If you want to start to do some experimenting with your Phillips Hue lights chances are that you’ll need to use the Hue API sooner or later. To use this API you will need to get a token but at the moment there is no official way to do this.
You can do it as follows:
- Get your bridge IP via
- Go to the API debugger
http://<bridge ip address>/debug/clip.htmland use message body
- Press the button on your bridge and now push the
POSTbutton on the debugger.
- You should see a response like:
usernameis the token you can use to control your lights.