Are you feeling like you’re missing out on the security of your home? Connecting your Blink camera to Alexa is like unlocking the door to a world of peace of mind.
With just a few simple steps, you can easily link your Blink camera to Alexa and start enjoying the benefits of being connected.
Get ready to experience motion alerts, view cameras on your Echo Show or Fire TV, trigger Alexa routines, and more!
Let’s get your Blink camera connected to Alexa!
- Access to motion alerts
- Ability to view cameras on Echo Show or Fire TV
- Capability to trigger Alexa routines
- Enhanced convenience and control over home security
How to Link Blink Camera to Alexa
Adding a Blink camera to Alexa is straightforward and easy.
All you need to do is:
- Log into the Blink app
- Enable the Alexa skill
- Connect your Blink account to Alexa
Then, you can discover and control your Blink camera via voice commands.
Step 1: Log into Blink App
To start, log into your Blink app to begin linking it to Alexa. Open the Blink app on your smartphone and click the account button in the bottom menu bar. You’ll see the Link to Alexa option, so click that to get started.
This will open the Alexa app, which will prompt you to enable the Blink Alexa skill. Once you’ve done that, you can connect your Blink camera to Alexa and start enjoying the convenience of voice commands.
You can view your camera on your Echo Show or Fire TV, receive motion alerts, and even trigger Alexa routines. With the Blink app and Alexa app, it’s easy to link your Blink camera and connect it to Alexa.
Step 2: Enable Alexa Skill
Once you’ve opened the Alexa app, you’ll need to enable the Blink Alexa skill in order to connect your Blink camera and Alexa. To do this, click on the ENABLE TO USE button and follow the instructions. The Alexa device will then be linked to your Blink account.
You can then control your Blink camera with Alexa voice commands. You can ask Alexa to show you live video feeds from your Blink camera or to alert you when motion is detected. With the Blink Alexa skill, you can also trigger Alexa routines when motion is detected.
Linking your Blink camera to Alexa is a simple process that will give you more control over your home security.
Step 3: Connect Blink Account to Alexa
Now that you’ve enabled the Blink Alexa skill, you’ll need to connect your Blink account to Alexa. To do this, open the Blink app on your smartphone. Click the account button in the bottom menu bar and select the Link to Alexa option.
You’ll be prompted to open the Alexa app. After clicking the ENABLE TO USE button, you’ll be able to link your Blink account to Alexa. Once the account is connected, you can view your camera feed on an Echo Show or Fire TV, receive motion alerts, and even trigger Alexa routines when motion is detected.
With the Echo Show, you can also view motion alerts and live video feeds. Non-screen Echo devices can also be used with Blink cameras to alert you and run routines.
With Alexa, you’ll be able to maximize the security of your home with Blink’s smart home and security cameras.
Step 4: Discover and Control Blink Camera via Voice Commands
Have you ever wondered how to control your Blink camera with your voice?
Alexa is the perfect companion to your Blink camera, allowing you to easily discover and control your camera with simple voice commands.
All you need to do is open the Blink app on your smartphone, click the Link to Alexa option, and click ‘ENABLE TO USE’ to start installing the Blink Alexa skill.
Once the setup is complete, you’ll be able to view a live video feed and motion alerts on your Echo Show or Fire TV by voice command.
You can also trigger Alexa routines when your Blink camera detects motion. Plus, all Echo devices can alert you and run routines triggered by Blink motion detection.
Frequently Asked Questions
Does the Echo Show Have to Be Connected to the Same Network as the Blink Camera?
Yes, the Echo Show must be connected to the same network as the Blink camera. This ensures that the Echo Show can receive alerts and video feeds from the camera. Connect the devices to the same network and you’ll be all set.
Is There a Way to Access the Blink Camera Feed Remotely?
Yes, you can access your Blink camera feed remotely. You can view the feed on your Echo Show or Fire TV, and receive motion alerts while away from home. Plus, you can trigger Alexa routines when motion is detected.
Can I View Multiple Blink Cameras on One Echo Show Device?
Yes, you can view multiple Blink cameras on one Echo Show device. Just link the cameras to your Alexa app and you’ll be able to see their feeds at the same time. You can even set up alerts and routines triggered by motion detection.
How Do I Adjust the Motion Sensitivity of My Blink Camera?
Adjusting your Blink camera’s motion sensitivity is like setting the volume on a stereo: turn it up to catch every motion, or down for fewer alerts. With a few taps in the Blink app, you’ll be able to customize your motion detection just right.
Are All Echo Devices Compatible With Blink Cameras?
Yes! All Echo devices are compatible with Blink cameras. You can view a camera on your Echo Show, receive alerts, and trigger Alexa routines. Non-screen Echo devices can alert you and send the feed to a Fire TV.