Does Kasa Smart Switch Work With Alexa?

Kasa Smart Switches have become very popular and are useful as they allow users to control lights, ceiling fans and other devices from anywhere through the Kasa app.

People feel uncomfortable with using too many apps to control their smart home gadgets, so they’re asking if Kasa Switches work with Alexa and how to pair them together.

The answer is yes, this company has made its switches compatible with Amazon Alexa to allow its users to control the device via voice commands, and integrate the switches with the rest of their smart appliances.

In the following chapters of this article, we will see how to properly connect Kasa Switches to Alexa, how to use them, and what are the advantages of this integration.

How To Connect Kasa Smart Switches To Alexa?

The first thing to do when you want to pair Kasa switches with Amazon Alexa is to set up the switch on the Kasa app, then download the Alexa app on your tablet or phone and create an account if you don’t have one.

Here’s how to download the Alexa app on your phone and tablet in case you don’t know how to do it:

  1. Go to the Play Store or App Store (depending on your mobile brand).
  2. Search for the Amazon Alexa app.
  3. Select Install or Download.
  4. Then Open the app and log in with your Amazon Account.

If you don’t have an Amazon account Here are the steps to follow to create one in order to login into Alexa:

  1. Open the Amazon Alexa app.
  2. Tap on Create A New Amazon Account.
  3. Enter your name, Email and password.
  4. Then click on Create Your Amazon Account.
  5. Validate Your email by entering the Password sent to your email address.
  6. Accept the Terms of Use and then your account will be created.

After setting up your switches on the Kasa app and creating your Amazon Alexa account, follow the next instruction to connect them together:

  1. Open the Alexa app.
  2. Tap “Devices” at the bottom right corner of the screen.
  3. Then tap the “+” icon at the top left corner.
  4. Choose “Add Device”, then select “Switches” and Select “TP-Link Kasa”.
  5. Hit “Continue, then tap “Enable To Use” and log in to your Kasa account.
  6. Another screen will appear telling you that “TP-LINK Kasa has been successfully linked”, tap Done.
  7. Then click on the blue button “Discover Devices” (the process may take 45 seconds).
  8. Your device will be discovered, click on “SET UP DEVICE”.
  9. Now You can choose a Group for the Kasa Switch or you can SKIP this step.
  10. Tap on “DONE” to finish the setup process.

Deactivate the Do Not Disturb mode on the Alexa app if you want to receive notifications from the Kasa plug on your smart speaker display or from the app, and here’s how to do it:

  1. Launch the Alexa app.
  2. Go to Devices, then choose “Echo & Alexa”.
  3. Select your device.
  4. Then tap on “Do Not Disturb”.
  5. Turn Do Not Disturb off.

Alexa voice commands to use with your Kasa Smart Switches.

Voice control is the goal of many people when integrating their switches with Alexa, so you need to know them in order to manage your devices via your voice assistant.

Here are some voice commands to use with your Alexa app:

  1. Activate Alexa Voice Assistant by saying:
    • “Alexa”.
  2. Then State your Command:
    • Turn On.
    • Turn Off.
  3. State your Device Name
    • Name of the switch (You’ll control the device related to the switch).
    • “Everything” to control all switches (all devices related to all switches).


  1. “Alexa, turn off My Bedroom switch”: this way you’ll turn off the device related to this switch.
  2. “Alexa, turn/set the (Dimmer name) to (amount percent)”: This command adjusts the brightness of the smart bulb called (Dimmer name) by amount percent as requested.

Give Different Names For Your Kasa Smart Switches.

When having more many switches in your house and they’re controlled via your Alexa voice assistant, you’ll need to give each switch a different name to make it easier for the virtual assistant to identify the device you’re talking about.

Use the following instructions to change the device name from the Alexa app:

  1. Open the Alexa app.
  2. Tap Devices at the bottom right of the screen.
  3. Select Switches at the top of the screen.
  4. Then select the Kasa Switch you want to edit.
  5. Tap the gear icon in the upper right corner of the screen.
  6. Tap Edit Name and rename your device.

Delete your Kasa Switches From The Amazon Alexa app.

You can delete your TP-Link Kasa Switches from the Alexa app in case you find that the integration is not suitable for you or you’re switching to another manufacturer and you’ll no longer use the device.

So here are the steps to follow in order to delete your Kasa Switch from the Alexa app:

  1. Launch the Alexa app on your mobile or tablet.
  2. Tap Devices at the bottom right of the screen.
  3. Now tap on All Devices.
  4. Select the Kasa Switch you want to delete.
  5. Click on the Setting icon at the top right of the screen.
  6. Then tap on the delete icon at the top right side of the screen.
  7. A popup message will appear to confirm, tap on Delete.
  8. Now your Kasa Smart Switch is deleted.

Final Words.

Connecting Kasa Smart Switches to Alexa has many benefits, such as allowing you to control your devices with just your voice, integrating your switches with the rest of your smart home devices, and controlling all your gadgets from one app.

Adam B