Things to try with your Amazon Alexa

Start 2021 with a different daily inspiration in January.

Just say, “Alexa, happy New Year”


  • “Alexa, play relaxing music for 30 minutes” Did you know Alexa can set a music timer? Just ask for music for a set period of time, and Alexa will stop when the time is up.

  • “Alexa, what can you do?” Alexa can do more than you might think. From hosting a trivia game, to finding a new recipe, to playing your favorite podcasts, and more.

  • “Alexa, open Netflix” Netflix is now available on Echo Show devices. You can ask Alexa to play your favorite TV Shows and Movies from Netflix, Prime Video, and more.


Music & Entertainment

  • “Alexa, recommend a science podcast”

  • “Alexa, start my free Audible trial”

  • “Alexa, find action movies on Fire TV” It’s easier than ever to use your Alexa device to voice control your Fire TV hands-free. Learn more.

Getting Things Done

  • “Alexa, check my email”

  • “Alexa, send my mom a birthday card”

  • “Alexa, where is my next meeting?”

News & Information

  • “Alexa, find the nearest Venezuelan restaurant”

  • “Alexa, how do I make chocolate chip cookies?”

  • “Alexa, tell me three things to know”

Fun with Alexa

  • “Alexa, drop some props for Shirley Chisholm”

  • “Alexa, find skills to try”

  • “Alexa, tell me a vegetable joke”

And More

  • “Alexa, play a slideshow” Relive your favorite memories. Use Amazon Photos to see your photos on your Echo Show and Fire TV. Learn more.

  • “Alexa, tell me what you heard” Ever wonder why Alexa responded the way she did? Alexa can now read back your most recent voice request. Learn more.

  • “Alexa, reorder a smart home bulb”

  • “Alexa, tell me a ninja limerick”

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