How To Use Timers and Alarms With Amazon Alexa

Introduction

In This Guide
You'll Learn:
  • How to use Alexa Alarms and Timers with your ecobee4 Smart Thermostat.
You'll Need:
  • Your thermostat to be already set up.
  • Amazon Alexa to be set up with the thermostat.
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1 Verify Basic Setup has Been Completed

In order to proceed with this guide successfully, your ecobee Smart Thermostat must be fully installed and functioning properly.

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In This Guide
You'll Learn:
  • How to use Alexa Alarms and Timers with your ecobee4 Smart Thermostat.
You'll Need:
  • Your thermostat to be already set up.
  • Amazon Alexa to be set up with the thermostat.
ecobee.
In order to proceed with this guide successfully, your ecobee Smart Thermostat must be fully installed and functioning properly.

Ecobee Smart Thermostat

You can ask Alexa to set alarms or timers for you, cancel them at any time and set alarms or timers up to 24 hours ahead of time.

To edit your Alexa alarms or timers you have to use the Alexa app on your mobile device.

Alarm Voice Commands

  • "Alexa, set an alarm for <time of day>."
  • "Alexa, set a repeating alarm for <day of week> at <time of day>."
  • "Alexa, set an alarm every day / weekday / weekend at <time of day>."
  • "Alexa, set a daily / weekday / weekend alarm at <time of day>."
  • "Alexa, set an alarm every day / weekday / weekend at <time of day>."
  • "Alexa, wake me up at <time of day>."
  • "Alexa, wake me up to <artist, song, genre, playlist or album> at <time of day>."
  • "Alexa, wake me up to <radio station or music app> at <time of day>."
  • "Alexa, when's my next alarm?"
  • "Alexa, what alarms are set?"
  • "Alexa, cancel my alarm for <time of day>."
  • “Alexa, snooze.” ‒ for additional nine minutes

Timer Voice Commands

  • “Alexa, set a timer for <duration>.”
  • "Alexa, set a second timer for <duration>."
  • "Alexa, set a <name> timer for <duration>."
  • "Alexa, stop / pause / resume playing in <duration>."
  • "Alexa, what are my timers?"
  • "Alexa, how much time is left?"
  • "Alexa, how much time is left on the <name> timer?"
  • "Alexa, cancel / stop / pause / resume the <name> timer."
  • "Alexa, cancel / stop / pause / resume the <duration> timer."
  1. Launch the Alexa app on your mobile device.
    Alexa App.
  2. Go to the Menu in the top left corner.
    Menu icon highlighted in Alexa app.
  3. Select Reminders & Alarms.
    Reminders & Alarms options highlighted in Alexa app menu.
  4. Select your Alexa-enabled device from the top drop down menu.
    Device selection drop down highlighted in Alexa app.

To Edit Alarms

  1. Go to the Alarms tab.
    Alarms tab highlighted in Alexa app.
  2. From there you can toggle on/off any listed alarm or edit it by tapping on it.
    Alarm entry and toggle switch highlighted in Alexa app.
  3. Customize the alarm details the way you like that tap Save.
    Save option is highlighted on Alarm editing screen in Alexa app.

To Edit Timers

  1. Go to the Timers tab.
    Timers tab highlighted in Alexa app.
  2. Tap any listed timer to edit it.
    Listed timer highlighted in Alexa app.
  3. Then select the action you want to take it.
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