Alexa, through Amazon’s lineup of smart speakers, can now control several models of smart TVs using voice commands, the company said.
users can now ask Alexa on their Echo, Echo Dot, or Echo Show device to do things like turn on the TV, change the channel, adjust the volume and more.
How do I connect my echo to my Samsung TV?
How to hook up your Samsung Smart TV to Alexa
- Start by connecting your Samsung smart TV with the SmartThings Hub.
- If it’s compatible, turn your TV on and put it on the same network as the hub.
- Press the button your TV remote and select “Settings.“ Go to “System” and then select “Samsung Account.”
Can echo control my TV?
In addition, HDMI-CEC allows Alexa to tell Fire TV to turn your TV on or off. For Fire Edition TVs, you can also use Alexa to access some of the TV’s setting options. This means that you can use an Echo-type device to replace the Alexa-enabled TV remote for many TV functions.
How do I control my Samsung Smart TV with Alexa?
Navigate to “System” and select “Samsung Account.” Sign into your Samsung account and notice your TV show up on your SmartThings mobile app. Done by connecting your TV to your SmartThings Hub, the next step is to connect your SmartThings Hub to Alexa. Open Alexa Amazon app.
Can I connect my Alexa to my LG Smart TV?
Go to Alexa App on your mobile phone to enable ‘LG SmartThinQ – Complete’ skill and link accounts. (Note: You can give the nickname to your TV in the “Set Up TV for Amazon Alexa” app(webOS 4.0) or the “Link to Devices for Voice Control“ connection settings menu(webOS 4.5) on your TV.)
What devices can Alexa control?
With Alexa integration, you can control just about any SmartThings-compatible device that has an on/off state. Other compatible products include smart lightbulbs, air vents, switches and outlets, locks, and thermostats.
What TVs work with Alexa?
The Best Products That Work With Amazon Alexa
- Alexa-Compatible Products. Amazon’s voice-controlled assistant can do a lot, from playing your favorite music to answering trivia questions.
- Aukey Wi-Fi Smart Plug. $27.99Amazon.
- Sengled Smart LED Multicolor Starter Kit.
- Marshall Stanmore II Voice.
- Amazon Fire TV Cube.
- Caavo Control Center.
- iClever Smart Plug.
- LG Premium TVs.
How do I get Alexa to turn my TV on fire stick?
To do this on your Fire TV Edition TV… Note: To use your linked Alexa devices to turn your Amazon Fire TV Edition TV on or off, you need to have the “Turn on TV with Alexa” option enabled in your Fire TV settings (Settings > Alexa > Turn on TV with Alexa). “Set the volume to [level] on Fire TV.”
Can you use Alexa as a TV speaker?
Use Your Echo Device as a Bluetooth Speaker. Amazon’s Echo smart speakers are best known for the Alexa voice assistant that powers them, but they can also function like any other Bluetooth speaker to play music, podcasts and other audio programming from your smartphone, tablet and other Bluetooth-enabled devices.
Do Samsung TVs work with Alexa?
2019 televisions from the most successful TV maker in the world will be able to respond to voice commands issued via Alexa and Google Assistant smart speakers. The remote-based voice commands and on-screen results for Samsung TVs will still be powered exclusively by its own personal assistant, Bixby.
Does SmartThings work with Samsung TV?
Samsung TV as a Thing, like other smart devices, can be connected to your Hub and included in SmartThings Routines and SmartThings Automations. You can also adjust select TV controls from the mobile app. Note: The minimum SmartThings Classic app version required to add your Samsung TV is 2.2.1 or greater.
Do I need SmartThings hub with Alexa?
To connect with SmartThings, you need an Amazon Alexa device–like the Amazon Echo, Echo Dot, or Amazon Tap–or an Alexa Voice Service device–like the Amazon Fire tablet or Nucleus Anywhere Intercom. Many smart devices that work with SmartThings and can be controlled with Amazon Alexa also require a SmartThings Hub.
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