How do I enable Amazon Alexa Voice Service on my ecobee4?

Enabling Alexa on your ecobee4 involves linking your Amazon account to your ecobee account either through the ecobee app or through the Web Portal at

Before proceeding, ensure you have the following:


Using the ecobee app to enable Alexa on your ecobee thermostat:

  1. Sign into the app using your registered ecobee username and password
  2. Select your thermostat, and tap the microphone icon on the bottom-right corner of the screen
  3. Tap “Sign in with Amazon”
  4. Sign in using your Amazon account credentials


Using the Web Portal to enable Alexa on your ecobee thermostat:

  1. Login to the web portal via with your registered username and password
  2. Click the tile that says “Alexa Voice Control: Unlinked”alexaportal1.png
  3. Click “Next”
  4. You’ll be prompted to sign into your Amazon account to allow permission to link your Amazon and ecobee accounts
  5. Click “Done”


Success! Your ecobee is now linked to Alexa! Your ecobee4 is now connected to Alexa with the "ecobee" skill and "ecobee plus" skills enabled.


NOTE: You'll need to "Discover Devices" for Alexa to recognize your ecobee4. To discover devices, say "Alexa, discover devices" to your ecobee4's speaker. If you are not near your thermostat at the time, you can always complete this step later.


For a list of “ecobee” skill commands, please refer to this article: "ecobee" commands with Alexa

For a list of “ecobee plus" skill commands, please refer to this article: "ecobee plus" commands with Alexa

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