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Compatibility Smartblinds & Amazon Alexa

Smartblinds smart window coverings are, apart from Apple HomeKit, also integratable with several other smart home platforms. One of these platforms is Amazon with its smart home assistant Alexa. To be able to connect your Smartblinds to this smart home platform, you will need the MotionBlinds Wi-Fi bridge Read on to find out how to pair Smartblinds with Amazon Alexa.

 

Pairing Smartblinds with Amazon Alexa

To connect your Smartblinds to Amazon Alexa, follow these steps.

  1. Download the MOTION app from the Google Play Store

  2. Connect your Smartblinds with the MOTION app - Please note that the MOTION Wi-Fi bridge is necessary for this!

  3. Add the MOTION app to your Amazon Alexa app - You can do this by going to Skills & Games and search for MOTION in this menu.

Now your Smartblinds are connected to your Amazon Alexa App. Now you can start setting up your Amazon Smart Home!

Controlling smart window coverings via Amazon Alexa

By now it is clear that pairing your smart blinds with Amazon Alexa is a piece of cake. Once your Smartblinds are integrated with your Amazon smart home, you can set up how and when you want your smart window covering to perform certain actions. For example, you can set your smart blinds or other smart window coverings to lower automatically at 8pm every night and raise them again at a set time in the morning. You can also have multiple smart devices in your home working together and create your own routines. Prefer to control your window blinds by voice? That is possible too. Simply control your smart roller blinds with voice commands to your smart assistant Alexa. The possibilities of smart home window coverings are endless. Use your creativity and enjoy smart living!

Create smart routines with Smartblinds

Amazon Alexa allows you to create your own smart scenes under the heading of routines. For example, you can set it up so that when you say "Hey Alexa, goodmorning", several actions are performed simultaneously. Below you can read how to create a routine in the Amazon Alexa app.

  1. Open the Amazon Alexa app

  2. Click on 'More' the bottom right and afterwards click on 'Routines'

  3. Choose an existing routine or create a new one and give it a name

  4. Add your devices including your Smartblinds and give them an action to perform in the routine

Automating your smart window coverings with Amazon Alexa

Control all your smart devices from the Amazon Alexa app. Let your Smartblinds automatically work together with other smart devices inside and outside your home. For example, you can set your smart roller blinds to automatically lower and your smart lights on the ground floor to automatically switch off when you go to bed in the evening. Scroll through the Amazon Alexa app and find out what else is possible!

Are you a real smart home expert and have you already created several handy routines with Smartblinds? Let us know via chat or social media! We love to receive inspiration from Smartblinds users and smart home fans!

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Smart living with Amazon Alexa

''Hey Alexa, goodnight''. Going to bed early when you have to get up early tomorrow after a long day at work. Smartblinds makes sure that, in addition to your working hours, you can also enjoy optimal comfort, convenience, fun and atmosphere. Come home to your own automated house and save a lot of time by using smart devices and Smartblinds!

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