The Amazon Alexa Smart Home Skill enables light and thermostat commands while removing the need to mention Alarm.com in the request.
These commands apply to the Amazon Alexa Smart Home Skill (i.e., not the Alarm.com Skill). For a list of sample commands for use with the Alarm.com Skill, see Alarm.com Skill - What are some sample Alexa commands for Amazon Echo?.
Important: There are thousands of possible ways to ask Alexa to do something, and this will constantly be evolving and improving to be even more natural. Below are some examples of each type of command that is supported.
To turn the light on or off:
- “Alexa, turn off the Office Light.”
- “Alexa, switch on the Office Light.”
- "Alexa, flip off the Office Light.”
To control a dimmable light (in addition to on/off commands):
- “Alexa, dim the Office Light to 25 percent.”
- “Alexa, increase the Office Light by 50 percent.”
- “Alexa, make the Office Light 25 percent brighter.”
For more information, see Smart Home Skill - Interact with lights through Amazon Alexa.
To set the thermostat to a specific temperature:
- “Alexa, set the Living Room to 76 degrees."
- “Alexa, decrease the Living Room to 68 degrees.”
- “Alexa, adjust the Living Room temperature to 72 degrees.”
To increase or decrease the temperature by a specific amount:
- “Alexa, increase the Living Room by 3 degrees.”
- “Alexa, cool down the Living Room by 2 degrees.”
- “Alexa, heat up the Living Room by 3 degrees.”
To adjust the temperature to a more comfortable level:
- “Alexa, turn the Living Room heat up.”
- “Alexa, make the Living Room colder.”
- “Alexa, heat my Living Room.”
For more information, see Smart Home Skill - Interact with thermostats through Amazon Alexa.