6 Things You Can Do With Amazon Echo but Not With Google Home

Do you think Google Home is more powerful than Amazon Echo? If yes, then you are probably underestimating the power of an Amazon Echo speaker because there are many great things that you can do with Amazon Echo but not with a Google Home Speaker.  Keeping this in mind, we are sharing with you six things that you can do with Amazon Echo but not with Google Home.

Here are the six things that you can do with Amazon Echo but not with Google Home.

Alexa Can Send Text Messages

Using Amazon Echo speaker, you can ask Alexa to send text messages on your behalf to your friends, family, or someone else, whereas you can’t send text messages using Google Home. This is a really amazing feature that allows you to respond to your messages even when your hands are not free. To do this, all you have to do is:

  1. Say, “Alexa send a message to [Name of person].”
  2. Now Alexa will ask you to dictate your message.
  3. Dictate your message to Alexa and finally send it to your contact by saying, “Alexa send it.”

Alexa Can Track Your Packages

Using Alexa, you can easily track your Amazon packages or other orders. However, you cannot track your packages with Google Home. To track your order, all you have to do is say, “where’s my stuff?” and Alexa will track your orders and will let you know about the status of your Amazon packages or any other order.

You Can Give Commands to Alexa by Whispering to It

This is another great thing that you can do with your Amazon Echo speaker but not with Google Home Speaker.  It is a very helpful feature that you can use, especially in the night when you want to give commands to Alexa but don’t want to disturb the other family members. To activate whisper mode in Alexa, just whisper your command, and Alexa will activate the whisper mode.

Alexa Supports Apple Music

Using Alexa, you can use music streaming services like Amazon Music, prime music, or Apple Music, whereas you can’t do that with Google Home. However, you can use streaming services like Spotify, YouTube Music, Google Play Music, etc. from Google Home. To stream music from Apple music, all you have to do is:

  1. Go to the Alexa app menu.
  2. Now navigate to Settings.
  3. Tap on Alexa Preferences.
  4. Tap on Music & Podcasts.
  5. Go to Link New Service and click on the “Apple Music” option.
  6. Finally, click on the “Enable to Use” option and log in to your account (Apple Music).

Amazon Echo Can Protect Your Home

Do you go out of town very frequently? If yes, then you can protect your home from a robber or fire while you are away from your home by activating the “Alexa Guard” feature on your Amazon Echo Speaker.  Once you activate this feature, your Amazon Echo Speaker will start listening to all the sounds and will send you an alert if some breaks into your house while you are away. To do this, all you have to do is:

  1. Go to the Alexa app menu.
  2. Now navigate to Settings>Guard>Set Up.
  3. Next set up alerts for the sound of alarms/broken glass by clicking on the “Add” option.
  4. Now click on the “Add” option again to set up smart lighting.
  5. Next, submit your Zip code and hit “Confirm.”
  6. Now you can easily activate “Alexa Guard” when you are going out by simply saying, “Alexa, I’m leaving.”

Alexa Can Detect Your Mood

Another thing that an Amazon Echo speaker can do is detect your mood using its “Frustration Detection” feature. Once Alexa detects a tone of frustration in your commands, it will apologize to you and will ask you to repeat your command. This is a fantastic feature that has been added to Alexa by Amazon, which makes Amazon Echo more superior to Google Home.

Conclusion

This concludes the list of six things that you can do with Amazon Echo but not with Google Home. So do use these amazing features if you have an Amazon Echo speaker in your home and make your life more peaceful and easier.

Do you know some other things that you can do with Amazon Echo but not with Google Home? If yes, then do share these things with us in the comments.

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