All you need is a smart video doorbell!
Any time your smart video doorbell detects motion or gets pressed, Alexa will alert you. Then, just say "Alexa, show me the front door" or "Alexa, talk to the front door" to easily hear, speak to and see your visitors on your Echo Show. You can also get alerted via smart phone app when you're on-the-go.
A smart video doorbell comes in super handy when you're expecting deliveries and visitors, and it's also a surprisingly helpful way to track down lost pets and keep an eye on the neighborhood around your home. Plus, simply having a smart video doorbell is a deterrent for thieves -- and knowing everyone who is coming and going from your home definitely brings added peace of mind.
Buying Pro Tip: I recommend the Ring Smart Video Doorbell because it's so easy to set up with Alexa. To protect you from unauthorized logins, Ring doorbells now require 2-factor authentication.
3 pro tips for added convenience & security
- To see people at the door, you'll need an Alexa speaker with a screen
- If you want to up your security, consider adding additional cameras outside (like the Ring Spotlight Camera) or inside (like the Ring Indoor Smart Camera)
- Swipe left on your Echo Show to view and control your Alexa-connected video doorbell, security cameras, thermostats and other connected smart home devices via the Smart Home Hub