How to connect Sengled bulb to Alexa? With and Without Hub

There are many reasons why you might want to connect your Sengled Bulb to Amazon’s Echo, the most popular of which is probably convenience. With the Echo, you can control your lights without ever having to get up off the couch. You can also use voice commands to turn on your lights, change the light color, or even set a schedule

If you have an Amazon Echo or Echo Dot, and you want to be able to control your Sengled bulbs with your voice, this is the guide for you.

In this article, we will show you how to connect your Sengled bulb to Alexa, so that you can turn it on and off with just a few words. There are two ways to do this: with hub and without hub.

How to Pair Sengled bulbs With Alexa without Hub?

If you don’t have a hub, you can still connect your Sengled bulb to Alexa. All you need is an Amazon Echo or Echo Dot, and the Alexa app installed on your phone.

To connect your bulb to Alexa without a hub, follow these steps:

  1. Open the Alexa app on your phone and tap the menu button (three horizontal lines) in the top left corner of the screen.
  2. Tap ‘Smart Home‘ in the menu, then ‘Devices.’
  3. Tap the ‘+’ button in the top right corner of the screen. The app will start looking for nearby devices. Make sure that your Sengled Bulb is turned on.
  4. Select your bulb from the list of devices that appear, then tap ‘Next.’
  5. The app will ask you to name your device. Give it a name, then tap ‘Done.’
  6. You can now control your Sengled bulb with your voice. To turn it on, say ‘Alexa, turn on the light.’ To turn it off, say ‘Alexa, turn off the light.’ You can also change the brightness of the bulb.

You can also add the Sengled bulb to a group for your convenience. To do so, navigate to menu>>Smart Home>> Groups.

Create a Smart Home Group, give it a name, then tap ‘Add Devices.’ Select your Sengled bulb from the list of devices that appears, and tap ‘Done.’ You can now control your entire group of lights with just one voice command.

How to set up a Sengled bulb with Alexa? (With Hub)

To connect your Sengled bulb to Alexa, you will need an Amazon Echo or Echo Dot, a Sengled bulb, and a Sengled Hub/Zigbee. Once you have these items, follow the steps below:

  1. First, open the Alexa app on your phone or tablet.
  2. Next, tap the ‘menu icon‘ in the top right corner of the app.
  3. Scroll down and select select ‘Skills & Games‘ from the menu.
  4. Type ‘Sengled’ in the search bar that appears, and a list would pop up.
  5. Select ‘Sengled Home‘ from the list.
  6. Tap on ‘Enable To Use‘.
  7. Fill in your email and password through which you set up your Sengled account.
  8. Once the accounts are linked, Alexa will ask you to ‘Discover Devices
  9. Tap on ‘Discover Devices‘ and your Echo or Echo Dot will start looking for your Sengled bulb.
  10. The app will search for any Sengled bulbs that are connected to your home network. Select the bulb you want to control, and then click on the Connect button.

You can now control your Sengled bulb with your voice. Simply say “Alexa, turn on the light,” or “Alexa, dim the light.”

Final Words:

The Sengled bulbs can be connected to Amazon’s Echo, Alexa. This will allow you to use voice commands in order to turn on and off the lights as well as change colors. Wrapping up, connecting your Sengled bulb with Alexa is pretty easy and just requires an account through which you’ve set up your device and a few steps to follow.

Frequently Asked Question:

This is basically due to the fact that your Echo or Echo Dot is not within the same network as your Sengled bulb. If you are unable to connect the two, then try moving your Echo or Echo Dot closer to the bulb. Additionally, make sure that both devices are turned on and that the app is open on your phone.

When you are not using a hub, the bulb might not appear if it’s not in pairing mode. You will have to turn your Sengled bulb on and off 10 times without any delay. On your final attempt, the bulb will blink 5 times which ensures that it is now in pairing mode.

Most of the Sengled smart bulbs are compatible with Alexa, but there are a few exceptions. Sengled Smart bulbs like Sengled Pulse and SmartSense do not work with Alexa at this time as they cannot communicate to hubs. Others like the Sengled Element series work perfectly fine with Alexa.

Alexa Compatible Sengled Light Bulbs:

  • Sengled Smart Wi-Fi LED Light Strip
  •  Sengled Smart LED Bluetooth Mesh bulb (B11-N11, B11-N13)

Next, ensure that your Alexa device is compatible. Here is a list of compatible Amazon Alexa devices

  • Echo (2nd, 3rd, and 4th Gen)
  • Echo Dot (2nd, 3rd, and 4th Gen)
  • Echo Show (1st Gen)
  • Echo Show 5/8/10
  • Echo Spot
  • Echo Input
  • Echo Flex
  • Echo Studio

Yes, you can control multiple Sengled bulbs with Alexa by adding them to a group. We have already shared with you the process to group connected bulbs in the Alexa app.

To repeat: open the Alexa app on your phone or tablet. Tap the ‘menu icon’>> Select ‘Smart Home’>>’Groups’>> Select ‘Smart Home Group’>> Select your Sengled Bulbs and create a new group for office, living room, and dining.

There are a few reasons why your Sengled light might be unresponsive with Alexa. The bulb might not be in pairing mode, or it may not be turned on. Make sure the bulb is turned on and in pairing mode, then try reconnecting the devices following the steps mentioned above.

If that still doesn’t work, make sure you are using the latest version of the Alexa app and that your Echo or Echo Dot is updated with the latest software.

You might have to reset your Echo device to factory settings and reconnect it with your home Wi-Fi network. We have written a detailed post to help you reset your Alexa Echo.

If all else fails, then contact Sengled support for help.

No, Sengled bulbs do not need a hub to work with Alexa. You can control the bulbs directly through your Echo or Echo Dot without the need for a separate hub.

However, if you want to use voice commands to control your lights when you are away from home, then you will need to purchase and set up a Sengled Hub.