Howdy. I have a Q800T. It is working on HDMI, and also working as an Alexa device. I can control it with my voice, and I can see it as a device in both the Samsung SmartThings and Amazon Alexa mobile apps.
I have a lot of Amazon Echo devices, and I use them as part of speaker groups to play multiroom audio (e.g. "Alexa, play Bob Dylan everywhere"). MY QUESTION: IS THERE A WAY FOR ME TO ADD THE Q800T TO AN ALEXA SPEAKER GROUP? It isn't showing up on a scan in HDMI, WiFi, or BT modes. Thanks!
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Voicing my concern on this same topic - hopefully Samsung notices how many people are having this issue and resolves it. Bought the Q90A 85" TV and it works fine for all Alexa features, just not allowing to add it in speaker group. Considering buying a soundbar but very hesitant because of this lack of functionality.
Same problem on HW-S61A. Sound bar is advertised as supporting Alexa so should be able to add it as a speaker in Alexa. Ridiculous this is not supported and no substantive response on supporting it. Sound bar will be returned to Amazon as not meeting stated spec.
Q70T here. Same issue. This really isn't okay, Samsung (@Anonymous @SamsungLarry). If you claim the product can be integrated with Alexa, then make sure it can be. It's a speaker. No valid reason it shouldn't be able to be added to a speaker group.
How can a company like Samsung leave a problem like this unsolved for so long? One of the reasons I bought this soundbar was this integration, but it doesn't work!? What are Samsung waiting for to solve this problem!? This should be a simple thing to fix!