6 Surprising Things That You Can Do With Amazon Echo

Do you own an Amazon Echo device? If yes, then this article is for you because today, we are going to share with you six surprising things that you can do with your Amazon Echo device and get the most out of it. So, let’s get started.

Use Your Amazon Echo With Your TV as a Speaker

Using Amazon Echo, you can easily connect to your TV and use it as its speaker to listen to your favorite programs. But to do that your TV must support Bluetooth. Otherwise, you can’t use Amazon Echo as your TV’s speaker. To get started, all you have to do is say “Alexa, connect” and then go to the Bluetooth settings of your TV and locate your Amazon Echo device.

Quickly Create a Playlist and Add Songs in It

If you are a busy person or homemaker who loves to listen to songs, then you can use your Amazon Echo device to create a playlist of your favorite songs without much effort. To create your playlist, all you have to do is:

1. Simply say, “Alexa create a new playlist.”

2. Now give a name to your playlist.

3. Next, ask Alexa to play a song that you want to add.

4. Finally, say, “Alexa, add this song to my playlist.”

Now you can easily listen to that song from your playlist by using this command: “Alexa, play .”

Get Traffic Updates From Alexa

Do you hate being stuck in traffic jams? If yes, then you can use your Amazon Echo device to get traffic updates so that you never get late for the office because of traffic jams. To get traffic updates, all you have to do is:

1. Open your Amazon Alexa app.

2. Navigate to “Settings.”

3. Now search for the “Traffic” option by scrolling down.

4. Next, click on the “Add Address “option and enter your office address.

5. Finally, click on the “Save Changes” option to save your entered address.

Now you can easily find the fastest route to your office by using this command: “Alexa, what’s my traffic?”

Whisper and Give Commands to Alexa

This can be very helpful, especially if you are trying to use Alexa at night when everyone is sleeping, and you don’t want to disturb them. To get started, all you have to do is just whisper your command to Alexa, and it will activate the whisper mode. Now you can give your commands to Alexa, and it will whisper back to you.

Set Routines to Make Sure You Never Forget Your Important Tasks

Using Alexa, you can remind yourself about the important tasks that you have to do, like sending an important mail to your boss, feeding your pet, etc. by simply creating a routine. To get started, all you have to is:

1. Open your Amazon Alexa app and go to its menu.

2. Now click on the “Routines” option.

3. Next, click on the “+” symbol.

4. Now give a name to your routine.

5. Next, click on “When this happens” and select your desired option. For example, if you want to make a reminder to feed your dog, then click on the “Location” option.

6. Next, click on “Arrives” and select your home address.

7. Now click on “Next” and then click on the “Add action” option.

8. Finally, click on, “Alexa says,” and create your reminder.

Use Tap to Alexa Feature to Give Your Command

If you find yourself in a situation where you are trying to give commands, but Alexa couldn’t understand it, then you can use the “Tap to Alexa” feature to solve your problem. Using this feature, you can easily give commands to Alexa by typing them. To enable this feature, all you have to do is:

1. Navigate to the settings of the Echo Show device.

2. Next, click on the “Accessibility” option.

3. Finally, enable the “Tap to Alexa” feature using the toggle button.


Amazon Echo is a very powerful device and has lots of amazing features in it using which we can simplify our life and make it a little easier. So do use the tips that we have discussed in this article to get the most out of your Amazon Echo device.

Do you know some other useful features of Alexa? If yes, then do tell us about those features in the comment section.

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