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    Hue works with the Google Assistant for easy voice control

    Just say, “Hey Google!” to control your Hue smart lights.

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    How to set up Hue and Google

    Need a hand? Just ask your Google Assistant

    Control your Hue smart lights and other Google Assistant-enabled accessories using Google Assistant commands.2


    Basic light control

    Hands full? Ask Google Assistant to turn on the light.


    “Hey Google, turn on the lights.”

    “Hey Google, turn off the bedroom lights.”

    “Hey Google, turn off all lights.”


    Dim the lights hassle — and hands! — free

    Whether you want a dimmed nightlight or a bright daytime setting, your Assistant can help.


    “Hey Google, dim the lights.”

    “Hey Google, dim the lights in the den to 40%.”

    “Hey Google, brighten the bedroom light by 20%.”


    Paint the walls with light

    Let your Assistant change your surroundings to fit your mood.



    “Hey Google, turn the lights purple.” 

    “Hey Google, set the bedroom to warm white.”
    “Hey Google, set my kitchen light to green.”


    Preset light scenes for every mood

    Created by lighting professionals, there is a light scene for every moment.


    “Hey Google, set Spring Blossom in the kids’ room.”

    "Hey Google, turn off Soho in the kitchen.” 

    “Hey Google, set the living room to the Chinatown light scene.”

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    Get the most out of your daily activities

    These light recipes are scientifically proven to be the best light for your everyday routine.


    “Hey Google, turn on Read in the family room.”

    “Hey Google, set the desk lamp to Concentrate.”

    “Hey Google, set Relax in the living room.”

    “Hey Google, turn the bathroom lights to Energize.”

    Gentle Sleep and Wake

    Slowly fade off your Hue lights before bedtime and wake up gently with a sunrise effect before your morning alarm. All with the help of your Google Assistant smart speaker or Google Home device .

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    Gentle Wake Up


    Wake up every morning with your personal sunrise. Just say, “Hey Google, turn on Gentle Wake Up”. Then every time you set a morning alarm with your Google Assistant speaker4, your lights will gradually start to brighten 30 minutes before your alarm to help to wake you up smoothly, instead of pulling you abruptly out of your slumber.



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    Sleep my lights


    A great night’s sleep starts with setting the right ambiance in your home. Warm, sunset-like shades of white light before bed time can help your sleeping routine. Simply say, “Hey Google, sleep my lights” to start dimming your lights for the next 30-minutes until they’re off.

    About the Google Assistant

    Seamlessly built into Google Assistant-enabled devices, your Google Assistant integrates into your smart home to control your Hue lights, skip to the next song on your playlist, keep track of your grocery list, and more. Just say, “Hey Google!” and let your Assistant do the rest.1
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    Works across devices

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    The Google Assistant works across multiple devices — from the smart speaker in your kitchen to the smart display in your bedroom — and beyond. Just look for the Google Assistant badge.3

    The Google Assistant built in

    The Google Assistant is also built-in to other speakers and devices. Explore some of the other Google Assistant-compatible products that make controlling your lights — and the rest of your smart devices – with your voice even easier.
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    How to Hue: Connecting to the Google Assistant


    Set up your Google Assistant to include control of your Hue lights. All you need is a Google Assistant-enabled device and a Philips Hue Starter kit.

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    Get started with the Google Assistant and Hue

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    New to Hue?


    Find what you need to get going.

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    Already a Hue user?


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    Need help?


    Have a question or need assistance with a specific problem? We’re happy to help. Check out the Hue Chat, how-to videos, or drop us a line via social media, phone, or email.


    1. The Google Assistant is available in select markets. Experience may vary by region, language, and device. All features, functionality, and other product specifics are subject to change without notice or obligation.
    2. Requires a Google Assistant-enabled device and a Philips Hue Bridge v2.
    3. Availability and performance of certain features are service-, device-, and network-dependent and may not be available in all areas. Subscription(s) may be required, and additional terms, conditions, and/or charges may apply.
    4. Gentle Wake Up with Google Assistant alarm sync requires a Google Home, Google Home Mini, Google Home Max, Google Home Hub or a Google Assistant built-in smart speaker or display. Google Assistant on mobile devices is not supported for Gentle Wake Up with morning alarms. 
    5. Google and Google Home, Google Home Mini are trademarks of Google LLC.


    Google, Inc., Google, Google Home, Google Home Mini, G logo, The Google Assistant built-in, and related marks and logos are trademarks of Google, Inc. All rights reserved.