How to Pair / Connect / Link an Amazon Echo - Alexa-Enabled with a SmartThings Hub (via iOS)

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Step 1

  • PREREQUISITE
    This How-To assumes you have already successfully installed your SmartThings Hub and Amazon Echo. If this is not the case, please shortly go through our How to Install a SmartThings Hub (via iOS) and/or How to Install an Amazon Echo (via iOS) guides.
     
  • Open the ‘Amazon Alexa App’.​

Step 2

  • Tap the ‘Menu Icon’ at the left top.

Step 3

  • In the left-sided menu scroll down and tap ‘Settings’.​

Step 4

  • ​On the settings page, scroll down and tap ‘Connected Home’.

Step 5

  • On the connected home page, scroll down and tap ‘Link with SmartThings’.

Step 6

  • Fill in your SmartThings login email and password and tap on ‘Log in’.

Step 7

  • SmartThings will automatically select all the devices connected to your SmartThings Hub.
     
  • ​Tap the ‘Authorize’ button.

Step 8

  • The Amazon Alexa App will indicate that “Alexa has been successfully linked with SmartThings.”​
     
  • Tap on the '[X] Close Icon’ to return to the Amazon Alexa App.

Step 9

  • ​Have fun!
     
  • You will now be able to control your SmartThings devices via your Amazon Echo.
     
  • Depending on your SmartThings connected devices, try:
    “Alexa, turn on lights.”
    "Alexa, turn off lights." 
    “Alexa, turn on switch.”
    "Alexa, turn off switch." ​
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