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January 24th, 2023

Pura Alexa Skill

Control your Pura diffuser with the sound of your voice

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We strive to create value by integrating leading smart home systems that elevate the way Pura works for you. Our Alexa Skill allows you to control your Pura using only your voice, creating a simple, easily accessible smart home experience.  

App Versions

Note: To use Alexa, update your Pura app to version 3.4.5 or newer. 

Check your app version by opening your Pura app and clicking on the settings tab. Your version number will be displayed on the bottom of your screen. 


Voice Commands

  1. Power On 

  • “Alexa, turn on living room Pura diffuser.”

  • “Alexa, turn on [room] Pura (diffuser).”

  1. Change Intensity

  • Alexa, set [room] Pura (diffuser) to intensity [1–10].” 

  • “Alexa, set living room Pura to intensity [low/medium/high].” 

  • “Alexa, increase/decrease [room] Pura (diffuser) intensity.”

  1. Switching the Active Slot

  • “Alexa, change slot to left/one on my [room] Pura diffuser.”

  • “Alexa, change to the right slot on my living room Pura.”

  • “Alexa, set the active slot on my [room] Pura to [right or left],  [1 or 2], [first or second].”

  1. Power Off

  • Alexa, turn off [room] Pura (diffuser).”

  • “Alexa, turn off living room Pura.”

  1. Turn Device Light On

  • “Alexa, turn on the light for my [room] Pura (diffuser).”

  • “Alexa, turn on the light for my bedroom Pura.”

  1. Change Device Light Brightness

  • “Alexa, turn the light brightness [down/up] for my [room] Pura (diffuser).”

  • “Alexa, turn the light brightness down for my bedroom Pura.”

  • “Alexa, turn the light brightness to [low/lowest/medium/high/highest] for my [room] Pura (diffuser).”

  1. Change Device Light Color

  • “Alexa, change the color of my [room] Pura to [color].”

  • “Alexa, change the color of my bedroom Pura to blue.”

  1. Turn Device Light Off

  • “Alexa, turn off the light for my [room] Pura (diffuser).”

  • “Alexa, turn off the light for my bedroom Pura.”


Step-by-step Setup

1. Download the Alexa app on the App Store or Google Play and sign into or create an account.

Need Help Signing In? 

You can visit Alexa Amazon Sign In Help Article for more information.

Note: You'll need to use your Amazon email to log into the Alexa app.You don't need to create an account if you already have an Amazon account. 

2. Once your Alexa app has been downloaded, open it up and go to the More tab, then click the Skills & Games option.  
3. Click the search bar located in the top right corner of your screen. 
4. Search for Pura
5. Pura should appear as your first option. Click on it to continue. 
6. Click Enable To Use to begin setting up Alexa. 

7. Sign in and connect your Pura account using your Pura sign in information.

Trouble signing in?

If you're having trouble signing in, please check the following: 

  • You're using your Pura account information.
  • Your username and password are case sensitive. 
8. Once your account has been linked, it should show as successfully linked as shown in the screen below. Click Close to continue. 
9. Discover Devices page will automatically come up after you've linked your account. Click the Discover Devices button to search for the devices in your Pura app.
Check the devices page to see if
Alexa added your device
Connect smart home devices via
e.g. Philips Hue Bridge, LIFX, SmartThings, Wink
To connect smart home devices to Alexa through a
smart home hub (other than an Echo Plus or Echo
Show (2nd Generation)), or WiFi, you will need to
enable related Smart Home skills.
Connect Hue bulbs to Alexa via 1st
Generation Hue Bridge
For Philips Hue bulbs connected to a 1st Generation (Circular)
Hue Bridge
If you are trying to connect Alexa with Philips Hue
bulbs that are already paired to a 1st Generation
Philips Hue Bridge (Circular), make sure that your Echo
device and the Hue bridge are on the same network.
Click on "Discover Devices" or say "Alexa, discover my
devices" and press the button on the Hue bridge.
Make sure your printer is connected to your network
via Wi-Fi or ethernet. Printers connected to your PC
with USB can't connect to Alexa.
Connect your printer to Wi-Fl
Make sure your printer is connected to your network
via Wi-Fi or ethernet. Printers connected to your PC
with USB can't connect to Alexa.
Use a compatible Echo device
1st Generation Echo and Echo Tap devices don't work
with Alexa print. Check here to see if your Echo device
is compatible.
Advanced settings
Make sure Internet Printing Protocol (IPP) is enabled
in your printer's advanced settings.
Trying to connect a device to Alexa
using your Amazon Tap?
There are two ways to connect a device with an
Amazon Tap:
Go to the Devices tab in the Alexa app, tap the
plus sign in the top right corner, select Add
Device, select the device type you want to
connect to Alexa, then select the brand of your
device and follow the instructions.
Tap the microphone button on your Amazon Tap
and say "Discover Devices"
Still having issues?

No new devices found? 

1. Check the Devices page to see if Alexa added your device automatically.

2. Connect smart home devices via Skills.

Note: You can also get in contact with Amazon customer service by clicking Email or Call Customer Service in your app as shown below. 

10. Once your diffuser has been found, you can continue by clicking Set Up Device. 
11. Label your diffuser's location by selecting an option from the dropdown below. 

What's a group? 

Visit Create Smart Home Device Groups to learn more.

12. Your diffuser has been successfully paired with Alexa. Select Done to complete your setup. 
13. Once you've clicked Done, you'll be routed back to your devices page. Happy scenting! 
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