- 1 Best Alexa Commands
- 1.0.1 Play Songs
- 1.0.2 Check What Song is playing
- 1.0.3 Increase Volume
- 1.0.4 Decrease Volume
- 1.0.5 Set Volume to a Particular Value
- 1.0.6 Ask about countries and lakes
- 1.0.7 Ask about books, authors
- 1.0.8 Ask about Mountain, ocean
- 1.0.9 Now directly look up Wikipedia information
- 1.0.10 Know more about your favourite shows/movies
- 1.0.11 Reorder Products
- 1.0.12 Order a new product
- 1.0.13 Add items to your shopping list, groceries
- 1.0.14 Check shopping list by Alexa
- 1.0.15 Translate
- 1.0.16 Play a song based on lyrics
- 1.0.17 Calculate distance
- 1.0.18 Weather
- 1.0.19 Wind chill
- 1.0.20 Dollars and cents
- 1.0.21 Drive time
- 1.0.22 Store hours
- 1.0.23 Sunrise and sunset
- 1.0.24 Order a pizza
- 1.0.25 For a Pizza Hut Fan
- 1.0.26 Ask for recipes
- 1.0.27 Control Fire TV
- 1.0.28 Search movies show on Fire TV
- 1.0.29 Pause or resume an audiobook
- 1.0.30 Skim through chapters in an audiobook
- 1.0.31 For calling another user
- 1.0.32 Answer a phone call
- 1.0.33 End a call
- 1.0.34 Send text messages
- 1.0.35 Check Notifications
- 1.0.36 Latest English Premier League standing
- 1.0.37 Results of a match
- 1.0.38 Who won late last night’s match?
- 1.0.39 The results of a game
- 1.0.40 Movies by an actor
- 1.0.41 Open an app
- 1.0.42 Switch to PlayStation
- 1.0.43 Celebrate someone’s birthday
- 1.0.44 Figure out spellings
- 1.0.45 Set an Alarm
- 1.0.46 Set a timer
- 1.0.47 Know the current time
- 1.0.48 Cancel the timer
- 1.0.49 The time left for the next alarm
- 1.0.50 Seek Definitions
- 1.0.51 Alexa for Greetings
- 1.0.52 Simple Math
- 1.0.53 Find and connect smart home devices
- 1.0.54 Control Locks
- 1.0.55 More:
Best Alexa Commands
We are listing down the best Alexa Commands for you
Alexa for playing a song is an easy thing to do whether you are using a third-party streaming service like Spotify or Amazon Music. By using your voice, you can play songs on Alexa. It accepts commands like Alexa, plays or inserts song name or Alexa plays a song on Spotify”. And you can even give commands for specific playlists like Alexa, play Jazz playlist on Spotify.
Check What Song is playing
If you don’t know what song is playing on a Spotify playlist, then you can ask the Echo which song is playing on it like Alexa, what song is this?
Say, Alexa, increase the volume or Alexa, higher volume, Alexa, sound.
Say, Alexa, decrease the volume, it will decrease the volume automatically.
Set Volume to a Particular Value
Sometimes you don’t want to decrease or increase a song but, you might want to increase the volume to a particular value. By using the given command, you don’t have to repeat multiple times. In such a situation you can say, Alexa, volume 5 to set to 50% of the maximum value. A value between 0-10 commands will go from 0% to 100%.
Ask about countries and lakes
Ask Alexa anything about any countries Amazon Echo and Echo dot speakers, can draw extensive web searches and navigate to sites such as Wikipedia. You can ask any topics and relate to the question it will give accurate answers. Let’s take an example of metric conversions, space facts, hidden sea mysteries or history and many more.
Someone might like reading and would be curious to know the science fiction books author then Alexa is your partner. You can give a command Alexa, who wrote 2001: A Space Odyssey?
Ask about Mountain, ocean
Many of you remember Mt. Everest the highest peak on the planet but, Alexa knows more than anyone else so if you like to test its knowledge credentials by asking questions such as what is the second highest mountain peak in the world and similarly ask Alexa, how wide is the Grand Canyon?
Now directly look up Wikipedia information
You can even hop on to the Wikipedia page to know about the business tycoon or company by giving asking Alexa and then it will show you an extensive history of the city’s past, its population and much more.
Know more about your favourite shows/movies
If you are a die-hard fan of movies character and sitcom then, ask Alexa who is playing a role of Kal Drogo in Game of Thrones.
Alexa is now cinching in many things like shopping, placing orders, cancelling orders or reordering Prime items from the e-commerce sites. So interestingly, Alexa remembers users recent purchases thus you can say Alexa, reorder shoes, it will understand the specific brand of shoes and what size is suitable for you.
Order a new product
Say as Alexa, order shoes it will suggest a list of probable shoes to purchase and sends more search results on your phone.
Add items to your shopping list, groceries
If you don’t want to miss out your shopping list ask Alexa to read your shopping list to make sure you don’t miss out anything.
Check shopping list by Alexa
When your shopping is complete and to ensure you didn’t miss out on anything say, Alexa, read my shopping list.
Say, Alexa, open Translated and ask how you say.
Play a song based on lyrics
If you are sure of the band 1990s but you hardly remember lyrics ask Alexa, play the song that goes then, Alexa will reply Bohemian Rhapsody by the Queen.
Now you can plan a day for travelling by asking Alexa how far is Chandigarh then Alexa will use GPS to calculate a distance.
Rather than using a phone for checking the weather ask Alexa what the weather is going to be like this afternoon sitting in your living room.
Say, Alexa what the wind is chill.
Dollars and cents
You can ask Alexa and understand a range of mathematical questions by asking Alexa, how much is $725 minus $48.34? Or what are 324 miles in kilometres?
While driving you can ask Alexa how long it will take to reach home then Alexa will let you know. By giving an exact location, or street address, Alexa will know your location.
You can ask Alexa the opening and closing time of stores such as Home Depot, Walmart.
Sunrise and sunset
Now, travelling won’t be inconvenient ask Alexa on Melbourne sunset.
Order a pizza
By giving the command to Alexa open Domino’s and places an order.
For a Pizza Hut Fan
Say to Alexa, Pizza Hut to place an order.
Ask for recipes
By asking Alexa, how do you make a fish curry?
Control Fire TV
On Fire TV give a command to Alexa play, pause, resume, fast-forward, rewind, and stop.
Search movies show on Fire TV
Say, Alexa, search for a movie on Fire TV or Alexa, find TV show name on Fire TV.
Pause or resume an audiobook
Give a command to Alexa pause or Alexa, resume.
Skim through chapters in an audiobook
Give a command to Alexa, go to chapter no 12.
For calling another user
Say, Alexa, call Ram.
Answer a phone call
Say, Alexa, answer the call.
End a call
You can give a command to Alexa, end the call or Alexa, and hang up.
Send text messages
Say Alexa, a message to ram or Alexa, send it to Shaym.
Give a command to Alexa, play messages.
Say, Alexa, what did I miss.
Latest English Premier League standing
Say, Alexa, what are the EPL standings.
Results of a match
Give a command to Alexa, give me my sports update.
Who won late last night’s match?
Say, Alexa did the Argentina team wins.
The results of a game
You can ask Alexa, what the score of yesterday’s match was.
Movies by an actor
Say, Alexa, show me titles with Ansel Elgort on Fire TV.
Open an app
You can open an app on Fire TV by saying Alexa, launch TubeMate on FireTV.
Switch to PlayStation
Say, Alexa, switch to PlayStation on Fire TV.
Celebrate someone’s birthday
Play a happy birthday song by giving the command “Alexa, sing happy birthday.
Figure out spellings
Say, Alexa, how do you spell Macaroni?
Set an Alarm
Say, Alexa, set the alarm for 6 AM.
Set a timer
Say, Alexa, set a timer for 20 minutes.
Know the current time
Say, Alexa, tell me the time.
Cancel the timer
Say, Alexa, cancel my timer.
The time left for the next alarm
Say, Alexa, how much time is left for my next alarm.
Say, Alexa, what’s the definition of a fjord.
Alexa for Greetings
Once you say, Alexa, I’m home it will be customized.
Say, Alexa, what’s 5 plus 3 or what are 5 times 3. It helps by solving simple mathematical problems.
Find and connect smart home devices
Say, Alexa, discover my devices then it will find all the compatible smart home devices.
Say, Alexa, open the lock of the front door then it will do it.
Those are the best Alexa Commands you need to know. You can ask your queries regarding this article in the comment section below. And if you like this article then please share. Thank you!