Alexa Integration

In this article, we will walk you through how to integrate your MagicLight WiFi bulb with your Amazon Echo. These steps will work for the Echo Dot, Amazon Tap, or any other device that uses the Alexa Voice Service.

*Your Wi-Fi bulbs must be connected to your router to start.  If you haven't set up your bulbs yet, watch this video first - WiFi Bulb Setup.

Step 1: Creating your MagicLight cloud account

In order to control your smart bulb with the Amazon Echo or control them remotely, you need to create a MagicLight cloud account.

  • Download MagicLight V2 from the app store
  • Plug in your smart bulb
  • Open your MagicLight app and add device

Your app will display available WiFi networks that your smart bulb found. Select your homes WiFi (if you have a dual-band router select the 2.4ghz signal) and enter your WiFi password. 

*Save your Email and Password, we'll need this when signing into our Amazon Alexa app.


Step 2: Enable Alexa Skill

The next step is to download the Amazon Alexa app and enable the MagicLight Alexa skill.

Open the Amazon Alexa app and under the skills section, search for the “MagicLight WiFi” skill. 
Amazon alexa with smart bulbs instructions

Step 3: Login and Discovering Devices
Enable the skill and sign in using your MagicLight cloud account you used in step 1.
The next step is to discover your MagicLight WiFi smart bulbs from the Alexa app. You can say “Alexa, discover devices”.
You can also go to the Smart Home section of the Alexa app and select “Discover Devices”.
Once Alexa has completed discovering your MagicLight WiFi Smart bulbs, they will appear in the Smart Home section of the Alexa app at the very bottom.
Amazon alexa light bulb skill

Step 4: Assigning your smart bulbs to groups

Click the "Create group" link and select which bulbs you would like in that group.

If you've selected the wrong bulb or want to add a bulb, simply click on that group and make your selection by checking off the correct bulb/bulbs and click "save".

smart home lighting with Amazon Alexa

Step 5: Alexa, Create Some Magic...
At this point, you're all setup. You can now control your bulbs by issuing voice commands.

Supported Commands:
These are some of the currently supported Alexa voice commands for the MagicLight WiFi bulb.
  • Alexa, set [light name] to [0-100]%
  • Alexa, turn [light name] on/off
  • Alexa, dim/brighten [light name]
  • Alexa, increase/decrease [light name]
  • Alexa, set the [light name] light to red
  • Alexa, change the [light name] to the color blue
  • Alexa, make the [light name] warm white
  • Alexa, change the [light name] to the cool white
  • Alexa, set the [light name] to daylight
Coming Soon...
We are constantly improving our Alexa skills so you'll be able to do things like scheduling timers, setting custom modes etc.
Need More Help?
If you have any questions or need help getting setup, please contact us at:
support@magiclightbulbs.com

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