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How to Manage Your Credit Card With Alexa

A little-known capability of the Amazon Alexa voice assistant is finances. You can manage your credit card from select credit institutions by using any Alexa-powered device and a simple wake phrase.

How to Donate to Charity With Alexa

Feeling generous but don’t want to fill out lengthy donation forms? Through Alexa Donations, you can easily donate to select charities. All you need is Amazon Pay and a simple voice command to make a little difference in the …

Amazon Alexa Will Now Yell Over Loud Noises

Try as we might, we can’t always be in a quiet place. Amazon knows this, and it’s adding a new feature to Alexa that’ll make the digital assistant speak louder when it detects that you’re talking to it in a noisy place….

How to Schedule Lights with Amazon Alexa

With Alexa Routines, you can schedule your lights to turn on and off, change brightness, and change colors. You can even create schedules for your lights to run on specific days and times. Today, we’ll show you how….

How to Share a Shopping List with Amazon Alexa

Amazon Alexa’s endless array of concierge-like services even extends to sharing shopping lists with loved ones. With a little list management, you can send shopping list items to contacts and receive notifications….

How to Order Groceries with Amazon Alexa

Amazon Alexa is the ultimate concierge, allowing you to do everything from paying for gas to translating conversations in real-time. Now, you can enjoy hands-free, on-demand ordering of groceries from Prime Now, Amazon Fresh,…

How to Use Alexa’s Live Translate Mode

Amazon’s Alexa language recognition capabilities extend beyond listening to simple voice commands asking for weather updates and turn-by-turn directions. Now, Alexa’s neural machine translation and speech recognition technolo…

The 5 Most Useful Actions for Alexa Routines

You can add useful actions to your Alexa Routines such as Messaging, which sends customizable notifications to your phone and Alexa devices. You can also use the Smart Home action to control your smart devices….

How to Get Roadside Assistance Using Alexa

You can request roadside assistance using Alexa from participating apps, including Urgent.ly, AAA, and Blink Roadside. All you need is an Alexa-powered device like the Echo Auto and the correct wake phrase to fix flat tires, …

How to Control LED Strip Lights with Alexa

You can control LED strip lights with Alexa using the Alexa app or voice assistant, or by creating a schedule for the lights to turn on and off. Of course, you’ll need to connect your lights to Alexa first….

How to Turn a PC or Tablet into an Echo Show

Released in 2019, the Echo Show combines all of Alexa’s virtual assistant capabilities with a touch screen. Now, you can transfer all of these features into select PCs and tablets using Alexa Show Mode….

How to Schedule a Smart Plug with Alexa

With Alexa Routines, you can schedule a smart plug to turn on and off at specific times. For example, you could have Alexa turn on your coffee maker before you get up in the morning and turn off your lights at bedtime….

How to Change Alexa’s Voice

By default, Amazon’s Alexa has a witty, yet robotic standard American accent. Fortunately, Alexa’s accents can be changed to English, Australian, and others on an Amazon Echo or other Alexa-powered device. You can also apply …

What Is Amazon Echo Auto, and How Does It Work?

Amazon Echo Auto brings most of Alexa’s voice assistant features to the vehicle. With a quick voice command, users can stream audio, receive turn-by-turn directions, make phone calls, shop on Amazon, and more. It’s a welcome …
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