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 LIFX Original bulbs 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.
iPhone and iPad download
LIFX app for iPhone and iPad (includes updater)
LIFX Android app (includes updater)
Or update via your computer:
OS X download
Mac OS X 10.7 or newer [18MB]
Windows XP or newer [18MB]
Debian Linux x86_64 [1.4MB]
LIFX Firmware release 29 November 2016
We have released a firmware update for the new LIFX Z light strip, the Color 1000 and all our tunable White-only products. This improves network connectivity and installation, especially on crowded Wi-Fi networks with patchy internet connections. We have also improved color calibration on the LIFX Z, for richer and more consistent colors across the light strip and our other color products.
LIFX Firmware release 20 July 2016
New update for the White 800/900 and Colour 1000 that provides further stability improvements. Further improvements for compatibility with 802.11n.
LIFX Firmware release 15 March 2016
New update for the White 800/900 and Colour 1000 that provides further reliability improvements.
LIFX Firmware release 15 February 2016
New update for the White 800 and Color 1000 that introduces the White Restore feature, and further reliability improvements.
LIFX Firmware release 19 October 2015
New update for the White 800 and Color 1000 that improves connectivity in firewalled environments and also improves AllJoyn performance.
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.