How to Use Siri to Control Your Tapo or Kasa Smart Devices
With the Shortcuts App in iOS 12 or above, you can use Siri to control your Tapo/Kasa smart devices — all with just a tap or by asking Siri. It’s easy to create a new, custom shortcut using the Shortcuts app for iPhone or iPad. This article takes Tapo as an example to introduce how to implement this feature.
Before You Start:
- Ensure your Tapo device is set up successfully and can connect to the internet.
- Ensure the name of your Tapo device is easy to be recognized. Each Tapo device should have a unique name.
Step1: Open the Shortcuts App on your iPhone or iPad, and add one new shortcut.
Step2: Rename the shortcut you want.
e.g. Light on.
Step3: Click “Add Action” button and enter “Tapo” in the search bar.
Step4: Select an action you want.
e.g. Turn on/off a device.
Step5: Select a device you want.
Step6: Click “Done” button and finish.
Note: You can test it by clicking the triangular play button in the bottom right corner.
Now you can enjoy using Siri to control the Tapo device.
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