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How can I dim or turn off the light of the Philips Hue bridge itself?

Unfortunately you have to cover it (black gaffa tape is effective) or position it in a room where this doesn't bother you. I also find it frustrating that TV's, blu-ray players, power extension 4-...
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Can Philips Hue bulbs run schedules while the bridge is off?

Nice question, love it! I've found some information on reddit. Someone asked, [I am] wondering what happens if my network goes out. Can the lights and switches operate without the Bridge? The ...
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How can I dim or turn off the light of the Philips Hue bridge itself?

The Philips Hue developers have confirmed that this is not possible. Just like most routers, the LED status lights are not togglable by the user; instead, you will either have to put the bridge ...
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How can I dim or turn off the light of the Philips Hue bridge itself?

While Aurora's answer states that the status LEDs cannot be toggled by the user, it is not completely clear whether only the manufacturer firmware does not support this toggling or if the LEDs are ...
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How can I dim or turn off the light of the Philips Hue bridge itself?

Late to this but I thought I'd add for the less technical who find this post. This might sound silly after the technical hacks. I just made a cover out of card which fit over the bridge (actually I ...
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How to connect these different smart home devices?

You could use the zigbee2mqtt project. It supports a ton of zigbee devices including your remote and socket, as far as I can tell. However, you need an CC2531 USB Stick, which acts as zigbee ...
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