Philips launched an update to its Philips Hue app for iOS the other day afternoon as well as individuals rapidly found that the new version of the application consistently crashed, making it impossible for them to regulate their Tone lights.
As of this morning, Philips has actually eliminated the application from the Application Shop to avoid it from being downloaded and install, yet thousands of Shade consumers have already upgraded their iOS gadgets and have actually taken to the Philips Color Facebook page to register their complaints.
Philips understands the concern and has claimed in a Facebook message published six hrs ago that the firm is ‘taking prompt action to repair it’ with a forthcoming 1.7.3 application that will be available ‘soon.’
We know a concern with the current Philips hue application update when utilized with iOS 8.0 software application. We’re extremely sorry if you’re having troubles as well as are taking prompt activity to take care of it.
In the meantime, please do not upgrade the Philips Color app to 1.7.1., neither re-install the Color app, or reset the Hue bridge.
Users who have mounted the faulty 1.7.1 update can continuously control their Color lights from wall surface switches, the Shade Faucet, as well as from third-party applications. It’s also feasible to regulate lights from the MeetHue.com web site. Currently, Philips has actually not offered a new estimate for the launch of a repaired variation of the app.
Update 9:25 PM PT: After many hours of error messages, the 1.7.3 Tone app update seems functioning for many individuals currently.