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What is it and how does it work?

Amazon Alexa

About Amazon Alexa

Amazon Alexa is a virtual assistant that you control with your voice. Alexa itself is the technology that sits within an Amazon Echo or Dot. It can connect to all sorts of different gadgets around your home and online. From playing your favourite music, to ordering you a takeaway or telling you the weather.

Alexa can interact with your Smart Devices

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Smart Lighting

"Alexa, Turn on the lights in the dining room"

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Smart Power

"Alexa, turn off the TV in the living room"

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Smart Security

"Alexa, turn my CCTV off at 6pm, then turn it on again at 11pm"

Follow the setup instructions


Choose a Smart Home Device that is compatible with Amazon Alexa.


Follow the instructions to setup the device and enable the Alexa skill.


Tell Alexa what you want it to do! For example, "Alexa, dim the bedroom lights."

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Help and Advice

Help and Advice