Milight

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Address of Bridge[edit]

Here you can manually type the URL to you Milight bridge. If the iOS device is on the same network as your Milight bridge then you can use the search button (magnifying glass) and the Milight bridge will be automatically discovered. If you would like to control your Milight devices from outside of your home network you can see a guide on Port Forwarding (different routers will vary, for guide purposes only). Using the Home Remote: Remote service will provides similar functionality without port forwarding.


Port Number of Bridge[edit]

By default, the milight bridge port is 8899. You will not have to change this unless you deviate from the standard setup.


Milight Type[edit]

Home Remote natively supports the 4 channel RGBW or Dual White bulbs. Select the Milight type here.


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RGBW[edit]

Groups[edit]

You will still need the bulb providers app to set up the bridge and link bulbs to groups, but after that Home Remote can do things that the official apps cannot do, such as controlling multiple groups at the same time. Tap the groups you want o select or deselect and Home Remote will do the rest.


Light[edit]

On or off, a simple choice. Night Mode will work on version 4 bridge upwards and sets your Milight bulbs to a very dim light, ideal for using in a hallway at night. Disco Mode is self explanatory.


Brightness[edit]

Milight RGBW bulbs support having a brightness value directly set, and you can use this slider to do so. For fine grain control, you can tap either side of the drag handle to make adjustments.


Color[edit]

You can select the color for your bulbs using the color wheel, choose white, or the bulbs current color (select default). There is also a list of your four previously selected colors. If you had previously selected a group before selecting a color then the bulb will change in real time. If you selected more than one group, then only the first group will display the preview color.


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Dual White[edit]

Groups[edit]

You will still need the bulb providers app to set up the bridge and link bulbs to groups, but after that Home Remote can do things that the official apps cannot do, such as controlling multiple groups at the same time. Tap the groups you want o select or deselect and Home Remote will do the rest.


Light[edit]

On or off, a simple choice. Warm and Cold will adjust the white temperature of the light. Cooler being better for the day and concentration, warmer for the night. Warm and Cold actions can be tapped and held on the Today Screen to continually adjust the value.


Brightness[edit]

Dual White milight bulbs do not support n absolute brightness value, rather they support a relative brightness up or down. Up and Down brightness actions can be tapped and held on the Today Screen to continually adjust the value. Full will set you rDual White bulbs to maximum brightness for the current white temperature. Night Mode will work on version 4 bridge upwards and sets your Milight bulbs to a very dim light, ideal for using in a hallway at night