How to Connect Philips Hue to Alexa for Effortless Home Lighting Control

What you need to do Open the Amazon Alexa app. In the More tab, tap Skills &, Games. Tap the search icon in the top right corner. Type “Philips Hue” in the search bar. ... Tap Enable to use. You will be redirected to your Philips Hue account page. ... Select the Hue Bridge you want to link and tap Next. Tap Agree and continue. More items...

Do you have Philips Hue bulbs in your home and an Echo Dot that you would like to control them with? If so, you’re in luck! It’s surprisingly simple to set up this control system and you can be enjoying voice-activated lighting in no time.

Setting up individual bulbs is one of the coolest features of this system, and you can even name your bulbs different names like our friend did, making it extra fun. Once you have the bulbs named and connected, you can tell Alexa to turn on specific bulbs by name or color. This feature is perfect for creating different atmospheres in a room with varied lighting colors.

To get started, ensure that you have the Alexa app installed on your phone or tablet. Once you have the app, click on the “Smart Home Skills” option and enable the Philips Hue skill. From there, sync your Philips Hue account with the Alexa app and then discover the devices. It may take up to 20 seconds to discover your devices, and then you’ll be ready to go.

Once your devices are connected, you can control your lights through Alexa by saying, “Alexa, turn on the living room lights” or “Alexa, turn the bedroom lights blue.” You can also create individual scenes for your lights and call them by name. To do this, click on the “Scenes” tab in your Alexa app and create new scenes with your Philips Hue lights. Then, ask Alexa to activate them by saying, “Alexa, turn on the party scene.”

Overall, connecting Philips Hue to Alexa is a simple and fun way to control your home lighting. With just a few clicks and voice commands, you’ll be able to set the mood in any room of your home. So why not give it a try today?


How do I connect my Philips Hue to Alexa without bridge?
Install your Philips Hue bulbs and turn them on.Open the Amazon Alexa app. ... Then tap More. ... Next, tap Add a Device. ... Then tap Light. ... Next, select Philips Hue.Then select Yes. ... Next, select Discover Devices.More items...
Why is my Hue light bulb not connecting to Alexa?
Sometimes the Alexa Skill can lose its connection to the Hue, and the easiest way to fix it is to remove and re-add. To do this, go to the Alexa app, tap More, Skills &, Games, then tap Search. Enter Hue, and then tap Disable Skill. Then tap Enable To Use to reconnect the Skill, and log back in to your Hue account.
How do I reset my Philips Hue with Alexa?
Open the Alexa app.Go to the Devices tab.Select the light or bulb you want to reset.Click the trash can icon in the upper-right corner.Confirm that you want to delete the light from your system.