Sep 30, 2018

Alexa and IFTTT Do Not Discover Other IR Devices


In the swtichbot hub plus, it would not smart discover my fan IR remote. I had to add it as an OTHER device. However, Alexa will not discover devices added as other. It will also not appear as an IFTTT action in the dropdown.

Oct 9, 2018

Oh, yes, "other" device is not a typical device recognized by Alexa. Could you create a customize device in the Fan catalog.

Add appliance - Fan - Manual selection - Customize.

It's similar to "other" but got Alexa support.

Oct 20

How would you suggest me adding a Denon Receiver so that I can control it with Alexa? Receiver or AV are not appliances options in the SwitchBot "Add Appliance" menu. I added as Other.. I also created Scenes to control it... But Alexa doesn't discover the Device neither the Scene

a day ago

I have the same issue for my Denon amp. Had to put it under other. Alexa will not find.

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