Thanks to the power of Alexa and its open API, you can control a vast number of devices with just your voice. If you have an Eero Wi-Fi system, you can even manage your home network with Amazon Echo.

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With a recent update to both the Eero system and the Eero app, the company has taken on Alexa support, so if you have an Amazon Echo, Fire TV, or newer Fire tablet, you can use Alexa to issue a small handful of voice commands. to your Wi-Fi network. Here’s how to enable the new feature.

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Before you can start giving voice commands to your Eero system, you first need to install the third party Eero Alexa skill in the Alexa app.

We have a guide on how to install Alexa Skills, but the bottom line is that you will open the side menu and select Skills. From there, find «Eero» and turn it on. You will need to link your Eero account to Alexa, which simply requires you to enter your Eero-linked email address and verify it with a verification code.

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Once the Eero Alexa skill is installed and you have linked your Eero account, you are ready to go. The voice commands you can give Eero are pretty limited at the moment, but you can do some pretty cool stuff. Here are some examples:

Unfortunately, this is the only thing you can do with Alexa and Eero, but hopefully the voice command library will get a little bigger in the future. We’d love to be able to run Wi-Fi speed tests and turn guest Wi-Fi on and off using Alexa, but the current voice commands are pretty good at the moment.

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