Alexa can stream books from your Kindle library or music from Amazon Music Unlimited, Prime Music, or purchased music. Amazon Prime members can stream playlists, stations, and over two million songs for free. You can say things like:
• "Play some music"
• "Play the Beatles"
• "Play dance music"
• "Play my Kindle book"
When you ask Alexa to play media, player controls will appear on the screen. The audio will continue to play after you’ve dismissed the visual.
Alexa can answer a variety of questions about people, geography, dates, music, sports, and more. Alexa can also spell, define words, complete conversions, and make simple calculations. You can say things like:
Skills are voice-driven capabilities that enhance the functionality of your Alexa-enabled device. Set skills and Smart Home capabilities using the Alexa app or on alexa.amazon.com.
Check News, Weather & Traffic
Alexa can give you updates on the news, weather, and traffic. To check weather, add your address to the Alexa app. To check traffic, set your starting point and destination in the Alexa app. You can say things like: