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Why are my Lights turning On & Off unexpectedly? How to check Automations in the Alexa App that may be causing unwanted behavior of lights within the Lutron System

This article details the steps to identify and disable Alexa automations that may be turning Lutron devices on and off automatically.


This article is expected to take less than 5 minutes to complete.

Knowledge Article Contents:

Before You Begin

1: Disable, or remove Lutron devices from, Alexa Hunches

2: Disable Alexa Guard

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Before You Begin

Access the Settings screen of the Alexa app by following the steps below:

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  1. Open the Alexa app and tap on the More button in the bottom right corner.
  2. Tap on Settings in the More screen.
  3. Scroll down past the section called Alexa Preferences.
  4. Stop when you see Guard and Hunches.

Disable, or remove Lutron devices from, Alexa Hunches

Follow the steps below to review and remove your Lutron devices from Alexa Hunches:

  1. Tap Hunches in the Settings screen of the Alexa app.

If you are unsure how to access Hunches in the Alexa app review the steps above in Before You Begin.

  1. Tap on the Settings icon A black and white gearDescription automatically generated in the top right corner of the Hunches screen.
  2. Select A black and grey light bulbDescription automatically generated Lights under the Automatic Actions section.
  3. Toggle Turn off the lights if you’re asleep and Turn off the lights when you’re away into the off position.
  4. Tap A black and grey light bulbDescription automatically generated Lights - Choose which lights Alexa can control when she has a hunch under the Devices section.
  5. Uncheck all the Lutron devices in the Lights list and press the back button.

You have successfully disabled any Alexa Hunches from controlling the lights!

Disable Alexa Guard

To manage Alexa Guard features, review the solution provided at  Amazon Help & Customer Service.

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