It's supposed to be plug and play, but my brand new modem refuses to talk to my brand new Hue bridge. Anyone had any success setting up - 216525 Dec 09, 2017 · Therefore, the new bridge has to "steal" the light from the old bridge. Another example is the Osram Lightify Plug. It is almost always necessary to connect this useful device with a Hue bridge via the method "Steal". And this is how it works: Simply place bridge and light (or plug) next to each other (as close as possible) and then tap "Steal".
2. Connecting your Hue Bridge to your network. By default, all Philips Hue starter kits contain a Philips Hue bridge. This is the device that will control all your lights. Once you have connected your Philips Hue bridge to your router you will see some lights start blinking and turn on
Then open the JowiHue.log file in the logs directory and do a search for "throttle". see if this happens a lot? If it does, it might be the same as logman describes, otherwise the bridge might not be overflooding yet and we need to look for other causes. Do you see a line "HTTPS access enabled on bridge Philips hue" when the plugin starts?