Connect Siri to ButterflyMX

Read this post to learn how to open your door/gate using just your voice on your iPhone or other iOS devices.



  • Say ‘Hey Siri, open my front door/gate’ to remotely open your ButterflyMX Smart Intercom.
  • Once added, you can also use Siri as a Shortcut to open your door/gate with a single tap from the iOS shortcut menu.




How to connect Siri

Step 1:

In the ButterflyMX app, select the Setting icon (gears), next to one of the doors/gates you have access to.

Connect ButterflyMX to Siri - Step 1

Step 2:

Tap ‘Add to Siri’.

ButterflyMX connect to Siri step 2

Step 3:

Customize the command you want to use to open the door/gate.

ButterflyMX connect to Siri step 3

Step 4:

Say ‘Hey Siri, unlock my front door/gate’ (or whatever phrase you created in step 3) and the door/gate will open.

ButterflyMX connect Siri step 4


Pro tip:

Once you’ve connected ButterflyMX to your Siri, you can swipe right on your home screen to access Shortcuts. Any access points set up in Siri will appear here and you can simply tap to open.

John Tamn


John Tamn

I enjoy writing about real estate, property management, and PropTech. I live and work in New York City.

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