Alexa & Google Integration
Articles pertaining to our additional cloud services. These cloud services require a MyHS account. For more information on MyHS, see the MyHS section of our docs.
Alexa Smart Home Skill Integration
This integration allows HomeSeer users to control their devices and device features with simple commands using Amazon's Smart Home skill API. This implementation supports ON, OFF, DIM and THERMOSTAT devices for direct control and users can create Routines to control other devices with custom phrases. Users who wish to also launch events or control other devices should consider enabling our Home Automation Skill https://docs.homeseer.com/display/HSPRODKB/Alexa+Home+Automation+Skill+Integration as
Alexa Home Automation Skill Integration
This integration uses a custom skill that allows HomeSeer users to control all of their devices, features and events. The voice syntax is a bit more complex than it is with our SmartHome skill but it provides more complete control of systems.
Using Alexa with Multiple HS Systems
Information on using Alexa with multiple HS3 or HS4 systems via MyHS.
Google Home Integration
This integration allows HomeSeer users to control their devices and device features with simple commands using Google Home powered devices. This implementation supports ON, OFF, DIM and THERMOSTAT devices. This information will allow you to control your HS4 devices via voice and manually via the Google Home app.
How to Tell Which Devices or Features are Enabled for Voice
Information on how to to determine which devices or features are currently enabled for voice in your HS4 system
How to Determine Whether Devices or Features Should be Enabled for Voice
Information on how to determine which method is best for enabling voice with your system
How to Change Voice Command Names
Information on using a custom voice command name.
How to Change Voice Command Names for Events
Information on how to change the voice command for an event.
Troubleshooting Google Home & Amazon Alexa
There are certain things that can cause a snag in setting up the link between your HS4 system and home assistants like Google Home and Amazon Alexa. The steps below should get you up and running, but feel free to reach out to support https://dev.homeseer.com/servicedesk/customer/portal/2/user/login?destination=portal%2F2 if it still isn't working.