Google Home voice commands for Philips Hue

Control your Philips Hue lights using Google Assistant with dozens of voice commands.

Top 10 Google Home commands for Philips Hue

  • Turn on all the lights.
  • Turn off all the lights.
  • What lights are on in the living room?
  • What lights are on in the kitchen?
  • Dim the lights in the hallway.
  • Sleep my lights.
  • Wake my lights.
  • Activate Relax in the living room.
  • Activate Read in the office.
Philips Hue works with OK Google for voice control of your lights. Just say 'OK Google' and replace these examples with your own personal light and room settings.

Basic Google Home commands

  • Turn on the Hue lights.
  • What lights are on in the kitchen?
  • Dim the lights in the hallway.
  • Brighten the kitchen lights by 20%.
  • Make the kitchen lights brighter.
  • Make the desk lamp turn off.

Google Home colour commands

  • Make the living room light blue.
  • Set the entryway lights to gold.
  • Make my lights lime green.
  • Set the family room lights to purple.
  • Make my bedside table lamp pink.
  • Make the kitchen light orange.

There are dozens of other colour names you can use, including but not limited to crimson, salmon, orange, yellow, green, turquoise, cyan, sky blue, blue, purple, pink, and lavender.

Light recipe and scene commands

  • Activate Energise in the kitchen.
  • Activate Ocean dawn in the living room.
  • Activate Savanna sunset in the study.
  • Activate Autumn gold in the den.
  • Activate Blue lagoon in the master bedroom.

Gentle sleep and wake commands

  • Turn on Gentle wake up.
  • Wake me up at 7 a.m. This command sets a morning alarm that triggers your lights to gradually start brightening 30 minutes before.
  • Wake me up on weekdays at 7 a.m.
  • Turn off Gentle wake up.
  • Sleep my lights.
  • Wake my lights.
  • Wake the lights in Brian’s room.
  • Sleep the lights in Sarah’s room.

The Gentle Sleep and Wake Up features are inspired by the effects of light on your sleep cycle. You can set your personal sunrise or sunset by simply asking Google. Gentle Wake Up with alarm sync is not currently supported on mobile devices.

Hue sync box commands

  • Turn on the sync box.
  • Start light sync.
  • Set sync box to HDMI 1.
  • Set sync box to video.
  • Set sync box intensity to extreme.
  • Brighten the sync box.

Philips Hue + Spotify commands

  • Start music sync.
  • Stop music sync.

*When a bulb displays "Up to" a certain number of lumens in its specifications, it displays the maximum lumen output of the bulb. It shows how bright the bulb can get at 2700 K (White bulbs) or 4000 K (White ambiance or White and colour ambiance bulbs). Learn more about brightness