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Amazon Alexa

Hive works with Alexa, Amazon's smart assistant. Connect your Hive devices to your Echo and you're all set to control things with your voice. Just say the word.

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Amazon Alexa

Hive works with Alexa, Amazon's smart assistant. Connect your Hive devices to your Echo and you're all set to control things with your voice. Just say the word.
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Now we’re talking

Control your Heating, Lights and Plugs, simply by asking Alexa.

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Now we’re talking

Control your Heating, Lights and Plugs, simply by asking Alexa.

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“Alexa… what’s the temperature in here?”

Ask what the temperature is and adjust your thermostat if you need to.

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“Alexa… what’s the temperature in here?”

Ask what the temperature is and adjust your thermostat if you need to.

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“Alexa… turn on my plug.”

Turn on the kettle. Turn off your bedroom lamp. All with your voice.

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“Alexa… turn on my plug.”

Turn on the kettle. Turn off your bedroom lamp. All with your voice.

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Get started with Alexa

To link your Hive account to Alexa go to:
Alexa app > More > Skills and games > Search Hive > Enter your Hive account information

Once you’ve enabled the Hive skill, you need to get Alexa to discover devices for your smart home. You can do this by saying “Alexa, discover devices.”

Now the fun part! Ask Alexa to control Hive.

> See what you can control with Alexa

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Get started with Alexa

To link your Hive account to Alexa go to:
Alexa app > More > Skills and games > Search Hive > Enter your Hive account information

Once you’ve enabled the Hive skill, you need to get Alexa to discover devices for your smart home. You can do this by saying “Alexa, discover devices.”

Now the fun part! Ask Alexa to control Hive.

> See what you can control with Alexa

What else works with Alexa

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Hive Active Heating
£179
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Hive Smart Light Bulb – 3 Pack
£49
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Hive Colour Smart Light Bulb
£19
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Hive Plug
£39

What else works with Alexa

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Hive Active Heating
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Hive Smart Light Bulb – 3 Pack
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Hive Colour Smart Light Bulb
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Hive Plug

Frequently Asked Questions

If Alexa doesn’t recognise your device try the following:

  • Check the names of your devices – avoid names Alexa might find difficult to understand.

  • You can rename devices in the Hive app – using simple names like “Living Room” or “Kitchen” work best with Alexa.

  • Ask Alexa to “discover devices” either by voice or in the Alexa app.

  • If you’re still having issues, try disabling and re-enabling the Hive skill in the Alexa app.


If Alexa doesn’t recognise your device try the following:

  • Check the names of your devices – avoid names Alexa might find difficult to understand.

  • You can rename devices in the Hive app – using simple names like “Living Room” or “Kitchen” work best with Alexa.

  • Ask Alexa to “discover devices” either by voice or in the Alexa app.

  • If you’re still having issues, try disabling and re-enabling the Hive skill in the Alexa app.


You need to say which zone, light or plug you want Alexa to control when you give a voice command. If you don’t say your zone, light or plug name, Alexa will always ask you to confirm which device you want to control.

If you're not sure what your devices are called, head to your Hive app or login online:

  • Go to the ‘Manage devices’ screen to see a list of all your Hive device names

  • You can also rename your devices here to use names Alexa will find easier to understand


You need to say which zone, light or plug you want Alexa to control when you give a voice command. If you don’t say your zone, light or plug name, Alexa will always ask you to confirm which device you want to control.

If you're not sure what your devices are called, head to your Hive app or login online:

  • Go to the ‘Manage devices’ screen to see a list of all your Hive device names

  • You can also rename your devices here to use names Alexa will find easier to understand


You can control Hive Active Heating, Hive Smart Light Bulbs and the Hive Plug with Alexa. There’s a list of commands you can use to control your home like “Alexa, increase the heating”, “Alexa, brighten my light” or “Alexa, turn my plug on”.

> See what you can control with Alexa


You can control Hive Active Heating, Hive Smart Light Bulbs and the Hive Plug with Alexa. There’s a list of commands you can use to control your home like “Alexa, increase the heating”, “Alexa, brighten my light” or “Alexa, turn my plug on”.

> See what you can control with Alexa


Chatting to Alexa is easy. When you want control your Hive devices, start by saying “Alexa, tell Hive” or “Alexa, ask Hive to...”.


Chatting to Alexa is easy. When you want control your Hive devices, start by saying “Alexa, tell Hive” or “Alexa, ask Hive to...”.


Get in touch with Amazon customer services, and they’ll be happy to help.

> Contact Amazon customer services


Get in touch with Amazon customer services, and they’ll be happy to help.

> Contact Amazon customer services


Frequently Asked Questions

If Alexa doesn’t recognise your device try the following:

  • Check the names of your devices – avoid names Alexa might find difficult to understand.

  • You can rename devices in the Hive app – using simple names like “Living Room” or “Kitchen” work best with Alexa.

  • Ask Alexa to “discover devices” either by voice or in the Alexa app.

  • If you’re still having issues, try disabling and re-enabling the Hive skill in the Alexa app.


If Alexa doesn’t recognise your device try the following:

  • Check the names of your devices – avoid names Alexa might find difficult to understand.

  • You can rename devices in the Hive app – using simple names like “Living Room” or “Kitchen” work best with Alexa.

  • Ask Alexa to “discover devices” either by voice or in the Alexa app.

  • If you’re still having issues, try disabling and re-enabling the Hive skill in the Alexa app.


You need to say which zone, light or plug you want Alexa to control when you give a voice command. If you don’t say your zone, light or plug name, Alexa will always ask you to confirm which device you want to control.

If you're not sure what your devices are called, head to your Hive app or login online:

  • Go to the ‘Manage devices’ screen to see a list of all your Hive device names

  • You can also rename your devices here to use names Alexa will find easier to understand


You need to say which zone, light or plug you want Alexa to control when you give a voice command. If you don’t say your zone, light or plug name, Alexa will always ask you to confirm which device you want to control.

If you're not sure what your devices are called, head to your Hive app or login online:

  • Go to the ‘Manage devices’ screen to see a list of all your Hive device names

  • You can also rename your devices here to use names Alexa will find easier to understand


You can control Hive Active Heating, Hive Smart Light Bulbs and the Hive Plug with Alexa. There’s a list of commands you can use to control your home like “Alexa, increase the heating”, “Alexa, brighten my light” or “Alexa, turn my plug on”.

> See what you can control with Alexa


You can control Hive Active Heating, Hive Smart Light Bulbs and the Hive Plug with Alexa. There’s a list of commands you can use to control your home like “Alexa, increase the heating”, “Alexa, brighten my light” or “Alexa, turn my plug on”.

> See what you can control with Alexa


Chatting to Alexa is easy. When you want control your Hive devices, start by saying “Alexa, tell Hive” or “Alexa, ask Hive to...”.


Chatting to Alexa is easy. When you want control your Hive devices, start by saying “Alexa, tell Hive” or “Alexa, ask Hive to...”.


Get in touch with Amazon customer services, and they’ll be happy to help.

> Contact Amazon customer services


Get in touch with Amazon customer services, and they’ll be happy to help.

> Contact Amazon customer services


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