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How to Add a Switch to a Philips Hue Hub

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Introduction

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

1 Pair Tap Switch/Dimmer Switch

Pair Tap Switch

  1. Open the Philips Hue App on your smartphone or tablet.
    Philips Hue icon
  2. Tap the gear icon in the corner, then tap Switch setup.
  3. Tap the Hue Tap icon.
  4. The app will tell you to push and hold one of the 4 buttons on the Tap. Follow the instructions on screen.
  5. After it's paired, the app will lead you through attaching scenes and lights to your new Hue Tap.

Pair Dimmer Switch

  1. Open the Philips Hue App on your smartphone or tablet.
    Philips Hue icon
  2. Tap the gear icon in the corner, then tap Switch setup.
  3. Tap the Dimmer Switch icon.
  4. The app will tell you to push and hold one of the 4 buttons on the Dimmer. Follow the instructions on screen.
  5. After it's paired, the app will lead you through attaching rooms and lights to your new Hue Dimmer Switch.

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

Pair Tap Switch

  1. Open the Philips Hue App on your smartphone or tablet.
    Philips Hue icon
  2. Tap the gear icon in the corner, then tap Switch setup.
  3. Tap the Hue Tap icon.
  4. The app will tell you to push and hold one of the 4 buttons on the Tap. Follow the instructions on screen.
  5. After it's paired, the app will lead you through attaching scenes and lights to your new Hue Tap.

Pair Dimmer Switch

  1. Open the Philips Hue App on your smartphone or tablet.
    Philips Hue icon
  2. Tap the gear icon in the corner, then tap Switch setup.
  3. Tap the Dimmer Switch icon.
  4. The app will tell you to push and hold one of the 4 buttons on the Dimmer. Follow the instructions on screen.
  5. After it's paired, the app will lead you through attaching rooms and lights to your new Hue Dimmer Switch.