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    Hue works with Alexa for easy voice control

    Just ask Alexa to easily control your Hue smart lights.

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

    Need a hand? Just ask Alexa

    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 2nd generation 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 customize 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 color

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


    "Alexa, turn my lights blue."

    "Alexa, set the 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 Energize."

    "Alexa, turn on Read in the study."


    Only with Hue Bridge


    Light scenes to complement your activities

    Set your favorite ambiance 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."


    Only with Hue Bridge

    About Alexa

    Alexa is the brains behind your Amazon smart home setup. 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 Alexa.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 set up Alexa for Bridge-controlled Hue smart lighting systems
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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 setup gets your system up and running in no time.

    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.



    ¹The Philips Hue Smart Home skill for Alexa is only compatible with the square-shaped Philips Hue Bridge v2.

    ²Not all functionality is available on all devices with Amazon Alexa. Experience may vary by region, language, and device.

    ³Philips Hue Bluetooth lights are compatible with Amazon Echo Dot Third Generation, Echo Plus and Echo Show 2nd generation devices.