Mastering Alexa: Top Voice Command Examples

Having an Amazon Alexa device at home can make your life more convenient and hassle-free. You can ask Alexa for almost anything, from setting an alarm, playing music, to checking the weather forecast. In this article, we list down some of the top voice command examples you can use to master Alexa. Whether you’re new to owning an Alexa device or an experienced user, these commands will surely come in handy. Below are 33-150 voice command examples in different categories that you can try today.

#1 Music and Entertainment

“Alexa, play some music by Adele.”
“Alexa, play the Beatles.”
“Alexa, shuffle my playlist.”
“Alexa, play my Discover Weekly on Spotify.”
“Alexa, play the latest episode of the Joe Rogan Experience.”
“Alexa, who stars in the movie Titanic?”

#2 Smart Home Devices

“Alexa, turn off the living room lights.”
“Alexa, set the thermostat to 22 degrees.”
“Alexa, turn on the coffee maker.”
“Alexa, lock the front door.”
“Alexa, open the garage.”
“Alexa, add milk to my shopping list.”

#3 Daily Tasks and Reminders

“Alexa, what’s on my calendar for tomorrow?”
“Alexa, set a reminder for 3 PM.”
“Alexa, wake me up at 6 AM.”
“Alexa, what time is it in Paris?”
“Alexa, how do I make a chicken alfredo?”
“Alexa, what’s the weather forecast for this week?”

#4 Shopping and Ordering

“Alexa, order paper towels.”
“Alexa, what are the deals of the day?”
“Alexa, add bananas to my cart.”
“Alexa, track my package.”
“Alexa, reorder my favorite product.”
“Alexa, what’s the ETA of my delivery?”

#5 Travel and Navigation

“Alexa, what’s the best route to work?”
“Alexa, how long will it take me to get to the airport?”
“Alexa, tell me a joke.”
“Alexa, what’s the exchange rate of the dollar to the euro?”
“Alexa, find me a nearby gas station.”
“Alexa, what’s the address of the nearest Starbucks?”