Do you want to access August Smart Lock using voice commands? Amazon Alexa App is here to help you out. You can easily integrate your August Smart Lock with Alexa enabled Amazon Echo device and you can access and control it from anywhere. In a way to connect August Lock with Amazon Alexa, the lock should be connected with your home Wi-Fi network. All you need to do is to enabled August Smart Home Skills on Amazon Alexa App. After enabling August Skill you can ask Alexa to check lock of front door. Ask Alexa to lock the door. Ask Alexa to unlock the door.
You can even setup a PIN as a custom skill which can be used to lock and unlock your house front door. August Home Skills enabled on Amazon Alexa enables you to lock and unlock the door, ensure status of door lock and see the live video using August Doorbell Camera.
There are two ways to connect August Smart Lock to Amazon Alexa
- Enable August Smart Home Skills on Alexa
- Enable Alexa Custom Skill
Steps to enable August Smart Home Skills on Alexa App:
- Open Amazon Alexa App on your mobile device
- Go to Menu and tap on “Skills”
- Under Skills search for “August”
- You will get to see “August Smart Home”, click on that
- On the next screen you will see “Enable” button. Press that button to enable August Smart Home Skills on Alexa
- You have to login with your August account login details
Steps to setup Alexa Custom Skill (Connect August Lock with Alexa)
- Open Amazon Alexa App
- Click on the menu icon and step ahead to “Skills”
- Search for “August” and select “August Home” with red icon.
- Tap on the “Enable” button and login with August account details
- In this, you can set a PIN code to lock and unlock with a private key. The code is generated after you link August account with Alexa.
Alexa Commands to control August Smart Door Lock
- “Alexa, unlock my front door”
- “Alexa, lock my front door”
- “Alexa, check my front door is locked or not?”
- “Alexa, ask August to unlock my front door” (Alexa will ask you for a PIN code)
- “Alexa, ask August to lock the front door”
- “Alexa, ask August if my front door is locked?”
- “Alexa, ask August to list my locks.”