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

  • phone identity
  • video and still capture
  • photo, music, and video libraries
  • data services
  • camera
  • WVGA (480x800)
  • owner identity
  • photos library
  • microphone
  • Proximity
  • movement and directional sensor
  • speech
  • HD720P (720x1280)
  • WXGA (768x1280)
  • internet connection
  • location services
  • photos library
  • Proximity
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Supported languages (7)

English (United States) dansk Deutsch français italiano Nederlands Português
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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)

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*"

March 11 (
• Improved setup experience.
• Improved Hue Tap support.

March 10:
• Bugfix: older gen. LivingColors lights can now be selected.
• Bugfix: deleting users now works.
• Improved support for non-color lights (e.g. the Hue LUX)
• Improved naming of lights.
• Improved German localization (Thanks, Arne!)
• Improved Cortana! New all on/off commands ('Lights, off' - 'Lights, on'). Check the FAQ on how to get to all voice commands.

March 05:
• Brand new, built from the ground up as a Universal app for WP8.1 and Windows 8.1!
• New, more polished UI that helps you do things quicker. Better support for HD devices like the Lumia 1520.
• Performance improvements.
• Geofencing!
• Create scenes based on current lighting settings!
• Hue Tap support.
• Improved scheduling (ability to edit alarms!) - Alarms on the Bridge made with Huetro 1.x will be deleted upon first launch!
• Localized! English, Dutch, German, Portugese, Danish and French are now supported and more to come with your help!
• Scenes are now stored on the Hue bridge. This improves  performance, and allows Huetro to load scenes created by other apps (without the image due to Hue-platform limitations, editing not possible - only re-naming).
• Much, much more :)!
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  • by chris 4/14/2015
    Super fast email support! Features on par or better than the official IOS app!
  • by Carlos 4/12/2015
    Very nice looking App. Works great!!!
  • by Jacques 4/11/2015
    Thoughtful user interface and user experience
  • by Tom 4/11/2015
    Great app. 5 stars
  • by Alex 4/10/2015
  • by Gary 4/9/2015
    ALMOST READY FOR PRIME TIME! Keep the updates coming!
  • by Richard 4/7/2015
    They're doing such a great job adding features to the app. I actually prefer it to the official app on android.
  • by Rene 4/7/2015
    Great app... Very well supported!
  • by Tavarvess 4/6/2015
    Great app hoping for Onedrive integration for sharing scenes. Great overall I am new to hue but this app is a must.
  • by Steven 4/3/2015
    Accessing groups that have been pinned to the start screen don't seem to work since the major update. Also the hardware back button doesn't work from pinned tiles. Please investigate! Thanks!