Wyze device control with all Alexa devices and Alexa Routines

I would like my smart plug to turn on a fan when the outside temperature (Alexa knows it, so does my Nest thermostat) reaches a set temperature I set.

I do not know of a way to do this using Alexa, but Alexa is not my strong suit either. You can do this with IFTTT however, just set up an IF using one of the weather services and the Then with the WYZE smart plug.

Yeah, the cameras are more limited on what you can do

With IFTTT and Alexa, you can make a routine where you say I’m home and it turn off the cameras, or say to Alexa that you are leaving and turn the cameras on.
I am using it and it work perfectly.

It’s technically possible if you want to leave a Wyze Plug plugged in, doing nothing. You can turn on the plug when a person is detected, tell Alexa to say “Person detected” when the plug turns on, then have Alexa turn the plug off so it’s ready for next time.

You should go here and vote for a Wyze Virtual Switch. That would allow more robust interactions like this without needing to sacrifice a Wyze Plug for every interaction.

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I haven’t tried it, but you probably can do this with a Google Assistant routine. Amazon Alexa routines are limited to only the actions they allow. Google routines, however, are just like stringing together a bunch of voice commands.

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I want to achieve something very simple. When I leave home to turn on motion detection by the motion sensor, using a Alexa routine. Alexa, I’m leaving… then turn on the motion detection. Or using IFTTT. If a smartthigs switch turns Off (I am Off) … then turn On push notifications on the wyze motion sensor. I am not able to do any of the two above things because the Alexa skill for Wyze and IFTTT are not supporting wyze motion sensor activation and deactivation
Please any idea would be highly appreciated.
Wyze people be wyze… your system has a lot of limitations. It is ridiculous that every time I leave home I should enable manually in the app the sense motion, and disable it when I come back

Hi @titust11, I have moved your post to the relevant #wishlist topic. You can vote for it at the top-left. :slight_smile:

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I asked the community if this is possible right now, with the existing Wyze software. You moved my post to the wishlist because if I understand well, what I want to achieve is not possible presently. Right?
Why didn’t you say so: Man this is NOT possible right now. Wyze has a lot of limitations, implicitly what you want is a wish. It will be implemented by Wyze when the pig flies…
The wish list is something it will never be implemented by Wyze, like the ST integration which was promised long ago

@titust11, You are correct that this is not available yet. However, being put on the #wishlist does not mean it’s fallen into a black hole. If you check out the #roadmap category, you will see many features in various stages of implementation, many of which are already launched. Most of these started as #wishlist topics.

You can read more about the #wishlist and #roadmap here:

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I agree. I want that function also. I want to be able to use an Alexa routine to verbal tell Alexa to start recording or stop recording. I start to create the routine, but the all Wyze cameras are grey out in the Unsupported device section of the device list.

Wyze folks… When will this be available?

I just today placed an order for Wyze sensors to trigger the cameras. Now I wish I had not, the feature I want via an Alexa routine does not work.