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OnSwitch for Philips Hue / LIFX : Lights & Effects

By Howard Cooperstein

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The simplest way to use Philips Hue & LIFX, with over 30 beautiful lighting scenes.

Over 30 beautiful animated and static effects.
Turn your living room into a lounge for a party with our Color Flow effect, picnic in the New Mexico desert with our Albuquerque effect, or simply enjoy your day to day activities with our selection of tinted lights.

Wake up with a beautiful sunrise and your favorite music! Go to sleep with a sunset, optimized for better sleep.

Just tap an effect and see it applied to any bulb group of your choice! Our big "Off" button makes it easy to turn your lights off when you leave a room.

Easily create and manage groups of bulbs.
Control each group independently.
OnSwitch manages groups on your Philips Hue Bridge / LIFX bulbs, so it will play nicely with your other apps!

Give us feedback from within the app and vote on which effects and features you'd like to see next!

You will need LIFX smart bulbs or a Philips Hue bridge and light bulbs to use this app.

LIFX bulb support requires on iOS 10 and a device newer than iPhone 5 and iPad Retina. (Technical explanation: OnSwitch LIFX support requires 64 bit CPU, the older devices don't have it.)

5/5 "A 'must' if you have Philips Hue lights"
5/5 "This is the app you're looking for."
5/5 "If it wasn't for this app the Philips Hue wouldn't be worth having!"

What's New in Version 1.1.63

3 new scenes. Available for a limited time.

One of our most popular album's for the lowest price yet!

Based on your feedback we've made some changes:
- Easier to understand effect icons.
- Color Accurate Lighting effect is now brighter for better usage as bias lighting behind TVs.
- Intermission effect turns red faster, from the moment you click, to keep your eyes adjusted to the dimmer theater lighting.

Now... go have some fun with your lights! :-)


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Customer Reviews

Buggy issues

Why am I getting hgrp groups added to my iOS widget? They showed up in groups in the app. I deleted them but they are still in widgets, even though I deleted the widget and readded it. The widget also does not match what lights are actually on or off. This all used to work just perfectly so I am assuming it is caused by an update you made??? Rating 5 stars after this is fixed. Thank you!

Lost All Previous Purchases

I use to LOVE this app, but the recent update caused the loss of ALL of my scene purchases. No luck with restore purchases button. I wrote an email last week and received a "we are working on it" reply. Great, but due to the lack of scenes I purchased and enjoyed with On Switch, I have found several new apps that I enjoy as much or more than On Switch. And so far none have charged me for scenes and then taken them away later.

Works great!

I've tried many hue apps, some novel and others that are suppose to be utilities. None of them get the simple things right.

This app works great, comes with so many preconfigured scenes that are really good.

OnSwitch for Philips Hue / LIFX : Lights & Effects
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • Free
  • Category: Lifestyle
  • Updated:
  • Version: 1.1.63
  • Size: 130 MB
  • Languages: English, French, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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