How to connect to Alexa?

Last Updated on:2023-01-05 15:18:24

1. Complete product networking configuration in the App

Complete the device's networking configuration according to the prompts in the App.

2. Configure the Amazon Echo device

(If you have already configured Amazon Echo, you can skip this step. The following instructions are based on the iOS client.)

  • Make sure your Amazon Echo device is powered on and connected to a Wi-Fi network.
  • Open the Alexa App on your phone. After successful login, open More in the lower right corner of the Home page, select "Add a Device" to set up the Amazon Echo.
  • Select Amazon Echo and then select Echo, Echo Dot, Echo Plus and more. Follow the instructions to set up your device.
  • After connecting to the Amazon Echo hotspot, return to the home page. At this point, the connection is successful. You have now completed the Amazon Echo's configuration process.

3. Key step —— Link Skill

  • Tap on "Skills & Games" in the Alexa App More menu.
  • In the search box, type "Smart Life" to find the Smart Life app. Tap "Enable" to enable the Skill.
  • Enter the App account and password, then tap "Link Now" to link your App account to enable the Skill. Now you can start your smart home journey.

4. Common commands

Control the device via voice commands. Now you can control your smart device with Echo. You can control your device (such as your livingroom thermostat) with the following commands:

 Alexa, what’s the thermostat temperature?

 Alexa, what’s the “thermostat or sensor name” temperature?

Alexa, what is the thermostat set to?

Alexa, what is the {thermostat name} set to?

Alexa, set the thermostat to {temperature}.

Alexa, increase the thermostat temperature.

Alexa, set {thermostat name} to {temperature}.

Alexa, set {thermostat name} to {temperature}.

Alexa, increase the thermostat temperature.

Alexa, decrease the thermostat temperature.

Alexa, increase the {thermostat name} temperature.

Alexa, decrease the {thermostat name} temperature.

Alexa, raise the thermostat temperature by {number} degrees. 

Alexa, lower the thermostat temperature by {number} degrees. 

Alexa, set {thermostat name} to Heat mode.

Alexa, set {thermostat name} to Cool mode.

Alexa, set {thermostat name} to Auto mode.

Alexa, set {thermostat name} to OFF mode.