How to Add a Sensor to a Philips Hue Hub

Introduction

In This Guide
You'll Learn How To:
  • Add a motion sensor to your Philips Hue smart lighting system.
Before We Begin:
  • Have the Hue app installed on your smartphone or tablet.
Philips Hue

1 Pair Motion Sensor

Pairing a new motion sensor is easy! You can have up to 10 motion sensors in your Hue Home setup at once.

  1. Open the Philips Hue App on your smartphone or tablet.
    Philips Hue icon
  2. Tap Settings, then Accessory Setup.
  3. Tap the plus icon in the bottom-right corner, to add a new motion sensor.
  4. Tap Hue motion sensor.
  5. Remove the small plastic strip at the bottom of your motion sensor, and make sure the orange LED is flashing slowly.
  6. Tap LED blinking at the bottom.
  7. Select the room your motion sensor is in.
  8. Follow the guidance on screen to place your motion sensor to cover your room.
  9. Tap Got it at the bottom.
  10. The default settings, based on the room the motion sensor is in, will be shown, so you'll understand how your motion sensor will work.

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In This Guide
You'll Learn How To:
  • Add a motion sensor to your Philips Hue smart lighting system.
Before We Begin:
  • Have the Hue app installed on your smartphone or tablet.
Philips Hue

Pairing a new motion sensor is easy! You can have up to 10 motion sensors in your Hue Home setup at once.

  1. Open the Philips Hue App on your smartphone or tablet.
    Philips Hue icon
  2. Tap Settings, then Accessory Setup.
  3. Tap the plus icon in the bottom-right corner, to add a new motion sensor.
  4. Tap Hue motion sensor.
  5. Remove the small plastic strip at the bottom of your motion sensor, and make sure the orange LED is flashing slowly.
  6. Tap LED blinking at the bottom.
  7. Select the room your motion sensor is in.
  8. Follow the guidance on screen to place your motion sensor to cover your room.
  9. Tap Got it at the bottom.
  10. The default settings, based on the room the motion sensor is in, will be shown, so you'll understand how your motion sensor will work.

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