Lamp Finder for Mac

Before we start, it is necessary that you java installed on your computer. If you are not sure whether you have Java on your computer already, please download it here

Once you have Java installed, please follow the instructions:

  1. 1. Download Lamp Finder 1.0 here and also Java Development Kit (JDK) here
  2. 2. Check the box “I have read this” and click Start
  3. 3. Lamp Finder is searching for your bridge
  4. 4. Once it found your bridge, please press the touchlink button on your Philips hue bridge
  5. 5. Now follow the instructions that are in the window:
    1. a. Bring your bulb/lamp close to the hue bridge – less than 1 feet (less than 30cm)
    2. b. Turn the light on
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    3. c. Make sure other hue lamps are off or at least 3 feet away (more than 1m)
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    4. d. Click Find Lights
  6. 6. Lind Finder is searching for the bulb

Flashing the light will signal you the light bulb was linked to your bridge. It will take a minute till you’ll see it in other apps.

If it does not find your light, turn off the light, close the Lamp Finder app. Open Lamp Finder and start from the first step again.