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Do I need a hue bridge with Echo?
Last Updated: 15th June, 2020
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Moreover, do I need a hue bridge with Alexa?
You will need to have the Hueappgeneration 2 installed and linked to your bridge. Makesurethat your Hue bridge, Alexa and the device youareusing are all connected to the same WiFi network. Youcanask Alexa to “discover devices”, oryoucan select “Discover” on the Smart Home pageinthe Alexa app.
Similarly, do I need the hue bridge? Starter Kits The starter pack includes three lights plusaHue bridge (which you'll need to control anyHuelights). This kit also comes with a handy dimmer switch,so youdon't need to open the Philips Hue app tocontrol thelights. You can purchase this kit with either twoor fourbulbs.
Similarly, you may ask, do you need a Philips hue bridge with Echo dot?
Press the button on the PhilipsHuebridge. Note: If you have an Echo Plus,youcan skip this step, as the bulbs can connectdirectly tothe Plus. However, we recommend using the Huebridge(and the Philips Hue app), as it allows for muchgreatercontrol over the lights.
Do I need a hue bridge with Echo dot 3rd generation?
With the new generation of bulbs, youcanstart with just one bulb (and add up to nine more) andcontrol themwith the new Philips Hue Bluetooth app(available forAndroid and iOS) or with a Google Home or AmazonEcho smartspeaker that's in the same room as the bulb (in theAmazonEcho lineup, direct compatibility is