Turn off the house lights before bed. A bed time flow could turn off all the lights in your living room and turn on the bedroom lights. Activate theater style lighting for movie time. You could use a flow to turn off the overhead living room lights and turn on your tvs bias lighting to get ready to watch a movie.
The right bedroom lighting can make a massive improvement in how your space looks. It can also mean the difference between a bedroom that feels comfortable to read in and one that always feels a touch too dark. Even getting dressed in the morning can be tricky when the light just isnt there. Turn on the lights after the group is created you can just ask alexa to turn on the lights and the lights you associated with that amazon echo device will turn on.
You can also control any other light setting such as dim level and color using the same command. Shell know which lights you mean without you having to say turn the bedroom lights on. Heres how to set it up. Start off by opening up the alexa app on your phone and tapping on the menu button in the top left corner of the screen.
Select smart home from the side menu. Tap on the groups tab at the top. Generally youll want your lights spaced three to five feet apart in an average sized bedroom. Four to eight lights are usually enough for bedroom use.
Lights should be positioned around the perimeter of the room. In a very large room youll probably need an additional row. A dimmer is a must for recessed lighting in the bedroom. Turn on lights adjust the thermostat and control all of the products that you use in your homeeven when youre not there.
And you can do it all by asking siri. Heres what you need. In the room i have an echo show 5 and its named downstairs bedroom. I installed 2 kasa switches and paired them and named them downstairs bedroom light and downstairs bedroom fan.
If i say alexa turn on downstairs bedroom light it works. Now heres the stupid part. Tap on light under all devices or tap on the device brand at the top of the screen. Once you locate your device or brand tap on it.
Jeramy johnson imore you may be prompted to download the lights app andor to enable the alexa skill for that light.