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How do I get Philips Hue API?

How do I get Philips Hue API?

Follow 3 Easy Steps

  1. Use an mDNS discovery app to find Philips hue in your network.
  2. Use our broker server discover process by visiting
  3. Log into your wireless router and look Philips hue up in the DHCP table.
  4. Hue App method: Download the official Philips hue app.

Does Hue have an API?

Big news: Philips Hue is releasing early access to a completely new version 2 of the Hue API, which includes popular feature requests such as dynamic scenes, gradient entertainment technology, and proactive state change events on the local network.

What API does Philips Hue use?

Bridge API 1.40 (ETA wk34 2020)

How do I use Philips hue API?

How to Access the Philips Hue REST API

  1. Find the IP address of your Hue Hub. To get started, you need to know the IP address of your hub.
  2. Create an Authorized User. In order to interact with the API, you need to create an Authorized User.
  3. Start using the REST API.

How do I control hue with Python?


  1. Bridge IP. Go to, to find the IP of your bridge.
  2. App username. Press the button on your bridge and use the connect() method to generate the username.
  3. Connect. Now you can instantiate a Hue object hue = Hue(bridge_ip=YOUR_BRIDGE_IP, username=YOUR_USERNAME)

How do I find my Philips hue IP?

How to find the Hue bridge IP address Print

  1. Log into and bring up the “My Settings” page.
  2. Select “My bridge”, then click the “Show me more” link.
  3. Your bridge’s IP address is listed under Network Settings.

What is Matplotlib hue?

Hue – Wikipedia. Hue is one of the main properties (called color appearance parameters) of a color, defined technically (in the CIECAM02 model)

How do I find my hue bridge IP address?