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Firmware updates

Update the software in your LIFX bulbs to unlock our latest features and improvements. Find out what's new.

Before you start

Your first update to The Original LIFX bulb can take up to 30 minutes per bulb. After this, future updates should take about one minute per bulb. If you experience issues upgrading multiple bulbs, switch off some lights to update one bulb at a time. For further info, visit the Help Center.

iOS, iPhone download

LIFX iPhone app (includes updater)

Android download

LIFX Android app (includes updater)

Or update via your computer:

Mac download

Mac 10.7 or newer [16.8MB]

SHA1 c7dba9c3049fbb21b85560c027a3fb579db616ba

Windows download

Windows XP or newer [18.6MB]

SHA1 8418b5c778c76aabf55eb2687fbb03c89cecb6dd

Linux download

Debian Linux x86_64 [1.5MB]

SHA1 49dcd23d421762a0eec88137e62c352020ff665a

What's new

LIFX Firmware release 7 August 2015

Fast firmware update for White 800, reduces connectivity drop-outs on 802.11n Wi-Fi networks.

LIFX Firmware release 15 June 2015

New fast firmware updates for The Original, White 800 and Color 650 LIFX lights - adds connectivity and performance upgrades in just minutes per bulb.

LIFX Firmware release 1 February 2015

Added support for secure Internet-connectivity of your LIFX bulbs. Improved performance and reliability for on-boarding and lighting control. Paved the way for dramatically faster future firmware updates.

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