Does Wyze Vacuum Work With Alexa?

Wyze robot vacuum
Wyze robot vacuum

Amazon Alexa compatibility is important for many homeowners who want to turn their home into a smart home.

Whether they want to buy a security camera, a smart plug, light bulbs, robot vacuums, or any other device, Amazon Alexa’s compatibility can be crucial in determining which brands or models to purchase.

One of the questions that I’ve come across and many buyers ask, so I decided to write a post about it is whether Wyze Robot Vacuum can work with Alexa.

The answer is yes, this device has been designed to be compatible with the Alexa app and all the gadgets integrating this voice assistant like Echo Dot, Echo Show, etc.

In this article, I’ll show you how to connect the Wyze vacuum to Alexa and how you can use this integration to increase home comfort.

How To Connect Wyze Vacuum To Alexa?

What you’re going to see in this section are the detailed steps on how to connect your Wyze vacuum cleaner with Alexa voice assistant.

The first thing to do is to set up the robot vacuum on the Wyze app, and here are the instructions to follow in order to do that:

  1. Turn Off your cellular data on your phone.
  2. Then open the Wyze app.
  3. Tap Home, then tap + plus sign on the top left side of the screen.
  4. Click on Add Device.
  5. Tap Home and select Wyze Robot Vacuum.
  6. Press and hold the Home and Power buttons on the vacuum.
    • It will say “WiFi connection has been reset.” Tap Next in the app, and follow the onscreen instructions to connect to WiFi.
  7. Once connected, you’ll be prompted to name the device.

After that, download the Alexa app on your smartphone and log in with your Amazon account credentials, if you don’t have an account, create one.

Now follow the instructions below to connect your Wyze robotic vacuum in the Alexa app:

  1. In the Alexa app, Tap on More at the bottom right corner of the screen.
  2. Click on Skills & Games and search for “Wyze”.
  3. Then Tap on “Wyze” and click Enable To Use.
  4. After that, Enter your Wyze account credentials to authorize Alexa to access your Wyze app.
  5. Another screen will appear telling you that the account is successfully linked, tap on Close.
  6. Then tap on Discover Devices to allow your robot vacuum to be used by Alexa.
  7. Go to Device to take control of your Wyze vacuum cleaner that was discovered by the Alexa app.

Some people may face issues that can prevent them from connecting these two parties together. So here are some troubleshooting steps to follow in case you’re one of them.

  1. Make sure that your Alexa app is updated.
  2. Be sure that your Robot Vacuum is updated to the latest firmware version.
  3. Ensure that you’ve entered the right Wyze account credentials.
  4. Make sure that your vacuum cleaner is connected to Wifi (here’s an article that may help you fix your connectivity issues: “8 Tips To Fix Wyze Robot Vacuum Connectivity Issues”).

After successfully connecting your robot to this voice assistant, go to the Alexa app and turn off the do not disturb mode to receive notifications in case something happens to the vacuum.

Here are the steps to follow:

  1. Open the Alexa app on your smartphone or tablet.
  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.

You can also change the robot vacuum name as this will be helpful in case you have more than one robot inside your house.

This will make it easier for the voice assistant to understand which device you’re talking about.

Here are the instructions you need to implement to change the name of the vacuum cleaner:

  1. Open the Alexa app on your mobile or tablet.
  2. Tap Devices at the bottom right of the screen.
  3. Select All Devices at the top of the screen.
  4. Then choose the Wyze vacuum cleaner 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.

Alexa’s Voice commands to Use With The Wyze Vacuum.

Voice commands are going to make it easier to control the Wyze vacuum cleaner, and it’s very useful, especially for older people who have trouble using the mobile app.

Here are the voice commands that you can rely on to manage this robotic cleaner:

To start cleaning:

  1. “Alexa, ask (vacuum name) to vacuum/clean/sweep.”
  2. “Hey Alexa, ask (vacuum name) to clean/vacuum/sweep my {room name}/home/house.”

To stop cleaning:

  1. “Alexa, ask (vacuum name) to stop vacuuming/cleaning/sweeping.”
  2. “Hey Alexa, ask (vacuum name) to stop the mission.”
  3. “Alexa, ask (vacuum name) that’s enough.”

To check the status:

  1. “Alexa, ask (vacuum name) what my robot is doing.”
  2. “Hey Alexa, ask (vacuum name) what the status of the vacuum/my robot is.”

To pause cleaning:

  1. “Hey Alexa, ask (vacuum name) to pause.”
  2. “Hey Alexa, ask (vacuum name) to pause cleaning/vacuuming/sweeping.”

To continue cleaning:

  1. “Alexa, ask (vacuum name) to resume cleaning.”
  2. “Alexa, ask (vacuum name) to finish the remaining work/job.”

To Recharge/Back to the charging station:

  1. “Hey Alexa, ask (vacuum name) to go back to the charging station/home.”
  2. “Hey Alexa, ask (vacuum name) to return to the charging station/home/docking station/dock.”
  3. “Hey Alexa, ask (vacuum name) to charge.”

Final Words.

Connecting your Wyze robot vacuum to Alexa can be very useful as it makes it easier to control your device and increases the level of convenience.

If you have any further questions, you can contact the Wyze support team on their website via phone, live chat, or email.

Adam B