In this post we cover the best smart light switches for Alexa. With smart light switches that work with Alexa you can control your smart light switches using your voice and Alexa commands. When you connect your smart light switches to Alexa you can set groups, create routines and set schedules. Adding Alexa control to your smart switches can increase the functionality of your home and add value.
We teach you what you need to know about smart lighting for Alexa so that you can find the perfect Alexa Light Switch for your home.Read More
We compare the New Echo Show 5 vs the Echo Show. We help you decide which Echo Voice assistant with a touch screen is right for you. The Echo Show 5 is essentially a slimmed down version of the Echo Show with a few key differences that we review.
The Echo Show 5 is packed with all of the same great features that Alexa voice assistants are known for with a few extra updates that could make it the perfect small format Alexa Echo Device voice assistant.Read More
What is Super Alexa Mode? Is Super Alexa Mode dangerous? We teach you everything you need to know about Super Alexa mode and what to do if your Alexa device is put into Super Alexa Mode.
Super Alexa Mode will work on all Alexa devices including the Echo Show 5 and Echo Dot devices. On the Echo Show or Echo Show 5 your Alexa device will actually display something when the device is put into Super Alexa Mode which makes it even more interesting.
We also teach you the exact command to use to put your Echo device into Super Alexa mode. The Super Alexa mode command is easy to learn but, you’ll need to do it fast if you wan’t Alexa to activate.Read More
In this guide we cover the Alexa Commands for Sonos and how you can use Alexa to control your Sonos devices.
Alexa commands for sonos will work in two ways, if you have Sonos device with Alexa built in like the Sonos One or Sonos Beam you can use Alexa commands directly with your Sonos device to control it with your voice.
When you have Alexa connected to your Sonos Device you can then control your Sonos speaker using voice commands. With Alexa Commands for Sonos you can select the music you would like to play, turn up or down the volume and even pause the track using Alexa voice commands for Sonos.
It’s a great way to increase the functionality of both your Sonos and Alexa device and the success of the using Alexa commands with Sonos is one of the reasons that Alexa was built into the Sonos One and Sonos Beam.Read More
Do you know what smart plugs work with Alexa? In this post we cover the best smart plugs that work with Alexa. We cover what Alexa is, what she can do and how you connect your smart plugs and smart devices to Alexa.
There is a wide variety of smart plugs that work with Alexa but they all work in slightly different ways. A smart plug allows you to control devices you would normally plug into a wall with a smart wifi device that can turn on or off the device remotely. People commonly use smart plugs to control lamps, fans and even coffee makers.
When your smart plug is connected to Alexa it will allow you to control the smart plug with smart voice commands like “Alexa, turn on the lights.” or “Alexa, turn off my night stand.”
Adding smart home Alexa voice control to your home is a true luxury and it’s easy to add smart plug control by just plugging in the smart plug setting it up and then connecting it to Alexa. It sounds too good to be true but it’s not, it’s really that simple. We teach you everything you need to know about smart plugs and how they can be used in your home for smart lighting control, fan or coffeemaker control with Alexa.Read More
Does Echo Spot work with the Ring Doorbell? Yes, and we teach you how to connect your Echo Spot to your Ring Doorbell so you can view the live streaming video from your Ring Doorbell on your Echo Spot.
Adding the Echo spot to a Ring Doorbell will increase the functionality of the Ring Doorbell and also allow you to use the Echo Spot as a remote chime for the Ring Doorbell.
The Echo Spot is a touch screen enabled voice assistant that allows to to stream the live video stream from your Ring Doorbell and Ring Cameras but also has a full suite of smart home voice command features.
To connect your Echo Spot to the Ring Doorbell you need to add the “Ring” Skill on the Alexa skills store to your Alexa account which will then enable live streaming of Ring Video on your Echo Spot.
The Echo Spot is a great addition to any smart home because of it’s small form factor, it’s full feature list and easy to use interface. Beyond viewing live streaming video on your Echo Spot you can also control other smart home devices with voice commands, play streaming music and check the weather all with voice commands, enabling touch free control of your home.Read More
We cover the 10 best smart light bulbs that work with Alexa. If you are looking a smart wifi light bulb that works with Alexa you have come to the right place.
There is a wide variety of smart light bulbs that work with Alexa but they all work in slightly different ways. A smart light bulb allows you to control your light bulb from your phone using a smart phone app. Once you have the smart light bulb connected to the app if it is Alexa compatible it will allow you to use your voice to control the light bulb once connected to Alexa.
When your smart light bulb is connected to Alexa it will allow you to control the smart light bulb with smart voice commands like “Alexa, turn on the living room lights” or “Alexa, turn off the lights.”
Adding smart home lighting control to your home is a true luxury and it’s easy to add smart lighting control with Alexa by just unscrewing a light bulb, and screwing in a new Alexa compatible smart light bulb. It sounds to easy to be true but it’s not. We teach you everything you need to know about smart light bulbs and how they can be used in your home for smart lighting control with Alexa.Read More
The Echo Spot is a touch screen enabled voice assistant that allows to to stream the live video stream from your Nest Hello doorbell.
In order to use your Nest Hello with Echo Show you need to download the Nest Alexa Camera Skill which once enabled allows you to view your Nest Hello remotely on your Echo Spot by saying “Alexa, show me the front door.”
Connecting your Echo Spot to your Nest Hello will increase the functionality of both the Echo Spot and Nest Hello and allow you to view live doorbell feeds even if you don’t have your phone close by.Read More
Does Echo Show work with the Nest Hello Doorbell? Yes, and we teach you how you can connect your Echo Show and Nest Hello doorbell to view the live stream from your Nest Hello Smart Doorbell on your Echo Show.
We cover how you install the Nest Alexa Skill so that your Echo Show will work with your Nest Hello and other smart doorbells that also work with the Echo Show.
Connecting your Echo Show to your Nest Hello will increase the functionality of both the Echo Show and Nest Hello and allow you to view live doorbell feeds even if you don’t have your phone close by.Read More
We give you ideas for the Best-smart-home wedding gifts. Are you trying to pick the perfect gift for the happy couple? Wow them with a smart home device that is sure to please. We’ve selected a smart home wedding gift that is right for any couple and multiple options so you can find something within your budget and the tastes of the newlyweds.
You can’t go wrong with a smart thermostat, smart doorbell or smart speaker as a wedding gift as all of these high quality gifts will keep on working for years to come and make married life even easier.Read More
We provide you the list of the best smart cameras that work with Alexa. We’ve tested each of the listed cameras and give our take on the smart cameras that work with Alexa.
When you connect your smart camera to Alexa it allows you to view the live video feed of the smart camera on your Echo Show, Echo Spot or Compatible Fire TV device.
Connecting your smart camera to Alexa unlocks additional functionality and provides you quick and easy viewing of your smart camera without the need for your phone.
We also teach you how you can connect your smart camera to Alexa with our step by step guide and detailed screenshot instructions.
Smart Camera Voice Commands that work with Alexa are a great way to add voice control and luxury to your smart home devices. If you already have a smart home cameras that works with Alexa you can enable additional functionality with voice control by connecting an Alexa device like the Echo Show or Echo Dot.Read More
Does Nest Work With Alexa? Yes, we teach you how to connect your Nest Thermostat, Nest Cameras or Nest Doorbell to Alexa for voice control of your smart nest device. We also provide you with the complete guide to Alexa voice commands to use with your Nest Thermostat, Nest Cameras or Nest Doorbell.
The Nest Thermostat will work with any Amazon Alexa Echo device but the Nest Cameras and Nest Doorbell require an Echo Device with a screen like the Echo Show or Echo Spot.
We cover all of the Alexa nest commands that work with nest devices for voice control of your smart home using Amazon Alexa Echo Devices like the Echo Dot and Echo Show. You can control your nest thermostat, nest doorbell and nest cameras with Alexa nest commands.
The Nest Protect Smoke Detector, Nest x Yale lock, nest security system and the Nest Temperature sensors don’t currently support Alexa Nest commands.
Nest voice commands that work with Alexa are a great way to add voice control and luxury to your smart home devices. If you already have several nest smart home devices you can enable additional functionality with voice control by connecting an Alexa device like the Echo Show or Echo Dot.Read More
Does Ring Pro Work With Alexa? Yes, the Ring Pro Doorbell works with Alexa. The Ring Pro is Ring’s top of the line smart doorbell with advanced motion detection, streaming live HD video and full control from your phone.
The Echo Show and the Ring Pro you can view live feeds directly from your Door View Cam on your Echo Show. You can set up Ring Pro to display it’s live video feed on any Amazon Echo Device with a screen or on Amazon Fire Cube TV.Read More
How to install a smart switch no neutral: We give you the options for installing a smart light switch if you don’t have a neutral wire in your existing junction box for your light switch.
We provide four options for installing a smart light switch with no neutral wire. We tell you how you can add a neutral wire to your existing switch box so you can install any smart switch and what smart light switches will work without a neutral.
If you don’t want to do any wiring in your home and you don’t have an existing neutral wire you can also you smart light bulbs like the phillips hue light bulbs instead of a smart light switch. You can also connect your smart light switches to amazon alexa for full voice control.Read More
Does Alexa work with the Ring Smart Video doorbell? Yes, all Ring doorbells including the Ring 2, Ring Pro & Ring Elite work with alexa. The Ring Cameras like the Ring Spotlight and Ring Floodlight also work with Alexa. We show you how you can connect your Ring smart video doorbell to any Amazon Alexa device that has a screen. We also teach you what the Amazon Alexa can do with the Ring Video doorbell and what it can’t do with the Amazon Alexa. You can also use a Ring Chime or Ring Chime pro as an interior doorbell for any Ring Doorbell device.Read More
Does Ring Door View Cam Work With Alexa? Yes, Rings New Door View Cam designed to replace any existing peephole works with Alexa. The Ring Door View Cam was launched at CES 2019 and has all of the outstanding features of the other Ring Smart Doorbells we love.
The Echo Show and the Ring Door View Cam you can view live feeds directly from your Door View Cam on your Echo Show. You can set up Ring Door View Cam to display it’s live video feed on any Amazon Echo Device with a screen or on Amazon Fire Cube TV.Read More