Firmware updates

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


Firmware updates can take up to 15 minutes 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 Updater iOS, iPhone app

Android download

LIFX Android app (includes updater)

Or update via your computer:

Mac download

Mac 10.7 or newer [13MB]

SHA1 a652269a4f99321990ed21abc114f2fed9b61be8

Windows download

Windows XP or newer [23MB]

SHA1 426F3995460D6CB7494C52E5FCA5226829F0AE9F

Linux download

Debian Linux x86_64 [1.3MB]

SHA1 07f4a8594131b345231c2601f0a0079e4c4bf677

What's new in 2.0?

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.

Have you got the latest LIFX app?

Get the app