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How to Control C by GE Smart Lights with Alexa

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Introduction

Within this guide you'll learn how to control your C by GE smart lights by speaking to Alexa.
Alexa is a virtual assistant included in the C by GE Sol lamp, the Amazon Echo and other third party devices, and phones or tablets running the Alexa app.
Before You Begin:
Your C by GE lights must be already linked with Alexa
C by GE Logo.

1 Control C by GE Smart Lights with Alexa

You must speak to your Alexa-enabled device to control your C by GE lights.

When addressing your lights, you can say “lights”, the name of the room / group your lights are in, or the name you assigned your lights. You can choose alternate words for the same voice command: set / turn / make / switch / change / activate / deactivate.

Turn the Lights On / Off

  • "Alexa, lights on / off."
  • "Alexa, turn lights on / off."
  • "Alexa, turn <light name> on / off."
  • "Alexa, turn <group name> on / off."

Brighten / Dim the Lights

  • "Alexa, make lights brighter / dimmer."
  • "Alexa, brighten / dim lights."
  • "Alexa, brighten / dim lights by <0% - 100%>."
  • "Alexa, brighten / dim lights to <0% - 100%>."
  • "Alexa, turn up / down lights to <0% - 100%>."
  • "Alexa, set lights to <0% - 100%>."
  • "Alexa, increase / decrease lights."

Set Light Color or Shade of White

  • "Alexa, make lights cooler / warmer."
  • "Alexa, change lights to <2000 - 7000> Kelvin."
  • "Alexa, set lights to <shade of white>."

    Shades of white: cool white / warm white / soft white / daylight / candlelight / incandescent.

  • "Alexa, set lights to <color>."

    Color choices: white, red, crimson, salmon, orange, gold, yellow, green, turquoise, cyan, sky blue, blue, purple, magenta, pink, lavender.

Switch Scenes

  • "Alexa, activate <scene name>."
  • "Alexa, set lights to <scene name>."
  • "Alexa, turn on <scene name> in <group name>."

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Within this guide you'll learn how to control your C by GE smart lights by speaking to Alexa.
Alexa is a virtual assistant included in the C by GE Sol lamp, the Amazon Echo and other third party devices, and phones or tablets running the Alexa app.
Before You Begin:
Your C by GE lights must be already linked with Alexa
C by GE Logo.

You must speak to your Alexa-enabled device to control your C by GE lights.

When addressing your lights, you can say “lights”, the name of the room / group your lights are in, or the name you assigned your lights. You can choose alternate words for the same voice command: set / turn / make / switch / change / activate / deactivate.

Turn the Lights On / Off

  • "Alexa, lights on / off."
  • "Alexa, turn lights on / off."
  • "Alexa, turn <light name> on / off."
  • "Alexa, turn <group name> on / off."

Brighten / Dim the Lights

  • "Alexa, make lights brighter / dimmer."
  • "Alexa, brighten / dim lights."
  • "Alexa, brighten / dim lights by <0% - 100%>."
  • "Alexa, brighten / dim lights to <0% - 100%>."
  • "Alexa, turn up / down lights to <0% - 100%>."
  • "Alexa, set lights to <0% - 100%>."
  • "Alexa, increase / decrease lights."

Set Light Color or Shade of White

  • "Alexa, make lights cooler / warmer."
  • "Alexa, change lights to <2000 - 7000> Kelvin."
  • "Alexa, set lights to <shade of white>."

    Shades of white: cool white / warm white / soft white / daylight / candlelight / incandescent.

  • "Alexa, set lights to <color>."

    Color choices: white, red, crimson, salmon, orange, gold, yellow, green, turquoise, cyan, sky blue, blue, purple, magenta, pink, lavender.

Switch Scenes

  • "Alexa, activate <scene name>."
  • "Alexa, set lights to <scene name>."
  • "Alexa, turn on <scene name> in <group name>."