Smart Home Switches

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In this resource guide I list the most popular smart home light, 3-way and dimmer switches that work with Amazon Alexa and / or Google Assistant.

Disclaimer: These products require the ability to install and/or replace high voltage electrical devices in your home and/or business. Misuse could lead to personal injury or property damage. Do not proceed if you don't feel comfortable with that. If in doubt, consult with a professional electrician. The author takes no responsibility for the proper or improper use of the items and techniques listed below.

Voltage Tester

I never assume that the circuit breaker to an electrical wire has been turned off or labeled properly. I always use a non-contact voltage tester to double check all wires before proceeding. I strongly suggest that you do the same.

Belkin

Alexa Instructions

For some of the Belkin devices, enable the WeMo Skill in the Alexa app.

Light Switch

  • Wemo Smart Light Switch 2nd Gen - Replaces your light switch. Control your lights from the WeMo switch on the wall, the WeMo app, Alexa or Google Assistant.

3-Way Light Switch

Light Dimmer Switch

You have to be careful with when installing any type of dimmer switch. Read all manuals and only use them with simple lights. I don't believe they are meant to control any other electrical devices. For example, I would NOT use them to control the speed of a ceiling fan.