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    How to use Philips Hue lighting with SmartThings

    One of the best things about SmartThings is that it works with all different brands, so you don’t need to worry about all your smart tech being compatible. If you’ve got any Philips Hue lights, just follow these simple steps to connect them to SmartThings.

    What you'll need:

    • SmartThings app
    • Philips Hue app
    • Philips Hue bulb
    • Philips Hue bridge


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    Check you’re ready to start

    First, make sure the bulb is screwed in and set up on the free Philips Hue app.

    Open the SmartThings app

    On the homepage, click add (+) and then ‘Device’. Find and tap ‘Philips Hue’.

    Sign in

    You’ll be taken to the Philips Hue log-in page. Type in your details and press ‘Sign in’. You’ll also need to hit ‘Yes’ to say you trust the Philips Hue app and click ‘X’.

    Have fun with your lights

    Now you can control all your Philips Hue lights from the SmartThings app.