Does Arlo Work with Alexa?

Whenever you think about making your home smarter, you would probably think of using modern and advanced gadgets to do so.

Alexa (for voice command) and Arlo (as a security camera) should come up fairly often if you're getting into security tech.

does arlo work with alexa

Alexa's ability to team up with new smart products can also be paired with Arlo products. Its beauty lies in its hand-free abilities. 

You would have got your answer, and that is yes. Most Arlo products can be linked with Alexa. You can watch live footage of your Arlo cameras by using Alexa now. You can also do many more works by using Alexa; for example, you can now control Arlo Security lights using Amazon Alexa.

Arlo cameras protect your family, your home, your assets. They are designed right from the round-up to have a straightforward interface, very easy to install, and easy to plug and play. 

You can now use Alexa to make it show live footage of your home, kitchen, or anything on your home screen. They are compatible with Alexa and works with Alexa to provide you an excellent experience. 

Do All Arlo Products Work with Alexa? 

Not all, but yes, most Arlo products are compatible with the Alexa app. You have a range of options to pair your Arlo products. Below is the list of Arlo products that can be paired with Alexa: 

  • Arlo Ultra
  • Arlo Pro
  • Arlo Pro 2
  • Arlo Q
  • Arlo Q Plus
  • Arlo Go
  • Arlo Baby
  • Arlo Wire-Free
  • Arlo Audio Doorbell
  • Arlo Security Light

To enable them to work, you also require suitable and linked Arlo products and any of the following devices by Amazon:

  • Echo
  • Echo Plus
  • Echo Show 5
  • Echo Show 8
  • Fire TV Cube
  • Fire TV Stick 2nd Gen or Higher+ 4k
  • Fire TV Edition Smart TVs
  • Fire Tablets 7th Gen or Higher

All Arlo cameras can be linked with Arlo Alexa Skill.

What Alexa Voice Commands Can Arlo Use?

You may ask the question that what Alexa voice commands can Arlo use! You already know that Alexa was made to make your life smooth and easy by using the right voice commands. You can monitor your Arlo products by using the following things:

Alexa Dot

Alexa, display me <name of the camera>

By using this command, you can start live footage of your Arlo camera. Is not this interesting? Now to stop streaming, and if you want to go back to the home window, just say, "Alexa, stop." Surprisingly, by doing so, all the activities will be stopped.

If you command; Alexa, hide <Name of the camera>; this will minimize your Arlo camera window and take you back to the home screen.

If you command, ‘Alexa, go home’, it will take you straight to the home screen.

Now new commands have been developed by which you can arm or disarm your security system by giving Alexa a command. You just need to provide a four-digit code to Alexa, and Alexa will disarm the equipment linked to your base station. For this, you can use the following voice commands:

‘Alexa, arm’ <Pk window or name of the base station>

This voice command will arm the connected devices to your Base station.

To disarm the paired base station, you have to command:

‘Alexa, disarm’ <Pk windows or name of the base station>

You have limited voice commands that you can give to your Arlo cameras. To know more, it is suggested to check the website of Arlo.

How Do You Enable the Arlo Alexa Skill?

If you want to purchase any of these products, I would like to recommend that you know how to enable the Arlo Alexa skill before doing so. In fact, it is a very simple and easy process, and there are few options for you to accomplish this task. Read below to know the first option that you have:

Just ask your Alexa to enable Arlo skill by giving a voice command; Alexa, enable Arlo skill. So simple, isn't this! By doing this, you will direct your Alexa to let you know how to pair your Alexa account with your Arlo account.

You can also use the Alexa app to accomplish this. Just open the Alexa app and find Arlo's skill. Click on it, and Arlo skill will be installed. Now you can sync your Alexa or Arlo account. Well, this is the second option to enable Arlo Alexa skill.

Conclusion

You can link your Arlo cameras with Alexa. It is effortless to set it up, and you just need to follow the right way to do this. You have to look whether your Arlo camera is on or off and in case it is off, then switch it on. Also, connect it to the Cloud. You can now arm and disarm Arlo cameras as well.

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