Update your bulbs

Update the software in your LIFX bulbs to unlock our latest features and improvements.

What's new in 2.0? | What you should know | Get help

Choose your platform

Or if you prefer, try an update from your computer:

Mac
10.7 or newer (13MB)
SHA1
f08a4d6629acde86fbb332f785a55520d38bd0df
Windows
XP or newer (23MB)
SHA1
A41AAE11D7653732E5182CD26C631BF136CDB35A
Debian Linux
x86_64 (1.3MB)
SHA1
df52297b398afba5f5c4773522731133ee3a52b4

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.

What you should know

  • Bulb software upgrades will take 10-20 minutes per bulb.
  • If you experience issues upgrading multiple bulbs, switch off some lights to update one bulb at a time.
  • This update removes bulb mesh networking capabilities to improve reliability.

Get help

Visit our Firmware FAQ or contact our helpful and friendly support team at [email protected].