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Philips - hue Tap Remote Switch - White

Model: 456699/473363SKU: 7863116

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Rating 4.4 out of 5 stars with 484 reviews

88%
would recommend to a friend

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Absolutely awesome for what it does

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    Gadgetskopf
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    This is a great way to add a physical switch to the Hue system. The fact that it does not need an external power source or batteries helps make it a 'no-brainer'. My only gripe (and the reason for 4 vs 5 stars) is that the individual buttons cannot be assigned to control different devices (like you can with other Hue switches).

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Awesome Accessory

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    Chief5
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    This is a must have for the Hue user. I love using my phone but it's nice to stick this on the wall and then use it like a remote by twisting it off the base (when stuck on the wall). It's super easy to set-up and great if you forgot your phone downstairs but your lights are in your bedroom or bathroom. I will probably add another one of these downstairs. Awesome accessory for the Hue user.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    No Batteries needed! Recommend!

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    widdy845
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    Wow, no batteries required! Sometimes you want to just push a button especially if your significant other is sleeping and don't want to use alexa voice. Great for bedside and who does not like the simplicity of pushing a button. You can program the other buttons to your liking. A must have for your Hue setup.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Philips product!

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    DriftCarGuy
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    When I bought this switch from Philips, I wasn’t sure how useful it’d be. But after several weeks, I found it extremely useful especially in the bedroom because I didn’t have to keep my phone on just to turn off the light when going to sleep. The switch work really well and the settings was easy to modify as well! Highly recommended!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Good bulbs, so-so app

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    Chase
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    The bulbs have been pretty solid so far - my roomie & I use geofencing to turn them on/off as we come & go. I have mine set to fade up to a sunrise-ish glow shortly after I get up. The Philips app is okay for that sort of thing, but to get stuff like color fading/animation or a little more granular control, you'll have to download a 3rd-party app - but there are plenty on both Apple & Android sides.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Glitchy but really nice when it works

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    qBill
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    It took a lot of tries to get this configured, and I still have no idea why. A few weeks later, a couple of the lights in our system stopped responding to the hub (and thus to the Tap) completely; that is probably not the Tap's fault but it does limit the usefulness. In general, we would not recommend Hue because it is very unreliable. However, if you have a Hue system, the Tap is a really nice addition.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Switch is the most useful part of the system.

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    TechGIRL
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    Enable your family and friends to play along with your connectedness but not allowing them to switch off your connected lights. Put this switch next to your light switches and they will use them. Even the three year old knows to use the new cool switch and leave the old ones alone. Solved a lot of frustration with lights not addressable because someone switched them off instead of using the app.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Really cool, no batteries!

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    James12
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    This uses kinetic energy from you clicking it to work, so you don't need any batteries! My recommendation is to use HomeKit to configure your scenes, as you'll have more options than the Hue app. These are great to place next to your physical switches for when you don't feel like speaking the command.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Nice and convenient light controller!!

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    ElectronicsMan2013
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    I was looking for a way to control my hue lights when I didn't have my cell phone on me and the Hue Tap is exactly what I wanted! I have a tap in each of my rooms and have 3 light scenes set for each room! Bravo to Philips Hue for thinking of this idea! The only thing I would recommend is a normal rectangle shaped tap controller or at least a face plate shaped this way! Great product overall!!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Works as advertised.

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    Neverjelly
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    Setup was simple and easy. A quick glance at the instructions and was ready to go. Overall it works as advertised. Only reason I couldnt give it a 5 star rating was its a little finnicky. Have to press the buttons 2 or 3 times on many occasions. Has never failed to work but would be nice to only press buttons once. I like that its portable. Comes in handy. Must have for Hue owners.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Effective but pricey

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    ElGoog
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    The Hue Tap is easy to install and set up. It provides very useful and convenient functions for the Hue lights. It doesn't use batteries so that's a plus. In my experience it has worked flawlessly to turn on scenes and turn off the lights. The only thing I don't like about it is the price. I feel this product should be about $30. Otherwise, it's a great product in my opinion.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    So Retro!

    Posted
    Fishey
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    I've seen bad reviews on this product, but I don't know why!! This people are just haters. Anyway Hue Tap is really easy to set up, and the build quality really surprised me! It's heavier than I thought it would be. I put it right next to my front door and now when I get home or leave I can turn on all the lights or off or anything in between! I love it!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    Can only get 1 button to work

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    Scotty
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    The idea of this switch is awesome. Not batteries and 4 scene options can be preloaded. All I really wanted was something that would switch on and off the lights without the need of a phone or tablet... This sounded like the ideal product, sadly however, it didn't live up to my expectations. I have tried several times to get the other buttons to work, and failed everytime.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    add on for color Hue lights

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    Capitan14
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    We have 2 of these for the living room and for the bed room to set the mood, ambience. Would be nicer if the button would have an indication what color will come when you press it with button 1 standard as off. Still an good option if you do not want to whip out the cellphone or have not trained Alexa for it yet

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Very convenient!

    Posted
    soldiersa00
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    I bought the Hue Tap Switch so that I wouldn't have to use my phone all the time. Pairing the switch was very easy. There have been a few occasions where I have had to re-pair the switch but it is very easy and quick to do. It would be nice if it was a little cheaper. However considering the technology involved I can understand. Thus is a must if you have a Hue system!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Good!!

    Posted
    JoeDM
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    This little control works as described, I'm still playing with the settings but so far works good. Still can figure out how to control different lights instead of just one room but as soon as I do I will update, still since it requires NO BATTERIES u will have plenty of time to play with it.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Addition to Hue system bulbs

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    Leftynomor
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    This switch is self powered. It does not require batteries. The switch generates its own power when buttons are pushed. The switch can control 3 bulbs individually and shut all bulbs off at once or just shut off bulbs that are on. It is a great addition to the hue system and can be mounted anywhere.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    So easy and cute

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    itguy
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    This unit is small and so easy to use. From the time I took it out of the box until I had it set up with my lights was less than 2 minutes. This unit is so great and I love the fact that it doesn't require batteries that it works off of some sort of magic. As soon as I get the rest of my best buy points I'm going to buy another one of these for my living room.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Usefull

    Posted
    Drkstar
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    This is a nice replacement for your normal light switch since it can be put anywhere. The only problem I have is that each button can only be programmed for one function. I was hoping that one button could be used to turn a light on and off, but you have to use one butting for on and another button for off.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Hue tap

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    Ash7
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    The Hue Tap is an excellent switch alternative for controlling a set of scenes in a room where you have the lights located. It works without batteries and syncs with your bridge. Takes a little time to sync, and make sure its in range with your wifi network connected with a Hue bridge. At times it will take a couple of clicks to activate or turn off a scene.

    I would recommend this to a friend