Huetro for Hue

Huetro for Hue
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3 MB

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Works with

  • Windows Phone 8.1
  • Windows Phone 8
  • Windows Phone 7.5

App requires

  • internet connection
  • location services
  • microphone
  • photos library
  • Proximity
  • HD720P (720x1280)
  • WVGA (480x800)
  • WXGA (768x1280)
  • phone identity
  • owner identity
  • video and still capture
  • photos library
  • data services
  • Proximity
  • movement and directional sensor
  • speech
  • photo, music, and video libraries
  • camera
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Supported languages (8)

dansk Deutsch English (United States) français italiano Nederlands Português русский
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Huetro is the best, most feature-rich and easiest unofficial Hue app on Windows - and completely free! Use the simple setup to install all your lights and enjoy your Philips Hue even more! Use the colorwheel to set that specific color, or use the intuive picture-picker to re-live your favorite memories! Use scheduling, Cortana or NFC to automate your home or the Disco feature to get that party startin'! Arrive at a well lit home or leave without worrying about turning your lights off: geofencing can do that for you! Also support for Hue Tap. 

• Easy setup.
• Disco feature.
• Extensive lights control (inc. remote access).
• Create scenes by using pictures, current state of lights or colorpicker!
• Scheduling: turn your lights on or off on a specifc time!
• Hue Tap support.
• Create, delete or rename groups.
• Bridge: get detailed bridge information, update firmware or add new lights.
• Pin your favorite lights, groups or scenes to your start screen.
• Cortana can help you to control your lights: "Wake up, Hue!".
• NFC: just tap and voila!
• Hue API 1.4 support (scenes, rules, sensors)

June 8 (
• New transition slider on the disco page allows you to set the transition time!
• New radius slider on the Geofencing page allows you to set the geofence radius (higher = triggered earlier).
• Bugfix: disco feature not working after Bridge firmware update. If it's still not working, make sure to update to the latest firmware version on the system info page.
• Bugfix: reset button not working.
• Bugfix: fonts were too big when OS text size was > 100%. 
• Bugfix: bug-report mail functionality not working. (Is not working on Windows 10 due to new Windows 10 API's).
• UI improvements and more minor bugfixes.

April 18 (
• ан! Russian is now supported! - Thanks, Alexey!
• Bugfix: app gets stuck on older update while being on the timezone page.
• Ability to delete a light or sensor (tap-and-hold on a light or sensor on the lights or sensor page). The latest firmware version (1.7) is required!
• Improved localization.
• Improved setup.
• The disco feature might not be working if the latest firmware update has been installed on your Hue Bridge. I'm looking into this and hope to fix this ASAP - sorry for the inconvenience in the meantime!

March 22 (
• Ciao! Italiano is now supported (including Cortana!) - Thanks, Roberto!
• Bugfix: standard scenes get updated when new lights are added.
• Improved support for (multiple) Hue Taps.
• Improved localization (German).
• Improved setup.
• Delete all Hue Tap commands on the Tap page.
• Minor UI improvements / fixes.

March 15 (
• Bugfix: lights fall of the page of the scene editor.
• Bugfix: Hue Tap crash.
• Improved support for LUX lights (with scenes).
• Improved localization (Dutch, Danish and French).
• New Cortana command: "Lights, *SCENE NAME*"
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  • by G. Edward 6/28/2015
    Update: The dev contacted me with some tips. App needs latest Hue firmware to work. Once that was done I was able to get it working everywhere except my wife's L920. Not perfect, but by far the most full featured Hue app on Windows Phone.
  • by Brian 6/28/2015
    This is what happens when a 3rd party Windows app exceeds the original Android and iPhone versions. Couldn't be happier.
  • by Ryan 6/27/2015
    One of the best Hue apps on the store
  • by hector 6/27/2015
    App is very good, pretty easy to install new bulbs and friends of Hue like my 2 Hue taps. I would like however if the rainbow circle could be a bit more responsive. When putting your finger on the "button" on the circle of color and you drag it just a bit, the button doesn't move. You have to make a more dramatic move in order to get the "button" to move which leads to a less accurate color you desire. Also, as you're moving the button, the colors don't change unless you take your finger after dragging it to the desired color spot.
  • by GrisWold 6/27/2015
    Pin group doesn't work. Ready is awesome.
  • by James R. 6/26/2015
    I use it all the time. Great app. Keep the updates coming.
  • by Chris 6/26/2015
    Does everything I need to control my Hue lights from my WP Nokia 925. Clean, simple interface. Still trying to figure out Cortana commands. Like that the author gives you full edition without requiring purchase. I did the in app Donate and encourage you to do the same if you find the app valuable, too.
  • by Andrew 6/25/2015
    Best windows phone hue app. Never would have known it existed, if not for being on the official hue site. Tons of cruddy, ugly hue apps come up instead when searching the store. Used (and paid for), an especially awful looking one that appeared to have been designed by a blind preschooler for months before stumbling upon this one on the official hue site. Has all the basic functions, professional aesthetics, and Cortana integration, though some of the Cortana commands don't appear to work (lights turn off blah blah will just do a Bing search). The basic on/off/change scene Cortana commands work fine. Now if only Cortana took a page from Google Now and could be set to always listen, so I wouldn't have to touch my phone at all.
  • by k 6/22/2015
  • by Stephanie 6/21/2015
    It works very well. It has all the features I want. However I wish all the tiles were transparent. The ugly colors are ruining my home screen