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Linksys Skills and commands for Alexa

The Linksys Skill for Alexa lets you ask for Wi-Fi information from any Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Router or Velop system and also control the Guest network.  This article will help you learn the Skills and commands for Alexa.
 
Before you begin, you must have the following:

  • A Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Router or Velop system with remote access enabled.
  • An active Linksys cloud account.  To set up an account, you may click here.
  • Alexa app installed in your mobile device and working with your Amazon Echo™, Amazon Tap or Amazon Echo Dot.
  • Linksys Skill has been enabled.  To know how, click here.
  • A working Internet connection.

 
Checking the Linksys Skills

 

Step 1:
Launch the User-added image app.

Step 2:
Tap on the Home menu.
 
Step 3:
Tap Skills.

 

User-added image
 

Step 4:
Tap on Your Skills at the top-right corner of the screen.

User-added image

 
Step 5:
Enter “Linksys” in the search field and it will display a description of the Linksys app.
 
QUICKTIP:  If you are having any issues or the commands are not working, you can try to Disable Skill and re-enable it again.

 

User-added image


You can ask Alexa for the following information of your Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Router or Velop system.

NOTE:  Whenever you ask Alexa a question, you must use the triggering words “Alexa, ask Linksys…”.  An example is, “Alexa, ask Linksys what is my Wi-Fi password?”.

  • Get Wi-Fi credentials
  • Get Guest Wi-Fi credentials
  • Turn ON / OFF Guest Network (also offers to read credentials)
  • Enable / Disable Skill
  • Help, i.e. “Alexa, ask Linksys what I can do” and Alexa reads off the above Skills

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