Have a party at home? Synchronize philips hue lights with Spotify music and change the color of lights based on the music you are listening to and create a party vibe. Philips hue smart lightning system allows you to integrate hue lights with Spotify, dim the lights, change the color temperature, change the bulb color and much more.
By connecting Spotify with Hue bulbs, your lights will react to the music and they will change the color based on the feel of the song. So let’s go ahead and connect Philips hue with Spotify.
Things you will need to sync Spotify music with Philips hue light bulbs:
- Free or Paid Spotify Account.
- A device with Spotify and Hue App Installed.
- Philips Hue Bridge.
- Philips Hue smart bulb or light strips.
Spotify + Hue integration will be done in the Hue App based on the music coming from Spotify, but for this it won’t need a microphone to listen and understand the music. As the lightning effects based on music are created under Hue App using each track’s metadata and special algorithms.
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How to Connect Philips Hue with Spotify
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How to Setup an Entertainment Area in the Philips Hue App
First of all, you need to sync your Hue lights with Spotify by creating an entertainment area in the Hue App. Entertainment area is nothing but a group of light bulbs you want to connect with the music. To do so, follow below mentioned steps:
Step #1: Tap on Settings icon in the Hue App.
Step #2: Next, tap on the Entertainment area and then create an area.
Step #3: Now, tap on listening to music and give a name for your entertainment area.
Step #4: After that, tap on next.
Step #5: Choose the light bulbs or light strips you wish to link and then tap on next.
Step #6: Tap on Got it.
Step #7: Choose the location tab and drag the lights into the room where it is.
Step #8: Select the height tab and position the height of every light and then tap on Done to complete the setup.
After setting your entertainment area you need to connect the Hue and Spotify Account.
How to Connect Hue and Spotify Account
Step #1: Tap on the Sync icon in the Hue app.
Step #2: Tap on Get started -> Spotify Account -> Next -> Read the privacy notice then tap on next -> tap on Sign in to login into your Hue account -> tap on Next-> login into Spotify account.
Next, you will have to sync Hue lighting to your Spotify music.
How to Sync Philips Hue Lights with Spotify Music
Step #1: Again tap on the Sync button.
Step #2: Tap on What then and select Spotify.
Step #3: Next, tap on Where then and select your entertainment area.
Step #4: Up Next, tap on Style and choose from Classic or Pluse.
Step #5: After that, tap on intensity and set lightning intensity.
Step #6: Tap on color and choose the color theme.
Step #7: Tap on brightness and set the brightness according to your choice. By default it is 100%.
Step #8: At last, Launch your Spotify app and start playing music.
That’s all for now.
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Enjoy your party time now. If you are facing any difficulties in linking your hue app to Spotify music then do let us know in the comments section below.