As the smart lighting hub, the Hue Bridge is the key to smart lighting like you’ve never seen before.
Philips Hue Bridge
Powerful. Smart in more ways than one.
Ultimate Smart Control
The Hue Bridge makes it possible to control your lights any way you want – from anywhere with an internet connection.
Automate in the app
Schedule your lights to turn on and off. Set up an automation once and the Hue Bridge will remember what you want your lights to do.
Sensors, switches and more
The Hue Bridge brings even more customisation to your accessories. Choose how your smart switches, buttons and sensors, and the Tap dial switch control your lights.
Get the full range of voice control features with a Hue Bridge. Use voice commands to turn your lights on and off with the leading smart assistants such as Amazon Alexa, Apple Home and Google Assistant.
Instant light response
The Hue Bridge uses Zigbee to communicate with your lights and accessories. Your lights react instantly, and you’ll be able to control them even when your Wi-Fi is down.
Extend your range
Your lights create a mesh network. Each light you add acts as a repeater, so you can extend your lights throughout your home – inside and out.
Easy to install
Plug the Hue Bridge in to a power source, connect it to your router and follow the step-by-step instructions in the Philips Hue app. Changing internet providers or swapping your router? Everything is stored on the Bridge, so you won’t have to set anything up again.
The Bridge enables Matter, the new foundation for connected things. That means that your Philips Hue lights and accessories automatically support Matter – and you can easily integrate other smart home brands through Matter too.
Frequently Asked Questions
What does the Philips Hue Bridge do?
The Hue Bridge is both the heart and brains of the Philips Hue smart lighting system, unlocking the full suite of smart lighting features. It lets you control your lights from anywhere in the world via the Philips Hue app, create recurring automations, extend your smart lighting to your outdoor spaces, experience surround lighting, add and configure accessories, and use any voice assistant you like.
Do I need a Philips Hue Bridge?
Philips Hue lights can be controlled with Bluetooth to get a limited set of features. If you want the complete suite of smart lighting features – such as controlling your lights away from home, surround lighting, automations and more – you’ll need a Hue Bridge.
Can I use the Hue Bridge with all of my Philips Hue lights and accessories?
Yes. All Philips Hue products can connect to the Hue Bridge to create a comprehensive smart lighting system.
Can I still control my lights if the internet is down?
Yes! You can still control your lights when the internet is down, though Out-of-home control will be disabled.