ALEXA – THE VOICE ASSISTANT APP ON YOUR SMARTPHONE THAT ISN’T LIMITED TO ECHO ONLY

Alexa by Amazon has gained popularity since its release. The intelligent AI voice assistant is upgrading with incredible features coming out in every while. Amazon’s Alexa is more than just a voice assistant that carries out voice commands only. Alexa can do more than just giving responses to your questions and commands. Some of the amazing features of Alexa are:

SET UP ROUTINES

The most useful and effective function of Alexa is to set up routines. You can set up a series of actions to be done on one command at specific times. Such as when you say Alexa, Good Morning, it will do all the tasks set up for the routine to be done in the morning. Or Alexa, I’m Home will automatically perform the back to home routine. To set up a routine on your smartphone app, click More and tap on Routines. You can edit routines or create new routine with the + sign at the topmost right corner.

VIEW LISTS

If you are the kind of person who set up notes and lists for everyday tasks or even about everything important in your life. Then, Amazon Alexa has just made it easier for you. You can use the app to appropriately configure and edit the lists. The lists that you recently used are shown on the Home screen of the app. But, you can view all the lists and notes that you added on Alexa by tapping on More and then clicking on Lists and Notes. Here you can view all the to-do lists you have made through the voice command. You can also make new entries in the list and edit the saved entries.

CONTROL THE SMART HOME DEVICES

The Alexa App on your smartphone can make controlling the connected smart home devices a lot easier. The devices that are connected to Alexa can be viewed by clicking on Devices. After tapping on Devices, the screen that follows allow you to switch on and switch off your smart devices. You can turn on and off the smart lights and plugs. And, you can also add new devices using the + button from the top right corner of the screen.

EXPLORE SKILLS

Amazon Alexa offers a lot of helpful features that can aid in making your life better and smarter. You can browse and enable Alexa’s performance and functionality in the fields of Finance, Fitness and Food and Drink. The Your Skills tab shows the ones you have installed. Also, the Settings button allows you to set up your choices and selections for Photos, Podcasts, Music, Videos, TV and Sports.

OTHER FEATURES

The other useful features which Amazon Alexa offers is that it allows you to play radio, get daily news, make calls, and play games and set reminders and alarms. Trying out the Alexa App on your smartphone is definitely worth a try, because how else will the appeal reveal its capabilities to you.