Voice Command Examples: List of Alexa Device Commands

Are you looking for some voice command examples to use with your Alexa-enabled device? Below are some examples of commands you can use to control your device, play music, set reminders, and much more. Whether you’re new to using voice commands or just want to expand your repertoire, these examples will give you a good starting point for getting the most out of your Alexa device.

#1 Music Playback

“Play some relaxing music”
“Skip this song”
“Turn up the volume”
“Play the top hits of the 90s”

#2 Smart Home Control

“Turn on the living room lights”
“Set the thermostat to 72 degrees”
“Lock the front door”
“Dim the bedroom lights to 50%”

#3 Calendar and Reminders

“Add a dentist appointment to my calendar for next Monday”
“Remind me to take out the trash at 7 PM”
“What’s on my schedule for tomorrow?”
“Edit my meeting with John to 10 AM”

#4 Information and Weather

“What’s the weather like today?”
“Tell me a random fact”
“Who is the president of France?”
“What’s the latest news?”

#5 Alarms and Timers

“Set an alarm for 7 AM”
“Start a timer for 10 minutes”
“Stop the alarm”
“Show me my active timers”

#6 Shopping and To-Do Lists

“Add milk to my shopping list”
“Create a new to-do list titled ‘Home Projects'”
“Mark ‘paint the living room’ as complete”
“Read my shopping list”