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Amazon Smart Plug works with Alexa

Last Updated: 30 Dec 2018 (Refresh Now)
8.8
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Device Compatibility
 126
turn, plug, alexa app, smart plug, echo
+91%
-9%
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" ...  Excellent alternative to some overpriced light bulbs with Alexa connectivity. ... Should also be noted it makes a great gift, and if you happen to have your Alexa enabled devices linked with the family member you give it to .  ...  "
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" ...  I bought 7 of these babies and had no trouble connecting them to Alexa or using them .  ...  "
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" ...  I ordered this to go with my echo dot 3rd generation.  ...  "
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" ...  Mow all I say is "Alexa, Lamp ON" or "Alexa, turn on the lamp" and boom it is on.  ...  "
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" ...  And they all connect to the network they are compatible too.  ...  "
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" ...  Ie, Alexa, turn on first plug  ...  "
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" ...  We went through the menus to establish my echo and the plug identified the network and I have not had a problem with it.  ...  "
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" ...  Very easy to set up with your Alexa device  ...  "
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Software Platform
 109
app, turn, alexa app, plug, echo
+90%
-10%
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" ...  This plug was very easy to set up and use it Alexa.  ...  "
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" ...  I had an Alexa for awhile and knew there were items that would do this.  ...  "
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" ...  They have hooked it up and so far they are loving having the smart plug and Alexa.  ...  "
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" ...  Now I am fully connected with Alexa .  ...  "
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" ...  Works exactly as expected and it doesn't require any additional apps on my phone. ... Works seamlessly with my Echo Dot (I didn't even have to open the Alexa app, the Echo Dot found the plug and automatically connected it to my WiFi without my assistance).  ...  "
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" ...  Using on our Christmas Tree and it goes on and off by Alexa.  ...  "
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" ...  Works very well with Alexa  ...  "
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" ...  It was so easy to connect with Alexa no apps necessary but the price is high compared to others only differences is need to get app but I do think it’s cheaper that way if you want multiple plugs I got more plugs just different one because of price and just downloaded a the free app  ...  "
Ease of Use
 107
easy to set, set, setup, easy to use, easy to install
+99%
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" ...  They are so easy to set up and use.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to set up.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy and simple to use even for the non tech savvy.  ...  "
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" ...  Setup is easy and it controls my light.  ...  "
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" ...  Loved the convenience and ease of setup.  ...  "
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" ...  Awesome and easy to set up!  ...  "
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" ...  This one from AMAZON is by far the easiest to install!  ...  "
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" ...  Fairly easy setup.  ...  "
Setup
 82
setup, set, plug, easy to install, easy to set
+99%
-1%
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" ...  Fairly easy setup.  ...  "
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" ...  Super easy to set up.  ...  "
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" ...  But how many users will have the knowledge (and the courage) to change an Orbi configuration?  ...  "
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" ...  Other brands I've always had problems setting up and never connecting with my WiFi….this was easy and works great!  ...  "
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" ...  Installation of Amazon plugs are the easiest I have seen.  ...  "
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" ...  easy to install.  ...  "
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" ...  The setup and use of this plug is a piece of cake.  ...  "
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" ...  And love that they just work out of the box without a lot of hassle of setup.  ...  "
Ports
 41
smart, plugs, amazon, amazon smart plug, tp link
+90%
-10%
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" ...  I have my Christmas tree plugged in to the smart plug.  ...  "
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" ...  I am pleased with this plug.  ...  "
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" ...  Plug works as expected.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought 5 Amazon smart plugs to replace wemo smart plugs.  ...  "
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" ...  I am very satisfied with the Amazon Smart Plug.  ...  "
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" ...  I'd hope future plugs can connect with 5.0Ghz wifi. ... I realized that the devices I have with a Hub made the network reconfiguration much easier.  ...  "
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" ...  High quality plug.  ...  "
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" ...  I found the plug to be such a helpful thing to have in the house. ... So simple I just wish that it was a dual plug and not just one outlet.  ...  "
Apps
 28
alexa, alexa app, turn, setup, plug
+82%
-18%
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" ...  Easy setup via Alexa app.  ...  "
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" ...  This plug is so easy to set up, syncs directly with my Alexa and the Alexa app, and is not bulky at all.  ...  "
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" ...  Works exactly as expected and it doesn't require any additional apps on my phone.  ...  "
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" ...  It was easy to pair with my Alexa app and I've been able to control it with the app and Echo, both while at home and away.  ...  "
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" ...  It shows in my Alexa app and I just say, "Alexa fan on".  ...  "
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" ...  Very easy setup through the Alexa app.  ...  "
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" ...  In addition, you do not need another app to use these smart plugs, as they work with the Alexa App.  ...  "
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" ...  It will also allow you to turn on the lights away from home using the Alexa app.  ...  "
Capacity
 19
lamp, room, living room, bedroom, walk
+100%
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" ...  We put it in our granddaughters room so now all she has to do is say “Alexa light on” and her light comes on and when she leaves her room “Alexa light off” and off it goes its perfect  ...  "
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" ...  It was easily set up and after Christmas we can use it anywhere in the house.  ...  "
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" ...  Turn bedroom light on, just fine.  ...  "
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" ...  We bought 5 of them for Christmas to control our lights throughout our house. ... After the holidays we will repurpose them for some lamps in our living room.  ...  "
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" ...  Set up this plug in a game room we have located on some land we own.  ...  "
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" ...  I recommend this product and plan on purchasing at least 2 more for family and maybe one more for me.  ...  "
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" ...  Using it to turn on a bedroom lamp.  ...  "
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" ...  I purchased another one for the bedroom.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 18
working, weeks, stopped, yesterday, week
+56%
-44%
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" ...  Trial and error is required to figure it out.  ...  "
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" ...  They just worked right away.  ...  "
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" ...  Life is so simple now .  ...  "
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" ...  will update if problems show up.  ...  "
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" ...  It took me two days to set it up. ... Works fine now.  ...  "
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" ...  After I did that, I had no issues.  ...  "
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" ...  Worked great from the get-go.  ...  "
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" ...  It took 2 minutes to get working, I am ordering more  ...  "
Controls
 8
voice control, lights, turn, side, control
+75%
-25%
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" ...  Just plugged it in and pressed the button and it was good to go.  ...  "
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" ...  I can control my lights from my phone or through voice control with Alexa!  ...  "
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" ...  It’s really nice for the holidays to just have them go on and off automatically our through voice control.  ...  "
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" ...  Just by voice turn lights on or off  ...  "
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" ...  if you find this helpful please hit the helpful button as i would like to know if im making an impact, enjoy your day happy shopping👍🏾👍🏾)  ...  "
Price
 8
worth, wished, easy to use
+100%
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" ...  Cost is slightly more but worth it!  ...  "
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" ...  Works great, but found a great alternative for less than half the price.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought it using a promo that Amazon was running which reduced the price.  ...  "
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" ...  very to connect will order more worth the money  ...  "
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" ...  Wished price was lower.  ...  "
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" ...  It was a great bargain.  ...  "
Cables
 8
plug, love
+100%
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" ...  Love the plug!  ...  "
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" ...  So excited about this plug.  ...  "
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" ...  I love these smart plugs.  ...  "
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" ...  Used an extension cord plugged directly into the wall outlet and it then functioned perfectly.  ...  "
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" ...  The plugs worked very well  ...  "
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" ...  High quality plug.  ...  "
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" ...  I intend to buy more of these plugs.  ...  "
Marketplace
 8
works, buy, brand, advertised, 99
+88%
-13%
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" ...  Exactly as described.  ...  "
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" ...  The Amazon brand works perfectly and when it doesn’t, Amazon makes it right and fast!  ...  "
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" ...  Will definitely buy more thank you  ...  "
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" ...  The first I bought from Amazon.com for $19.99. ... My local Best Buy has free 1-2 day delivery and the $19.99.  ...  "
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" ...  Works as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Works as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Will be ordering more!  ...  "
Features
 7
turn, lights, set, needed, mode
+71%
-29%
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" ...  I used it this year to control the xmas tree lights. ... Usually it's set up to a lamp so when I am not home, I can turn the light on so people think I am home.  ...  "
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" ...  I'm loving that I can turn lights on/off without even being home!  ...  "
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" ...  It is useful especially in a room with light switches that are in hard to get to places.  ...  "
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" ...  just what i needed for the garage light.  ...  "
As Gift
 6
tree, gift, using, used
+100%
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" ...  I bought it for a gift so I can't give a quality and performance review.  ...  "
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" ...  Used on Christmas tree.  ...  "
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" ...  My brother in law liked this gift  ...  "
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" ...  Right now I’m using it for the Christmas tree.  ...  "
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" ...  This is a Christmas gift for my granddaughter.  ...  "
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" ...  Using it on our Christmas tree.  ...  "
Wifi
 6
password, wi, network, key, fi
+33%
-67%
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" ...  It always failed the first wifi attempt as well, which I learned to recognize by watching for the wifi icon to turn off and back on (which is required to switch networks). ... Sometimes it failed wifi detection multiple times. ... It took 5 or more tries to get the first outlet to reach the point where I could select the wifi network to attach.  ...  "
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" ...  I have tried conncecting it manualy with the wifi password but the problem persist.  ...  "
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" ...  (Probably my aged iphone) But the echo dot works just fine, so it's not my Wi-Fi.  ...  "
Network
 6
network, 2, tries, mesh, 5
+50%
-50%
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" ...  It kept disconnecting.  ...  "
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" ...  Sometimes it failed wifi detection multiple times. ... It took 5 or more tries to get the first outlet to reach the point where I could select the wifi network to attach.  ...  "
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" ...  I have tried conncecting it manualy with the wifi password but the problem persist.  ...  "
Call quality
 4
voice control, turn, lights, control, able
+100%
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" ...  Love being able to control our lamps by voice command.  ...  "
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" ...  I set it up to be voice activated.  ...  "
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" ...  Just by voice turn lights on or off  ...  "
Size
 4
handy
+100%
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" ...  Its a little bulky but it does its job very well.  ...  "
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" ...  Great product,comes in real handy.  ...  "
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" ...  Such a simple little gadget but so handy! ... Small pleasure, I know, but sometimes those are the best!  ...  "
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" ...  This little device is pretty handy.  ...  "
Gaming
 3
changer
+100%
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" ...  Such a game changer!  ...  "
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" ...  We use this for the Christmas tree and it is a game changer.  ...  "
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" ...  you can enjoy a rousing game of turning off their lights randomly!  ...  "
For Kids
 3
love, echo
+100%
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" ...  Bought on cyber Monday that came with a Echo 3rd generation for both of my kids.  ...  "
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" ...  kids love it and so do we !  ...  "
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" ...  Daughter will love it with her echo dot.  ...  "
Lagging
 3
alexa
-100%
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" ...  Significant lag between Commands and response to Alexa  ...  "
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" ...  It keeps on needing to be reset.  ...  "
Product As Described
 3
advertised
+100%
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" ...  Exactly as described.  ...  "
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" ...  Works as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Works as advertised.  ...  "
Fit
 3
+67%
-33%
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" ...  Easy to change the "name" of the plug to fit my desires.  ...  "
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" ...  Hooks up easy to my Dot and I love it.  ...  "

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