Ikea’s smart bulbs are now compatible with Google Home, Alexa, and HomeKit


Ikea launched its smart bulbs and hub earlier this year with the promise of eventually supporting Google Home, Apple HomeKit, and Amazon Alexa devices. Now, it seems the company is following through on its word. First spotted by 9to5Mac, the retailer updated the bulbs’ online listing to encourage users to download the most recent version of their app to use the various home assistants. “Make sure that you have the latest upgrade of TRÅDFRI gateway to be able to connect it with Amazon Alexa, Apple HomeKit or Google Home,” the listing says.

The update also reportedly supports integration with the Philips Hue bridge hub, which means you’ll be able to see your Ikea bulbs in Philips’ app. Ikea doesn’t readily state this on its site, however,…

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