A seamless integration between many platforms is crucial in today’s connected and intelligent home. The compatibility of ReoLink with Amazon Alexa devices is one example of such a combo. Users now have easy voice control over their smart home devices and appliances with the integration of ReoLink and Alexa. By acting as the gateway, Amazon Echo, Echo Dot, and Amazon Tap enable users of ReoLink to control their home environment directly. An integrated and voice-controlled smart home ecosystem is now possible because of this integration, making daily tasks more convenient. Let us explore more about this combination in this article.
Does Reolink Work with Alexa?
Reolink’s home security camera integrates effortlessly with Amazon Alexa if you already have one and are searching for ways to improve its performance. By connecting your Reolink camera to an Amazon Echo Show or an Amazon Echo Spot, you can use your Alexa system to effectively control your home security camera in addition to the Reolink App and the Amazon Alexa App on your mobile device.
You can easily use voice commands to command your Alexa device to show the live video feed from your Reolink camera or even point the camera in a specific direction. Because of this integration, you now have a simple and hands-free way to maintain your home security.
Your Reolink camera has the most recent firmware installed to ensure compatibility. Going to the Reolink Download Center will make it simple for you to upgrade the firmware.
You can use voice control to improve your home security system and have more control over your Reolink camera with the help of Reolink and Amazon Alexa.
How To Connect Reolink Camera To Alexa?
Connecting your Reolink camera to Alexa is a straightforward process that can significantly enhance your home security experience.
- Step 1- From the Google Play Store or the App Store, download and install the Reolink application. After installation is complete, launch the application.
- Step 2- Launch the Reolink app and sign into your cloud account.
- Step 3- The app screen has a ‘Smart Home’ option. Tap on it.
- Step 4- You will see multiple options for your Reolink devices within the Smart Home section. Choose the Reolink camera you want to connect with Alexa and add it to your Smart Home page.
- Step 5- Open the Amazon Alexa app on your smartphone. Log in to the app using your Amazon credentials.
- Step 6- The ‘Devices’ option can be found in the Alexa app’s bottom right corner. Tap on it.
- Step 7- You will see options for ‘Smart Home Skills’ and ‘Enable Smart Home Skills’ in the Devices section. Click the search icon located in the top right corner. Search ‘Reolink’ in the search bar.
- Step 8- Tap the ‘Enable to Use’ button next to the Reolink Smart Home skill and select the ‘Login Option.’
- Step 9- Log in to your Reolink account using your credentials. Once logged in, you will see a message confirming ‘Reolink Smart Home has been successfully linked.’ To continue, click the ‘Done’ button.
- Step 10- You have two options to discover your Reolink devices. You can click on ‘Discover devices’ within the Alexa app or use voice commands by saying ‘Alexa, discover devices.’ All the devices connected to your Reolink account will now be visible.
- Step 11- Click on the ‘Set up devices’ option and tap ‘Continue setup’ to proceed.
- Step 12- Your Reolink camera will be successfully linked to your Amazon Alexa device once you have completed these steps. You can repeat this process for any Alexa device and connect as many Reolink devices as you desire for added convenience.
You can seamlessly integrate your Reolink camera with Alexa by following these simple steps. It allows you to control and monitor your home security using voice commands and enjoy a more convenient and intuitive experience.
What are Reolink Alexa Commands?
Reolink cameras offer convenient integration with Alexa. It allows you to access real-time video feeds using simple voice commands. With Amazon Alexa devices like Echo Show or Echo Spot, you can effortlessly monitor your Reolink cameras. Here are some orders you can use with Alexa.
‘Alexa, show me the front door.’
‘Alexa, what’s on my porch camera?’
You can use these voice commands to instantly watch your Reolink camera’s live video stream on Alexa-compatible devices.
Alexa offers a simple method to access the live video and keep connected with your home’s security, whether you want to monitor your porch, doorstep, or any other location covered by your Reolink camera.
With Reolink cameras and Alexa integration, maintaining a check on your property is as easy as using your voice, making home monitoring more accessible and convenient than ever.
Alexa Not Finding the Reolink Camera, Why?
If your Alexa device is not finding your Reolink camera, there could be a few potential causes and corresponding solutions to address the issue.
- The Smart Home Skill of the Camera is Not Enabled Yet.
- Ensure that you have enabled the smart home skill for your Reolink camera using the Reolink App. If you encounter difficulties allowing the skill, you can follow the troubleshooting instructions provided by Reolink.
- Reolink Account Configuration.
- Double-check that the Reolink camera is bound to your Reolink account in the Reolink App. Ensure you have successfully logged into the Reolink account within the Amazon Alexa App to authorize the Reolink Smart Home skill.
- Internet Connection Issues.
- Restart your Amazon Alexa device and the Reolink camera and verify they are connected to the internet properly.
- If the problem continues after attempting the abovementioned solutions, contact Reolink Technical Support for further assistance. Provide them with the camera UID and your Reolink account details, so they can help diagnose and resolve the connectivity issue between your Reolink camera and Alexa device.
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