Tutorial: How to use Amazon Alexa


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Hi guys,

The Alexa skill for Mixtile is officially released! Currently this skill supports lights, outlets, switches, locks, and temperature sensors. In the future updates, we will be adding even more type of devices to the list. Here are some examples of what you can do

Smart Lights (Philips, LIFX, Aeotec, TP-LINK, Sengled, Enbrighten, Gledopto, Heiman, etc.)

  • Alexa, turn on the Living Room lights
  • Alexa, set the Bedroom lights to pink
  • Alexa, is the Kitchen light on?
  • Alexa, dim Bedroom lights by 20%
  • Alexa, turn off the Office lights

Smart Locks (August, Yale, Kwikset, and Schlage)

  • Alexa, lock the Front Door
  • Alexa, unlock the Front Door (password required)
  • Alexa, is the Bedroom Door locked?

Smart Plugs and Switches (Xiaomi, GE, Wemo, TP-LINK, SmartThings, Aqara, Leviton, etc.)

  • Alexa, turn on the Fan
  • Alexa, turn off the Fan
  • Alexa, Is the Bedroom light on?

Temperature sensor (Xiaomi, Aqara, iHorn, Monoprice, etc.)

  • Alexa, What’s the temperature of Xiaomi sensor?

How to get Started?

First method - Authorize with Mixtile account
(Android and iOS users):

  1. On the Mixtile app, go to Me > Access from Third Party > Amazon Alexa > Confirm . Select the devices you want to add to Alexa
    (For Mixtile app version 0.7.1+, Me > Connect Alexa and Google Assistant > (Select your hub) > (Selected the devices you want Alexa to control))
  2. On your Alexa app, go to “Smart Home” then “Smart Home Skills” and search for “Mixtile”
  3. Click on the “Enable” button. There will be a prompt asking you to “Open this link in Mixtile” (Ignore the prompt)
  4. You will be redirected to log in to your Mixtile account from the Alexa app. Type in your email address then ‘Get Code’
    username : email (this is case sensitive)
    password : verification code
  5. Discover and add the devices you want to the Alexa app

Second Method - Authorize with Mixtile App
(Android only)

  1. Kill the Mixtile app
  2. On your Alexa app, go to “Smart Home” then “Smart Home Skills” and search for “Mixtile”
  3. Click on the “Enable” button and you will be directed to the Mixtile App.
  4. On the Mixtile App, click “Confirm” to ‘Access from Third Party”
  5. Select the devices you want to add to Alexa
  6. Go back to the Alexa app and discover the devices

If you have issues or have questions, let us know in the comment below or send us a message at contact form

Bac

Mixtile Team


Mixtile to Echo Plus connection