How to Rename Smarthome Devices in the Alexa App


When it comes to controlling smarthome devices using Alexa, you need to make sure those devices are named correctly. Here’s how to rename your smarthome gadgets so that voice commands sound a bit more natural.

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First off, there are a couple of ways you can rename smarthome devices. The first way is by using a device’s own app. So with a Belkin WeMo smart plug, for instance, you can go into the WeMo app and rename your smart plugs to whatever you want, like “space heater”, “bedside lamp”, or whatever the smart plug is controlling. However, that’s not the easiest way to do things if you use Alexa.

Instead, it’s better to use the Alexa app, where you can rename all of your smarthome devices in one place….

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