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How do I set up Philips Hue bulbs?
To set up your Philips Hue bulbs, screw them into a light socket and download the Philips Hue Bluetooth app. Then follow the on-screen instructions to set up your account and discover your bulbs. Finally, tap the Lights tab to control your Philips Hue bulbs. Install your Philips Hue bulbs and turn them on.
How do I connect my Philips Hue to WIFI?
The Hue Bridge connects to any available Ethernet port on your wireless router using an Ethernet cable. Plug the provided Ethernet cable into the Bridge and the opposite end into an open Ethernet slot on your router. Once the four lights on the Bridge light up, it is ready to set up.
How do I connect my Philips hue bridge?
How to set up a Hue Bridge
- Plug in your Hue Bridge to an outlet.
- Connect the Hue Bridge to your Wi-Fi router using the included Ethernet cable.
- Wait for the three lights to turn on.
How do I set up a Philips Hue account?
Creating a Hue account is the first step to getting started with Hue:
- In the Hue app, tap Settings.
- Tap Out of Home Control at the top of the screen.
- Tap Log in.
- Tap Create an account and follow the on-screen instructions.
Does Philips Hue use Wi-Fi?
So the short answer is, yes, Philips Hue bulbs use wifi and will not work without it unless you are purchasing some of the newer Bluetooth connected bulbs.
Can I connect my Hue Bridge wirelessly?
The Philips Hue bridge comes with an 802.11n/g WiFi radio which is disabled by default. You can enable it and use the Hue Bridge wirelessly. … You first need to unscrew the sticky panel on your Bridge device to reveal the motherboard. Then, you solder in a 1×6 header to J6 and connect a board connector to the pins.