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The collection of alexa commands part 1

by iainhendry

In this article we present you with a list of useful Alexa related commands split into various different categories

ALEXA BASICS – master these first of all

Alexa, help.
Alexa, mute.
Alexa, unmute.
Alexa, sNext.
Alexa, set volume to [5].
Alexa, louder.
Alexa, softer.
Alexa, turn up the volume.
Alexa, turn down the volume.
Alexa, volume [1-10].
Alexa, enable [skill].
Alexa, disable [skill].
Alexa, open [skill].

Alarms & Timers.

Alexa, set an alarm for [8 a.m.].
Alexa, wake me up at [8 in the morning].
Alexa, set a repeating alarm for [weekdays at 8 a.m.].
Alexa, timer.
Alexa, set a timer for [30 minutes].
Alexa, set a [second] timer for [5 minutes].
Alexa, how much time is left on the [pizza] timer?
Alexa, what are my timers? Alexa, cancel the [pizza] timer.
Alexa, cancel the [30 minute timer].
Alexa, what time is it?
Alexa, what’s the date?
Alexa, when’s my next alarm?
Alexa, cancel my alarm for [8 a.m.]
Alexa, snooze.
Alexa, when is [holiday] this year?



Alexa, pair. Alexa, Bluetooth.
Alexa, connect to my phone.
Alexa, disconnect from my phone.
Alexa, connect to my speaker.
Alexa, disconnect from my speaker.
Alexa, discover my devices.



Alexa, what’s on my calendar?
Alexa, what’s on the calendar [this weekend].
Alexa, what is my next appointment?
Alexa, create a new appointment.
Alexa, add [event] to my calendar for [day] at [time].
Alexa, add an event to my calendar.
Alexa, what’s on the schedule?
Alexa, how many days until [date]?
Alexa, how many days until [holiday]?
Alexa, when is the first day of [season]?
Alexa, when does daylight savings time start?
Alexa, when is the next full moon?

Calls & Messaging.

Alexa, call [name].
Alexa, call [###-####].
Alexa, answer the call.
Alexa, answer.
Alexa, hang up.
Alexa, end the call.
Alexa, message [name].
Alexa, send [name] a message.
Alexa, play messages.
Alexa, drop in on [room/location].
Alexa, drop in on [name].


Entertainment & Food.

Alexa, what movies are playing?
Alexa, what [genre] movies are playing [future time]?
Alexa, find me a nearby [pizza] restaurant.
Alexa, what is the IMDb rating for [movie or TV show]?
Alexa, who plays in [movie or TV show]?
Alexa, who plays [character] in [movie or TV show]?
Alexa, what was [actor]’s first movie?
Alexa, what is [actor]’s latest movie?
Alexa, how many Oscars has [actor] won?
Alexa, give me a [title] quote.
Alexa, tell me about the movie, [title].
Alexa, what is your favourite movie?
Alexa, find [title].
Alexa, find [genre].
Alexa, how do you make [enter recipe here]?
Alexa, how do you boil an egg?



Alexa, Happy Birthday.
Alexa, sing Happy Birthday.
Alexa, tell me [holiday] joke.
Alexa, why do we celebrate [holiday]?
Alexa, happy New Year.
Alexa, sing a New Year’s song.
Alexa, sing Auld Lang Syne.
Alexa, happy Valentine’s Day.
Alexa, who is your Valentine?
Alexa, will you be my Valentine?
Alexa, tell me a Velentine’s Day joke.
Alexa, what are you doing for Valentine’s Day?
Alexa, what is love?
Alexa, happy Mother’s Day.
Alexa, happy Father’s Day
Alexa, happy Easter.
Alexa, happy Halloween.
Alexa, happy Chanukah.
Alexa, happy Ramadan.
Alexa, merry Christmas.
Alexa, where is Santa?
Alexa, how old is Santa Claus?
Alexa, where does Santa Claus live?
Alexa, is Santa Claus real?
Alexa, track Santa.
Alexa, what can you tell me about Santa’s reindeer?
Alexa, what do you know about Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer?
Alexa, who’s your favourite reindeer?
Alexa, what is the true meaning of Christmas?
Alexa, sing a Christmas carol.
Alexa, play Christmas Sounds.
Alexa, tell me a snowman joke.
Alexa, what’s your favourite holiday movie?
Alexa, what are the Next holiday movies?
Alexa, sing me a holiday song.
Alexa, open my gift.


Alexa, what’s the definition of [word]?
Alexa, how do you spell [word]?
Alexa, what’s another word for [word]?
Alexa, what’s the opposite of [word]?
Alexa, what rhymes with [word]?
Alexa, what’s the longest word in the English language?
Alexa, tell me a palindrome.
Alexa, what’s the word of the day?
Alexa, give me a spelling bee word.
Alexa, how do you say [phrase] in [Spanish/German/Portugese/]



Alexa, add [go to the grocery store] to my to-do list.
Alexa, I need to make an appointment with [the doctor].
Alexa, create a to-do.
Alexa, add [bacon] to my shopping list.
Alexa, I need to buy [laundry detergent].
Alexa, reminder.
Alexa, remind me to check the oven in [10 minutes].
Alexa, what are my reminders [this weekend]?
Alexa, what reminders do I have [tomorrow]?”



Alexa, what’s [number] plus [number]?
Alexa, what’s [number] minus [number]?
Alexa, what’s [number] times [number]?
Alexa, what’s [number] divided by [number]?
Alexa, what’s [number] squared?
Alexa, what’s the square root of [number]?
Alexa, what’s [number] cubed?
Alexa, what’s [number] to the power of [number]?
Alexa, [number] factorial.
Alexa, how many [units] are in [units]?
Alexa, how many [units] are in 2 [units]?
Alexa, what is [9%] of [number]?
Alexa, is [number] a prime number?
Alexa, what’s the value of Pi (to [number] decimal places)?
Alexa, divide by zero.

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