Voice Control: Top Alexa Commands for Efficiency

As technology continues to evolve, voice control devices such as Amazon’s Alexa continue to make our lives easier. With just a simple voice command, Alexa can help you manage your day-to-day tasks with efficiency. Below are some examples of voice control commands that will make your life easier.

Alarms and Reminders

“Set an alarm for 7 AM”
“Set a reminder to take medication at 10 AM”
“Change my alarm for tomorrow to 6:30 AM”
“Cancel my 5 PM meeting reminder”
“Remind me to return a book to the library in 2 days”

Smart Home Control

“Turn off the lights in the living room”
“Dim the lights in the bedroom to 50%”
“Set the temperature to 72 degrees”
“Lock the front door”
“Turn on the fan in the kitchen”

Entertainment Control

“Play my Spotify playlist”
“Skip this song”
“Set volume to 6”
“Pause the movie”
“Resume the last show I was watching on Netflix”

Shopping and To-Do Lists

“Add milk to my shopping list”
“What’s on my to-do list?”
“Remove eggs from my shopping list”
“Add ‘buy new shoes’ to my to-do list”
“Clear my shopping list”


“Call John”
“Send a message to Susan”
“Answer the phone”
“Drop in on the living room”
“Make a video call to Mom”

Information and News

“What’s the weather like today?”
“Define ‘procrastination'”
“What’s the news for today?”
“Read me the top headlines”
“Translate ‘hello’ in Spanish”

Time Management

“What’s on my calendar for today?”
“Schedule a meeting for Wednesday at 3 PM”
“Remind me of my doctor’s appointment tomorrow”
“Reschedule my dentist appointment to next week”
“Set a timer for 15 minutes”

Finance and Money Management

“What’s the exchange rate for USD to AUD?”
“What’s the DOW Jones index?”
“Transfer $50 to my savings account”
“Pay my phone bill”
“Check my account balance”