Amazon Echo is the one the amazing device that can help you to live your steady life in smart ways with the help of Amazon Alexa commands. Furthermore, you can also order things easily with Alexa. Apart from all, the Amazon Echo also allows you to control Smart TV with Alexa. Additionally, you can control your other brand like Samsung Smart TV with Amazon Echo via Alexa.
There was a time when people were using the IFTTT to link both devices to in mandate to control the things easily. But, with the Logitech Harmony Hub – the Bluetooth enabled speaker, you can use it to control your smart home with voice commands. As good luck would have it, you can also control your Samsung, LG, Sony Bravia and other smart TV with Alexa command on your Amazon Echo. Today, The Logitech Harmony Hub is said to be one of the best Amazon Echo TV controllers in the market. It controls things easily just by connecting through Wi-Fi as well as IR in a single tap. If you want to control your Smart TV with Alexa, then here’s the easiest 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 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 turn on and off the television, you can do more smart things such are 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 cases.
We hope that you have perfectly followed this tutorial and be able to control Samsung Smart TV with Alexa. This is how you can control Samsung TV with Smartthings to discover the new smart home.
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