How To Connect Shark Robot to Alexa and Google Home?

Who doesn’t need a robot that can clean your home with just some voice instructions? Yes, Shark Robot vacuums do this job well.

But, before you use voice command and ask your Amazon Echo or Echo Show, “Alexa, ask Shark to vacuum the bedroom,” or Google Home, “Hey Google, ask Shark to clean the hallway,” you will have to connect your voice assistant to your robot vacuum.

The setup is simple, and this article is here to guide you through the exact steps to set up Amazon Alexa and Google Home with your shark robot and their respective Voice commands.

Do This Before Connecting Your Shark Robot Vacuum To Alexa or Google Home!

There are a few things that you need to do before you connect your Shark robot to Alexa or Google Home.

  1. Download the Shark Clean App on your smartphone and set up your account.
  2. Download and set up the Amazon Alexa App or Google Home App from the Play Store or Apple Store.

Once you have set up both the Apps (Shark Clean App + Alexa/ Google Home) on your smartphone, move on to the next section to connect your robot to Alexa or Google Home.

How Do I Connect My Shark Robot Vacuum To Google Home?

Connecting Shark Robot Vacuum To Google assistant

Just like Alexa, you can use a lot of your shark robot features with Google Home. All it needs is a simple voice instruction.

Here’s how you can connect your Shark robot to Google Home:

  1. Open the Google Home App on your smartphone or tab and Navigate to Settings.
  2. Now, Choose “Works with Google.”Search for SharkClean and authorize the Shark Clean App by signing in to your SharkClean account.

Your Shark robot will now get connected to the Google Home/Assistant, and now you can ask your robot to UltraClean a room or send it to a high-traffic zone.  

You can also set your Shark robot to MAX suction and send it to your living room or bedroom for cleaning with just a voice command.

Google Assistant Voice Commands That You Can Use With Shark Robot

PurposeGoogle Home Commands For Shark Robot
Docking the robot“Hey Google, turn off (robot name).”
“Hey Google, ask Shark to send (robot name) home.”
Locating the robot“Hey Google, ask Shark to locate (robot name).”
“Hey Google, ask Shark to find (robot name).”
Checking battery status“Hey Google, ask Shark, what is the battery level of (robot name)?”
“Hey Google, ask Shark to check the battery level of (robot name).”
Scheduling the robot“Hey Google, ask Shark to schedule vacuuming on Sunday at 8 AM.”
“Hey Google, ask Shark to cancel vacuuming on Sunday at 8 AM.”
“Hey Google, ask Shark, when is the next cleaning cycle?”
Changing suction mode“Hey Google, set mode to ECO on (robot name)”
“Hey Google, set mode to NORMAL on (robot name)”
“Hey Google, set mode to MAX on (robot name)”
Room selection
(Shark IQ & AI models only)
“Hey Google, ask Shark to start cleaning the dining room and study.”
“Hey Google, ask Shark to vacuum the study.”
Cleaning high-traffic zones
(Shark AI models only)
“Hey Google, ask Shark to start cleaning the high traffic zones.”
“Hey Google, ask Shark to vacuum the high traffic zones.”
Checking status“Hey Google, ask Shark, what is the status of (robot name)?”
Enabling UltraClean Mode
(Shark AI models only)
“Hey Google, ask Shark to ultraclean my kitchen”.
“Hey Google, ask Shark to ultraclean my high traffic zones”.
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You should set up the name of your Robot if you have more than one robot vacuum in your home.

How Do I Connect My Shark Robot Vacuum To Amazon Alexa?

Connecting Shark Robot Vacuum To Alexa

When you connect your Shark Robot vacuum to Alexa, you just have to give voice instructions to start or stop a cleaning session, set up a cleaning schedule, etc.

Here are the steps to connect your shark robot vacuum to Alexa:

  1. Open and log in to the Amazon Alexa App on your smartphone/tab.
  2. Click on More and then choose “Skills & Games”.
  3. Now, search for “Shark Clean,” choose “Shark,” and click on “Enable To Use.”
  4. Enter your Shark Clean App credentials on the Shark Login page and authorize Alexa to access the app.
  5. A popup screen will appear with the message “Account is successfully linked.”
  6. Tap on “Close“.

Now that you have connected both apps select ‘Discover Devices’ and select your shark robot to gain control over it.

If your shark robot is experiencing connection problems, it may prevent you from connecting your device to Alexa.

The article "Shark Robot Not Connecting To WiFi: Here's How You Can Fix This!" can help you solve this problem.

Once your shark robot is connected to Amazon Alexa, you should turn off DO Not Disturb mode on the Alexa App so that you can get notifications when the shark robot starts or finishes the job or when it gets into any issue.

Here’s how you can disable Do Not Disturb mode on the Alexa App:

  1. Open the Amazon Alexa APP and go to “Devices.”
  2. Select “Echo & Alexa” and then select your device.
  3. Click on “Do Not Disturb” and turn it Off.

Amazon Alexa Voice Commands That You Can Use With Shark Robot

PurposeAlexa Command for Shark Robot
Starting the robot“Alexa, turn on (robot name).”
“Alexa, ask Shark to start (robot name).”
Pausing the robot“Alexa, ask Shark to pause my (robot name).”
Docking the robot“Alexa, turn off (robot name).”
“Alexa, tell Shark to send (robot name) home.”
Locating the robot“Alexa, ask Shark to locate (robot name).”
“Alexa, ask Shark to find (robot name).”
Checking battery status“Alexa, tell Shark, what is the battery level of (robot name)?”
“Alexa, tell Shark to check the battery level of (robot name).”
Scheduling the robot“Alexa, ask Shark to schedule vacuuming on Sunday at 8 AM.”
“Alexa, ask Shark to cancel vacuuming on Sunday at 8 AM.”
“Alexa, ask Shark, when is the next cleaning cycle?”
Changing suction mode“Alexa, set mode to ECO on (robot name)”.
“Alexa, set mode to NORMAL on (robot name)”.
“Alexa, set mode to MAX on (robot name)”.
Room selection
(Shark IQ & AI models only)
“Alexa, ask Shark to start cleaning the dining room and study.”
“Alexa, ask Shark to vacuum the office.”
Cleaning high-traffic zones
(Shark AI models only)
“Alexa, ask Shark to start cleaning the high traffic zones.”
“Alexa, ask Shark to vacuum the high traffic zones.”
Checking status“Alexa, ask Shark, what is the status of (robot name)?”
Enabling UltraClean Mode
(Shark AI models only)
“Alexa, ask Shark to ultraclean my kitchen”.
“Alexa, ask Shark to ultraclean my high traffic zones”.

Changing Your Shark Robot Vacuum Name

Changing your Shark Robot name becomes necessary when you have more than one robot vacuum.

A name also makes it easier for your Google Home or Alexa to identify your robot.

Note: Avoid using symbols in names such as @, _, -, etc.)

Here’s how you can change your Robot Name in the Alexa App.

  1. Open the Alexa App.
  2. Tap Devices and go to the vacuums list.
  3. Now, choose the Robot and click on the Gear icon.
  4. Click on Edit Name to rename your shark robot.
If you are having problem connecting your shark robot vacuum to Alexa and Google, you might need to reset your device, go through our step by step guide on "how to reset shark ion robot".

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Shark vacuum compatible with Google home?

Shark vacuums are compatible with Google Home and this allows you to control your Shark vacuum using voice commands through the Google Assistant. With this feature, you can easily tell your vacuum to start or stop cleaning, switch cleaning modes, and even schedule cleanings at specific times.

Since Shark vacuums are compatible with Google Home, they can also be integrated into a smart home system where you can create routines and automations that involve your vacuum, such as having it automatically start cleaning when you leave the house or when you say a specific phrase to your Google Home.

You can also access advanced features of your Shark vacuum through the Google Home app including monitoring cleaning history and performance, scheduling cleanings for different rooms, and adjusting settings remotely.

Is the Shark robot vacuum voice activated?

The Shark robot vacuum is not voice activated by default. However, you can be pair it with Amazon Alexa or Google Assistant for voice control capabilities. This allows you to start and stop cleaning sessions, schedule cleanings, and more with just your voice.

To set up voice control for your Shark robot vacuum,

  1. Download the Shark app and connect your vacuum to your home’s Wi-Fi network.
  2. Then, enable the Shark skill in your preferred voice assistant app and follow the instructions to link your Shark account.

Conclusion

Connecting your Shark robot vacuum to Amazon Alexa or Google Home not only adds convenience to your cleaning routine but also allows for hands-free control of your device.

By following the steps outlined in this article, you can easily connect and control your shark robot using voice commands with Alexa or Google Home. 

Additionally, by changing the name of your robot and turning off the Do Not Disturb mode on the Alexa app, you can personalize your experience and receive important notifications.

Robbert Randy

Robbert is an expert in vacuums. He graduated from the University of Applied Science with a degree in Commercial Economics in 2019. He tests and provide troubleshooting tips to vacuum users on his website. He don’t do this for profit–he simply want to research the best models out there and share his findings.

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