Sideline Elite Electric Fireplace WiFi Setup
Smart Fireplace Set Up
Touchstone Sideline® Elite Electric Fireplace smart home technology is available only on WiFi compatible models sold after March 1, 2021. The Sideline Elite Smart Electric Fireplace is powered by the Tuya Smart app.
NOTE: You can also control the fireplace settings using the included remote control or buttons on the fireplace, without WiFi.
To enable your WiFi Smart fireplace technology, view / download the Touchstone Quick Start guide.
This guide offers step by step instructions for:
- Setting up the Tuya Smart app
- Pairing your fireplace with the app
- Adding your fireplace to your WiFi network
- Using the app to control your fireplace settings
Quick Tips to Get Started
WiFi Operation: To adjust the fireplace settings with your mobile device and use Amazon Alexa® or Google Home® voice commands, you will need to add the Tuya Smart app to your mobile phone or tablet.
2. Set Up the Tuya Smart App
Follow the app instructions to set up and register a Tuya Smart account and sign in to the app. Once you've downloaded the app to your mobile device, open the Tuya Smart App, tap “Register” to register an account, then sign in.
3. Add the Elite Smart Fireplace to the Tuya Smart App
Sign in with the Tuya Smart account, add the device, and change the device name to the word or phrase you will use for voice commands, i.e. Alexa, turn on the fireplace. We recommend using a simple phrase like "fireplace." You must use your designated phrase, i.e. "fireplace" in your voice commands for Alexa and Google Home to control your fireplace. See more about voice commands below.
4. Pair the Tuya Smart app
Refer to the Touchstone Quick Start Guide for step-by-step instructions.
5. Operate the Fireplace Settings with the Tuya Smart App
Once you have completed the Tuya Smart app set up and added your fireplace to your WiFi network, you can operate the fireplace through the Tuya Smart app.
With the Tuya Smart app, you can:
- Power the fireplace on and off
- Adjust the flame color and ember bed color
- Adjust the flame intensity and speed
- Turn the heat on or off
- Set the heat temperature
- Set the timer
Set Up Voice Commands For Your Elite Smart Fireplace
With the Tuya Smart app, you can use your Amazon Alexa and Google Home device voice commands to control the power and heat temperature of your connected Elite Smart Fireplace. You must use the Tuya Smart app to pair your fireplace with your voice command devices.
For the most up-to-date device pairing instructions, visit the Tuya Smart App website.
TUYA SMART GUIDE FOR ALEXA:
TUYA SMART GUIDE FOR GOOGLE:
Note: The Tuya Smart Google and Alexa guides reference some voice commands that are not currently available.
Voice Commands to Use
Turn the Fireplace On and Off and Adjust the Heat Temperature
Google Home Voice Commands For Your Fireplace
"Hey Google, turn on <fireplace name>"
"Hey Google, turn off <fireplace name>"
"Hey Google, set heat to <degrees>"
Amazon Alexa Voice Commands For Your Fireplace
"Alexa, turn on <fireplace name>"
"Alexa, turn off <fireplace name>"
"Alexa, set heat to <degrees>"
Reminder, your fireplace name is the phrase you set up in the Tuya Smart app for your fireplace. You must use this exact phrase/fireplace name in your command to your voice-activated device.