Alexa Low Battery Notifications and Smart Reordering

The Blink SmartHome Alexa skill gives you the ability to enable low battery notifications, as well as set up smart reordering. If you haven't already, enable the Blink SmartHome Skill in the Alexa app by following the steps outlined in our Alexa Setup Guide.

Low Battery Notifications

Alexa can notify you when your Blink camera batteries are running low, which gives you plenty of time to order more. 

To turn on low battery notifications:

  1. Open the Alexa app and tap Devices  in the bottom right-hand corner.
  2. Tap Cameras .
  3. From the list of cameras, select which camera you wish to set up low battery notifications for.
  4. Tap Settings  in the upper right-hand corner.
  5. Navigate to the ANNOUNCEMENTS section, and tap Batteries.
  6. Tap When my supplies are running low.
  7. Tap Just notify me.

Alexa will notify you when it's time to order more batteries.

Smart Reordering with Alexa

Smart reordering with Alexa ensures you have batteries in hand when you need them. 

To turn on smart reordering:

  1. Open the Alexa app and tap Devices  in the bottom right-hand corner.
  2. Tap Cameras .
  3. From the list of cameras, select which camera you want to set up smart reordering for.
  4. Tap Settings  in the upper right-hand corner.
  5. Navigate to the ANNOUNCEMENTS section, and tap Batteries.
  6. Tap When my supplies are running low.
  7. Tap Smart reorder and choose which batteries you want Alexa to automatically reorder. 
  8. Confirm your payment and address information.

Alexa will order new batteries automatically when the time comes.

Visit our frequently asked questions page for more information.

What Else Can Alexa Do?

You can ask Alexa to announce doorbell presses, show you a Live View, arm or disarm your system, and much more.

Explore other Blink SmartHome Alexa skill features.

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