Connecting Philips Hue to TV: How to light up the room in style
You can connect your Philips Hue bulbs to your TV. If you own a modern smart TV with Ambilight, simply pair the Ambilight+Hue app with the device. For other TVs, there are alternative options to connect the Hue bulbs.
Connecting Philips Hue to TV: AmbilightIf your TV has Ambilight, all you need is the Ambilight+Hue app and a Hue Bridge.
- Make sure all devices are on the same Wi-Fi network and update your TV's software if necessary.
- Now connect the TV to the Bridge and Hue bulbs by searching for "Ambilight+Hue" under "Ambilight" in the TV settings. Select "Configure the lamps" and then select the Hue Bridge. Confirm the process so that the TV searches for the bridge.
- Now connect the smart TV and bridge by selecting "Start".
- If the bridge is paired, you will get an overview of the available Hue lamps. Select the lamp to be synchronized and confirm again with "Ok".