Thank God for technological innovations, as we can do so much in little time. Alexa has made our lives much easier. We can simply take a backseat and enjoy our time. But are you aware of some amazing Alexa hacks? If you are not, here are some hacks you should know about.
- Rename Alexa
Do you know you can rename Alexa, as most people aren’t aware of this hack? You can change the name by going to the settings option. But you will have to use an app for changing the name settings. Pick a name that you love and simply save it.
- Make it repeat
What was the last thing your Alexa said? It is a fun hack that you can try. Make your Alexa repeat the last thing. By saying Alexa can you repeat that. If you miss any important update or response from Alexa, this is the handiest feature you can use.
- Flip a virtual coin
With Alexa, you can flip a virtual coin. Well, this a fun hack that you should try. It is a great way to settle your score with someone or win over a bet if you were struggling for something. Go to the feature of Alexa heads and tails, and you will get an impartial response from Alexa.
- Customize your news
How about customizing the news briefing? If you like to stay updated on the latest news and updates, customize your news briefing. You can go to the settings option and choose the flash briefing option. It will open up the menu with more options. Listen to an update at any hour, and you’ll surely stay updated.
- Make Spotify your music option
If music is your life, you can make Spotify your default music service. You can go to the settings option and in music > media. Here you will get the option of preferences, where you can choose default music services. Choose the Spotify option to stay on the hook with your playlist.
- Clear your voice recording history
Just as you clear your browsing history, you can clear your voice recording history in Alexa. You can go to the menu option, and then settings. Clear your entire history at once.
Just like the Reminders app on the iPhone, Alexa can remember specific dates and events for you. Say “Alexa, remember …” followed by whatever you’d like her to keep track of. For example, “Alexa, remember I have a doctor’s appointment at 9 a.m. on Wednesday morning” or “Alexa, remember I put the check in my bedside table.”
If you’re the type who loves to settle arguments right on the spot, this command is for you. Just ask Alexa to “Wikipedia” a topic you want to discuss and she’ll read a preview of the full article out loud.