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Hue works with Alexa for easy voice control

Just say, “Alexa” to control your Hue smart lights.

How to set up Hue and Alexa
How to set up Hue and Alexa

Hands full? Just say the word

Enable the Philips Hue skill¹ to get hands-free help around your home with Alexa commands.


Basic light control

The Alexa-enabled Echo Plus and Echo Show provide basic light control as a built-in smart home hub.


"Alexa, turn on the lights."

"Alexa, turn on the living room lights."

"Alexa, turn off all lights."


Wireless, hands-free dimming

From bright white to a low glow, you can customise the light settings in any room using only your voice.


"Alexa, dim the lights"

"Alexa, brighten the lights in the living room to 100%"

"Alexa, dim my lights by 20%"


A virtually endless spectrum of colour

Alexa helps your surroundings reflect your mood. With 16 million colours to choose from, your space will never feel boring again.


"Alexa, turn my kitchen lights blue."

"Alexa, set the family room lights to magenta."

daily activities

Light recipes for your daily activities

The best light for your day-to-day activities, triggered by Alexa.


"Alexa, set the lights in the den to Relax."

"Alexa, set the kitchen light to Energise."

"Alexa, turn on Read in the study."


Light scenes to complement your activities

Set your favourite ambience for any room with preset scenes created by lighting experts.


"Alexa, turn on Tropical Twilight in the dining room."

"Alexa, turn on Ibiza in the living room."

"Alexa, turn off Arctic Aurora in the bedroom."

About Alexa

Alexa is the brains behind your Amazon smart home set-up. Controlling your Hue lights, playing that catchy song, asking about the weather or learning about the latest news is as simple as can be – all you have to do is ask.2
Hue White Starter Kit

How to Hue: Connecting to Alexa

Learn how to set up Alexa3 for Bluetooth-controlled smart lights. Compatible with Amazon Echo Dot 3rd generation, Echo Plus and Echo Show 2nd generation devices.
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Learn how to streamline your smart home by connecting your Hue lights to Alexa. Just follow these easy steps.
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Get started with Alexa and Hue

Hue White Starter Kit

Hue starter kit


The Philips Hue starter kit includes four bulbs and a Hue Bridge which allows Hue and Alexa to work together and unlocks all of their unique features.*
*Requires an existing Alexa-enabled product.

Echo devices

Echo devices with built-in smart home hub


Echo devices with a built-in smart home hub, such as the Echo Plus or the second-generation Echo Show, give you basic control over your smart devices – including Philips Hue. A simple set-up gets your system up and running in no time.

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  1. The Philips Hue Smart Home skill for Alexa is only compatible with the square-shaped Philips Hue Bridge v2.
  2. Not all functionality is available on all devices with Amazon Alexa. Experience may vary by region, language and device.
  3. Philips Hue Bluetooth lights are compatible with Amazon Echo Dot Third Generation, Echo Plus and Echo Show 2nd generation devices.