Alexa

Forum discussion tagged with Alexa.
  1. A

    Act Fast: Take 15% Off Philips Hue Smart Lights

    Some of our favorite smart lights are on sale now through Memorial Day. Act Fast: Take 15% Off Philips Hue Smart Lights : Read more
  2. A

    Sign Up For Prime Student, Get a $5 Echo Dot

    The deal includes six free months of Amazon Prime Student. Sign Up For Prime Student, Get a $5 Echo Dot : Read more
  3. A

    Killer Deal: August Smart Lock Now $50 Off

    Our favorite budget smart lock is at its lowest price of the year. Killer Deal: August Smart Lock Now $50 Off : Read more
  4. M

    How To How To Use Alexa To Guard Your Home

    Here are step-by-step instructions for setting up Amazon's new home-security feature, Alexa Guard. How To Use Alexa To Guard Your Home : Read more
  5. M

    Review Amazon Echo Wall Clock Review: It's a Clock

    This affordable analog clock can help you keep an eye on your timers — but that's about it. Amazon Echo Wall Clock Review: It's a Clock : Read more
  6. M

    Info How to Get Free Amazon Music on Your Echo

    You can now use Amazon Music for free on Echo devices. Here's how to set it up. How to Get Free Amazon Music on Your Echo : Read more
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    Question Voice control

    Recently my son (fully disabled and bed bound) has discovered Alexa, and enjoys the freedom it gives him, and wishes to extend that freedom to TV. He mainly uses Netflix and Vudu. We have tried using a fire cube, but that doesn't support vudu. Tried a Google home which just wants to cast from...
  8. B

    Balance Amazon Alexa

    Hello. I was just wondering if Alexa has a balance control that can be adjusted. If you have listened to true stereo, someone should be able to help. It sounds one side (LR) is louder than the other. Has anyone else had or have this problem, and can help me out?
  9. M

    Cortana Is Dead: Why Microsoft Needs to Move On

    Cortana is dead, but Microsoft doesn't want to admit it yet. Cortana Is Dead: Why Microsoft Needs to Move On : Read more
  10. J

    Alexa calendar iphone

    How to change settings on my iPhone so Alexa can linc with my calendar
  11. M

    Amazon Halts Echo Clock Sales Over Connectivity Issues

    After a month of connectivity issues, the Echo Wall Clock is listed as unavailable. Amazon Halts Echo Clock Sales Over Connectivity Issues : Read more
  12. R

    4-gang smart light switch (Alexa compatible)?

    Does anyone know of a 4-gang smart light switch which is Alexa compatible? I have a 2-gang switch already and have found 3-gang switches online, but have not found a 4-gang switch. Thanks, Richard
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    Looking for simple application

    I am using the x10 modules to control my lamp modules for years and have just added the Alexa “Dot 3ed gen” which activities “ by voice “ my other lamps with the kasa smart plugs which is great, but this is my question, There is a way to use my iPhone and Alexa to incorporate my x10 devices that...
  14. S

    Alexa makes comments

    I have an Alexa and every time I ask Alexa what time it is it gives me the time and then says " and ou still sucks". I do not know how this got on Alexa and need to know how to remove it. Help
  15. J

    Change Alexa Sonos

    I have a Sonos One and want to change the linked Alexa account
  16. M

    15 Most Exciting Alexa Devices Coming in 2019

    From headphones to toilets, here are the best Alexa products coming out in 2019. 15 Most Exciting Alexa Devices Coming in 2019 : Read more
  17. M

    The Alexa Voice Remote for Fire TV Is $15

    Amazon's newest Alexa Voice Remote now has volume controls for your Fire TV. The Alexa Voice Remote for Fire TV Is $15 : Read more
  18. M

    Amazon Echo Input Sale: Alexa-fy Any Speaker for $20

    Amazon's Echo Input lets you make any speaker Alexa-ready, and now it's $15 off. Amazon Echo Input Sale: Alexa-fy Any Speaker for $20 : Read more
  19. R

    How to Use Alexa to Control your Amazon Fire TV

    Many people use the Amazon Fire Stick to watch their favorite TV shows, movies and live channels that are accessed from the internet on their Television set. In addition, the product enables users to customize their settings options easily and also establish a connection with the Alexa echo...
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    How to Connect Netflix to Alexa

    Netflix can be easily considered as one of the best entertainment media. This allows the users to watch their favorite TV shows, movies as well as the series without any interruption at all. Additionally, it offers a very cool set of features ensuring the easy navigation for the users. Here is...
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    CES 2019 Smart Home Preview: Google vs. Amazon, Round 2

    Amazon’s and Google’s smart assistants once again battle for supremacy in your home. CES 2019 Smart Home Preview: Google vs. Amazon, Round 2 : Read more
  22. Mark Spoonauer

    LG’s InstaView ThinQ Alexa Fridge Is the Smart Home Gadget I Want

    The LG Instaview ThinQ Fridge has Alexa built-in, a transparent OLED screen and works seamlessly with other LG appliances. LG’s InstaView ThinQ Alexa Fridge Is the Smart Home Gadget I Want : Read more
  23. M

    Alexa Or Google Assistant? These Headphones Have Both

    Harman's JBL Live puts two voice assistants in one headset, but that may not be enough. Alexa Or Google Assistant? These Headphones Have Both : Read more
  24. R

    How to Pair Alexa with the Amazon Fire Stick

    Amazon Fire Stick turned out to be a very useful product released. It had a wide range of some really cool features catering to the needs of the people, especially the youngsters. Some of its main features included the voice search and setting up the parental controls. The biggest highlight of...
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    alexa/samsung tv-smart things hub/bose sound touch 10 speaker

    hooked up thanks to Tom’s--can change channels, turn tv off not on,---can i control Bose w/alexa (how), can i interchangeably control bose and tv or just one or the other--new at this reakoe
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    You Can Finally Buy Vuzix’s AR Glasses (For a Measly $999)

    Vuzix is finally shipping out its AR, Alexa-enabled smart glasses. But they don't come cheap. You Can Finally Buy Vuzix’s AR Glasses (For a Measly $999) : Read more
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    Connected Samsung tv directly to Alexa via SmartThings app. Command turns tv off...but does not turn it on or any other comman

    Smart tv connection to Alexa not working with all commands
  28. S

    Alexa | Samsung TV | Netflix

    I've set up Amazon's Alexa to be able to turn my Samsung TV Series 6 on and off, but is there a way to, for example, get Alexa to open Netflix or even play a specific show?
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    Alexa is turning off the tv but failing to turn it on

    Connection to smart home and Alexa is working, but only when I tell Alexa to turn off the tv
  30. M

    Samsung soundbar to alexa

    How do i get elexa towork with my samsung 7500 soundbar ?
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    Solved! Linking Alexa Echo to itunes

    Trying to link alexa echo to itunes.Followed your instructions as far as clicking on Music but there was no New Service option thereafter
  32. K

    Solved! can't get local stations

    I just got my new alexa firestick , I programed it but can't get local stations. Can you tell me how? I downloaded 1 app for a local station on the tv, but no luck. I went on my laptop and downloaded the station on it and still no luck. What can I do to correct and get them??
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    ask Alexa to great someone by their name

    how to ask Alexa to greet someone by their name
  34. M

    Best Alexa Skills To Impress Your Family

    From Ted Talks to Tic Tac Toe, use these Alexa skills to show your family all it can do. Best Alexa Skills To Impress Your Family : Read more
  35. M

    Alexa Just Got a Heck of a Lot Smarter

    Alexa has a new way to answer your hardest questions. Alexa Just Got a Heck of a Lot Smarter : Read more
  36. G

    Amazon Sent Man's Alexa Recordings to Total Stranger

    A man requesting his Amazon Alexa data under GDPR rules was sent a total stranger's recordings without the other party's knowledge. Amazon Sent Man's Alexa Recordings to Total Stranger : Read more
  37. M

    Alexa Guard Can Make Your Home Safer: Here’s How

    Alexa will soon be able to listen for suspicious sounds while you're away. Alexa Guard Can Make Your Home Safer: Here’s How : Read more
  38. G

    Alexa Comes to Home Security Systems: Here's How It Works

    Expect more Alexa enabled security products to be released in the near future. Alexa Comes to Home Security Systems: Here's How It Works : Read more
  39. L

    Alexa message notifications not popping up

    How do I get my iPhone Xs to notify me when Alexa sends me a message? I cannot figure this out! I feel like I've gone in and allowed every notification possible.
  40. M

    You Can Now Check Your Email with Alexa: Here’s How

    Here's how to make Alexa your personal email assistant. You Can Now Check Your Email with Alexa: Here’s How : Read more
  41. M

    The Alexa Big Mouth Billy Bass Is Fun for About 5 Minutes

    While it's amusing to see Big Mouth Billy Bass lip sync with Alexa, this novelty doesn't seem worth $40. The Alexa Big Mouth Billy Bass Is Fun for About 5 Minutes : Read more
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    What is the first step to setting up Alexa

    I’m trying to help my girlfriend set up her Echo. Need steps that are easy to understand for a not tech savvy person.
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    alexa compatible thermostat

    alexa compatible furnace thermostat
  44. J

    How can I stop Alexa on my amazon tablet

    Alexa is on my amazon tablet and I can't close the app anyone knows how please help I tried to close the Tablet in hope it would reset that did not work
  45. S

    Can a Smart Light Switch + Smart Bulb interoperate?

    Hi, Can I purchase a smart bulb, and a wall mounted smart light switch (for traditional dumb bulbs) and then configure them together in a single scene to be controlled via Alexa? Having done some looking around, I dont see a single manufacturer who sell both smart bulbs and smart switches for...
  46. M

    Echo Dot 2 vs. Echo Dot 3: Which Should You Buy?

    Does the new Echo Dot hold up to its predecessor? Here's how they compare. Echo Dot 2 vs. Echo Dot 3: Which Should You Buy? : Read more
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    Solved! Connect Soundbar to both the Smart TV and Alexa?

    I bought this soundbar 1) It says it can connect to Bluetooth, but can I make it so it plays audio from my TV AND from my Alexa device? 2) Or is it easy enough to quickly switch between the two? 3) What if I use the optical cable to connect to the TV and then connect to Alexa through Bluetooth?
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    Voice Assistants Could Open Door to Crooks, Security Firm Says

    Smart-home gadgets will be hit by cybercriminals in 2019, says a security firm, and voice assistants may be hacked to literally open doors. Voice Assistants Could Open Door to Crooks, Security Firm Says : Read more
  49. Mark Spoonauer

    Alexa Big Mouth Billy Bass Is the Zenith of Technological Achievement

    What the world needs now is a fish that can lip sync spoken responses from Alexa. Alexa Big Mouth Billy Bass Is the Zenith of Technological Achievement : Read more
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    Alexa won't change the channel on my Samsung smart tv

    I have Alexa setup on my Samsung TV however she can't change channels or the volume. All she does is just turn tv on and off. How can you fix that?
  51. R

    Facing problem while setup my alexa

    amazon Echo facing problem while setting up i cant see a orange light on my alexa. i see only a blue light keeps rounding and nothing happen i have contact to the site named http://www.customer-service-support.com/amazon-echo-support alexa echo setup problem but no one pick up phone and i m...
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    Samsung's Big Cyber Monday Galaxy Deal: Get a Free Echo and Echo Spot

    Amazon is offering free Echo devices with the purchase of any Galaxy flagship. Samsung's Big Cyber Monday Galaxy Deal: Get a Free Echo and Echo Spot : Read more
  53. PhilipMichaels

    Snag an Amazon Smart Plug for Just $5 with Any Echo

    Amazon's new Smart Plug, which lets you control anything plugged into it with Alexa, is just $5 when you buy any Echo device. Snag an Amazon Smart Plug for Just $5 with Any Echo : Read more
  54. M

    Amazon Echo Show Is the Best Smart Display, and Now It’s $50 Off

    Our favorite smart display is now $179 for Black Friday. Amazon Echo Show Is the Best Smart Display, and Now It’s $50 Off : Read more
  55. G

    Alexa is heading to a load more headphones and wearables soon

    Alexa can now be easily built into Bluetooth devices by any manufacturer, through the use of an Amazon developed kit. Alexa is heading to a load more headphones and wearables soon : Read more
  56. R

    Solved! costs money to run alexa

    does nit cost money to run alexa
  57. M

    Echo Sub Review: Alexa Brings the Bass

    The Echo Sub brings the most powerful bass of any Alexa speaker yet — but you're limited with how you can use it. Echo Sub Review: Alexa Brings the Bass : Read more
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    Killer Deal: Get an Echo Dot Now for $2

    The best Amazon deal we've ever seen. Killer Deal: Get an Echo Dot Now for $2 : Read more
  59. R

    How to Link Your Alexa Device to Fire TV

    Amazon’s Alexa and Fire TV are two of the most sought-after digital media devices in the market. Alexa provide you with an amazing smart speaker experience with rich sound, while Fire TV takes your Television experience to the next level. While we were already fascinated by their individual...
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    Fire TV Cube Is Now a Black Friday Steal at $59

    Amazon's most powerful streamer is at its lowest price ever. Fire TV Cube Is Now a Black Friday Steal at $59 : Read more