Alarm.com Smart Home - Alexa Skill

Alarm.com Smart Home

Alarm.com

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Or say "Alexa, enable Alarm.com Smart Home"

Voice controlled comfort and lighting for your Alarm.com system.

With the Alarm.com Smart Home skill and Alexa, you can interact with your Alarm.com lights and thermostats by voice. To get started, select the &lsquo;Enable Skill&rsquo; button in the Alexa App and enter your Alarm.com username and password to link your Alarm.com account and discover your devices. Find more information about connecting smart home devices at Connect Smart Home Device to Alexa (https://tinyurl.com/alexa-smart-home). <br/><br/>You need to establish names for your devices. There are two ways to define the device names: <br/>* Use the names that already exist on your Alarm.com account. They are listed in your Alarm.com app and can be changed through the Alarm.com website. <br/>* Create an Alexa group, like Living Room or Bedroom, and add the device to the group. You will be able to now address those devices by group name. More information is available at Create a Smart Home Device Group (http://tinyurl.com/alexa-smart-home-groups) <br/><br/>Here are a few example ways to interact with your lights and thermostats (start with &ldquo;Alexa&hellip;&rdquo;): <br/><br/>Thermostats <br/>&ldquo;&hellip;set the living room to 76 degrees.&rdquo; <br/>&ldquo;&hellip;increase the living room temperature.&rdquo;<br/><br/>Lights<br/>&ldquo;&hellip;turn on the office light.&rdquo;<br/>&ldquo;&hellip;brighten the office light.&rdquo;<br/>&ldquo;&hellip;set the office light to 75%.&rdquo;<br/> <br/>The example phrases are on an account with a thermostat named &lsquo;living room&rsquo; and a dimmer named &lsquo;office light&rsquo;. Make sure to substitute the names of devices from your account. To interact with Alarm.com powered locks, garage doors, security, or cameras check out the Alarm.com skill. <br/><br/>If you have any other questions, please visit Alarm.com Smart Home FAQ at http://alarm.com/Alexa


Invocation Name

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Interaction Examples

Alexa, set the bedroom to 72 degrees.
Alexa, turn off the living room light.
Alexa, dim the kitchen light.

Release Date

August 1st 2017