beam Home App

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GENERAL QUESTIONS INTEGRATIONS TROUBLESHOOTING


Integrations


Connecting beam with IFTTT

IFTTT (If This Then That) lets you easily connect the beam Channel to other services and devices in your world. You can now connect the beam Channel right from within our app! To connect the beam Channel, follow these steps:

  1. Open the beam Home App and navigate to My Account > Integrations > IFTTT. Tap Continue.

  2. Choose an Applet that you would like to enable and follow the onscreen instructions!

*Note: Actions using this integration will not appear in your IFTTT Applet Log (for now). You can also connect your Smart Garage Door Controller on IFTTT.com.


Connecting beam with Amazon Alexa

In order to connect your Smart Garage Door Controller to Alexa, follow these steps:

  1. Open the beam Home App and navigate to My Account > Integrations > Amazon Alexa. Tap Continue.

  2. Set your Pin Code and re-enter to confirm (if you’ve already set your Pin Code within your My Account settings, enter it now).

  3. You’ll then be directed to the Alexa Companion Appor Alexa Dashboard. Go to Skills and search for beam

  4. Enable the beam Skill and enter your beam account email and password.

  5. Choose Allow.

  6. Ask Alexa “Alexa, ask beam if any of my doors are open.”

*Note: Alexa now requires that you provide a Pin Code any time you want to open a garage door using your voice.


beam commands for Amazon Alexa

The beam integration with Alexa gets smarter every day. Before you can link your beam to Alexa, you must first enable the beam skill (see above). To open the beam skill, say:

“Alexa, launch beam”

Here is a mostly complete list of commands:

  • “Alexa, ask beam what the names of my doors are”– get the names of your doors

  • “Alexa, ask beam for help” – Get helpful information

  • “Alexa, tell beam to close my door” – Close an open doo

  • “Alexa, tell beam to open my door” – Open a closed door (requires a Pin Code)

  • “Alexa, ask beam if my door is open”– Check if door(s) are open