EAN No.: 046677452520
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- Warranty: Two years
Meet the Hue app. The amazing way to control every Philips Hue product in your home. All from the palm of your hand or from your wrist with the Apple Watch.
With Hue, you’ll see light in a whole new way. It lets you set the ideal lighting for every occasion. It’s clever, intuitive and connected. It‘s a whole new experience.
We call it PERSONAL WIRELESS LIGHTING.
Hue lets you express who you are, through the way you light your home.
Hue can be wherever you want and you can access it whenever you want. Any room. Any space. All wirelessly, through your smart device or Apple Watch.
At its heart, Hue is a lighting solution for the home. It’s functional and practical. But it can also be emotive and inspiring. It’ll change the way you think about home lighting. Forever.
Philips Hue starter pack (bulbs + Bridge or Bloom + Bridge or Iris + Bridge or LightStrips + Bridge). Single Hue lighting products and Hue accessories can then be added, up to a maximum of 50 products per bridge.
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Ratings & Reviews
Works as expected
I'm going to start off by saying I very rarely post reviews but felt it necessary for this product. 1st of all I have been a fan o I'm going to start off by saying I very rarely post reviews but felt it necessary for this product. 1st of all I have been a fan of hue ever since it came out, I got it the 1st week it came out, and they have done it right. My only complaint with the system is I live in an apartment complex on the third floor and sometimes, most of the time, my geofencing doesn't work which mean my lights don't turn on when arriving home. Well with a hand full of groceries and the nearest switch in the kitchen this can be a nuisance. With the tap I place it right inside my front door and when I get home I choose my scene and bam lights are one. I also like using the giant button to turn the lights off at night and when I leave, instead of having to get my phone out. I can't wait to see what Philips does with Homekit in iOS 8 but if you're debating on buying the tap I would say go ahead and do it! Totally worth it and works as expected..... Oh and no AA batteries required!!!! …
- Written by Keegan V from Hazelwood
42 of 47 people found this useful
Perfect Hue light switch
If you have the Hue system this light switch is a must have. It can be mounted anywhere or carried around, can be set for 3 scenes If you have the Hue system this light switch is a must have. It can be mounted anywhere or carried around, can be set for 3 scenes in addition to powering all the lights off, and it requires zero batteries to operate. That's right, it runs on the energy it gets from you pushing the button. I put mine in a hallway and set it for an all lights on scene, a night time scene, and a movies scene. I have 6 bulbs split in 2 rooms and I love using the Tap to control them all. I like that I can reprogram it if I change my mind without having to rewire my apartment. By the way the mounting is easy, it has 2 stickies on the back, just peel them off and stick it to the wall. I'm writing this review after using it for a little while, I'll update this if things change but right now it has earned 5 stars from me. …
- Written by Mike C from Spotswood
34 of 37 people found this useful
A must have for Hue users!
If you are using the Hue lighting, don't hestitate, buy the switch! It's a really nice looking and easy to use tool which uses no If you are using the Hue lighting, don't hestitate, buy the switch! It's a really nice looking and easy to use tool which uses no battery! If you aren't using the Hue lighting yet, don't forget to purchase this with your first Hue bulbs! Just much easier to control the system when coming home or going to bed! …
- Written by Roy H from Emmen
28 of 34 people found this useful
I got two of the units. One worked right away. The other wouldn't connect. I'd hold the button down for 10 seconds or more, nothi I got two of the units. One worked right away. The other wouldn't connect. I'd hold the button down for 10 seconds or more, nothing. Finally I read somewhere that whatever internal capacitor or battery in the thing probably lost charge, so I pressed the big button over and over for a minute. THEN that one would configure.
However, it's problematic. Too often when pressing buttons 2, 3, or 4 it registers as a button 1 press -- which is quite annoying. I have button 1 configured to be a panic button (easiest to press) which turns all the lights on in the house. So it's aggravating to all of a sudden have the lights all turn on when you are trying to do a button that only affects the lights in the room the tap is supposed to be in. …
- Written by KEN W from WILMINGTON
Setup Problem Solver
For those out there that were not able to setup properly the tap (hue app not recognizing the tap), try to change Zigbee Channel. For those out there that were not able to setup properly the tap (hue app not recognizing the tap), try to change Zigbee Channel. I did it and it worked fine for me. Now the tap is working as it suppose to.
Config / My bridge / Change ZigBee Channel. …
- Written by Alejandro V from Surco
Worst excuse for legitimate hardware I have every encountered.
This is the first review I have ever been moved to write. This product is the worst piece of hardware I have ever encountered in This is the first review I have ever been moved to write. This product is the worst piece of hardware I have ever encountered in my life as a professional engineer. The concept is fine but the execution is less than half baked, and I'm appalled that they can get away with charging people for it. When the first version of the UP by Jawbone turned out to be useless that company had the good sense to refund everyone's money and were too embarrassed to even ask for them to return the useless product. This product is the same. It works at best 1/4 of the time. If you spend a minute or two wrestling with it you might get it to work 1/2 of the time, but in less time than that you could have gotten your phone out or went and found the actual light switch. Needless to say, I recommend to avoid. …
- Written by Kevin C from Pasadena