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How to Add an Ikea Tradfri Gateway to Alexa

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Introduction

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1 Enable Amazon Alexa

  1. Launch the Ikea Trådfri app on your mobile device.
    Ikea Trådfri.
  2. Tap Settings in the top right corner.
    Settings icon highlighted in Ikea Tradfri app.
  3. Go to Integrations.
    Integrations option highlighted in app settings.
  4. Then select Amazon Alexa.
    Amazon Alexa option highlighted in app settings.
  5. Tap Enable.
    Enable option highlighted for Amazon Alexa in app settings.
  6. Then sign in with your Amazon account and allow Ikea Trådfri to access your profile.
    Amazon sign in prompt in when enabling the assistant in app.

2 Add Smart-Home Device

  1. Ask Alexa to discover your device. Say, "discover my devices," or select Smart Home within the Alexa app (or @ echo.amazon.com on a PC or Mac computer).
  2. Select Add Device.
  3. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the linking process.

To determine what skills your newly-added device may have:

  1. From the Alexa app (or @ echo.amazon.com on a PC or Mac computer), Select Skills.
  2. Browse or enter search keywords to find the skill for your device, then select Enable.

    If there isn't a skill for your device or service, it may not be compatible with Alexa.

  3. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the linking process.

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In This Guide
  1. Launch the Ikea Trådfri app on your mobile device.
    Ikea Trådfri.
  2. Tap Settings in the top right corner.
    Settings icon highlighted in Ikea Tradfri app.
  3. Go to Integrations.
    Integrations option highlighted in app settings.
  4. Then select Amazon Alexa.
    Amazon Alexa option highlighted in app settings.
  5. Tap Enable.
    Enable option highlighted for Amazon Alexa in app settings.
  6. Then sign in with your Amazon account and allow Ikea Trådfri to access your profile.
    Amazon sign in prompt in when enabling the assistant in app.
  1. Ask Alexa to discover your device. Say, "discover my devices," or select Smart Home within the Alexa app (or @ echo.amazon.com on a PC or Mac computer).
  2. Select Add Device.
  3. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the linking process.

To determine what skills your newly-added device may have:

  1. From the Alexa app (or @ echo.amazon.com on a PC or Mac computer), Select Skills.
  2. Browse or enter search keywords to find the skill for your device, then select Enable.

    If there isn't a skill for your device or service, it may not be compatible with Alexa.

  3. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the linking process.