Telguard HomeControl Flex - Alexa Integration - Install Guide



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HomeControl Flex with
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HomeControl Flex with Amazon Alexa
Telguard is always working to offer additional value for your customers and now Telguard
HomeControl with a FlexHub offers Amazon Alexa support through a new HomeControl Flex Alexa
Skill. With Amazon Alexa voice control, you control devices connected to your FlexHub.
There are two methods to activate the Telguard FlexHub Skill. The first method is to search for and
activate the HomeControl Flex Skill using the Alexa app on your Apple or Android device. The second
option is to activate the HomeControl Flex Skill through the HomeControl Flex portal.
https://www.homecontrolflex.com/
ENABLE SKILL USING THE ALEXA APP
Complete the following procedure to active the HomeControl Flex Skill using the Alexa app.
1.
Login to your Alexa app using your secure Username and Password.
2.
Select the menu button and select Skills.
3.
Search for “HomeControl Flex” and select the Enable button. Note: you must have an active
HomeControl Flex site with a FlexHub to use this skill.
4.
When the HomeControl Flex Alexa Account Linking page is displayed, enter your HomeControl
Flex Username and Password and select Authorize.
5.
Alexa will ask to confirm that you Authorize access to the site. Select Confirm.
6.
Use Alexa to discover your new devices. Simply say, “Alexa discover devices” using any of your
Amazon Alexa devices or select the Discover Devices button.
7.
You are now ready to use Alexa voice control with your HomeControl Flex site.
ENABLE SKILL THROUGH HOMECONTROL FLEX
You can also activate the HomeControl Flex Skill through the HomeControl Flex portal. Follow these
simple instructions to get started using Alexa voice control with HomeControl Flex.
1. Lo
gin to your HomeControl Flex site using your Username and Password.

https://www.homecontrolflex.com/home/
2. You
r HomeControl Flex landing page is displayed. Model TGFX-HUB1
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HomeControl Flex Login Screen
HomeControl Flex Landing Page
3. Make sure that your FlexHub is Online and functioning properly and Select the Devices tab. Model TGFX-HUB1
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4. To enable the HomeControl Flex Skill, select the Enable button.
5. T
he Account linking screen is displayed. Enter your HomeControl Flex Username and Password
and then select the Authorize button.
HomeControl Flex Authorization Page
HomeControl Flex Enable Skill Page Model TGFX-HUB1
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6. If the login passes the authentication process, then you have successfully installed and linked the

FlexHub Alexa Skill to your HomeControl Flex site and you will see this screen.
7. The next step is to ask Alexa to discover devices. This can be accomplished using the Alexa voice

command “Alexa discover devices” or select the Discover Devices button shown below.
8. If the account linking process fails the authentication process, then you will see the following

screen. Ensure that you have an installed and activated Telguard FlexHub and that you entered the

correct HomeControl Flex Username and Password.
9. If
you are still unsuccessful linking the HomeControl Flex Alexa Skill, contract support or your

Telguard Dealer.
HomeControl Flex Successful Linkage Page
HomeControl Flex Discover Devices Page Model TGFX-HUB1
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10. When you have successfully linked HomeControl Flex/Alexa skill with your HomeControl Flex site,

ask Amazon Alexa to discover devices.
11. You
can now start using the HomeControl Flex Skill!
USING ALEXA VOICE CONTROL HOMECONTROL FLEX
You can now use Alexa to turn On and Off lights and other devices using simple commands such as
“Alexa, turn off bedroom light.” Simply use the common name assigned to the device in your Alexa
command.
HomeControl Flex Failed Authentication Page


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