What voice commands can I use with Alexa?

What voice commands can I use with Alexa?

With ecobee4 you can do so much more than adjust or read the temperature with your voice. The list of commands for Alexa is constantly growing, but for now you can try some of these fun and handy cues. 


To-do lists and events


Add to your to-do list: "Alexa, add 'go to the grocery store' to my to-do list" or "Alexa, I need to make an appointment with the doctor."


Check calendar event: "Alexa, what's on my calendar for tomorrow?"


Add event to a calendar: "Alexa, add [event] to my calendar for [day] at [time]" or "Alexa, add an event to my calendar."


Create shopping list: "Alexa, add eggs to my shopping list" or "Alexa, I need to buy laundry detergent."


Check your shopping list: "Alexa, what's on my shopping list?"


Time & Date


Set alarm: "Alexa, set an alarm for 7 a.m." or "Alexa, wake me up at 7 in the morning."


Set a timer: "Alexa, set a timer for 15 minutes."


Check timer status: "Alexa, how much time is left on my timer?"


Ask the time: "Alexa, what time is it?"


Ask the date: "Alexa, what's the date?"


Check dates: "Alexa, when is [holiday] this year?"


Music & Media


Play music: "Alexa, play some music."


Play specific artist: "Alexa, play music by [artist]."


Music controls: "Alexa, play" or, "Alexa, next."


Restart song: "Alexa, restart."


Play a radio station: "Alexa, play [radio station]."


Play an audiobook: "Alexa, play [title] on Audible," "Alexa, read [title]" or "Alexa, play the book, [title]."


Resume the last played audiobook: "Alexa, resume my book."


Get ready for the day


Check weather: "Alexa, what's the weather like?" or "Alexa, will it rain today?" or "Alexa, will I need an umbrella today?"


Get the weather forecast: "Alexa, what's the weather going to be like this weekend?”


Check your commute: "Alexa, what's my commute look like?" or "Alexa, what's traffic like?"


Check your appointments: "Alexa, what's on my calendar for today?"


General Knowledge


Get Wikipedia information: "Alexa, Wikipedia [subject]."

Ask a general question: "Alexa, how tall is [person or object's name]?" or "Alexa, how many people live in America?"


Math and Vocabulary 


Convert units: "Alexa, how many [units] are in [units]?"


Basic math: "Alexa, what's 9 plus 8?" or, "Alexa, what's 79 times 44?"


Advanced math: "Alexa, 70 factorial."


Definition of a word: "Alexa, what's the definition of [word]?"


Spelling of a word: "Alexa, how do you spell [word]?"

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