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November 24, 2020

Hue Remote API developers: Google sign-in to Hue accounts blocked

Hi developers, if your Hue apps using our Remote API OAuth flow to Google sign into Hue accounts using embedded browser frameworks (e.g., Chromium Embedded Framework – CEF), please be aware that Google will block such workflow, starting Jan 4, 2021.  The recommended approach is to start the OAuth flow in an external browser (tab). […]

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NEWS
July 31, 2020

Deprecation of Hue Software Update API

Hi 3rd party Hue app developers, Hue Software Update API is deprecated due to recent changes in Hue API requirement. A replacement API is not planned in the near future. Thank you for your support of Philips Hue!

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NEWS
July 16, 2020

Bridge API 1.40 (ETA wk34 2020)

Breaking change to Luminaire and LightSource groups: This change has impact on two specific Hue luminaires: the Hue Beyond and Hue Phoenix, where special Luminaire groups and LightSource groups were automatically created by the bridge. From Bridge API 1.40 onwards, these groups will be removed, while the light points of such luminaires remain the same. […]

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NEWS
July 3, 2020

Philips Hue Affiliate Program is Live

Hi 3rd party Hue app developers, Philips Hue Affiliate Program is live! Join the world leader in smart lighting by signing up. Program Features: Standard commission rate is 7% after customer purchase via the affiliate link Special offers and on-site promos throughout the year    

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NEWS
March 3, 2020

Hue HDMI Sync Box API is live!

Dear Hue API developers, Great news on Hue HDMI Sync Box API.  It is live under Hue Entertainment! Check it out to extend the diverse possibilities of Hue HDMI Sync Box in your app. Hue Developer Support.

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NEWS
January 8, 2020

Important news about Bridge v1.

Hi Hue developers, Happy new year to you all. We would like to take this opportunity to inform you about the bridge v1 remote api connectivity: After April 30, 2020 no software updates will be made available for the Hue Bridge v1 and compatibility with our online services will be terminated at that time. The […]

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NEWS
October 16, 2019

HueDev Terms & Conditions Update

If you receive a recent rejection for your iOS app submission (e.g. Guideline 5.2.1 – Legal – Intellectual Property), please know that we have updated the HueDev Terms & Conditions (https://developers.meethue.com/terms-of-use-and-conditions/) primarily stating what is allowed to be used in 3rd party Hue contents (section 8.1.xiii). We have notified Apple, but please also reference this […]

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NEWS
July 8, 2019

Deprecation – Philips Hue SDK

We have decided to deprecate the hue SDK effective as of July 1st 2019. This means there will be no new SDK releases except for critical updates (e.g. security) which will be maintained for one additional year. Existing Hue SDK client applications will continue to work normally but we can no longer guarantee long term […]

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NEWS
June 4, 2019

Improved status code on remote Hue API

Dear remote Hue API developers, To improve our remote api http responses we have changed the status code, when an app quota is reached, from 500 (Internal server error) to 429 (Too many requests). Hue Developer Support.

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