What is Amazon Alexa
Alexa is a smart voice-enabled personal assistant developed by Amazon. It was first used in Amazon’s Echo and Echo Dot devices and is now available in a range of many other smart home gadgets. New generation Petcube devices Petcube Play 2 and Petcube Bites 2 feature Amazon Alexa built-in while only Alexa skill can be installed on previous generation cameras such as Petcube Bites, Petcube Play and Petcube Camera (don’t come with Alexa built-in).
For more information on how to setup the Petcube skill for Alexa, search for ‘Petcube’ in ‘Alexa Skills’ department on Amazon.com.
How do I setup Amazon Alexa to work with my Petcube?
- Sign into your Amazon Alexa account using this page or Alexa app on your phone.
- Search for and download the Petcube Skill for Alexa
- Link your Petcube account using your Petcube username through your Alexa App or Amazon account
- Start using Alexa to give voice commands to Petcube cameras
Amazon also has a great guide on how to setup Alexa skills.
If you are unable to set up Amazon Alexa integration, a firmware update may be necessary. Please contact our support team at firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance.
How do Amazon Alexa voice commands for Petcube cameras work?
After you’ve downloaded and installed the skill, use the following voice commands with Alexa:
PETCUBE BITES TREAT CAMERA
Alexa Skill Phrases:
- Alexa, ask Petcube to treat [your pet’s name]
- Alexa, ask Petcube to treat my pet
- Alexa, ask Petube to fling treats
- Alexa, order more treats
Note: After You say an Alexa Skill phrase (above), Alexa will respond with a phrase like “Here you go!, Yummy!, etc.”
PETCUBE PLAY and PETCUBE CAMERA
Alexa Skill Phrases:
- Alexa, ask Petcube to play with my pet
- Alexa, ask Petcube to play with [your pet]
- Alexa, ask Petcube to play for [X] minutes
Note: After you say an Alexa skill phrase (above), Alexa will respond with a phrase like “Play time!”
Note that using the Petcube Skill for Amazon Alexa is completely optional and your Petcube cameras will work without Alexa via the Petcube App.
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