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Hue works with Apple HomeKit

Automate your smart home by using Siri to control your Hue smart lights or connecting your smart devices to other HomeKit-enabled accessories.
How to set up Hue and Apple HomeKit
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“Hey, Siri!” 

Use Siri commands to control voice-activated smart lights on your iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Apple Watch, Apple TV or HomePod. Just say, “Hey Siri!”


Basic light control

Let Siri perform even the simplest tasks.


“Hey Siri, turn on the lights.”

“Hey Siri, turn on my desk light.”

“Hey Siri, turn off all lights.”


Dimming without wires – or hands!

Whether you need bright light to concentrate or a low glow to relax, Siri can help.


“Hey Siri, dim the lights.”

“Hey Siri, make my kitchen light 30% brighter.”

“Hey Siri, dim the hallway light by 20%.”


Millions of colours

Siri helps your surroundings reflect your mood to or liven up your environment.


“Hey Siri, make my kitchen lights bright yellow.”

“Hey Siri, set the family room lights to sky blue.”

“Hey Siri, set the lamp in the study to turquoise.


Complement your day with light scenes


Setting the tone in your space is simple with preset light scenes.


“Hey Siri, turn on Winter Mountain in the kids’ room.”

“Hey Siri, turn off Ruby Glow.” 

“Hey Siri, set Galaxy in the media room.”

About Apple Homekit


Apple HomeKit allows you to securely and easily control your HomeKit-enabled smart accessories, including Philips Hue, from any of your iOS devices.

Control more than just your lights

Add accessories to control your Philips Hue lights, skip to the next song on your playlist or manage the temperature in your house – from your Home app.

Automate your home


Your Apple TV, HomePod or iPad can work as a smart home hub, allowing you to trigger automated routines.2

works without wi-fi


Set your lights to turn on when you get close to home.
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Trigger your lights when your alarm goes off in the morning.
smart home partner integration


Install a motion sensor to activate the lights when you walk into a room.
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Automatically trigger light settings based on who is home.

How to set up Apple HomeKit and Hue


Set up your Philips Hue lights so that they work with your iOS Home app. Simply follow this easy step-by-step guide.

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Get started with Apple HomeKit and Hue

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New to Hue?


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Already a Hue user?


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We’re here to help


Have questions or need support? From FAQs and how-to videos to phone and email support, we are happy to help.


1 HomeKit requires an iPhone, iPad or iPod touch with iOS 8.1 or later.

2 For an iPad to act as a Home hub, it must remain in your home, powered on and connected to your home Wi-Fi network.

Apple, iPhone, iPad, iPad Air and iPod touch are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the United States and other countries. HomeKit is a trademark of Apple Inc.