Want to find out how to connect Eufy doorbell to Alexa?
The Eufy doorbell has become a popular technology as more and more people are switching over to smart home devices. But not everyone knows what they need to know in order to make the most out of this new technology.
To connect the Eufy doorbell to Alexa – First, download and set up both Alexa and eufySecurity apps. Then proceed with creating accounts and setting up the systems by following their on-screen instructions. Next, open the Alexa app and link eufySecurity from “Browse Skills” and enter the account credentials to link them.
With our simple tutorial and helpful step-by-step instructions, you’ll be able to figure out everything related to how to connect Eufy doorbell to Alexa in no time!
There are many and various reasons for which you may wish to connect your doorbell to Alexa.
Usually, they are related to the functions of your device- in our case, the Eufy Doorbell.
One of the best reasons to connect them is:
1. Check The Videos
Check the videos recorded by your Eufy doorbell – doing it through Alexa will be easy and fast to do.
2. Connect and Control
Connect and control everything through your Alexa – make things simpler and more comfortable.
3. Live Activity
Use the virtual assistant to check live activity from Eufy’s doorbell.
Get notifications through the Alexa app – easy to check and then use the other features to make sure everything is alright.
These are some of the best benefits of connecting your doorbell to the Alexa virtual assistant.
Yes, the Eufy doorbell can work with your Alexa virtual assistant. To make it possible, you have to make it recognizable by the Alexa app and set it up properly.
That means that you need to have the eufySecurity application on your device, the Alexa app, and, lastly, your Eufy device ready. To make sure everything is fine and will work okay, follow these steps:
The first thing you have to do is get the eufySecurity application on your phone.
Of course, like every other app, that happens when you download it from Google Play or the App Store.
After you have downloaded it, open the app and proceed with creating your Eufy account. By doing so, you will be able to open the security application and find “Add Device.”
From there, find the Eufy Doorbell and do this:
- Find the QR code on the back of the device and scan it.
- Choose your location.
- Follow the popping instructions and set up the doorbell.
- Test the voltage – press “Start Now.”
- Hold the Eufy doorbell button to complete the test – you will hear a sound.
Once you hear a ringtone, you must tap on the “I have heard the Ringtone” button to finalize the test.
The next thing you have to do is give access to the device location and turn your phone to Bluetooth.
Doing so will allow the eufySecurity app to connect your doorbell to your mobile device. After it, you will get a confirmation message that everything is alright and all left to do is connect to your Wi-Fi network.
When it comes to Alexa, setting up things is straightforward. All you need is a Wi-Fi connection, the Alexa application, and your Echo to be ready.
Follow these easy steps to get started:
- Download and install the application on your phone.
- Plug your Echo into a power outlet.
- Open the Alexa app and follow the on-screen instruction.
See, it is easy to do it! After you complete the steps, simply call out Alexa to see if it worked.
If there are no problems, your virtual assistant will respond back, and you are ready.
Note: If you experience problems - check the support page and seek a solution.
Now on to the main point; after completing steps one and two. We assume that you are ready to proceed with connecting your Eufy doorbell to your virtual home assistant.
In the first place, to be able to connect Eufy and Alexa. You will need to set up the eufySecurity app, which we installed earlier – as a skill in the Alexa one (2nd step).
To do it, follow these steps:
- First, have to open the main app – in our case, it will be Alexa.
- Then slide the side menu and
- Look for “Browse Skills.”
- From there, navigate to “Skills & Games” and find eufySecurity.
All that is left is to:
- Enable the eufySecurity as a skill.
- Link the account by entering your credentials.
- After linking, you will be able to discover the installed devices.
- Find and choose them – Eufy doorbell.
After completing this, you are almost done. Now you only have to set up your Alexa settings like what announcement to get from the doorbell or similar.
Input the commands as you wish, and you are done. The Eufy doorbell is not finally connected and can be used through your Alexa.
Tip: If it doesn't work, simply repeat the steps. If there is a problem again, contact the support team.
As you may know, the Eufy doorbell has 2-way talk features. It allows you to talk to anyone who is in front of your door.
You can easily do it when you get a notification and turn on the live video to check who it is.
In order to be able to use the feature, you have first to enable the audio recording of your doorbell. To do it, you have to go to the settings simply.
From there, do these:
- Find the doorbell settings.
- Locate and open the audio settings.
- Find the recording option and turn it on.
Now your Eufy doorbell can receive and transmit sounds. If you encounter any problems, check the doorbell audio volume.
Follow the same path from above until you see “Doorbell Audio Volume”; you can adjust it.
Note: If you can speak, but the people in front of your door can't enable the doorbell microphone from the settings permissions.
Using Alexa to view the Eufy doorbell camera is easy and comfortable. It happens simply by controlling the operations with voice controls and input names for the connection through the app’s device.
At this point, you probably have all the applications set up and the devices connected and installed. The only thing to access your doorbell through Alexa voice commands is to speak it up.
For example, you can say something like “Alexa show me/the, etc.” and pronounce the Eufy doorbell name. That way, you will be able to view the camera on the application.
To stop it, you have to say “Alexa, stop,” and it will turn off the doorbell camera live stream.
Note: That goes for any other Eufy smart device which you install. You can easily use Alexa voice control to command the device functions as long as it is connected.
We assume you already know how to connect Alexa to Eufy doorbell from our easy guide. All that is left for you is to follow the steps and do it yourself.
Adding your smart devices to the Alexa app will allow you to control your house devices easily. It will save time, plus it is much better to just speak it up instead of doing everything manually.