B-Hyve Alexa Commands

Alexa uses specific commands to communicate with the B-hyve timer, those commands that have been programmed are listed below.

Each function has been expressed in multiple ways (phrases) and more may be added as we receive feedback on how people most frequently communicate with their timers. In most cases “ask” & “tell” can be used interchangeably.

The Alexa Skill can be found by searching for Orbit or Bhyve in the Alexa app.

Stop Watering

Alexa, ask B-Hyve to stop watering.

Alexa, ask B-Hyve to stop running.

Alexa, ask B-Hyve to stop sprinklers.

Alexa, ask B-Hyve to stop the sprinklers.

Alexa, ask B-Hyve to turn off the sprinklers.

Alexa, ask B-Hyve to stop watering the grass.

Alexa, ask B-Hyve to stop watering the lawn.

Skip Station

Alexa, tell B-Hyve to skip.

Alexa, tell B-Hyve to skip station.

Alexa, tell B-Hyve to skip this station.

Alexa, tell B-Hyve to skip current station.

Alexa, tell B-Hyve to skip the current station.

Alexa, tell B-Hyve to skip zone.

Alexa, tell B-Hyve to skip this zone.

Alexa, tell B-Hyve to skip current zone.

Alexa, tell B-Hyve to skip the current zone.

Turn Timer To Off Mode

Alexa, tell B-Hyve mode off.

Alexa, ask B-Hyve to turn off.

Alexa, ask B-Hyve to turn timer off.

Alexa, ask B-Hyve to turn off timer.

Alexa, ask B-Hyve to switch off.

Alexa, ask B-Hyve to switch to off.

Alexa, ask B-Hyve to set mode off.

Alexa, ask B-Hyve to set mode to off.

Alexa, ask B-Hyve to set the mode to off.

Alexa, ask B-Hyve to change the mode to off.

Turn Timer To Auto Mode

Alexa, tell B-Hyve auto mode on.

Alexa, tell B-Hyve to turn auto mode on.

Alexa, tell B-Hyve to turn on timer.

Alexa, tell B-hyve to turn timer on.

Alexa, ask B-Hyve to turn on.

Alexa, ask B-Hyve to switch to auto.

Alexa, ask B-Hyve to set to auto.

Alexa, ask B-Hyve to set mode auto.

Alexa, ask B-Hyve to set mode to auto.

Alexa, ask B-Hyve to set the mode to auto.

Alexa, ask B-Hyve to change the mode to auto.

Run All Programs

Alexa, ask B-Hyve to water.

Alexa, tell B-Hyve to water all the zones.

Alexa, tell B-Hyve to start all sprinklers.

Alexa, tell B-Hyve to water all my programs.

Alexa, tell B-Hyve to water all my stations.

Alexa, ask B-Hyve to water now.

Alexa, ask B-Hyve to water all programs.

Alexa, ask B-Hyve to water all stations.

Alexa, ask B-Hyve to water all zones.

Alexa, ask B-Hyve to start watering.

Alexa, ask B-Hyve to water the grass.

Alexa, ask B-Hyve to water the lawn.

Alexa, ask B-Hyve to run.

Alexa, ask B-Hyve to run now.

Alexa, ask B-Hyve to run all programs.

Alexa, ask B-Hyve to run all stations.

Alexa, ask B-Hyve to run all zones.

Run A Specific Program

Alexa, ask B-Hyve to start program {A, B, or C}.

Alexa, ask B-Hyve to run program {A, B, or C}.

Alexa, ask B-Hyve to water program {A, B, or C}.

Alexa, tell B-Hyve to begin program {A, B, or C}.

Water A Specific Station For A Certain Amount Of Time

Alexa, ask B-Hyve to run station {station number (1-12)} for {number} minutes.

Alexa, ask B-Hyve to water station {station number (1-12)} for {number} minutes.

Alexa, ask B-Hyve to start station {station number (1-12)} for {number} minutes.

Set A Rain Delay (deafult 24 hours)

Alexa, ask B-Hyve to rain delay.

Alexa, ask B-Hyve to set a rain delay.

Alexa, ask B-Hyve to start a rain delay.

Alexa, ask B-Hyve to set a new rain delay.

Alexa, ask B-Hyve to start a new rain delay.

Set A Rain Delay For A Specific Number Of Days

Alexa, ask B-Hyve to rain delay for {number} days.

Alexa, ask B-Hyve to set a rain delay for {number} days.

Alexa, ask B-Hyve to start a rain delay for {number} days.

Alexa, ask B-Hyve to set a {number} day rain delay.

Alexa, ask B-Hyve to start a {number} day rain delay.

Alexa, ask B-Hyve to {number} day rain delay.

Cancel A Rain Delay

Alexa, ask B-Hyve to cancel rain delay.

Alexa, ask B-Hyve to cancel my rain delay.

Alexa, ask B-Hyve to cancel the rain delay.

Alexa, ask B-Hyve to stop rain delay.

Alexa, ask B-Hyve to stop my rain delay.

Alexa, ask B-Hyve to stop the rain delay.

Alexa, ask B-Hyve to end rain delay.

Alexa, ask B-Hyve to end my rain delay.

Alexa, ask B-Hyve to end the rain delay.

Inquire About The Next Start Time

Alexa, ask B-Hyve when will you water next?

Alexa, ask B-Hyve when do I water next?

Alexa, ask B-Hyve when will I water next?

Alexa, ask B-Hyve what is the next run time?

Alexa, ask B-Hyve when is the next run time?

Alexa, ask B-Hyve what is the next start time?

Alexa, ask B-Hyve when is the next start time?

Alexa, ask B-Hyve what is my next run time?

Alexa, ask B-Hyve when is my next run time?

Alexa, ask B-Hyve what is my next start time?

Alexa, ask B-Hyve when is my next start time?

Alexa, ask B-Hyve when will the sprinklers go on next?

Alexa, ask B-Hyve when is the next sprinkler start time?

Alexa, ask B-Hyve the next sprinkler start time?

Inquire About The Previous Start Time

Alexa, ask B-Hyve when was the last time I watered?

Alexa, ask B-Hyve when did I last water?

Alexa, ask B-Hyve when did I water?

Alexa, ask B-Hyve what was my last start time?

Alexa, ask B-Hyve when was my last start time?

Alexa, ask B-Hyve what was the last start time?

Alexa, ask B-Hyve what was the last run time?

Alexa, ask B-Hyve what was the previous start time?

Alexa, ask B-Hyve when was the previous start time?

Alexa, ask B-Hyve what was the previous run time?

Alexa, ask B-Hyve when was the previous run time?

Alexa, ask B-Hyve when when were the sprinklers on last?

Alexa, ask B-Hyve when were the sprinklers last on?

Alexa, ask B-Hyve the previous sprinkler start time?