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How to use Wyze with Alexa

Wyze devices can be integrated with Amazon Alexa to help you control your devices. The Wyze skill is compatible with the Echo Show, Echo Spot, Fire TV, and more.

Using the Wyze Skill with Alexa

To set up your Alexa integration, you need to enable the Wyze Skill then link Alexa to your Wyze account. Once enabled and linked, you can use voice commands to control your Wyze devices.

👉 The Wyze skill is owned by Wyze, so all of your password and account information is never shared with Amazon and is only viewable through the secure Wyze app.

Related: Which Wyze devices are compatible with Alexa?

To enable the Wyze Skill and link to Alexa:

  1. In the Alexa app, tap More > Skills & Games, then search for Wyze. Open the skill and tap Enable to Use.
    • You can also tell Alexa, "Enable the Wyze skill."
  2. Once enabled, sign in Wyze via the Alexa app to link your account. Tap Done.
  3. Follow the on-screen prompts and save your permissions and discover your Wyze devices. Tap Done.

 

To confirm that Wyze and Alexa are linked in the Wyze app:

  1. Open the Wyze app, and go to Account > Smart Integrations.
  2. Under Alexa, make sure it says Linked
    • If it's not linked, tap Alexa > Link Alexa > Link > Got it.

 

To unlink Alexa from your Wyze account:

  1. In the Wyze app, go to Account > Smart Integrations.
  2. Tap Alexa, then Unlink.
  3. To confirm, tap Unlink.

If you've linked Alexa with the Wyze app, you can open the Wyze app, go into your Account settings, then tap on "Works With" to unlink your Wyze account. 

For more information about skills with Amazon Alex, visit Amazon Customer Service: Turn Alexa Skills On or Off.

 

Editing Your Wyze device name in the Alexa app

The names of your Wyze devices may work perfectly in the Wyze app, but might be hard for Alexa to hear properly. You can edit your device's name in the Alexa app to make things easier. 

⚡️ Stick with simple device names when possible, like "garage cam" and "nursery light."

To edit your Wyze device name in the Alexa app:

  1. In the Alexa app, tap Devices.
  2. Tap on the Wyze device you want to rename, then the Settings gear. 
  3. Tap the title / Edit Name, enter the new name.

Note: This will only update your device's name in the Alexa app, and will not change the Wyze app. This comes in handy if you have your devices organized specifically in the Wyze app, but want to call them something else during voice commands.

To edit your Wyze device name in the Wyze app:

  1. In the Wyze app, tap on your device from the Home tab.
  2. Tap the Settings gear > Name.
  3. Enter a new name, then Save.

Note: This will only update your device's name in the Wyze app until you have Alexa rediscover your devices. You can leave it as-is, or go to the Alexa app > Devices tab. Alexa will rediscover your devices automatically, and change the name to match the Wyze app.

Additional Notes

  • Visit the Amazon Alexa support page for more info.
  • The Wyze skill works with all devices that are compatible with Alexa and connected to your Wyze account, including devices shared by other Wyze users.
  • If your device is turned off or does not have power (like a light switch turned off), Alexa voice commands will not work on that device. Restore power and the connection, and try again.

Alexa Voice Commands for Wyze Cam

To view and hide the camera’s Live stream, say:

  • “Alexa, show me [camera name].”
  • “Alexa, show my [camera name].”
  • “Alexa, show the [camera name].”
  • “Alexa, show [camera name].”

To stop viewing your camera’s Live Stream, say:

  • “Alexa, stop.”
  • “Alexa, go home.”

Notes:

  • The Wyze skill does not work with Wyze Cam v1.
  • Camera-related commands only work with Amazon Echo devices with screens.
  • The Wyze skill does not support 2-Way Audio or pan/tilt/zoom capabilities.
  • The camera’s Live stream will be displayed on your Amazon device for 10 minutes before it automatically turns off. To continue streaming, repeat the voice command.
  • If your camera is turned off, Alexa won’t be able to access the Live stream. 

Alexa Voice Commands for Wyze Bulb and Wyze Bulb Color:

To turn your Wyze Bulb on/off with Alexa, say:

  • "Alexa, turn (bulb name) off."
  • "Alexa, turn (bulb name) on."

To adjust the brightness, say:

  • "Alexa, set the (bulb name) to (0-100%)."

To adjust the color temperature, say:

  • "Alexa, set (bulb name) softer."
  • "Alexa, make the (bulb name) warmer."
  • "Alexa, set the (bulb name) cooler."
  • "Alexa, make the (bulb name) whiter."
  • "Alexa, make the (bulb name) warm white."
  • "Alexa, set the (bulb name) to daylight."

To adjust the color, say:

  • "Alexa, make the (bulb name) (color)."
    • Example: Alexa, make (bulb name) pink.

Here is a list of words you can use to change a bulb to a specific color temperature or color (Wyze Bulb Color only).

Shades of White Colors for Wyze Bulb Color (Try these!)
warm, warm white red, tomato, crimson, pink, magenta
incandescent, soft white orange, chocolate, peach, salmon
white yellow, gold, lime, olive
daylight, daylight white green, aquamarine, forest green, lawn green
cool, cool white blue, teal, purple, fuchsia, orchid

Alexa Voice Commands for Wyze Plug

To turn your Wyze Plug on/off with Alexa, say:

  • "Alexa, turn (plug name) off."
  • "Alexa, turn (plug name) on."

Alexa Voice Commands for Wyze Sense

To turn your Wyze Sense on/off with Alexa, say:

  • "Alexa, turn (Sense name) off."
  • "Alexa, turn (Sense name) on."

Alexa Voice Commands for Wyze Lock

To check your Wyze Lock's door status*, say: 

  • "Alexa, check the status of (door name)."
  • "Alexa, status of (door name)."

* Door status: Locked or unlocked.

To unlock your Wyze Lock, say: 

  • "Alexa, unlock (door name)."
  • "Alexa, status of (door name)."

To lock your Wyze Lock, say: 

  • "Alexa, lock (door name)."

Note: Wyze Lock Bolt is not compatible with Alexa as it is Bluetooth-only. 

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