Mastering Audible Alexa: Voice Command Examples

If you own an Alexa device and love listening to audiobooks, you will be pleased to know that you can actually play, pause, rewind, and navigate your Audible library with just your voice. In this article, we have compiled some examples of voice commands that will help you master Audible through Alexa. Whether you want to play your favorite audiobook, adjust the narration speed, or get information about the book you’re listening to, these voice commands will make your Audible experience much more user-friendly.

#1 Basic Commands

“Alexa, open Audible.”
“Alexa, play my book.”
“Alexa, pause.”
“Alexa, stop.”
“Alexa, resume.”
“Alexa, go back.”
“Alexa, skip ahead.”
“Alexa, go to the next chapter.”
“Alexa, go to the previous chapter.”
“Alexa, what book is playing?”
“Alexa, what chapter is this?”
“Alexa, what time is left in the chapter?”
“Alexa, set a sleep timer for 30 minutes.”
“Alexa, cancel my timer.”

#2 Chapter Navigation

“Alexa, go to chapter one.”
“Alexa, go to the beginning of the book.”
“Alexa, go to the middle of the book.”
“Alexa, go to the end of the book.”
“Alexa, what’s the title of this chapter?”
“Alexa, move forward 30 seconds.”
“Alexa, move back 30 seconds.”
“Alexa, what’s the next chapter?”

#3 Narration and Speed

“Alexa, set playback speed to 1.5x.”
“Alexa, set playback speed to 0.75x.”
“Alexa, speed up.”
“Alexa, slow down.”
“Alexa, restart the chapter.”
“Alexa, skip this chapter.”

#4 Information and Commands

“Alexa, what’s the author of the book?”
“Alexa, who’s the narrator?”
“Alexa, what’s the rating of the book?”
“Alexa, show me my Audible library.”
“Alexa, add this book to my wishlist.”
“Alexa, remove this book from my library.”
“Alexa, buy this book.”
“Alexa, tell me a joke.”
“Alexa, sing me a song.”