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What is Amazon Alexa and how does it work with Petcube Bites and Petcube Play

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, but is now available in a range of other smart home gadgets. Alexa can be used to control other compatible smart devices such as Petcube’s pet cameras Petcube Bites and Petcube Play.

For more information on how to setup the Petcube skill for Alexa, please go here.

How do I setup Amazon Alexa to work with Petcube Bites, Petcube Play or Petcube Camera?

  1. Sign into your Amazon Alexa account using this page or Alexa app on your phone.
  2. Search for and download the Petcube Skill for Alexa
  3. Link your Petcube account using your Petcube username through your Alexa App or Amazon account
  4. 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 support@petcube.com 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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