Set-up guide

How to set up a Hue Tap dial switch

Connect with a Hue Bridge

With a Hue Bridge, you get access to the full suite of smart lighting features and connecting a Hue Tap dial switch is simple.

Before you start setting up

Is your Hue Bridge connected and added to the Hue app?
Your Hue Bridge should already be plugged in, connected to Wi-Fi and added to your Hue app. If you haven’t done that yet, first install your Hue Bridge.

Learn how to set up a Hue Bridge

Have you installed your Hue Tap dial switch?
If you are unsure about installation, refer to the manual that came with your Hue Tap dial switch.  

Set up a Tap dial switch

1.  Open the Hue app.

2.  Go to the Settings tab and tap Accessories.

Connect Tap Dial

3.  Tap the blue + at the top of the screen.

Connect Tap Dial

4.  Tap the Tap dial switch and follow the on-screen instructions.

Connect Tap Dial

5.  Once the Hue app has found the Tap dial switch, you will be able to select which Room or Zone the Tap dial switch controls, as well as what the buttons and dial do.

Need help?

If you need additional help setting up your Tap dial switch, browse our FAQ or get in touch with Philips Hue Support.

Hue Tap dial switch FAQ>

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*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