Sync lights with music

Turn your bedroom into a concert hall. Crowd surf in your living room. By using Philips Hue lights that sync with music, you can watch sound spill over from your speakers into the room around you.

Sync music with your Philips Hue lights

Hear, see, and feel the music

Music is an emotional experience. Whatever you listen to, you feel. By syncing your lights with music, you can create your own personal mood music — no matter the genre.

Dance with the lights syncing to your music

Match light to the beat

We use specially created algorithms to ensure that each light script, which tells your lights how to react to the music, is perfectly tuned to each song — not just the beat but the overall feeling.

Select the light color theme in your Hue app

Personalize the experience

Make every listening session your own. Customize the way your lights sync with music: change the intensity and brightness of the light effects or even their color palettes to vary the look.

Sync lights and music with any sound device

Play on any device

Whether you’re relaxing on your bed with headphones or using a full-fledged sound system, you can sync your smart lights to music with any audio device.

How to sync your lights with music

There are four ways to get lights that sync with music, so choose the one that fits your audio setup best. All you need are color-capable Philips Hue lights and a Philips Hue Bridge.

Philips Hue + Spotify

Have a Spotify account? Just go to the Sync tab in the Philips Hue app to let your lights react to music playing from the Spotify app.

SmartThings audio sync

Connect your Samsung Galaxy device to Philips Hue via SmartThings and let your lights react to your favorite music on your device.

Philips Hue Play HDMI sync box

Connecting your HDMI devices to a sync box doesn’t just give you surround lighting — it lets you sync with music, too.

Hue Sync desktop app

Sync music directly from your PC or Mac with the free Hue Sync desktop app.

Using the Spotify app to sync the light to your music

Philips Hue + Spotify

Enhance the music experience by using Philips Hue + Spotify. The first of its kind, this deep integration features more precise light scripts — and an even easier way to link your accounts directly in the Philips Hue app.

Phone screen displaying light syncing settings

Philips Hue + SmartThings

Get Hue Sync directly in your SmartThings app! Let your lights sync to your favorite tunes from your Samsung Galaxy smartphone.

Color lights and Bridge required

To sync your lights to music, you need Philips Hue White and color ambiance smart lights and a Philips Hue Bridge.

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Questions & answers

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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 color ambiance bulbs). Learn more about brightness