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 [15.7MB]

SHA1 4ff7147e46f61b4113eb045c5f03b50b08fa06af

Windows download

Windows XP or newer [18.9MB]

SHA1 9469C712672568504983095CEB4689D829FED4FE

Linux download

Debian Linux x86_64 [1.5MB]

SHA1 fc1db4c528fa0f9e5e63bbea3baa28546efff1cf

What's new

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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