Last Updated: 2024 Feb 2
 
  • Related Products: SwitchBot Motion Sensor
  • SwitchBot App Version: 7.11 or newer

1. Make sure your SwitchBot App version is up to date.

2. Make sure SwitchBot Motion Sensor and SwitchBot Hub series have been added to your App.

3. Please follow the steps below to turn on the Cloud Service for your SwitchBot Motion Sensor:

  • Launch the SwitchBot App.
  • Tap the relevant SwitchBot Motion Sensor.
  • Tap the gear icon at the top right.
  • In the Settings screen, tap "Cloud Services".
  • Turn on the "Cloud Services" in the Settings screen and connect it to the SwitchBot Hub product associated with your account.

4. Method 1: Please follow the steps below to integrate via the Alexa App.

  • Launch the Alexa App and log in.
  • Tap "More" located at the bottom right corner.
  • Tap "Skills & Games" in the middle right of the screen.
  • Enter "SwitchBot" in the search field with the magnifying glass icon and search.
  • Tap "SwitchBot Smart" that appears.
  • Tap "Enable to Use".
  • The screen will automatically switch to the SwitchBot App. If you are already logged in, tap "Connect" that appears (if you are not logged in to the SwitchBot App, log in first and then proceed with the linking).
  • Wait for the status to change from "Account Linking " to "Your SwitchBot Smart account has been successfully linked".
  • Tap "Close".
  • The Alexa App will automatically detect and synchronize with the connected devices.

5. Method 2: Please follow the steps below to integrate via the SwitchBot App.

  • Launch the SwitchBot App and log in.
  • Tap the relevant SwitchBot Motion Sensor.
  • In the Settings screen, tap on "Cloud Services".
  • Tap Amazon Alexa.
  • Tap "Connect".
  • Enter your Amazon Alexa App login ID and password.
  • The link will be automatically established.

6. If you have any questions, please contact us via SwitchBot App > Profile > Help & Feedback >Feedback.

SwitchBot Hub Series Products: SwitchBot Hub Mini, SwitchBot Hub 2

Comments

1 comment

  • andrew

    Do you plan to support additional triggers in Alexa to make use of the ambient light sensor?

    A simple solution may be to add
    3 motion sensors devices to Alexa for each physical motion sensor. One that triggers in any light, one only in dim light, one in bright light. That would then replicate all the scene options in your app.

    Another possibility is to allow triggering an Alexa routine from an action of a SwitchBot scene (this may cause less confusion from a UX point of view).

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