Alexa - How to connect

The integration of CoolRemote with Alexa allows you to use voice commands to control your HVAC system, connected through CoolAutomation devices. Voice commands can be activated through any Alexa device.

To start the process of connecting your CoolRemote with Alexa, you will need the following:

  • CoolRemote Account connected to at least one CoolAutomation device
  • Amazon Account
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How to link the CoolRemote with Alexa List of commands
Step 1: Log into the Amazon Alexa web portal using your Amazon account information (https://alexa.amazon.com)

 

Step 2: Click on the skills option from the menu on the left

 

Step 3: Use the search bar to find CoolRemote

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Step 4: Click on CoolRemote and click enable

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Step 5: lick allow and use your CoolRemote username and password to sync your CoolRemote account with Amazon Alexa

 

Step 6: Follow Amazon's instructions to discover the smart-home devices you can control with Alexa

Example for Toggle

  • Alexa, turn on the bedroom
  • Alexa, turn off the bedroom

Example for Mode control (heat, cool, auto)

  • Alexa, Set bedroom to heat

Example for Temperature control

  • Alexa, Set bedroom to 21 degrees
  • Alexa, decrease the bedroom's temperature by 3 degrees
  • Alexa, increase the bedroom's temperature by 3 degrees
  • Alexa, make bedroom warmer
  • Alexa, make bedroom cooler

Example for querying AC state

  • Alexa, is bedroom set to heat
  • Alexa, What's the bedroom thermostat set to? 
  • Alexa, What temperature is the bedroom set to?

 

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