How To Connect Eufy Camera To Alexa?

Many people who buy smart devices such as security cameras, doorbells, and door locks, are looking for Amazon Alexa-compatible products to enjoy voice assistant function and also manage all their home gadgets from a single app.

One of these devices is the Eufy camera, people who want to purchase this cam are wondering if it works with Alexa.

The answer is yes the Eufy cam is compatible with the Alexa app & and Alexa-compatible devices like the Echo Dot, Echo Show, Echo Spot, and so on.

In this article, I’ll teach you more about the relationship between Alexa and the Eufy camera and show you how to pair them to work together.

How To Connect Eufy Camera To Alexa?

Now let’s see what are the steps you need to follow to successfully connect the Eufy Cam to Alexa. But first, make sure the Alexa app is installed on your smartphone or tablet and the camera is already set up on the Eufy app.

After setting up your device, installing the app, and creating an account, follow these steps to pair Alexa with your Eufy camera:

  1. Open the Amazon Alexa app on your mobile or tablet.
  2. login to your account.
  3. Click on More at the top right corner of the screen.
  4. Then tap on Skills & Games and search for “Eufy Security”.
  5. Go to the “Eufy Security” and tap Enable To Use.
  6. Enter your Eufy account credentials to authorize Alexa to access your Eufy app.
  7. Another screen will appear telling you that the account is successfully linked, tap on Close.
  8. After that click on Discover Devices to allow your cam to be used by Alexa.
  9. Go to Device to take control of your Eufy cameras that were discovered by Alexa.

Now your Eufy camera can be used and controlled via any Alexa-enabled device via voice commands or directly from the app, you can also watch the live stream and receive notifications whenever your camera detects motion.

Some users sometimes claim that when the camera is paired with Alexa, they don’t get notifications on the app or the voice assistant doesn’t alert them to what’s going on.

This issue generally occurs when the Do Not Disturb mode is on, and this mode will stop all kinds of alerts from reaching you.

So Here’s how to turn off the “Do Not Disturb Mode” to receive notifications and alerts without any problem:

  1. Open the Alexa app on your phone.
  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.

How To control Eufy Camera With Alexa Voice Assistant?

As we know Alexa is a very popular voice assistant and the majority of people want to connect their smart home devices with this app because of its voice control function.

It’s easy to control the Eufy camera with your voice, all you have to do is memorize the voice command that gives you the action you want.

The following voice commands can be used to view the camera’s Live Stream:

  1. “Alexa, show me [eufy device name]”.
  2. “Alexa, show my [eufy device name]”.
  3. “Alexa, show the [eufy device name]”.
  4. “Alexa, show [eufy device name]”.

You can say either of the following to stop viewing your camera’s Live stream.

  1. “Alexa, stop”.
  2. “Alexa, go home”.

How To Change the Eufy cam name on Alexa?

This step is very important especially if you own more than one camera and you control all of them from Alexa (if all the cameras have the same name then there will be confusion and the voice assistant will not be able to identify which device you are talking about).

So in order to avoid this kind of problem you have to change the device’s name on the Alexa app by following the instructions below:

  1. Go to the Alexa app.
  2. Tap on Devices at the bottom right of the screen.
  3. Select Cameras on the top of the screen.
  4. Then select the Eufy Cam you want to edit.
  5. Tap the gear icon at the top right corner of the screen.
  6. Tap Edit Name and rename your camera.

How To Delete the Eufy Account from Alexa?

The process of removing a Eufy account from Alexa is done when the owner of the device does not like the integration, and the good news is that you can remove it easily by following the next steps:

  1. Launch the Alexa App.
  2. Then tap on ‘”Your Skills”.
  3. Choose the “eufySecurity Skill”.
  4. Go to the “eufySecurity Skill” settings.
  5. Select “MANAGE SMART HOME DEVICES”.
  6. Select the linked devices, such as the Eufy camera.
  7. Click the “Trash Bin” icon to delete the camera.
  8. Go back to the device list and then re-add the cam.

Conclusion.

I hope the article was useful to you and I hope you will try the Alexa & Eufy cam integration as it is useful and can allow you to control the camera easily without using its app.

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