SmartThings & Hue Lightbulbs

Hi. I am new to Smartthings - just purchased a starter kit and two of these lightbulbs:

I read that the bulbs can be added as a thing direct to SmartThings without the Hue Hub - how do I do this? At the moment the bulbs are not being discovered as a device.

Hi CJ,

I’ve just purchased the same bulb too. It hasn’t arrived yet so I cannot confirm, but Smartthings did say that the Hue Bridge is required when connecting Hue bulbs to Smartthings: