Connect your TP-Link Kasa Device to Amazon Alexa
This FAQ will show you the process on how to connect your TP-Link Kasa account to your Amazon Alexa account. If you meet any difficulties in the process please roll down to the bottom for Troubleshooting.
Before we start:
Before we start please make sure Remote Control is enabled on your Kasa APP.
- Open the Kasa App and signed into your account. If you don’t have an account yet, please register for one. You can refer to FAQ-948 for help.
- Follow these steps on device to ensure they are all working via Remote Control.
Connect Kasa device to Amazon Alexa
- Open Alexa App.
- Tap “≡”.
- Tap “SMART HOME”.
- Tap “Smart Home Skills”.
- Tap “ENABLE SKILLS”
- Enter “Kasa” in the search bar, tap “TP-LINK Kasa”.
- Tap “ENABLE”
- Enter your Kasa Account and tap “Authorize”.
- Tap “X” at the top.
- Tap “DISCOVER DEVICES”.
- Wait for the Device Discovery to complete.
You have now completed the setup process. All discovered devices can be controlled through your Alexa device. Please test if it works normally with voice commands.
For example, if a bulb on Kasa is named “Little Bulb”, we can say “Alexa, turn on the Little Bulb” and check if Alexa powers on this bulb.
Note: Every time you change the name of smart device, you will need to discover this device again to update the name.
- What do I do If Alexa fails to discover devices?
- Try to reboot the smart device and re-discover on Alexa.
- Double check whether Kasa App can remotely control the device or not. If not, check your internet access and remote control settings.
- Why does the device’s status Show “Offline” on Alexa?
- Wireless connection could have been lost. Try reboot the device and re-discover on Alexa.
- Internet access on your router could be unavailable.
- The remote control function could have been turned off.
- There is an issue with the cloud server.
- Alexa has discovered the devices but cannot manage them, while via Kasa App you can.
For this situation please contact support for help.
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