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  Reply # 1852835 25-Aug-2017 22:31
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So I discovered that there is a iphone app for Alexa... nice! But its only on the usa Istore.

 

My question has anyone gone to the trouble of setting up a states istore account installing the app THEN connecting your apple watch !!

 

Does it screw up the local settings for here in NZ ? Does it work ?





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  Reply # 1852859 26-Aug-2017 03:25
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Just download and install the apk.

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  Reply # 1852907 26-Aug-2017 10:12
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kryptonjohn: Just download and install the apk.

 

Where do I download the apk from?

 

How does one install an "apk" on an iphone?

 

:)

 

 





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  Reply # 1852908 26-Aug-2017 10:14
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Just get a US Apple ID. I've had Alexa app on my iPhone for over a year and find it useful now I can intercom into my login room whenever I want!

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  Reply # 1852911 26-Aug-2017 10:34
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With the wireless socket controllers, someone couldn't find ones with au socket try these. This is the type i have myself and should work for you as well. He is also showing the AU socket hope it helps!

 

 

 

 

AliExpress.com Product - WiFi Wireless Smart Socket Smart Timer Home Outlet Remote Controls Power With Amazon Alexa For IOS/Android Phone EU/US/UK/AU





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  Reply # 1853107 26-Aug-2017 23:29
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I am still having problems trying to update my address using the iOS app. Comes up with an error message saying it can't set your address. Can someone please share an example of a Wellington address which is working.

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  Reply # 1853208 27-Aug-2017 10:52
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Yeh I'm having the same problems.

 

I first tried setting mine Friday, with no success despite 6 million iterations and multiple NZ addresses.
A colleague at work had done his the week prior, and I even tried his address but nada.  He removed the address and attempted to re-add, but it wouldn't take.

 

I suspect it was a bug that Amazon since closed.

 

Anyone else care to roll the dice to verify?


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  Reply # 1853244 27-Aug-2017 12:58
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Its working for me on 3 devices- but I'm afraid Im not going to roll the dice and see whether it would work a second time.


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  Reply # 1853248 27-Aug-2017 13:15
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Ran the app just now, found I was signed out, signed in and tried to update the address on my workroom echo dot which I never bothered to do before and it refused exactly what I typed in before to update my other echos





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  Reply # 1853251 27-Aug-2017 13:24
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gnfb:

With the wireless socket controllers, someone couldn't find ones with au socket try these. This is the type i have myself and should work for you as well. He is also showing the AU socket hope it helps!


 



AliExpress.com Product - WiFi Wireless Smart Socket Smart Timer Home Outlet Remote Controls Power With Amazon Alexa For IOS/Android Phone EU/US/UK/AU



Does anyone have a link to a 230V Z Wave outlet, or controller that can be hard wired to an existing outlet?
Came across lots in the US , but couldn't find any of the above

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  Reply # 1853933 28-Aug-2017 11:51
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Brunzy:
gnfb:

 

With the wireless socket controllers, someone couldn't find ones with au socket try these. This is the type i have myself and should work for you as well. He is also showing the AU socket hope it helps!

 

 

 

 

AliExpress.com Product - WiFi Wireless Smart Socket Smart Timer Home Outlet Remote Controls Power With Amazon Alexa For IOS/Android Phone EU/US/UK/AU

 



Does anyone have a link to a 230V Z Wave outlet, or controller that can be hard wired to an existing outlet?
Came across lots in the US , but couldn't find any of the above

 

 

 

Havnt got a clue what you are talking about but these came up

 

https://www.aliexpress.com/af/230V-Z-Wave.html?SearchText=230V+Z+Wave&ltype=wholesale&d=y&blanktest=0&initiative_id=SB_20170827155033&origin=n&catId=0&isViewCP=y

 

 





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  Reply # 1853955 28-Aug-2017 12:25
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Haven't seen one. Hard to find things like that with NZ/AU frequency and socket. 

 

There are plugs available like these:

 

http://www.activeautomation.co.nz/plugs-and-outlets

 

Which have the advantage of portability.

 

 

 

 


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  Reply # 1855052 30-Aug-2017 06:41
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News alert news flash...enjoy this one it is official the Amazon echo now has multi room and the ability to play music throughout on the entire Amazon Echo devices I repeat multi room is available enjoy

Multi Room is here...

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  Reply # 1855070 30-Aug-2017 07:54
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So I see - much fanfare too.

 

But I'm not sure why multi room music is such a big deal - what's the point of making every room listen to the same thing? 


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