Philips HUE HomeKit Upgrade Bridge (for Current HUE Bridge Users)
The Philips HUE Bridge provides an upgrade from your existing HUE Bridge to one that's HomeKit enabled. The bridge lets you control all of your Hue products via the Hue app using your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. Once you have installed the Hue bridge and downloaded the app on your iOS device, you're ready to start building your own customised lighting system.
Control your Hue lights from anywhere using your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch
Add up to 50 Hue lights
Customise your Hue lighting system with Hue accessories
Compatible with Apple HomeKit
What’s in the Box
Philips Hue Bridge
LAN cable to connect Bridge to router
Quick start guide
Other Features: Wireless, HomeKit Compatible
Height: 2.6 cm/1 in.
Length: 8.8 cm/3.5 in.
Width: 8.8 cm/3.5 in.
Weight: 235 g
Mfr. Part Number: 929001180603
UPC or EAN No.: 8718696599341
Note: Apple's One-Year Limited Warranty does not apply to products that are not Apple-branded, even if packaged or sold with Apple products. Non-Apple-branded products may have the benefit of a manufacturer's warranty provided by the product manufacturer — please see your product box and literature for details. Benefits under the manufacturer's warranty are in addition to rights provided by consumer law. For details, click here.
Answers from the community
Will bulbs that worked with my old bridge work with the 2nd generation bridge?
- Asked by Teresa L from Seattle
- on 04-Dec-2016
My experience was just the opposite. 20 bulbs - including regular, flood and strips - bought with 1s My experience was just the opposite. 20 bulbs - including regular, flood and strips - bought with 1st generation bridge all work well on the new bridge. I find Siri is very good with Hue - I just say "Welcome Home", "Good morning" or "Bedtime" and the scene is set. For me, given how deep I was (am) with Hue, it really was worth upgrading bridge to get HomeKit compatibility.
- Answered by Ronald W from Philadelphia
- on 07-Oct-2017
If I buy this product and a Hue Light (or two) is that sufficient or MUST I buy the starter kit as well?
- Asked by Rob D from Calgary
- on 13-Nov-2015
Buying piecemeal is fine, the starter kits are just bundles with a small discount built in.
- Answered by Jayson K from Lexington
- on 15-Sep-2016
Can I transfer data from the old HUE bridge to this one?
- Asked by M T from SOUTHAMPTON
- on 05-Jan-2016
Yes. The Hue app allows you transfer your settings from your existing gen 1 bridge to the new 2nd ge Yes. The Hue app allows you transfer your settings from your existing gen 1 bridge to the new 2nd gen bridge via your network. You just need have them both on your network at the same time.
- Answered by Andrew C from St Kilda
- on 04-Jul-2016
If I never had hue bridge, can I buy this one to start?
- Asked by Kevin V from Riviere-du-Loup
- on 08-Dec-2015
Yes. I started out with Hue lights by just buying this bridge and one of their lamps.
- Answered by Mary L from Ottawa
- on 29-Dec-2016
I own a motorhome w/ all LED light & I access the internet from a mobile hotspot. Is it possible to setup a HUE HomeKit in my RV?
- Asked by Kendall B from Plano
- on 03-Feb-2016
Compatibility: Requires iOS 11.0 or later.
Transform the way you experience light with Philips Hue. The Philips Hue App makes it easy for you to get the most out of your Hue lights and accessories.
CONTROL YOUR LIGHTS WITH EASE
With the Philips Hue App, you can easily organize your individual lights into rooms. Switch rooms on/off or change the color or brightness of all your lights to match your mood or your activity. It's ea sy to control no matter how many lights you have.
PLAY WITH 16 MILLION COLORS
Transform your lighting into an extraordinary experience with our color palette. Effortlessly choose from 16 million colors or any shade of white light.
THE PERFECT LIGHT FOR ANY MOMENT OF YOUR DAY
Choose from four preset light recipes that support your daily routines: Energize, Concentrate, Read and Relax. Get ready for the day with cool daylight that helps to energize your body and mind. Stay focused with finely tuned bright white light. Or put your feet up and relax with warm white light for the perfect end to the day.
TRANSFORM ROOMS WITH ONE TAP
Enjoy a sunset in Honolulu or a night out in London's Soho district. Simply tap the scene to transform your room. The Philips Hue App features over 30 scenes handpicked by our lighting designers. Let their expertise help you instantly transform your room.
BRING YOUR PICTURES TO LIFE
With our state of the art picture-to-light algorithm you can easily transform your favorite picture into a personal Philips Hue scene. The algorithm extracts the relevant colors and intelligently applies them to your lights. Now you can use your Hue lights to relive your memories using your own pictures.
YOUR LIFE, YOUR LIGHTING ROUTINES
Automate your lights any way you want. Start at a specific time or when the sun goes down, turn on and off or activate a scene. You can even mimic being home by randomizing the routine.
HOME AND AWAY
Set it and forget it. With the App's location awareness feature, your lights will automatically turn on when you arrive at your front door or turn off when you leave home.
WAKE UP AND GO TO SLEEP
Configure your lights to help you fall asleep at night and wake up energized. Create your own personal sleep routines to automatically dim the lights in the evening or gently wake you up in the morning.
VOICE CONTROL: YOU TALK, HUE RESPONDS
Surprise your guests or simply never struggle again while walking into a dark home with your hands full. Whether you want to turn your lights on and off or change the brightness of a room, a lot can be done using your voice. Explore the possibilities of voice control with the voice assistant of your choice.
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.
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