7 Useful Alexa Commands to Improve Your Smart Home Experience

Are you looking to make your smart home even smarter? With Alexa’s voice commands, you can easily control your smart home devices and improve your overall experience. Below are some useful voice command examples to help you get the most out of your Alexa-enabled smart home.

#1 Lighting Control

“Alexa, turn on the living room lights.”
“Alexa, dim the bedroom lights to 50%.”
“Alexa, set the kitchen lights to daylight mode.”
“Alexa, turn off all the lights in the house.”

#2 Thermostat Control

“Alexa, set the thermostat to 72 degrees.”
“Alexa, increase the temperature in the living room by 3 degrees.”
“Alexa, set the thermostat to eco mode.”
“Alexa, what is the current temperature in the bedroom?”

#3 Smart Plug Control

“Alexa, turn on the coffee maker.”
“Alexa, schedule the fan to turn off at 10 PM.”
“Alexa, set a timer for the air purifier for 2 hours.”
“Alexa, turn off the TV with the smart plug.”

#4 Security System Control

“Alexa, arm the security system in away mode.”
“Alexa, disarm the security system with my voice code.”
“Alexa, check the status of the front door sensor.”
“Alexa, trigger the panic alarm.”

#5 Entertainment Control

“Alexa, play some relaxing music in the living room.”
“Alexa, pause the movie in the home theater.”
“Alexa, skip to the next track on the sound system.”
“Alexa, set the volume of the music to 70%.”

#6 Smart Lock Control

“Alexa, lock the front door.”
“Alexa, unlock the back door with my voice code.”
“Alexa, check if the garage door is closed.”
“Alexa, trigger the doorbell camera.”

#7 Routine Control

“Alexa, start my morning routine.”
“Alexa, activate the bedtime routine.”
“Alexa, add ‘turn off the lights’ to the ‘I’m leaving’ routine.”
“Alexa, stop the current routine.”