Android Users of Alexa Can Now Link to the Tuya App
SAN JOSE, Calif., July 22nd, 2020 – Global AI+IoT leader Tuya Smart today announced full Android support for Alexa app-to-app account linking. This integration allows Android users of the Tuya app to seamlessly connect to Alexa in a simple two-step flow, whether starting from the Tuya app or the Alexa app.
Tuya is one of the first Amazon partners to support Alexa app-to-app account linking on Android devices, allowing the best possible experience for Powered by Tuya brands and customers.
Alexa Account Linking
“The feature helps a lot in shortening the procedures when users are trying to connect with Alexa and the apps, allowing us to provide even better service to our device-maker partners and the customers who use their products,” said Alex Yang, Co-founder and COO of Tuya.
This announcement builds on Tuya’s collaboration with Amazon, as integration with the Alexa voice service has been a part of Tuya’s global leading AI+IoT platform for smart home devices since its launch to allow for voice control of Powered by Tuya devices.
Tuya’s support of Alexa app-to-app account linking on Android devices is already enabled and will be rolled out to Tuya platform customers immediately.
Tuya provides a class-leading AI+IoT platform that brings smart products to life for manufacturers, brands, OEMs and retail chains. The platform offers hardware access, cloud services and app development. Tuya also helps brands upgrade their technology and business models so they are able to deliver smart devices to meet consumer demand. The company serves more than 100,000 partners in over 150 countries powering products such as lighting, appliances, environmental and surveillance equipment. Headquartered in San Jose, California, Tuya now has offices in Silicon Valley and Pasadena, California; Hangzhou and Shenzhen, China.