As Amazon Alexa is Friends of Hue, we have no manual of installation, but in order to install you can follow these step. You do not require a bridge in order to control the lights. You can just tell Alexa to turn the bulbs off/dim etc. If you do wish to use the Hue app, you do need a Hue bridge which has to be purchased separately.

Login to alexa.amazon.com select Skills and search for hue. Select the Philips hue skill and press ‘Enable Skill.

If you have already a MeetHue Account proceed as following:

Step 1 – Press on enable skill
Step 2 – Press on “login with Google”
Step 3 – Login with Google account details including password
Step 4 – Press “sign in” and you will see nothing will happen
Step 5 – Close the window
Step 6 – Repeat process steps 1 and 2
Step 7 – Permission requests Alexa to access Hue lights. Press ‘Yes’ to trust application
Step 8 – You should receive notification that Alexa and Hue are now linked

If you do not yet have a MeetHue account:

Step 1 – Press on enable skill
Step 2 – Go to the bottom of the screen and press on “create an account”
Step 3 – Press on “Register with your Google account”
Step 4 – Login with Google account details including password
Step 5 – Press “sign in” and you will see nothing will happen
Step 6 – Close the window
Step 7 – Repeat process steps 1, 2 and 3
Step 8 – Now follow the steps to set-up your meethue account, then press the button on the bridge (as requested by the screen prompts)
Step 9 – Permission requests Alexa to access Hue lights. Press ‘Yes’ to trust application.
Step 10 – You should receive notification that Alexa and Hue are now linked.

Related Questions

Unable to connect Hue bulbs to Alexa Plus

In order to connect the Hue bulbs to Alexa Plus, these needs to be in “factory mode”. This means, they should have never been used before, out of the box. If this is the case, they need to be turned on from the wall switch (does not matter if it is a ceiling lamp or just a normal lamp), and you can tell Alexa to “discover devices”.

If this does not work, you can access the Alexa app and under Smart home, you can try to search for the bulb using the serial number of the Hue bulb (which is printed on the bulb itself).

How to create scenes and activate them with Alexa?

In order to create scenes and activate them with Alexa, you would need to have the 2nd generation bridge. If you have it, you will to sync Alexa and Hue, and after that, enable the skills for Alexa.

Full process (If you already have a MeetHue account):

Step 1 – Press on enable skill
Step 2 – Press on “login with Google”     
Step 3 – Login with Google account details including password
Step 4 – Press “sign in” and you will see nothing will happen
Step 5 – Close the window
Step 6 – Repeat process steps 1 and 2
Step 7 – Permission requests Alexa to access Hue lights. Press ‘Yes’ to trust application.
Step 8 – You should receive notification that Alexa and Hue are now linked.

After that, you either create a room with all bulbs and create a scene, or you would need to create a scene for each room. If you have linked the Hue account to Alexa, enabled the skill, and it still does not react to scenes, please contact Amazon Alexa.

How to remove Alexa duplicates?

Please make sure that the Hue skill is not linked to any other 3rd party Alexa skills. Please go to “My Hue” account, under apps please deactivate the Alexa connection. Once this is done, please go to the Alexa app, delete all the bulbs connected. As a last step, please deactivate the Hue skill and than enable it again.

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