LIFX Optimized for Smart Home Skill (supported in US, UK and Germany)
Set up your Amazon Echo "Alexa" by connecting your lights to your cloud account/claiming them.
Your bulbs are connected if they show under the "Lights" section located in the top of the app.
Once your bulbs are claimed:
1. Open the Alexa App
2. Click "Home" in the upper left hand corner
3. Then select "Smart Home"
4. Go to "Your Home Skills"
5. Search for "LIFX"
6. Install the "LIFX Optimized for Smart Home" Skill
7. Next under "Your Devices"
8. Click on "Discover Devices"
You'll now be able to create a new group with your discovered lights.
Once you create your group, you'll be able to turn your LIFX bulbs on and off, and change the brightness.
Try saying, "Alexa, turn [group] lights on/off"
Controlling Scenes with Alexa
Alexa can also control your scenes.
1. Create a scene in the LIFX app
2. Open the Alexa app
3. Scan for new devices and your Scenes will appear
Try saying "Alexa, turn on [scene]"
Controlling Colors with Alexa (US Only)
You can now control your individual LIFX, and Alexa Light groups, to set colors!
Try saying "Alexa, turn <light name> [color]"
Shades of white:
- Warm white
- Soft white
- Cool white
You can also choose from a growing number of color options, including the following:
- Sky Blue