Smart technology is all about to make the daily life easier and less troubled. For this we’ve seen the smart home devices like Google Home, Home Mini and Amazon Alexa home devices, with which you can do a lot of things by just commanding them over voice. You can control the smart TV without moving yourself front the bed. You can do this, if you own a Google Home device, also with the Alexa. So, here we will be telling you how to control smart TV with Alexa. With this you can control TV just by voice control. Here, we’ve discussed Samsung So, here’s
How to control smart TV with Alexa
STEP 1 –
First of all you need to check if your Samsung Smart TV is compatible with the SmartThings Hub. You need to check it, as to control smart TV with Alexa. To check the compatibility, check the last fifth and sixth code, it should be “KS” or KU” followed by number “6” or may be larger.
STEP 2 –
After checking the compatibility of your Samsung Smart TV, you can continue with the steps for smart TV with Alexa. Turn ON your smart TV and connect it to the local network, or the WiFi, simply enter the password and tap on Connect. And your SmartThings Hub should be on same network connection as your smart TV.
After establishing the connection, go to Setting on your Samsung Smart TV, and then go to System and after proceed by selecting Samsung Account. Sign in to the Samsung Account and find your TV show up on your SmartThings mobile app
These above STEPS will connect your smart TV to your SmartThings Hub.
STEP 3 –
Next step is to connect your SmartThings Hub to Alexa. For this, firstly download the Amazon Alexa app on your device. The app is available both for Android and iOS Devices and can be downloaded free from Play Store and App Store.
STEP 4 –
After downloading the application, open the Alexa app on your device and Tap on the Menu button which can be found on the top left of the main screen, and tap on the Smart Home option and then Tap on get more Smart Home skills.
STEP 5 –
There will be search bar at the top, type “SmartThings” and tap on search. After which you will get a number of options, find and tap on SmartThings and tap on Enable, to enable the SmartThings to be used with the Alexa app.
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STEP 6 –
There you will see a new page for the Log In of SmartThings account, right after you enable the service. Enter the details for the account and tap on Sign In.
STEP 7 –
After signing in successfully, a new page will be shown. On the page, tap on the top bar with a down arrow, which will show some options. Select “Live MsartHomeDB.com” and tap on Authorize.
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STEP 8 –
This will add the SmartThings skill to the Alexa app on your device. Under the SmartThings skill, tap on the blue color “Discover” button. It is used for Alexa to see all the devices which are in connection with the SmartThings Hub.
If you’ve done all the above steps then you’re all done with the steps to control smart TV with Alexa. Now you can control TV with the voice control, by just adding the “Alexa” phrase before.
You can try saying…
“Alexa Turn Off TV”
“Alexa Turn Up the Volume”