Connect Siri to ButterflyMX

Read this post to learn how to connect Siri to ButterflyMX so you can open your door or gate using Siri on your iPhone or other iOS devices.

 

Features

  • Say ‘Hey Siri, open my front door/gate’ to remotely open your ButterflyMX Video 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.

Prerequisites

 

How to connect Siri

  1. Open the ButterflyMX app, select the gear icon.
  2. Tap ‘Add to Siri’
  3. Customize the command you want to use to open the door or gate
  4. Say whatever command you’ve created to open the door or gate

 

Step 1: Open the ButterflyMX app

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’

Tap ‘Add to Siri’.

ButterflyMX connect to Siri step 2

 

Step 3: Customize your command

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

ButterflyMX connect to Siri step 3

 

Step 4: Open your door or gate

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.

View other ways to open the door or gate with ButterflyMX, which includes Swipe-to-Open, Virtual Keys, Force Touch, and more.

Jon Tamn

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Jon Tamn

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