How to set a preset color for  HomeKit lights on iPhone

Give your home a little color with the power of HomeKit and the Home app.

If you have color lights in your home and are only using them for remote controls, you are truly missing out if you don't know how to set a color for HomeKit lights. With just a few taps, you can liven up your living room for your next dinner party or enjoy a simulated sunset to wind down in the evening. Whether you have one of the best HomeKit light bulbs, light panels, or light strips, it is easy to set the perfect mood for any situation through the Home app. Here's how to set a color for HomeKit lights!

How to set a preset color for HomeKit lights

The Home app on iPhone and iPad provides some of the more commonly-used color options like blue and red in a group of presets by default to make color adjustments quick and easy. All it takes to set one of these presets is a tap after accessing your light's controls.

  1. Launch the Home app.
  2. Tap on the House icon (on iPad, skip to the next step).
  3. Tap the name of the Room that your light is in.

  4. Tap and hold on your Light.
  5. Tap a Preset color in the color selection area.
  6. Tap the X to save your selection.


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