5 Best Amazon Echo Skills That You Must Enable Right Now

Alexa Skills are third-party apps that you can install on your Amazon Echo device to further enhance its capabilities and functionality to make your life easier and happier. So, keeping this in mind, we are sharing with your five best Amazon Echo Skills that you must enable right now to make your life easier and get the most out of it. So, let us learn about these skills in detail.

Find My Phone

If you have misplaced your phone, you can quickly find it by using the “Find My Phone” skill of Alexa. But before using this skill of Alexa, you must link your phone with it. To do this:

  1. Say, “Alexa, Find My Phone.”
  2. Next, submit your mobile number when Alexa asks for it.
  3. You will receive a 4-digit code on your mobile.
  4. Next, submit this 4- digit code to Alexa by saying, “Alexa, [Your 4- digit code].”
  5. You have successfully linked your phone with Alexa.

Now when your phone gets misplaced, say “Alexa, Find My Phone” and your phone will start ringing so that you can find it easily.

Note: You can link multiple mobile numbers with Alexa. To do this, say “Alexa, Find My Phone” and follow all the above-mentioned steps again to link your mobile number with Alexa.

My Chef

My Chef is a fantastic skill of Alexa that you can use to manage your kitchen inventory, learn new recipes, create shopping lists, track food expiry dates, create reminders, and much more. To activate this skill, say, “Alexa, open my Chef,” and you are good to go.  For example, if you want to manage your pantry inventory, say, “Alexa, ask My Chef what do I have in my pantry?” and Alexa will tell you about all the things that you have in your pantry currently. Similarly, if you want to track your expiring products, say “Alexa, ask My Chef what’s expiring in my pantry?” and Alexa will let you know about the expiry dates of your products.

Bartender

Do you like to try out different cocktails? If yes, then you will love the “Bartender” skill of Amazon Alexa. By using this skill, you get access to more than 12,000 amazing cocktail recipes. You can also use this skill of Alexa to search for cocktail recipes based on ingredients type, or you can also ask Alexa to suggest a cocktail recipe based upon the ingredients that you currently have.  To use this skill, say “Alexa, open the bartender” and start creating new cocktails with Alexa. For example, say, “Alexa, tell the bartender to surprise me,” and Alexa will tell you a unique cocktail recipe that you can try out.

7-Minute Workout

Do you want to work out but can’t because the gym is closed? If your answer is yes, you can easily do an effective workout at home using Alexa’s 7-Minute Workout skill. All the exercises included in this Amazon Echo skill are tested and proven to improve metabolism, burn fat, etc. Besides this, you can choose different workout styles, randomize the order of exercise, play motivational music during a workout, and much more. For example, if you want to do a low impact workout, say “Alexa, start a low impact workout,” and Alexa will guide you through your low impact workout. Awesome, right?

Sleep and Relaxation Sounds

It can be very tough to fall asleep at night when you are stressed out or when lots of things are running in your mind. But by using this skill (Sleep and Relaxation Sounds) of Alexa, we can calm down our mind and have a fantastic sleep at night. Using this feature, you get access to more than 125 high-quality sounds like the sound of the ocean, rain, babbling brook, thunderstorm, white noise, rainforest, fireplace, wind, music box, forest birds, etc. To use this skill, say “Alexa, open Sleep Sounds,” and then, to play your desired sound, say, “Alexa, play [name of the sound].”

Conclusion                                   

These are the five Amazon Echo Skills that you can use to make your life a little easier and get the most out of your Amazon Echo smart speaker. So, make sure you enable and use these skills on your speaker if you want to make your life a little easier.

source :- https://dindependent.com/5-best-amazon-echo-skills-that-you-must-enable-right-now/

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