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How to Add TP-Link Light Bulbs to Microsoft Cortana

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Introduction

In This Guide
You'll Learn:
  • How to link your TP-Link smart bulb to Microsoft Cortana.
You'll Need:
  • Your Kasa and Microsoft accounts' credentials available.
  • Your TP-Link Kasa smart bulb to be already installed and set up in the Kasa Smart app on your mobile device, and in your Kasa account.
  • The Microsoft Cortana app installed on your mobile device.

1 Add TP-Link Device

You can link your TP-Link device with Cortana using your mobile device or Windows PC.

Using Your Mobile Device

  1. Launch the Microsoft Cortana app.
    Microsoft Cortana.
  2. Go into the Menu.
    Menu icon highlighted in Cortana app.
  3. And select Notebook.
    Notebook highlighted in Cortana app menu.
  4. Then go to Connected Home.
    Connected Home highlighted in Cortana notebook menu.
  5. And switch on the toggle under Enable Connected Home.
    Enable Connected Home toggle switch highlighted in Cortana app.
  6. Sign in with the Microsoft account you use with Cortana.
    Microsoft Sign In prompt in Cortana app.
  7. Select TP-Link Kasa from the list.
    TP-Link highlighted in device list.
  8. Tap Connect and login with your Kasa account.
    Connect highlighted for selected smart home service in Cortana app.
  9. Now you can give voice commands to Cortana to control your linked device.

Using Your Windows PC

  1. Click the Start button in the bottom left corner.
    Windows 10 Start Button.
  2. Start typing anything to bring forth the search feature then click on Notebook.
    Notebook icon highlighted in Cortana menu.
  3. Then go to Connected Home.
    Connected Home option highlighted in Cortana menu.
  4. And toggle on the switch under Enable Connected Home.
    Enable Connected Home feature highlighted in Cortana menu.
  5. Sign in with the Microsoft account you use with Cortana.
    Microsoft Sign In.
  6. Select TP-Link Kasa from the list.
    Smart home service providers listed in Cortana menu.
  7. Click Connect and login with your Kasa account.
    Connect button highlighted for smart home service in Cortana menu.
  8. Now you can give voice commands to Cortana to control your linked device.

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In This Guide
You'll Learn:
  • How to link your TP-Link smart bulb to Microsoft Cortana.
You'll Need:
  • Your Kasa and Microsoft accounts' credentials available.
  • Your TP-Link Kasa smart bulb to be already installed and set up in the Kasa Smart app on your mobile device, and in your Kasa account.
  • The Microsoft Cortana app installed on your mobile device.

You can link your TP-Link device with Cortana using your mobile device or Windows PC.

Using Your Mobile Device

  1. Launch the Microsoft Cortana app.
    Microsoft Cortana.
  2. Go into the Menu.
    Menu icon highlighted in Cortana app.
  3. And select Notebook.
    Notebook highlighted in Cortana app menu.
  4. Then go to Connected Home.
    Connected Home highlighted in Cortana notebook menu.
  5. And switch on the toggle under Enable Connected Home.
    Enable Connected Home toggle switch highlighted in Cortana app.
  6. Sign in with the Microsoft account you use with Cortana.
    Microsoft Sign In prompt in Cortana app.
  7. Select TP-Link Kasa from the list.
    TP-Link highlighted in device list.
  8. Tap Connect and login with your Kasa account.
    Connect highlighted for selected smart home service in Cortana app.
  9. Now you can give voice commands to Cortana to control your linked device.

Using Your Windows PC

  1. Click the Start button in the bottom left corner.
    Windows 10 Start Button.
  2. Start typing anything to bring forth the search feature then click on Notebook.
    Notebook icon highlighted in Cortana menu.
  3. Then go to Connected Home.
    Connected Home option highlighted in Cortana menu.
  4. And toggle on the switch under Enable Connected Home.
    Enable Connected Home feature highlighted in Cortana menu.
  5. Sign in with the Microsoft account you use with Cortana.
    Microsoft Sign In.
  6. Select TP-Link Kasa from the list.
    Smart home service providers listed in Cortana menu.
  7. Click Connect and login with your Kasa account.
    Connect button highlighted for smart home service in Cortana menu.
  8. Now you can give voice commands to Cortana to control your linked device.