How to Connect your Home Security Camera to Fire TV

How would you love to control the video feed from your security camera streamed to your television with your voice? Well, if you have the Fire TV, you can connect your compatible home security camera to it and use your Alexa to show the live feed on your TV. The steps below will guide you on how to connect your home security camera to your Fire TV.

1. Link Fire TV Devices and Echo in the Alexa App
You need to, first of all, find the Alexa App in Play Store or Apple Store and install it on your mobile device. Open the app on your mobile device and link your Fire TV with your Echo. Do this as follows:

● Open the menu and Select ‘Music Videos, & Books’

● Under the ‘Music, Video, & Books’ option, select the ‘FireTV’

● Select ‘Link your Alexa Device’. This allows you to control your Fire TV with your Alexa device. Follow the on-screen instruction to link the different Fire TV devices.

2. Setup your 'Home Security Camera'
Unbox your home camera and place it at the desired location then connect it to your WiFi network. The user manual should guide you on how to do this.

3. Link Security Camera with Alexa
You can link your security camera to your Alexa using the Alexa app. You can do this through the following steps;
● Open your Alexa app and click on Menu

● Scroll down and select ‘Smart Home’

● Select ‘Devices’

● Open the ‘Alexa Smart Home Store’

● Search for the skill for your 'Smart Home Camera'

● Click on ‘Enable’ skill. Then follow the on-screen instructions to link your account with the camera provider to Alexa. You will be required to sign into your Alexa account.

4. Confirm that the Camera Skill is Enabled
Once you have enabled the skill, go back to your ‘Smart Home’ menu and check your devices to be sure that the skill has been enabled. You will see a list of all enabled skills.

5. Discover your Camera
Click on ‘Devices’ then select ‘Discover’ to enable Alexa to find your home security camera. You can also use the voice prompt, 'Alexa, discover devices'. Once Alexa is able to find your camera you will see it listed on your devices.

6. Stream your Camera Feed to Supported Fire TV
Once you have connected your smart home camera to Alexa, you can stream the live feed on supported Fire TV devices. Use voice prompt like, 'Alexa, show me the front door camera' to show the feed.
 
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