List of FIBARO skills commands in Amazon Alexa

In this article we will describe which commands can be used to control FIBARO Home Automation System.

Amazon Alexa is Amazon’s voice service that responds to questions and commands. Now it is possible to control your FIBARO system with Alexa. You can do it through two different skills: FIBARO Smart Home Skill and FIBARO Custom Skill.

Read this article to see how to connect Amazon Alexa with FIBARO System.

Read this article to see Frequently Asked Questions for Amazon Alexa integration.
 

FIBARO Smart Home Skill

  1. Controlling lights
  2. “Turn on [device name / group name]”
    “Turn off [device name / group name]”
    “Set [device name / group name] to [number]“
    “Increase [device name / group name] by [number] percent”
    “Decrease [device name / group name] by [number] percent”
    “Dim [device name / group name]”
    “Brighten [device name / group name]”

  3. Controlling shutters/blinds
  4. “Set [device name / group name] to [number]“
    “Increase [device name / group name] by [number] percent”
    “Decrease [device name / group name] by [number] percent”

  5. Turning on scenes
  6. “Activate/turn on [scene name]”

  7. Controlling multiple devices
  8. By grouping devices in Amazon Alexa app or using room name from your FIBARO System.
    Alternatively you can create scenes that control multiple devices.

    Use group name instead of device name.

 

FIBARO Custom Skill

  1. Controlling lights
  2. “Ask/tell FIBARO to turn/switch on/off the lights in [room name]”
    “Ask/tell FIBARO to turn/switch on/off the [device name]”
    “Ask/tell FIBARO to turn/switch on/off all lights”
    “Ask/tell FIBARO to turn/switch on/off
    – Alexa: „Which device?”
    – User: “[device name]”
    “Ask/tell FIBARO to turn/switch on/off the lights”
    – Alexa: „Which room?”
    – User: “[room name]”
    “Ask/tell FIBARO to turn/switch on/off the lights”
    – Alexa: „Which room?”
    – User: “Whole house”
    “Ask/tell FIBARO to set lights in the [room name] to [##] percent”
    “Ask/tell FIBARO to set the [device name] to [##] percent”

  3. Getting readings from sensors
  4. “Ask FIBARO what is the temperature in the [room name]”
    “Ask FIBARO are any of my doors or windows open {in [room name]}”
    “Ask FIBARO are any of my doors or windows open at home”
    “Ask FIBARO is [door/window sensor name] open/closed”
    “Ask FIBARO what is the temperature”
    – Alexa: „Which room?”
    – User: “[room name]”

  5. Controlling cameras
  6. “Ask/tell FIBARO to take a snapshot of all the cameras”
    “Ask/tell FIBARO to take a snapshot of the camera in [room name]”
    “Ask/tell FIBARO to take a snapshot of [camera device name]”

  7. Controlling RGBW programs
  8. “Ask/tell FIBARO to start/activate program [program name e.g storm] on [device name]”

  9. Controlling scenes
  10. “Ask/tell FIBARO to activate/set the scene, [scene name]”
    “Ask/tell FIBARO to activate/set the [scene name] scene”
    Scene must be visible and enabled. Magic and Lua Scenes cannot be used with Alexa.

  11. Controlling multiple devices
  12. It is possible by grouping devices in Amazon Alexa app or using room name from your FIBARO System.
    Alternatively you can create scenes that control multiple devices.

    “Ask/tell FIBARO to turn/switch on/off the lights in [room name]”
    “Ask/tell FIBARO to turn/switch on/off the lights”
    – Alexa: „Which room?”
    – User: “[room name]”
    “Ask/tell FIBARO to turn/switch on/off the lights”
    – Alexa: „Which room?”
    – User: “Whole house”
    “Ask/tell FIBARO to set lights in the [room name] to [##] percent”
    “Ask FIBARO what is the temperature in the [room name]”
    “Ask FIBARO are any doors or windows opened {in [room name]}”
    “Ask FIBARO are any doors or windows opened at home”
    “Ask FIBARO is [door/window sensor name] opened/closed”
    “Ask FIBARO what is the temperature”
    – Alexa: „Which room?”
    – User: “Whole house”
    “Ask/tell FIBARO to take a snapshot of all the cameras”
    “Ask/tell FIBARO to take a snapshot of the camera in [room name]”

Read this article to see how to connect Amazon Alexa with FIBARO System.

Read this article to see Frequently Asked Questions for Amazon Alexa integration.

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