This article lists answers to the most frequently asked questions about Alexa and Blink.
Note: The Blink Indoor (1st Gen) Camera does not support Alexa devices.
Which Alexa-enabled devices work with Blink?
You can also experience two-way audio from your Alexa-enabled device and the Blink Video Doorbell.
Blink SmartHome Alexa Skill is only available where Blink products are sold.
List of compatible Amazon SmartHome devices
Supported non-screen devices
- Amazon Echo (all models)
- Amazon Echo Dot (2nd, 3rd, and 4th gen)
- Amazon Echo Plus (2nd and 3rd gen)
- Amazon Echo Studio (2nd and 3rd gen)
- Amazon Echo Tap (motion announcements not supported)
Supported screen devices
- Amazon Echo Show (all models)
- Amazon Echo Spot
- Amazon Fire Tablets (all models)
- Amazon Fire TV Editions (1st and 2nd Gen, Element 4k, Toshiba 4k & HD, Insignia 4k & HD)
- Amazon Fire TV Stick
- Amazon Fire TV Cube
What should I do if the Blink SmartHome skill is not working?
If the Blink SmartHome Skill is not working, visit our troubleshooting guide and learn how to disable the skill.Delete
Where can I download the Alexa app?Delete
Why is Alexa asking me to provide a Voice Code?
To use Alexa to disarm your Blink systems, you must use a voice code. If you skipped this step during the initial setup, you can do this now by selecting the link below.
Learn how to set up or change your Alexa Voice Code.Delete
How can I use my Blink devices in Alexa Routines?
To learn more about how to use your Blink devices in Alexa Routines, visit Alexa Routines.Delete
Does Alexa offer two-way audio for all of my Blink devices?
The Blink Video Doorbell is our only camera that supports two-way audio with Alexa.Delete
Does the Blink SmartHome Alexa skill support "auto" live view?
No, the Blink SmartHome Alexa skill will not automatically launch a live view when your doorbell is pressed or when motion is detected at your camera.Delete
Do Blink products support or make use of Amazon Sidewalk?
No, Blink products do not currently support or make use of Amazon Sidewalk.Delete