Stay Home, Stay Safe with Amazon’s Alexa

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

By Laura Hall, MATP Staff

In the video linked to this blog, I demonstrate just a few of the things you can do with Amazon’s Alexa that could be helpful during this time of “Stay Home, Stay Safe”. The device used in this video is the Echo First Generation, but I also mention the Echo Dot and the Echo Show.   The full array of devices and products that work with Alexa can be found in Amazon’s Echo and Alexa Devices Catagory.   In this video, I ask Alexa to do the following:

For even more ideas, check out Amazon’s blog: Helpful Things Alexa Can do During COVID-19

Alexa has hundreds of thousands of skills.  To explore and search for skills see Amazon’s Alexa Skills store (note: most skills are free to enable)

To learn more about how to use Alexa in general, visit the Alexa User Guide