Troubleshooting Alexa: Examples of Voice Commands That May Not Work

Looking for troubleshooting Alexa voice commands that may not work? Below are some examples of voice commands that you can use to troubleshoot common issues with Alexa. By utilizing these examples, you can identify if Alexa is responding to your commands as expected. If you encounter any issues, try using alternative phrasing or commands to see if that resolves the problem. Here’s a list of voice commands to get you started.

Basic Troubleshooting Commands #1

“Alexa, what time is it?”
“Alexa, play some music.”
“Alexa, stop.”
“Alexa, add milk to my shopping list.”
“Alexa, set a timer for 10 minutes.”

Networking and Connectivity Commands #2

“Alexa, reconnect to Wi-Fi.”
“Alexa, forget Wi-Fi network.”
“Alexa, is the internet working?”
“Alexa, check network status.”
“Alexa, run a network diagnostic.”

Smart Home Devices Commands #3

“Alexa, turn off the lights.”
“Alexa, set the thermostat to 72 degrees.”
“Alexa, lock the front door.”
“Alexa, play my flash briefing.”
“Alexa, change the TV input to HDMI 2.”

Weather and Traffic Commands #4

“Alexa, what’s the weather today?”
“Alexa, what’s the traffic like?”
“Alexa, will it rain tomorrow?”
“Alexa, what’s the temperature outside?”
“Alexa, give me the weather forecast for the week.”

Cooking and Kitchen Commands #5

“Alexa, how do I make chocolate chip cookies?”
“Alexa, set a pasta timer for 10 minutes.”
“Alexa, how many cups are in a quart?”
“Alexa, convert 1 cup to milliliters.”
“Alexa, what’s a good recipe for chicken parmesan?”