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Philips Hue plans these improvements with app version 4.3 Scenes in focus

Scenes in focus

After version 4.2 of the Philips Hue app was released earlier this month and, among other things, the timers returned, work is now already underway on the next update. Version 4.3 should make it to the App Store in the coming weeks and brings some improvements. The Hue Light Scene Gallery, the area where you can select the predefined scenes, receives a visual makeover and is supplemented by two new groups with new scenes for Entertainment and Outdoor.

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Firmware update prepares Hue lamps for dynamic scenes New feature likely to be unlocked soon

New feature likely to be unlocked soon

If you opened the Software Update section in the Hue app this week, you may have wondered about the large amount of updates available. Signify has not yet commented on the details of the new firmware in the release notes, but I can provide you with more information. Philips Hue is laying the foundation for dynamic scenes with the current firmware update for virtually all light bulbs and sockets.

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Philips Hue makes tile view the new standard List view will disappear from Bluetooth app

List view will disappear from Bluetooth app

One of the biggest criticisms of the current Philips Hue app for many users is the tile view. What still looks quite pretty with the scenes and is also quite good to use thanks to two rows, is a big cramp with the lamps. Here, only one row is used for the display and on many smartphones there is a lot of unused space, yet you can only see three bulbs without having to scroll horizontally.

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Philips Hue: Version 4.1 with many small innovations released Update is available in the App Store

Update is available in the App Store

I announced it quite a while ago, now it is finally available in the App Store and also in the Google Play Store. The latest update for the Philips Hue app, which at least fixes a few small things. In the new version of the app, you can finally dim lamps directly in the room view again – to do this, you simply hold your finger down on a switched-on lamp for a long time and can then move your finger up or down to adjust the brightness.

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New API makes interaction with Philips Hue faster Developers have to make adjustments

Developers have to make adjustments

A lot has happened at Philips Hue in the past weeks and months. For users, this was primarily visible through the much-discussed update of the Philips Hue app, but a lot has also happened in the background. Philips Hue has comprehensively revised the API, the interface for requests and responses to the Hue Bridge.

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All about the dynamic scenes in Philips Hue New feature to be released soon

New feature to be released soon

Along with the launch of the new Philips Hue app in June, our favourite manufacturer has announced a new feature that will be unlocked with a later update: Dynamic Scenes. In this article I would like to keep you updated with all the information around these new possibilities. What do you have to look out for?

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Philips Hue 4.1: Control of individual lights becomes easier Update soon available in the App Store

Update soon available in the App Store

Signify has had to take some criticism around the major update of the Hue app. In particular, the omission of widgets and timers has not gone down particularly well with the community. But also in some other places, more clicks have recently become necessary than it was the case in the old app.

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First update for the new Hue app should fix more than 15 bugs Version 4.0.2 probably soon in the App Store

Version 4.0.2 probably soon in the App Store

As we have already noted together this week, there is still a lot to be done in the new Hue app: The tile view is just plain cruel in rooms with lots of bulbs, the timers are no longer available and changing the brightness of a single bulb is also more cumbersome than before.

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After one week: Your verdict on the new Hue app Now it's billing time

Now it's billing time

Exactly one week ago, Signify released the big update of the Philips Hue app. Version 4.0 was a big step, over 100 innovations and improvements were integrated according to the developer team. At the same time, however, some extras have been dropped, for example the timers. Others, like the widgets, have been replaced on iOS by shortcuts.

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Why the new Philips Hue app doesn’t offer widgets on iPhone and iPad Siri shortcuts as an alternative on iOS

Siri shortcuts as an alternative on iOS

Since Thursday, the new Philips Hue app is available for iOS and Android. And there is one major criticism, especially among iPhone and iPad users: the previously available Today view widgets have been completely removed from the new Hue app. Why Signify had no other choice, I’ll explain in this article.

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