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Amazon Echo ALEXA Voice Commands List With Easter Eggs

Bought an Amazon Echo? Wondering if there is a list of simple voice commands? Here is it. These simple words are a great way to talk to Alexa! We have ALL the different things to ask or tell Alexa in the simple form below. If you have anything you have learned about communicating with Alexa, like Echo hacks, Alexa tips, or Echo tricks, please let us know and we will add it to our list.

Amazon Echo Voice Commands

Wondering how to update Amazon Echo? Alexa checks for updates every single night. If you want to force ECHO to update, press the mute button and let Alexa sit that way for at least 30 minutes and she will force update.

Echo can do date calculations. You can ask Alexa “How many days until December 25th” and she will give you the correct number of days.

Did you know? You can paste http://echo.amazon.com into your browser and control Alexa from your computer or laptop!

COMMON ECHO COMMANDS
Alexa, stop.
Alexa, volume six. (0-10)
Alexa, mute.
Alexa, unmute.
Alexa, repeat.
Alexa, cancel.
Alexa, louder.
Alexa, turn it down.
Alexa, help.

CLOCK AND TIMER
Alexa, wake me up at 5 in the morning.
Alexa set the alarm for 7:45 a.m.
Alexa set the timer for 15 minutes.
Alexa, how much time is left on my timer?
Alexa, what time is it?
Alexa, what’s the date?
Alexa, when’s my alarm set for?
Alexa, cancel the alarm.
Alexa, stop. (when alarm or timer is sounding)
Alexa, snooze. (when alarm is sounding)

MUSIC COMMANDS
Alexa, what’s playing?
Alexa, turn it up.
Alexa, softer.
Alexa, volume 6.
Alexa, mute.
Alexa, stop the music.
Alexa, pause.
Alexa, resume.
Alexa, next song.
Alexa, loop.
Alexa, buy this song. (Amazon Music)
Alexa, buy this album. (Amazon Music)
Alexa, add this song. (Prime Music)
Alexa, I like this song (when a Pandora / iHeartRadio song is playing).
Alexa, thumbs down (when a Pandora / iHeartRadio song is playing)

 

TRAFFIC
Alexa, how is traffic?
Alexa, what’s my commute?
Alexa, what’s traffic like right now?

WEATHER
Alexa, what’s the weather?
Alexa, will it rain tomorrow?
Alexa, what’s the forecast this weekend?
Alexa, what’s the weather in Phoenix?
Alexa, what will the weather be like in New York tomorrow?
Alexa, what’s the weather in Cleveland, Ohio?
Alexa, what’s the extended forecast for San Jose?
Alexa, what will the weather be like in Tampa on Thursday?
Alexa, is it going to rain on Monday?

FLASH BRIEFING NEWS
Alexa, what’s my Flash Briefing?
Alexa, what’s in the news?
Alexa, next.
Alexa, previous.
Alexa, pause

SIMPLE QUESTIONS
Alexa, who wrote The Where The Sidewalk Ends?
Alexa, tell me a joke.
Alexa, Simon says, “Jump.”
Alexa, how many ounces are in a litre?
Alexa, how tall is The Eiffel Tower?
Alexa, what’s the capital of France?
Alexa, how far is the moon?
Alexa, what was Devo’s first album?
Alexa, what’s the square root of 32?
Alexa, who is the lead singer of Rolling Stones?
Alexa, Simon says + words you want Echo to repeat.
Alexa, how far is it from here to Paris?
Alexa, what’s the definition of death?
Alexa, how many people live in China?
Alexa, what is 9 miles in kilometres?
Alexa, when is Thanksgiving this year?
Alexa, how old is Santa Claus?
Alexa, Wikipedia: Fantasy Baseball.
Alexa, Wikipedia: Boardwalk Casino.

MUSIC AND NEWS
Alexa, play
Alexa, pause
Alexa, previous
Alexa, next
Alexa, stop
Alexa, resume
Alexa, restart

BUY MUSIC
Alexa, shop for new music by The Beatles.
Alexa, what’s popular from Beyonce?
Alexa, sample songs by The Killers.
Alexa, play samples by Elvis.
Alexa, find Tainted Love 80s music.
Alexa, buy Du Hast by Rammstein.

VOICE CAST AND AUTOCAST
Alexa, send that to my Fire tablet.
Alexa, send that to my tablet.
Alexa, show this on Mark’s Fire.

HOUSEHOLD PROFILES
Alexa, switch accounts.
Alexa, which profile is this?

MUSIC REQUESTS
Alexa, play music by The DOORS.
Alexa, shuffle my lounge playlist.
Alexa, play my new music by Beyonce.
Alexa, play Skillet.
Alexa, play the song Jump by Van Halen.
Alexa, play the album Elvis Greatest Hits.
Alexa, play some jazz.
Alexa, shuffle my new music.
Alexa, play the song I just bought.
Alexa, play some music.

PRIME MUSIC
Alexa, play some Prime Music.
Alexa, play music by Iggy Pop.
Alexa, play a Classical playlist.
Alexa, add this song.
Alexa, play The Beach Boys on Prime music.
Alexa, play Apologize by One Republic.
Alexa, play some jazz from Prime Music.