How to create hue scenes

How do you animate Hue lights?

How to Create Animations with Your Philips Hue Lights
  1. Step One: Download and Set Up iConnectHue. To get started, download and install iConnectHue if you don’t have it already.
  2. Step Two: Group Your Lights. You can only create animations for groups of lights, so you’ll need to create a group before you can create and use an animation.
  3. Step Three: Create an Animation.

Can Alexa change hue scenes?

Create a colorful lighting scene like this one in the Philips Hue app, and you’ll be able to ask Alexa to turn it on. Philips Hue’s app-enabled, color-changing light bulbs were among the very first smart-home gadgets to sync with Alexa, Amazon’s popular voice-activated, virtual assistant.

Can you make hue lights cycle colors?

Thankfully the short answer is: Yes, it’s easy to set-up your Philips Hue lights so that they cycle through a range of colors. There are a number of formulas and third party apps that allow you to do this.

How do I edit a scene in Hue?

Once the room is open in the Hue app, tap on “Scenes” at the top if it isn’t already selected. Next, tap on the scene that you want to edit. Tap on the round pencil icon toward the top-right corner of the screen. Select the “Lights” tab at the top.

Can I use Philips hue play without Bridge?

Hue’s newest bulbs are the same basic thing as before, but they now include Bluetooth radios in addition to the Zigbee receivers. That lets you pair them directly with your phone without need for a Hue Bridge. To do so, you’ll need to use a separate, Bluetooth-based version of the Hue app on your Android or iOS device.

Can two people use Philips hue?

Can I control my Philips Hue lights from multiple devices? Yes, you can. Just download the Philips Hue app to each device and you’re good to go. You can operate your Hue system on up to 10 devices.

Can I have more than 1 Hue bridge?

The Hue app doesn’t support multiple Bridges. Everything is locked to a specific Bridge, meaning that you can no longer have a single Hue switch to say “switch all lights off”.

How do I add a hue light to a room?

How to set up a Philips Hue bulb
  1. First, make sure the Philips Hue Bridge is all set up.
  2. Go to Settings > Light setup > Add light.
  3. Hit Search or manually add the serial number listed on the bulb.
  4. Follow the setup instructions, from which point you can name your light and put it into Rooms.

How many rooms can a hue bridge control?

Philips officials say that each Hue Bridge can control up to a maximum of 50 Hue bulbs, this can be a mixture of different bulbs, lamps and light strips, as well as switches such as the Hue dimmer, tap and motion sensors, however the maximum is 50 in total.

How many lights can be on a hue bridge?

Connect up to 50 smart lights

The Hue Bridge allows you to connect up to 50 lights, so you can outfit your entire home ∙ inside and out ∙ and control them all within the app.

What is the difference between Philips hue Bridge 1 and 2?

One of the most noticeable upgrades is that the 2nd-gen bulbs are 200 lumens brighter than 1st-gen Hue bulbs. The newer bulbs shine at 800 lumens at their max, whereas the old bulbs can only get up to 600 lumens at their brightest. This means that the newer bulbs are 25% brighter.

Do you need two hue bridges?

You can not control all your Philips Hue lights with only one Hub. The official Philips Hue app forces you to switch between your bridges if you want to control the lights associated to the bridge that it isn’t connecting. This is because lights can only be paired with one bridge at the same time.

How many hue bridges do you need in a house?

You just need one, it will find all your Hue devices. Maybe if you have a large house you might need two but if you get a wifi signal the lights will find the bridge.

How far can a hue bridge reach?

This is somewhat confirmed by the official ZigBee Alliance stats, which say the outdoor line of sight range (i.e. without any obstacles in the way) is over 300m. But what about indoor range? Well ZigBee Alliance’s stats also mention this, saying indoor range is 75-100 metres.

How do I add lights to my hue bridge?

Open the Philips Hue App on your smartphone or tablet. Tap Settings, then Light Setup. Tap the plus icon in the bottom-right corner, to add a new light.

Does Philips Hue have to be plugged into router?

The Hue Bridge must be connected directly into your router with an Ethernet cable. The Hue Bridge does not have Wi-Fi built in.

Can not connect to Hue bridge?

Ensure the hue bridge is directly and securely connected to the router. To fix this issue, you need first to restart the hue bridge. Turn it off and then wait for a few seconds before turning it on. Restarting the hue bridge erases the history of the previous network connection and allows for a fresh re connection.

How do I change the network on my hue bridge?

Download the Philips Hue app from the Apple or Google Play store and follow the steps below:
  1. Open the Philips Hue app.
  2. Go to settings.
  3. Select your bridge.
  4. Select the info icon.
  5. Select Network Settings.
  6. Turn DHCP off.
  7. Write down the IP address you see in your screen.
  8. Turn DHCP back on.

How do I reset Hue lights without bridge?

Can the Philips Hue Bridge use WIFI?

The Hue Bridge connects to any available Ethernet port on your wireless router using an Ethernet cable. The Hue Bridge does not have built-in Wi-Fi.