Bond Bridge - Alexa commands when using the Bond Home application

The information in this article provides the commands you can use to control your Bond Bridge devices when using the Bond Home application. 

Voice Commands

Discovering Devices

"Alexa, discover devices"

Support for Ceiling Fans

    • "Turn on/off <device name>"
    • "Set <device name> to speed #"
    • "Set <device name> to low/medium/high"
    • "Set <device name> speed to <beaufort scale>"
    • "Set <device name> to 0-100 percent"

If Ceiling Fan has a light:

  • "Alexa, turn on/off <device name> light"
    • If the Alexa application only shows the on/off icon there is no dimming/brightness control.
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Ceiling Fan Brightness Control

  • If the Alexa application shows on/off and a slider, you can set brightness by moving the slider or using the voice commands below.
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    • "Alexa, turn on/off <device name> light"
    • "Alexa, increase <device name> light"
    • "Alexa, increase <device name> light brightness"
    • "Alexa, decrease <device name> light"
    • "Alexa, increase <device name> light by 10%"
    • "Alexa, decrease <device name> light by 90%"

If Ceiling fan has up and down lights

  • “Turn on/off <device name> light” – for down light
  • “Turn on/off <device name> up light” – for up light

Support for Motorized Shades & Blinds

  • "Turn on/off <device name>" (for open/close)
  • "Set <device name> to favorite position" or "Set <device name> to preset mode"

Support for Fireplace

    • "Alexa, turn on/off <device name>"
    • “Alexa, set <device name> to 50%” *
    • “Alexa, increase/decrease <device name>” *
    • “Alexa, increase/decrease <device name> by 20%” *

If Fireplace has lights 

  • "Alexa, turn on/off <device name> light" (if fireplace has light)

If Fireplace light has Brightness Control - slider for the fireplace light 

  • "Alexa, increase <device name> light"
  • "Alexa, increase <device name> light brightness"
  • "Alexa, decrease <device name> light"
  • "Alexa, increase <device name> light by 10%"
  • "Alexa, decrease <device name> light by 90%"

*Flame control support.  You will see a slider in the Alexa integration if flame control is supported.

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Support for any other generic device type (last item in the Device type listing)

  • "Turn on/off <device name>"

 

***Note - use the chart below to convert the low, medium and high commands to the equivalent ceiling fan speed.

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If there is an issue with Alexa correctly interrupting the fan speed, please try using the Beaufort name from the information below.

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On a 6 speed fan you would say "Alexa, set ceiling fan to Hurricane Force" to set the fan to speed 6.

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