LIFX

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 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)

Android download

LIFX Android app (includes updater)

Or update via your computer:

OS X download

Mac OS X 10.7 or newer [18MB]

SHA256 941295967c13d2f7231d26183ca0735922879ab4356bbd53f2d6bc76c70bf7e9

Windows download

Windows XP or newer [18MB]

SHA256 53d831188f79dcb14b2910afda3bd07ca04142c27709928950f51b8e55b20e7a

Linux download

Debian Linux x86_64 [1.4MB]

SHA256 ea42771fd4ccba4ac62ab8ef6921b7cfdcefe8ac9a824307f452245aff7aa052

What's new

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.

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