How does TP-Link’s Router Skill for Amazon Alexa work?

What is TP-Link Router Skill for Alexa?

TP-Link Router Skill is a Custom Skill for Amazon Alexa, developed for TP-Link Wi-Fi products. With it, you can control and customize your home network by giving simple voice commands to Alexa.

Check the  Alexa Compatibility List for TP-Link Wi-Fi Products to see if your TP-Link product is compatible..

The following settings can be adjusted using our Router Skill:  QoS, Guest Network, LED control, running a speed test, WPS and Night Mode.

 

How do I use TP-Link Router Skill?

These are the commands for the supported functions. Use these commands to tell Alexa what to do.

Note:  “TP-Link”  must be part of your voice commands for Alexa to understand.

TP-Link Router Skill Commands

Use Case

Official Command

Explanation

Suitbale Models

Guest Network

“Alexa, tell TP-Link I have friends coming”

Enable Guest Network.

Archer C5400X  (V1 Coming Soon)

Archer C5400  (V2)

Archer C3150  (V2)

Archer C4000  (V2 Coming Soon)

Archer C2300  (V1)

Archer A2300  (V1)

Archer C9  (V3/V4 Coming soon)

Archer C7  (V4/V5 Coming soon)

Archer A7  (V5 Coming soon)

Archer C1200  (V3 Coming soon)

Deco M9 Plus  (V1 Coming soon)

Deco M5  (V1/V2)

Deco P7  (V1 Coming soon)

LED

“Alexa, ask TP-Link to turn on my router’s lights”

Turn on the router’s LEDs.

Night Mode

“Alexa, ask TP-Link to enable night mode“

Enable Night Mode.

“Alexa, tell TP-Link I want to change night mode settings”

Change the start and end time of Night Mode.

WPS

“Alexa, tell TP-Link I want to connect a new device to the network”

Activates the router’s WPS function. Tap the WPS button on the new device immediately afterwards to finish the connection.

Archer C5400X (V1 Coming Soon)

Archer C5400  (V2)

Archer C3150  (V2)

Archer C4000  (V2 Coming Soon)

Archer C2300  (V1)

Archer A2300  (V1)

Archer C9  (V3/V4 Coming soon)

Archer C7  (V4/V5 Coming soon)

Archer A7  (V5 Coming soon)

Archer C1200  (V3 Coming soon)

Speed Test

“Alexa, ask TP-Link to run a speed test”

Test the upload and download speeds of your network.

Archer C5400X (V1 Coming Soon)

Archer C5400  (V2)

Archer C3150  (V2)

Archer C4000  (V2 Coming Soon)

Archer C2300  (V1)

Archer A2300  (V1)

Deco M9 Plus  (V1 Coming soon)

Deco M5  (V1/V2)

Deco P7  (V1 Coming soon)

QoS

“Alexa, ask TP-Link to prioritize gaming”

Gaming data is given the highest priority on the network.

“Alexa, ask TP-Link to prioritize video streaming”

Video streaming data is given the highest priority on the network.

“Alexa, ask TP-Link to prioritize surfing”

Web browsing data is given the highest priority on the network.

“Alexa, ask TP-Link to prioritize chatting”

Chatting data is given the highest priority on the network.

“Alexa, ask TP-Link to turn on custom priority”

Prioritize data for applications according to the Custom priority settings.

“Alexa, ask TP-Link to prioritize my favorite device for 2 hours”

Devices classified as Favorite Devices in Tether/Deco app will be prioritized for 2 hours.

Note:

Variations of these commands should also work, as long as you include “TP-Link” in the command.

These are examples of Alexa voice commands. Saying these in your own way should also work. Let’s take Speed Test as an example:

Besides “Alexa, ask TP-Link to run a speed test”, you can also say:

Alexa, ask TP-Link how fast is my network speed;

Alexa, ask TP-Link what’s my internet speed;

Alexa, tell TP-Link I want to check my network speed;

This Article Applies to:
Archer A7( V5 ) , Archer C3150( V2 ) , Deco M5(3-pack)
When You Set Up | Updated 05-16-2018 08:22:18 AM