Alexa Smart Home Light Commands

Alexa Smart Home Light commands for Philips Hue

Alexa Philips hue Commands

  • Turn on all the lights.”
  • “Turn off all the lights.”
  • “Make my kitchen brighter.”
  • “Dim the lights.”
  • “Brighten the lights in the living room to 75%.”
  • “Make my lights warmer.”
  • “Make my lights cooler.”
  • “Turn my kitchen lights green.”
  • “Set the lights in the den to Relax.”
  • “Turn on Read in the study.”
Alexa Smart Home Light Commands

Basic light commands for Alexa

  • “Find all my Hue lights.”
  • “Turn on the living room light.”
  • “Turn off all the lights.”
  • “Make my kitchen brighter.”
  • “Turn down the bedroom light to 50%.”
  • “Lower the desk lamp please.”
  • “Dim the lights.”
  • “Brighten the lights in the living room to 100%.”
  • “Dim the entryway light by 20%.”

Alexa Rgb Color Commands

  • “Make my lights warmer.”
  • “Make the lights bluer.”
  • “Make my lights whiter.”
  • “Turn my kitchen lights red.”
  • “Set the family room lights to magenta.”
  • “Set my bedside table to gold.
  • “Set ceiling sky blue.”
  • set <lightname>/<roomname> <color>

Pro-Tip: you can also try the following alternatives
Alexa, make / change / set / turn
[(the) <LIGHTNAME> / (the) <ROOMNAME>] (light(s)) / / (the) <ZONENAME>] (lamp(s))
(to (the color)) <COLORNAME>

Alexa’s Colors

  • Red,
  • Crimson,
  • Salmon,
  • Orange
  • Gold
  • Yellow,
  • Green
  • Turquoise
  • Cyan;
  • Sky blue
  • Blue
  • Purple
  • Magenta
  • Pink.
  • Lavender

To know the Complete Smart Light Color List

Voice Commands for setting the Philips Hue Color Temperature

  • Alexa, make the couch warmer
  • Alexa, set office cooler
  • Alexa, make the ceiling warmer
  • Alexa, make the <lightname>/<roomname> warmer/cooler

Pro-Tip: these alternatives will also work
Alexa, make / change / set / turn
[all, (the) <LIGHTNAME> / (the) <ROOMNAME>] / (the) <ZONENAME>] (light(s)) / (lamp(s))
warm(er) / cool(er)

Note: This works only when (one of) your lights are set to a shade of white

Alexa’s Shades of White

  • Warm white,
  • soft white,
  • white,
  • daylight white,
  • cool white.

Light scene and recipe commands

  • “Set the lights in the den to Relax.”
  • “Set the kitchen light to Energize.”
  • “Turn on Read in the study.”
  • “Set Concentrate at the dining room table.”
  • “Turn on Tropical Twilight in the dining room.”
  • “Turn on Ibiza in the living room.”
  • “Turn off Arctic Aurora in the bedroom.”

Alexa Smart Home Light commands for KNX, Loxone, Gira

Alexa Smart Home Light Commands

To turn a light on/off

  • “Alexa, turn on/off light”
  • “Alexa, turn light on/off”
  • “Alexa, set on/off light”
  • “Alexa, set light on/off”

Set light brightness to a certain level

  • “Alexa, set light to 50%”

Dim a Light

  • “Alexa, dim <light>”
  • “Alexa, decrease <light>”

Brighten a light

  • “Alexa, brighten <light>”
  • “Alexa, increase <light>”

To dim/brighten lights by a certain percentage

  • “Alexa, dim/brighten <light> by 50%”
  • “Alexa, increase/decrease <light> by 50%”

Change the color of a light

  • “Alexa, set <light> to <color>”
  • “Alexa, turn <light> <color>”

Change the color of a shade of white

  • “Alexa, make <light> <shade>”
  • “Alexa, change <light> to <shade>”
  • “Alexa, set <light> to <shade>”

The shade of white can be

  • warm, warm white,
  • incandescent, soft white,
  • white,
  • daylight, daylight white,
  • cool, cool white.

To turn on/off all lights in room/group

  • “Alexa, turn on/off lights”

To dim all lights in room/group

  • “Alexa set lights to 50%

Alexa Smart Home Light commands for TP-LINK

TP-Link Kasa device to Amazon Alexa first. The following commands apply to LB130 , KL110B , HS105 KIT , KL120 , KB130 , KL130B , KL110 , KL130 , KB100 , HS200 , LB230 , HS300 , HS100 , HS110 , LB120 , HS103 , LB110 , LB100 TKIT , HS105 , HS100 KIT , LB200 , HS107 , and LB100 series.

Universal commands

  • “Alexa, find devices.”
  • “Alexa, turn on (device name).”
  • “Alexa, turn off (device name).”
  • “Alexa, turn on (Kasa scene).”
  • “Alexa, turn (Kasa scene) on.”

Smart bulb commands

  • The following commands only applied for LB130 series.
  • “Alexa, set (bulb name) to green.”
  • “Alexa, set (bulb name) to (color name).”
  • “Alexa, turn on the (room name) light after (time).”
  • “Alexa, set the timer to 10 minutes.”
  • “Alexa, dim the light.”
  • “Alexa, brighten the light.”
  • “Alexa, dim the light in the (room name).”

Alexa commands for SmartThings, Wink, Insteon, Lutron, Belkin WeMo.

Here are some of the varieties of commands you can use for controlling your smart home, although there are dozens more.

  • Turn lights on or off: “Alexa, turn on the lights” or “Alexa, turn off the living room lights.”
  • Dim the lights: “Alexa, dim the lights to 50 percent.”
  • Change the color of the lights: “Alexa, make the living room lights red” or ” Alexa, turn the lights to soft white.”
  • Change the color temperature of the lights: “Alexa, make the kitchen lights a little warmer.”
  • Adjust temperature: “Alexa, raise the temperature 1 degree.”
  • Set temperature: “Alexa, set the temperature to 72.”
  • Lock your doors: “Alexa, lock my back door.”
  • Close your garage door: “Alexa, ask Garageio($129 at Garageio) to close my garage.”
  • Discover smart home devices: “Alexa, discover my devices.”
  • Use IFTTT recipes: “Alexa, trigger [IFTTT recipe].”
  • Activate a scene (limited to Control4, Insteon, Lutron Caséta Wireless, Philips Hue, SmartThings and Wink): “Alexa, turn on Movie Time” or “Alexa, turn on Bedtime.”
  • Control GE appliances with the Geneva skill: “Alexa, tell Geneva to preheat my oven to 400 degrees” or “Alexa, ask Geneva if my laundry is dry.”
  • Locate a lost phone with the TrackR Lost My Phone skill: “Alexa, ask TrackR to find my phone.”
  • Control the TV via Harmony hub: “Alexa, turn on the TV” or “Alexa, turn on Netflix.”
  • The Polk Command Barhas Alexa embedded in its soundbar that provides great sound quality.
  • Saying “Alexa, run Away Mode” produces conversations to scare off any potential burglars.
  • Alexa Guard can help keep your home safe by alerting you when it picks up the sounds of smoke alarms or breaking glass. It works with the Amazon smart door bell, a Ring and an ADT security system. To set this feature, simply say “Alexa, I’m leaving.”

More: List of Best Alexa Controlled Lights

Frequently Asked Question

Alexa Mood Lighting Skill

“Relaxing Sounds: Romantic emotions” is an Alexa skill. The talent produces a specific ambiance to help you and your significant other feel unique and romantic.

Just Say

  •  “Alexa, Open Romantic moods”
  •  “Alexa, Start Romantic moods”
  • “Alexa, Launch Romantic moods”

You may use Amazon Alexa to manage the brightness and color settings of Philips Hue Lighting smart light bulbs. You may also set up pre-programmed settings for any occasion in your house, such as a steamy date with your lover. “Alexa set the mood for date night” or “Alexa, turn on the bedroom lights to red” are simple commands.

Users can set the lighting in their home by color or enable mood settings like reading or daylight. You can also simply ask for warmer or cooler colors.


Commands like “Alexa, make my lights orange” or “Alexa, turn the living room to blue.”

All these mood lighting moods skills works with Philips Hue, SmartThings, TP-Link, and LIFX lightbulbs via voice or from App

Alexa, Dim Lights Command

Dim the lights: “Alexa, dim the lights to 50, 40, 30 percent.”

If the smart plug you’re using offers a dimming option.  The smart plug, not the voice assistant, controls how brightly the lights are dimmed. When a smart assistant, such as Alexa, is included, the device may dim lights automatically using voice commands. You can lower lights using a smart plug if it has dimming capabilities and is compatible with Alexa, Amazon’s virtual assistant.

Alexa Disco lights Command

You’ll probably want to join up for IFTTT or link your Echo and Hue color light bulbs to get the most out of them. An exhibition of color is the first applet you should test. This is a great way to demonstrate the variety and benefits of linked light bulbs to your guests.

Alexa Disco lights Command

Party mode: constant color changing using the command “Alexa, trigger party mode.”

Other Alternative for Alexa Disco Light:

Here is an App available on Android and IOS named Hue Disco App which offers you so many themes. the “Hue Disco” app that can transform your house into the ultimate light show!

With the app, you can set all sorts of different moods (like a Christmas theme), strobes (like police lights), and even have the lights adapt to the sounds in the room (like when you’re playing a video game)!

Download Hue Disco APP from IOS

Download Hue Disco APP from Android

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