“What can Alexa do?” This is a question many people have asked themselves, and this article aims to answer that question.
In this comprehensive guide, you will learn cool things about Amazon’s personal assistant Alexa.
For example, you’ll learn how you can use her as your own personal DJ, how you can turn on the lights with just your voice, and so much more!
But, of course, you don’t want to miss our cool list of Alexa’s skills.
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A Complete List of Cool Things Alexa Can Do
1. Use Amazon Echo (Alexa) as your own personal DJ!
Just say “play the Beatles,” or any other artist, and Alexa will play their music for you. You can also create new stations by saying, “create a cool radio station with my favorite song.”
2. Learn Cool New Facts!
Alexa can also tell you a cool fact. Just say, “tell me something cool.”. Alexa is always learning new skills and has cool facts about cool places on earth, cool jobs, cool animals, and more.
3. Call Somebody!
No need to look up a phone number or dial the wrong digits, as Alexa can make calls for you. Just say “call mom,” and she will call your mother.
4. Set Reminders with Your Voice!
Alexa will also remind you of important dates and even things like the weather. Set reminders with your voice by saying, “Remind me to brush my teeth at 10 PM.”
5. Shop Online on Amazon
You can also shop online with Alexa., For example, say, “Alexa, order me some cool socks,” and she will order your cool pair of socks. It only works with Amazon.
6. Create a Shopping List
Alexa can even create a list with just your voice! For example, say, “create a grocery list,” and she will create an easy-to-follow, cool-sounding grocery list.
7. Make it Your Personal Storyteller!
Alexa can also read your Kindle books with you. Say, “Alexa, read my cool book,” and she will start reading the novel for you.
8. Listen to Daily News
You can also hear the latest news with Alexa by asking her, “what’s cool in the news?” or “tell me cool things.”
9. Find Recipes
Alexa can also help you create a recipe for the dish of your choosing. Just say, “Hey Alexa, find me some yummy sandwich recipes.”
10. Control Your Smart Home Appliances
Alexa can also control your smart home appliances, like turning on the lights, setting a kitchen timer, or start playing your favorite playlist.
11. Find Cool Things to Explore in Your City!
You can also find cool things to do in any city just by asking Alexa. Say, “Alexa, what’s cool to do in Chicago?” or wherever else you want to go, and she’ll give you cool suggestions for things to do.
12. Alexa as a Personal Tutor!
Alexa can help you with your homework., For example, say, “Alexa, what’s the square root of 81?” and she will give you an answer!
13. Find Cool Websites to Visit
Alexa can also help you find cool websites. Just say, “Alexa, show me cool sites,” and she will pull up a list of cool websites like BuzzFeed or NASA’s website!
14. Find Cool Decorations for Your House
You can also find cool stuff for your house! By asking Alexa, you’ll know what to buy next. For example, say, “Alexa, show me cool decorating ideas,” and she will give you some great tips on decorating different rooms of your house.
15. Keep Up with Sports
Sports lovers will love this one. Just say, “Alexa, who won the game?” and she will tell you about any ongoing sport.
16. Wake You Up with Music
You can also wake up to your favorite music with Alexa. Just say, “Alexa, wake me up to Pentatonix at 7 a.m.,” and she will start playing awesome music for you to groove out too.
17. Avoid Traffic
Alexa can tell you what roads not to take in the morning. It is better than waiting for a news report on your local station. So, before you head out the door, ask Alexa how to get there, and she’ll tell you the fastest way.
18. Play Games with Alexa
You can also play games with Alexa. Just say, “Alexa, let’s play a fun game,” and she will give you a few options.
19. Weather Report
Alexa can also give you a detailed weather report. Just say, “Hey Alexa, what’s the forecast?” and she will tell you about the weather conditions around the world.
20. Alexa, What’s on My Calendar Today?
You can also ask Alexa what is on your calendar tomorrow, and she will tell you about the next day’s events.
21. Tell Scary Stories!
If you’re looking for a good, creepy story to tell your friends, Alexa can tell you one. Say, “Alexa, tell me a scary story,” and she will give you an eerie tale to scare your friends with!
22. Find a Good Book
Alexa can also help you find new books. Say, “find a good book,” and she will give you a list of popular e-books and print books you can buy.
23. Be Your Personal Trainer!
If you’re looking for a new workout routine, Alexa will provide one. Just say, “Alexa, what are some cool workouts?” and she will give you a list of different workouts.
24. Listen to Music on Spotify!
Alexa can also play music for you from the popular streaming service Spotify. Just say, “Alexa, play my playlist,” and she will tell you what songs are on the list.
25. Challenge Yourself with Math
You can also play math games with Alexa. For example, say, “Alexa, let’s do some multiplication,” and she will give you a math game that will challenge your knowledge.
26. Track Your Sleep, Activity, and Health with Fitbit!
Alexa can also track your sleep, activity, and health using Fitbit. Just say, “Alexa, use my Fitbit,” and she will sync all the data to the app!
27. Play Games with Friends and Family
Alexa can also play games together with you and your family or friends. For example, say, “Alexa, let’s play a game,” and she will give you an option of games to choose from.
28. Alexa, What’s a Good Joke?
You can also ask Alexa for jokes if you’re feeling in the mood to laugh. Say, “Alexa, tell me a joke,” and she will give you one.
29. Find Out What’s on My To-Do List!
If you’re feeling overwhelmed with work, ask Alexa what’s on your to-do list. She will give you a detailed summary of all the things you need to do.
30. Alexa, What’s My Schedule for Tomorrow?
If you’re running late and don’t know what to do, ask Alexa what’s on your schedule for tomorrow. She will give you an overview of the day and what events are coming up.
31. What’s My Horoscope?
If you’re feeling a little superstitious, then ask Alexa what your horoscope is for the day.
32. What’s My Favorite Color?
If you don’t know what color to wear for the day, then ask Alexa, and she will give you an answer.
33. Tell Me a Good One-Liner!
If you’re looking for a good one-liner, ask Alexa, and she will give you a funny one-liner to use.
34. Find the Perfect Gift for My Friend
You can also ask Alexa for gift ideas. Say “Alexa, what’s a good birthday present?” and she will give you a list of birthday gifts for your friend.
35. What’s the Best Restaurant in Town?
If you’re looking for a new restaurant to try, ask Alexa, and she will provide you with a list of restaurants in your area.
That’s it! You now know all about how to use Alexa. I hope this post has been helpful. Don’t hesitate to ask any questions in the comments and be sure to follow us on Facebook or Instagram for more tips!