Philips Hue and Amazon Alexa

It’s the perfect sidekick to Philips Hue smart lights, giving you hands-free voice control — just by asking Alexa.

Your lights, your command

Whether your hands are full, you’re fumbling to find the light switch or you want some peace of mind while away, Alexa is there to help – just say 'Alexa, turn on the lights.' Pairing Philips Hue with Alexa lets you light your home your way. 

Two ways to get started

Philips Hue is known for its flexibility, letting you light your home how you like. Set up your Amazon Alexa with Philips Hue your way: Bluetooth or with a Hue Bridge. 

Couple in kitchen using bluethooth alexa and hue

Philips Hue and Amazon Alexa: Bluetooth

  • Works with Amazon Alexa-enabled devices¹
  • Control the lights in a single room with your voice
  • Connect up to 10 Philips Hue Bluetooth-capable lights to a single Amazon Alexa device
Couple on chair alexa bue bridge

Philips Hue and Amazon Alexa: Bridge

  • Works with any Amazon Alexa-enabled device
  • Control the lights in and outside your entire home with your voice
  • Connect up to 50 Philips Hue lights
  • Unlock more smart lighting features, such as access to voice control for the Philips Hue Play HDMI sync box and setting light recipes and scenes

Your lights, your way

Enhance your entertainment

Create a custom surround lighting experience for your movies, TV, and games instantly. Just say, “Alexa, set sync box to start” to transform your living room into a personalised home theater.

Sleep easier, wake up refreshed

Ask Alexa to set a Go to sleep routine so that your lights fade off before bed, or wake up to your own personal sunrise.

Create the perfect atmosphere

Get ready for a relaxing evening just by saying, “Alexa, dim the lights.” Create the coziest space — only with your voice. Add a Hue Bridge for full access to custom scenes.

Appear home when you’re away

Create a routine that makes it look like you’re home while away. With Alexa, you can control your Philips Hue lights inside or outside your home with just your voice.

Amazon Alexa goes beyond voice

Amazon Alexa creates a smart home that responds to the way you live. Wake up to soft lights and a cup of coffee. Get a gentle goodnight as the blinds close and the lights dim. Lock up the house and turn off the lights — just set up a goodnight routine with Alexa.2


Get Amazon Alexa

Visit Amazon to find the Works With Alexa products: Alexa-compatible smart home speakers, accessories, and more.

Frequently asked questions

What Amazon Alexa devices can I use to control my Philips Hue lights?
Why isn’t my Philips Hue light showing up in the Amazon Alexa app?

1 Philips Hue Bluetooth smart lights work with all Echo smart speakers/displays. Hue Bridge required for Echo (1st Gen) and Echo Dot (1st Gen) devices.

2 To learn more about setting up a goodnight routine, go to the Alexa app.

*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