How to Connect Govee Lights to Alexa

Manage and control your entire home, Connect Govee lights to Alexa.

Got your hands on Govee lights, or thinking about getting one? You, my friend, are in the right place. Scroll through the guide as I explain how you can Connect Govee lights to Alexa, and the cool Alexa tricks you can use to manage your Govee lights.

One of Alexa’s core features is its ability to connect to almost every device in our house and enable us to use it with just the command of our voice.

And, since almost every Govee light is compatible with Amazon Assistant, connecting the lights to Alexa should be a breeze. All you have to do is install the “Govee Home” app on your phone and the Alexa app and link both to each other.

So, rather than digging around your user manual, go through this article as I explain the six easy steps you have to follow to connect Govee Lights to Alexa.

How to Connect Govee Lights to Alexa

Connect Govee Lights to Alexa

Most of the Govee lights are compatible with Alexa, so no matter the model you have bought, it should be easy to connect.

All you have to do is install one or two apps, make a few changes on your Alexa app, follow a few steps and you should be able to finish the job at hand like a piece of cake.

Briefly, the following steps will help you connect Govee lights to Alexa.

  • Install the “Govee Home” app on your phone 
  • Create an account and log in.
  • Select your Govee lights model.
  • Plug in the Govee light to a power source 
  • On Alexa Home, install the Govee skill.
  • Connect Govee lights to Alexa 

Let’s go through these steps in detail so you know exactly what, where, and how you can connect Govee lights to Alexa.

Step 1: Install the “Govee Home” app on your phone.

If you own an Android device, go to the Play Store, and install the “Govee Home” app on your mobile.

iPhone users on the other hand should open the Apple Store and install the “Govee Home” app from there.

Step 2: Create an account and log in.

Once the app is installed on your mobile device, open it, and sign up if this is the first time you are using the Govee lights.

All you have to do is enter your email and set a password for your Govee app.

If you already have an account, simply enter your email and password, and press login.

Step 3: Select your Govee lights model.

Once You are on the home screen of the app, go to the upper right corner of the screen, and click on the “Add Device” icon.

The icon should have a + sign at its foot.

At the top of your screen, you will locate a search bar. Enter the ID of your Govee lights in the search bar, when your model appears on the screen below, click on it to connect the light to your device.

Step 4: Plug in the Govee light to a power source 

At this point, plug in your Govee lights to a power source and turn them on so that they are discoverable by your phone.

Once your Govee lights appear on your phone screen, click on it and enter your Wi-Fi details to set up the lights properly.

Step 5: On Alexa Home, install the Govee skill.

Now, open the Alexa app on your phone, and click on the three horizontal lines located at the top left corner of the screen.

Among the options located on the menu, click on “Skills and Games”

In the search bar enter “Govee Home.” Next, click on “Enable to Use.”

Step 6: Connect Govee lights to Alexa.

Once you have all the necessary applications, all that is left to do is link your Govee account to Alexa.

To do that, enter your email and password for the Govee Home app on Alexa.

Alexa will now start discovering and locating your Govee lights, once it does, a prompt will appear on your screen informing you of the same. 

Once the lights are connected, Alexa will ask you whether you want to add it to a group or skip the process. You can add the bulb to a custom group or select the default ones.

Now all you have to do is command Alexa, and you should be able to manage your Govee lights with just the command of your voice.

Conclusion 

With that, we are at the end of the article. I hope the two methods mentioned above will help you connect the Sengled bulb to Alexa in no time.

If you still have any queries or want to share your thoughts on the article, you can do that in the comment section below.

Frequently Asked Questions 

How do I get Alexa to turn my lights on and off?

To manage your Govee lights, you can follow these commands:
Alexa, turn on [light name]
Alexa, turn off the light.
Alexa, make the [light name] turn green
Alexa, dim the lights.
Alexa, set [light name] brightness to 10%
Ensure you are using the name you have set for Govee lights.

Why won’t my Govee lights connect to Alexa?

Ensure you have updated the Alexa app
Ensure the devices are placed nearby 
Disable the Govee home skill and enable it again.

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