- Jan 8, 2011
Story via The Philips Hue app will soon require you to log in with an account
- Philips Hue is changing its policy and will soon require users to create an account in order to control their smart lights and bulbs.
- Users are expressing backlash and frustration over this change, as they specifically chose Philips Hue because it didn't require an account and question the supposed security benefits.
- It is speculated that this change may be driven by the company's desire to potentially monetize additional premium features.
Learn more: Philips Hue accounts | Philips Hue USIn order to get the most out of your smart lighting system and keep it even more secure, signing in to a Philips Hue account will become an essential part of controlling your lights — and here’s what you can do with one.