We all know that Amazon Echo helps to live your sturdy life smartly with the number of Alexa commands. That’s very impressive. What’s more? It has been expanded and let you control your smart TV with Amazon Echo via Alexa. It works like Amazon’s Alexa Voice Remote.
Whether you want to control your Samsung, LG, Sony Bravia, Amazon Fire TV or other smart TV, Amazon Echo will work conveniently for all smart TV. This can be possible with Bluetooth enabled speaker – Logitech Harmony Hub. If you want to convert your living room into Smart Home 2.0, then here’s the straightforward guide to control TV with Alexa on Amazon Echo.
How to Control Smart TV with Alexa
You need to pair a Logitech Harmony Hub and Amazon Echo to control TV with Alexa. First of all, you have to set the Harmony Hub, it allows you to base the IR sensor at your smart TV.
Step #1. Launch Alexa app on your device.
Step #2. Go to Home and then tap on Skill.
Step #3. Next, Search for Harmony.
Step #4. Choose the Blue icon that shows.
Step #5. Enable Harmony Skill.
Step #6. Log in to Harmony from the Alexa app.
Step #7. After successfully Log In with Harmony, you can completely manage your smart TV with Amazon Echo via Alexa. Just say “Alexa, turn on the TV,” it will rapidly turn the TV on.
Along with turning ON/OFF the television, you can do more like setting up your activity, play or pause, set a timer, change the channels and more with Amazon Echo’s voice commands. Unfortunately, Alexa doesn’t allow you to adjust the volume, as the Harmony doesn’t have it set as the Action function. But, you can use IFTTT in such case.
We hope that you have perfectly followed this tutorial and be able to control Smart TV with Alexa. This is how you can control Smart TV with Smartthings to discover the new smart home.
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