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How to Set up a TP-Link Smart Plug with Alexa

Alexa was launched by Amazon and is based on virtual assistant technology. Alexa works on artificial intelligence technology. Alexa recognizes the voice command given by the human being. In smart home devices, In this blog, we will learn how to set up a TP-Link smart plug with Alexa. TP-Link is a leading company. TP-Link is known for making smart plugs. These smart plugs are used to control standard home appliances and other devices like security cameras, bulbs and light switches, etc. You can control your electronic devices from anywhere with a smartphone by connecting TP-Link Smart Plug with Alexa. With a single command, you can control all your devices by creating a group of all of your devices.

 

Steps for the setup of TP-Link Smart Plug with Alexa

Before the setup of a TP-Link smart plug with Alexa, you need to install the Alexa app and then set up the TP-Link smart plug with WiFi. Here are the steps for the setup of TP-Link with Alexa.

 Step 1: Install the Alexa App

With the help of Alexa, you can set the alarm, play music, make a shopping list, and many more. In the first step, we will discuss how we can download the Alexa app.

  1. First of all, open the play store.
  2. From the play store search for the Amazon Alexa app.
  3. After that, select the install option.
  4. Then open the app and log in with your Amazon account.

 

Step 2: Set up the TP-Link smart plug with WiFi

After installing the Alexa app, you need to install the Kasa smart app on the device. Then you need to connect the TP-Link smart plug with your WiFi network. First of all, connect the smart device with the wall. Now you need to wait for the orange light. In order to proceed further, connect your mobile with the smart plug’s setup network.

 

Step 3: Set up a TP-Link Smart Plug with Alexa

  1. First of all, you need to launch the Alexa app on your mobile phone.
  2. Then in the bottom right corner, go-to devices.
  3. In the device, click on the plus sign to add a new device.
  4. After that, a pop-up will appear on the screen. Select add devices from the pop-up.
  5. Now you have to select the “Kasa Smart” brand.
  6. To proceed with the next step, your TP-Link should be already set up.
  7. Then click on the continue tab.
  8. In the next step, click on the “Enable to use” tab to activate the TP-Link Kasa skill for Alexa. 
  9. After this step, a pop-up will appear. Enter the email id and password that you use for your Kasa account.
  10. To link your device with Alexa, click on the “Authorize” tab.
  11. To return to the Alexa app, you need to click on the done button.
  12. Then click on the discover devices.
  13. Click on setup devices after your plug is discovered.
  14.  Now click on choose group to create a group.
  15. After that, you have to choose the room where your plug is located and then click on the add to group button.
  16. To complete the setup, click on the done button.

 

In this blog, we learned how to set up a TP-Link smart plug with Alexa. Hope this blog will be helpful for you with the setup. If still, you are facing problems then you can contact the experts.

 

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