How to Pair Govee Lights with Alexa? Unlocking Voice Commands!

Your smart home setup gains a new level of ease and control when Govee lights are paired with Alexa. These colorful lights are perfectly integrated with Alexa, Amazon’s voice assistant enabling voice commands to control the lights on/off, brightness, and color. Govee lights can be easily and quickly connected to Alexa, enabling you to easily change the atmosphere of your living environment and create dynamic lighting effects. With this effective integration, you may improve your smart home experience and benefit from Alexa’s ecosystem’s voice-controlled lighting features.

Can you Connect Govee Lights to Alexa?

The answer is yes. It is possible to use Alexa to voice-control Govee lights. Check the product specifications to ensure the Alexa integration is supported by your Govee LED light model. Do the following to connect Govee lights to Alexa.

Download the Govee app and connect the Govee lights to your WiFi network. Check to see if the lights are WiFi connected and working with the app. Then, link your Govee account and enable the Govee skill in the Alexa app.

You can use Alexa’s voice commands to control your Govee lights, including turning them on or off, modifying their brightness, and changing their color following the integration’s completion.

How to Connect Govee Lights to Alexa?

You can link Govee lights to Alexa by following these simple steps.

  • Open the Alexa app on your smartphone.
  • Click the hamburger menu positioned at the upper left corner.
  • Select ‘Skills & Games’ from the menu.
  • Type ‘Govee Home’ into the search box to find it.
  • Locate and select the ‘Govee Home’ skill.
  • Select ‘Enable To Use’ from the skill page to make a skill usable.
  • It will be necessary for you to log into your Govee account. Enter your login information to connect Govee with Alexa.
  • Return to the home screen of the Alexa app after establishing the connection with your Govee account.
  • Select ‘Smart Home’ by tapping the Menu symbol (three horizontal lines) again.
  • Tap ‘Add Device’ in the Smart Home section.
  • Choose ‘Lighting’ from the drop-down menu on the ‘Add Device’ screen.
  • Select the precise Govee light you wish to install, like the ‘Govee LED Strip’ or ‘Govee Light Bulb.’
  • Follow the onscreen directions the Alexa app gives to link your Govee light to Alexa.
  • The Govee light must typically be in pairing mode for the Alexa app to find and connect.
  • You may use Alexa’s voice commands to operate your Govee lights once the connection is made.

You should be able to successfully link your Govee lights to Alexa by following these instructions enabling voice control and interaction with your Alexa-enabled devices.

Can Govee lights be controlled using Alexa's voice commands

Can Govee Lights be Controlled Using Alexa’s Voice Commands?

The answer is yes. Alexa voice commands can be used to control Govee lights. Govee lights have been integrated with Alexa, so you can easily manage them by speaking to your Alexa-enabled devices.

If using voice control instead of the Govee Home app is more convenient, this function will come in handy. You can control the brightness with Alexa, modify the color, and even program your routines and sceneries for the lights.

The connection lets you synchronize your Govee lights with additional compatible smart home devices like door locks, doorbells, and sensors, allowing you to build a unified and automated experience inside your smart home ecosystem.

The ability to manage Govee lights with voice queries, whether through your Alexa device or the Alexa app, expands your lighting control options in terms of ease and flexibility.

Do I Need to Deactivate “do not disturb mode” on Alexa to Receive Govee Notifications?

The answer is yes. You must disable the ‘Do Not Disturb’ setting on the Alexa app to use the voice assistant to get Govee notifications.

This setting blocks incoming calls, announcements, and notifications during specified times.

You can either use voice commands, like ‘Alexa, turn off Do Not Disturb,’ or the instructions in the Alexa app to switch off ‘Do Not Disturb’ on Alexa.

By turning off this feature, you provide Alexa uninterrupted access to Govee notifications and warnings.

How to Deactivate “do not disturb mode” on Alexa?

Two ways exist to turn off Alexa’s ‘Do Not Disturb’ mode.

Use the Alexa Mobile App

  • Open the Alexa app on your smartphone.
  • The Devices option is located in the bottom right corner.
  • Choose the Alexa or Echo-enabled device you want to modify.
  • The ‘Do Not Disturb’ option can be found by scrolling down.
  • Toggle the switch to the left to exit the Do Not Disturb mode. The mode has been turned off when the toggle switch is grayed out.
  • You may also arrange ‘Do Not Disturb’ by selecting the ‘Scheduled’ option. Set the Do Not Disturb mode to automatically activate and deactivate at the specified start and end times.

Voice Commands

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  • Say, ‘Alexa, turn off Do Not Disturb’ to end the setting.
  • Similarly, you may switch it on by telling Alexa to ‘turn on Do Not Disturb.’
  • You can quickly turn off Alexa’s ‘Do Not Disturb’ mode so that you can receive notifications, alerts, and announcements without interruption by using these instructions or voice commands.

Why Can’t I Connect Govee Lights to Alexa?

Following these troubleshooting steps, you can address potential issues preventing lights from working with Alexa.

  • Ensure the WiFi network on both devices is the same- Your Govee lights and Alexa device must be linked to the same WiFi network to communicate.
  • Make sure the Alexa app has the Govee Home skill enabled- Search for the Govee Home skill in the Skills & Games section of the Alexa app. Open it and confirm that it is turned on.
  • Verify that the Govee Lite model is Alexa compatible- Check to see if your particular Govee light model supports Alexa connectivity is supported by the particular Govee light model you have. Check the product specs or visit the Govee website for compatibility information.

You can address potential problems preventing a successful connection between your Govee lights and Alexa by following these troubleshooting steps.

How to Remove Govee Lights from Alexa?

Alexa can be removed from Govee lights by doing the following steps.

  • Open the Alexa app on your smartphone.
  • Tap the Devices tab in the bottom right corner of the screen.
  • Tap LIGHTS on the Devices screen.
  • Choose the particular Govee light you want to disconnect from Alexa.

Click on the Settings icon in the top right corner of the screen once the Govee light settings have been opened. Three dots are used to signify it.

You can delete or remove the Govee light from Alexa by going to the Settings menu. At the top right corner of the screen, tap the delete icon, typically represented by a trash can icon.

When prompted, confirm the removal.

You may successfully delete or remove Govee lights from Alexa by following these instructions ensuring they are no longer connected to or controlled by your Alexa devices.

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