Does the nest X yale lock work with Amazon Alexa?

 Does the nest smart lock work with Alexa? 

Does the nest smart lock work with Alexa? 

Nest & Alexa, a match not made in heaven. 

Nest and Alexa have a love hate relationship, they need each other, and work great together, but neither nest or Alexa want's the other to  succeed. Nest has some of the best smart home products on the market but Amazon Alexa is by far the most prevalent smart home voice assistant and most commonly recognized smart home device. Nest & Alexa are direct competitors, but also smart home partners, its a tangled web nest and Alexa weave but were here to help you figure out what devices work with nest, alexa and google home

Does the nest smart lock work with Amazon Alexa? 

No, the nest x yale smart lock does not currently work with Amazon Alexa as of September 2018 but google home does work the nest smart lock to allow for remote voice control of the nest smart lock.  We detail how to set up your nest smart lock with voice in another post here: How to control your nest smart lock with voice.  

Even thought the nest smart lock does not currently work with amazon alexa many of the other nest devices do work with Amazon Alexa.  

What Nest Devices Work With Alexa?

What Alexa commands can you use with nest devices? 

The nest hello smart doorbell, nest cameras and nest thermostat all work with Alexa. 

Nest Thermostat Works With Alexa

Nest Thermostat

The nest thermostat works with Alexa.  With the nest thermostat & Alexa you can control your nest thermostat with the nest Alexa voice commands below. You will need to also download the free nest thermostat skill on the amazon alexa store available here

"Alexa, set the thermostat to 73 degrees"

"Alexa, set the thermostat to cooling" 

"Alexa, set the thermostat to heating"

"Alexa, set thermostat to eco mode" 

"Alexa, set thermostat to off"

"Alex, what temperature is the thermostat set at?" 

Nest Hello Smart Video Doorbell Works With Alexa

 Nest Alexa Hello Smart Doorbell Video Integration: Showing Live Video Feed on  Amazon Echo Spot. 

Nest Alexa Hello Smart Doorbell Video Integration: Showing Live Video Feed on Amazon Echo Spot. 

The nest hello video video doorbell works with alexa to show you live video feeds from your nest hello smart doorbell using alexa voice commands. You will need to download the free amazon alexa nest camera skill on the amazon store here. You will also need an amazon echo device with a screen such as the echo show or the echo spot, which will allow you to view the video feed.  

To enable the live video feed once the skill is added just say: 

"Alexa, show me my front door."

or 

"Alexa, show me [name of doorbell in nest app]." 

Nest Video Cameras Work With Alexa

Nest Outdoor Cameras

Nest Indoor Cameras

The nest cameras work with alexa to show you live video feeds from your nest cameras  using alexa voice commands. You will need to download the free amazon alexa nest camera skill on the amazon store here. You will also need an amazon echo device with a screen such as the echo show or the echo spot, which will allow you to view the video feed.  

To enable the live video feed once the skill is added just say: 

"Alexa, show me my backyard cameras"

or 

"Alexa, show me [name of doorbell in nest app]." 

Do Nest Smoke Detectors Work With Alexa? 

No, nest smoke detectors are not currently supported by amazon alexa. There is no google home voice control of the nest smoke detectors as of September 2018. 

Doest the Nest Security System Work With Alexa? 

No, the nest security system doest not currently work with Alexa. The nest security system does work with voice control using a google home. If you have a google home or google home mini you can arm your security system using the google home device and your voice. For security purposes you cannot disarm your nest security system with your voice.