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How to Add Lifx Lights to Alexa

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Introduction

Amazon Alexa is a virtual assistant that allows you control your smart home devices with just your voice. Lifx is one of the many brands of smart lights that can be integrated with Alexa and this guide will show you how to do it.

Before You Begin:
Have the Lifx app already installed
Have your Lifx lights already set up
Have Alexa already set up and working
Lifx

1 Add Lifx Lights to Alexa

Once your Lifx lights are set up you can easily integrate them with Alexa:

  1. Open the Alexa app on your phone or tablet.
    Alexa
  2. Select the Menu in the top-right corner.
    Menu
  3. Select Skills & Games.
    Alexa menu with Skills and Games highlighted.
  4. Select Search at the top right.
    Search button
  5. Search Lifx and select LIFX Optimized for Smart Home.
    Lifx search and selection
  6. Select Enable to Use.
    Enabling the Lifx skill
  7. Type in your Lifx account credentials and select Sign In.
    Signing into Lifx account
  8. Authorize Alexa to take control of your Lifx Lights. Select Authorize.
    Authorization
  9. Select Discover Devices.
    Discovering devices
  10. Wait for the Alexa app to discover your lights.
    Device discovery waiting screen in Alexa app.
  11. Your lights will then be added to the Alexa app.
    New devices added to Alexa app.
  12. From this point on you can organize the newly added lights the way you prefer and control them using your voice.

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Amazon Alexa is a virtual assistant that allows you control your smart home devices with just your voice. Lifx is one of the many brands of smart lights that can be integrated with Alexa and this guide will show you how to do it.

Before You Begin:
Have the Lifx app already installed
Have your Lifx lights already set up
Have Alexa already set up and working
Lifx

Once your Lifx lights are set up you can easily integrate them with Alexa:

  1. Open the Alexa app on your phone or tablet.
    Alexa
  2. Select the Menu in the top-right corner.
    Menu
  3. Select Skills & Games.
    Alexa menu with Skills and Games highlighted.
  4. Select Search at the top right.
    Search button
  5. Search Lifx and select LIFX Optimized for Smart Home.
    Lifx search and selection
  6. Select Enable to Use.
    Enabling the Lifx skill
  7. Type in your Lifx account credentials and select Sign In.
    Signing into Lifx account
  8. Authorize Alexa to take control of your Lifx Lights. Select Authorize.
    Authorization
  9. Select Discover Devices.
    Discovering devices
  10. Wait for the Alexa app to discover your lights.
    Device discovery waiting screen in Alexa app.
  11. Your lights will then be added to the Alexa app.
    New devices added to Alexa app.
  12. From this point on you can organize the newly added lights the way you prefer and control them using your voice.