Philips Pulls Faulty 1.7.1 Hue App Update After Collapsing Reports

Philips released an update to its Philips Tone application for iOS the other day mid-day and users swiftly located that the brand-new version of the app consistently collapsed, making it impossible for them to regulate their Hue lights.

Since today, Philips has actually taken out the app from the App Store to stop it from being downloaded and install, but countless Hue customers have actually already upgraded their iOS devices and have actually taken to the Philips Shade Facebook page to register their grievances.

Philips recognizes the problem and has actually claimed in a Facebook message posted six hours ago that the company is “taking instant action to fix it” with an upcoming 1.7.3 application that will certainly be offered “quickly.”

We are conscious of a concern with the most recent Philips tone application upgrade when utilized with iOS 8.0 software application. We’re very sorry if you’re having troubles and are taking prompt activity to fix it.

In the meanwhile, kindly do not upgrade the Philips Shade app to 1.7.1., nor re-install the Color app, or reset the Tone bridge.Users which have

installed the malfunctioning 1.7.1 update can continuously manage their Shade lights from wall surface buttons, the Shade Tap, and from third-party applications. It’s likewise feasible to manage lights from the internet site. Currently, Philips has not given a brand-new estimation for the launch of a fixed version of the application.

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