Read this post to learn how to open your door/gate using just your voice on your Alexa device.
- Say ‘Hey Alexa, open my front door/gate’ to remotely open your ButterflyMX Smart Intercom.
- A ButterflyMX account is required
- Must own an Alexa-enabled device
- The latest ButterflyMX mobile app version – 1.76 or later.
How to connect Alexa
Go to ‘skills’ from the menu.
Search for ButterflyMX.
Select the ButterflyMX ‘skill”
Input your username and password.
Wait for a message confirming ButterflyMX has been successfully linked.
Closeout the window and then hit ‘discover devices’.
Wait while Alexa searches for devices to connect to.
Look for your device on the list of devices found.
Select a lock, hit settings (top right).
Enable both ‘Unlock by app’ and ‘Unlock by voice’.
Click ‘Ok’ for ‘Enable Unlock by App’.
Click ‘Ok’ for ‘Enable unlock by voice’.
Create a pin code for 2nd step of Unlock.
Settings screen will reappear after creating pin.
This is now what your lock screen looks like, you can tap it to unlock. You are now able to use Alexa voice-enabled devices by saying ‘Alexa, Unlock front door intercom’. You will then be prompted for the pin code set up in step 15.
You will see this once the door has been successfully unlocked.
For more ways to open the door using ButterflyMX, check out our list of resident features.