How do I reset my smart plug?
Reset Your Amazon Smart Plug
- Press and hold the button on the device for 12 seconds.
- Release the button once you see the red LED light. A blue LED blinks when reset is complete.
- Register your Amazon Smart Plug in the Alexa app.
What smart outlets work with Alexa?
BroadLink Smart Plug Mini, Smart Wi-Fi Timer Outlet Socket Works with Alexa, Google Home, IFTTT, Support Both 2.4G and 5G Wi-Fi. This product is certified by Amazon to work with Alexa. This product can be controlled with your voice through Alexa-enabled devices such as Amazon Echo and Amazon Tap.
Why is my Smart Plug not connecting?
Make sure that your Alexa device and your Amazon Smart Plug are connected to the same Wi-Fi network. Check that your paired device is within 30 ft (9 m) of your Amazon Smart Plug. Reset your Amazon Smart Plug: press and hold the button on the side of the device for 12 seconds. Then set up Amazon Smart Plug again.
Why is my Smart Plug offline?
If the network is working properly, but device is still offline, check if there are too many Wi-Fi connections. Try restarting the router, wait 3 minutes and observe status of the device. Check to ensure the router’s firmware is up to date.
Do I need smart plugs for Alexa?
Users do not need an Amazon Echo to use the Amazon Smart Plug, but they do need to use Alexa through the Amazon Alexa app. The Alexa app can be downloaded on a smartphone, and from there, users will have control over their Smart Plug.
Why won’t Alexa find my smart plug?
Why can’t I get my smart plug to connect?
The most likely cause of not being able to connect to the wifi with your smart plugs is the app that you’re using, and your phone’s settings. Ensuring that your Bluetooth, wifi and your location settings are on is the first step to fixing the problem.
Why are my smart plug unresponsive?
If your Amazon Smart Plug stopped working, restart your device. Unplug your Amazon Smart Plug from the outlet, and then plug it back in. Reset your Amazon Smart Plug: press and hold the button on the side of the device for 12 seconds.
Why is smart plug blinking red?
The smart plugs LED indicator will blink quickly in red if it is out of range of the hub. In this case, confirm all connections, including those of the hub. If it is blinking very quickly, the connected electric device is drawing too much current or wattage.
Why is my smart plug unresponsive?
Why isn’t my Alexa connecting to Wi-Fi?
Restart the Alexa-enabled device. Power off or unplug the Echo or Alexa-enabled device, turn it back on, then connect to Wi-Fi again. Sometimes this kind of physical reboot of an Alexa-enabled device can fix the problem. Confirm that the Wi-Fi password is correct.
Do you need an Alexa for smart plug?
Amazon Smart Plug lets you voice control your lights, fans, coffee makers, and more. All you need is an Alexa-enabled device like Echo, Fire TV, Fire tablet, Sonos One, or even just the Alexa app on your phone. With multiple Amazon Smart Plugs, you can control multiple outlets.
Do you leave Alexa plugged in all the time?
Yes. This is true for the vast majority of Amazon’s Echo devices, including: Echo Show, Echo Plug, Echo Studio, and Echo Flex. Echo Dot needs to be plugged into the wall at all times. Without power, you won’t be able to summon Alexa through voice commands.
Can Alexa smart plug turn on TV?
No, you cannot use a smart plug to turn on a TV. TVs today go into standby mode when they are turned off. Smart plugs work by cutting the power completely, so when you try to turn your TV on using a smart plug, the TV will only enter standby mode.