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    What are the Google commands for Philips Hue?

    Pairing Philips Hue with your Google Assistant results in a powerful smart home setup that gives you full voice control over your Hue lights. You can play with hundreds of Google commands, but you can also scan our list of the most common Google voice commands below.

    The top 10 Google Assistant commands for Hue


    1. “Turn on all the lights.” 
    2. “Turn off all the lights.”
    3. “Are all the lights on in the living room?”
    4. “What lights are on in the kitchen?” 
    5. “Dim the lights in the hallway.” 
    6. “Turn on Gentle Wake Up”
    7. “Sleep my lights”
    8. “Wake my lights” 
    9. “Set the lights in the den to Relax.” 
    10. “Turn on Read in the study.”


    Google Assistant commands to control your Hue lights are easy to remember and even easier to use. Simply say “Hey Google” to get its attention and replace these examples with your own personal light and room settings.

    Basic Google Assistant commands for Philips Hue


    1. “Find all my Hue lights.”
    2. “Are the lights on in the kitchen?”
    3. “Turn on all the lights.”
    4. “Dim the lights in the hallway.”
    5. “Brighten the kitchen lights by 20%.”
    6. “Make my living room brighter.”
    7. “Turn off my desk lamp.”

    Google Assistant Hue color commands


    1. “Turn the living room light blue.”
    2. “Set the entryway lights to gold.”
    3. “Make my lights lime green.”
    4. “Set the family room lights to purple.”
    5. “Make my bedside table lamp pink.”
    6. “Turn the kitchen lights orange.”


    There are dozens of other color names you can use, including but not limited to crimson, salmon, orange, yellow, green, turquoise, cyan, sky blue, blue, purple, pink, and lavender.

    Google Assistant commands for Hue light recipes and scenes

    1. “Set the lights in the kitchen to Energize.”
    2. “Turn on Ocean Dawn in the living room.”
    3. “Set Savanna Sunset in the study.”
    4. “Turn off Honolulu in the bedroom.”
    5. “Turn on the Autumn Gold scene in the den.”
    6. “Set the master bedroom to the Blue Lagoon scene.”

    Google Assistant commands for Gentle Sleep and Wake Up

    1. “Turn on gentle wake up” to sync your Hue lights to your future morning alarms
    2. “Wake me up at 7am” to set a morning alarm and your Hue lights will gradually start to brighten 30 minutes before
    3. “Wake me up on weekdays at 7am” to set a recurring alarm with your Hue lights to wake you up gently
    4. “Turn off gentle wake up” to disconnect your lights from your alarms
    5. “Sleep my lights”
    6. “Wake my lights”
    7. “Wake the lights in Brian’s room”
    8. “Sleep the lights in Cindy’s room” 

    The Gentle Sleep and Wake Up feature is inspired by the effects of light on your sleep cycle. You can set your personal sunrise or sunset by simply asking your Google Assistant. Gentle Wake Up with alarm sync is not supported on mobile devices for now.

    Using Google Assistant with Philips Hue allows you to set light recipes, which have been created based on scientific insights into the best lighting for activities, as well as preset and custom light scenes.


    The Google Assistant is so smart that you don’t need to use these exact commands. Feel free to change them up to best suit your everyday speech and lifestyle. Visit the Google Assistant to learn more about using Google Assistant with Philips Hue.