How to Use Siri Voice Commands for an ecobee Switch+

Introduction

In This Guide
You'll Learn:
  • How to use Siri voice commands to control your ecobee Switch+.
You'll Need:
  • Your ecobee Switch+ to be already installed on your wall and set up within the ecobee app.
  • Your ecobee Switch+ to be already linked with Apple HomeKit via your Apple mobile device.
ecobee.

1 Setup Check

In order to continue, your Ecobee Switch+ must be installed and functioning properly with the Ecobee app.

Ecobee

? Is your Ecobee Switch+ installed and working properly?

  1. Yes
  2. No

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In This Guide
You'll Learn:
  • How to use Siri voice commands to control your ecobee Switch+.
You'll Need:
  • Your ecobee Switch+ to be already installed on your wall and set up within the ecobee app.
  • Your ecobee Switch+ to be already linked with Apple HomeKit via your Apple mobile device.
ecobee.

In order to continue, your Ecobee Switch+ must be installed and functioning properly with the Ecobee app.

Ecobee

In order to control your ecobee Switch+ using Siri, you will need to link your ecobee Switch+ with Apple HomeKit.

ecobee and homekit.

Because Siri is only available on Apple devices, you must use your Apple device to speak to Siri to be able to control your home.

Currently, you can turn the lights on and off by asking:

  • "Hey Siri, turn on/off my lights."
  • "Hey Siri, turn on/off the dining room lights."
  1. Launch the Home app on your mobile device.
    Apple Home.
  2. Tap Add (+) in the top right corner.
    Add button in Apple Home app.
  3. Select Add Accessory.
    Add Accessory option in Apple Home app.
  4. Use the camera to scan the HomeKit code on the back of the switch installation manual or on the back of the switch wall plate.
    HomeKit code on back of installation manual.
  5. Tap the name of the scanned device: ecobee Switch+.
    ecobee Switch+ detected in Home app.
  6. Set the device options the way you prefer.
    Device options for added device in Home app.
  7. Then tap Next to continue and repeat the same process for each screen you get.
    Next button in Home app.
  8. Tap Done to finish.
    Done button in Home app.
  9. Once finished you can manage the device using the Home app or giving voice commands to Siri.
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