Amazon has launched a new smart plug that allows you to use the Alexa app or Alexa-enable smart speaker to switch on or off the appliance. Read more to find How To Set Up Amazon Smart Plug With Alexa Support
The new Amazon Smart Plug allows users to make everyday appliances/ household electronic items into smart products. It features a 3-pin socket design and 6A power rating.
The new device acts as a buffer between the power socket and the appliance. This allows users to use Alexa app or Alexa-enable smart speaker to switch on or off the appliance.
Amazon claims that the new smart plug is easy to set up. It can be operated via a compatible Echo, Fire TV, or any Alexa device. Here’s how to use the new smart plug:
How To Set Up Amazon Smart Plug With Alexa Support
- Connect the smart plug into an outlet
- Open the Alexa app
- Now, you should see “New plug found”
- Tap on it and complete the setup
Alternatively, you can set it up manually
- Tap on the Devices icon in the lower right of the Alexa app
- Next, tap on the ‘+’ icon
Now, you can use the Amazon Smart Plug to turn on or off the mobile charger, lamp, kettle, and other similar appliances.
You can now use the smart plug to say commands like “Alexa, turn on the TV” if your TV is connected to the Amazon Smart Plug.
Note: Amazon advises that it should not be used for heavy appliances like AC, geyser, or water heater.
Specifications and Features
- 2.4GHz Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
- 3-pin design
- Rated for 220V to 240V, 50/60Hz
- Maximum 6A input/ output
The Amazon Smart Plug is compatible with Fire OS, Android, and iOS devices via the Alexa app. Connectivity options include 2.4GHz Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n.
The new smart plug uses a 3-pin design. It is rated for 220V to 240V, 50/60Hz, at maximum 6A for input and output.
In terms of dimensions, the Amazon Smart Plug is 46 x 71.3 x 37mm and weighs 104 grams. It features an on/ off button on the left side and an LED indicator on the front.
Price and Availability
The Amazon Smart Plug is priced at Rs 1,999. It is now available on Amazon in a single white color option.
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