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How to Schedule Lights with Amazon Alexa

With Alexa Routines, you can schedule your lights to turn on and off, change brightness, and change colors. You can even create schedules for your lights to run on specific days and times. Today, we’ll show you how….

The 5 Most Useful Actions for Alexa Routines

You can add useful actions to your Alexa Routines such as Messaging, which sends customizable notifications to your phone and Alexa devices. You can also use the Smart Home action to control your smart devices….

How to Control LED Strip Lights with Alexa

You can control LED strip lights with Alexa using the Alexa app or voice assistant, or by creating a schedule for the lights to turn on and off. Of course, you’ll need to connect your lights to Alexa first….

How to Schedule a Smart Plug with Alexa

With Alexa Routines, you can schedule a smart plug to turn on and off at specific times. For example, you could have Alexa turn on your coffee maker before you get up in the morning and turn off your lights at bedtime….

What Is a Smart Plug?

Smart plugs make any appliance or device smarter by allowing you to control them remotely. You can track energy consumption, schedule when a device turns on and off, and control it with your voice.

How to Connect a Smart Plug to Alexa

Once you pair a smart plug with Alexa, you can turn any appliance on or off with your voice using an Amazon Echo or other Alexa-powered device or app—making any appliance or device a little smarter.

How to Make Your Venmo Friends List Private

Anyone on Venmo can see your friends list by default. However, you can make your friends list private through the Venmo app. You can also prevent your Facebook friends and phone contacts from finding you….

What Is an Echo Dot?

Amazon’s Echo Dot is a smart speaker that uses Alexa, a voice assistant that performs tasks like controlling smart home hardware, setting timers, and answering questions. The Echo Dot has a different design from other Echo s…

How to Reset a Ring Doorbell

Amazon’s Ring doorbell is normally reliable, but nothing is perfect. If your Ring doorbell isn’t working properly, try resetting it to factory-default settings. This is also essential if you’re getting rid of your Ring doorbe…
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