Amazon Echo Cheat Sheet

New Features

  • Alexa, do you have any new features?


  • Alexa, play “song name”
  • Alexa, play “KEXP”
  • Alexa, turn it up
  • Alexa, volume [1-10]
  • Alexa, shuffle my “amazon prime play list name” playlist
  • Alexa, stop
  • Alexa, next
  • Alexa, who is this?
  • Alexa, what album is this?
  • Alexa, what song is this?

Grammy Playlists


  • Alexa, what time is it
  • Alexa, set timer for 30 minutes
  • Alexa, set alarm for 7 a.m.
  • Alexa, snooze
  • Alexa, stop


  • Alexa, weather forecast
  • Alexa, what is the temperature outside
  • Alexa, will it rain tomorrow
  • Alexa, what is the forecast for the weekend
  • Alexa, what is the weather like in “city name”


  • Alexa, re-order “something” (re-orders something from your order history)
  • Alexa, add “something” to my shopping list
  • Alexa, I need to “do something”
  • Alexa, put “dinner reservations” on my to-do list
  • Alexa, what’s on my to-do list
  • Alexa, what’s on my shopping list


  • Alexa, news highlights
  • Enter your starting and ending addresses under Settings/Traffic. Then, ask Alexa “How is traffic?” to hear the report.
  • Alexa, who won the Dallas Mavericks game?
  • Alexa, when do the Dallas Mavericks play next?


  • Alexa, what is the definition of “word”
  • Alexa, how do you spell “word”
  • Alexa, wikipedia: “unicorns”
  • Alexa, when is Easter
  • Alexa, how far is it to “city name”


  • Alexa, tell me a joke
  • Alexa, tell me a knock, knock joke
  • Alexa, flip a coin
  • Alexa, rock, paper, scissors
  • Alexa, roll the dice

Dr. Seuss’s

  • Alexa, do you like green eggs and ham?
  • Alexa, one fish, two fish.
  • Alexa, why do you sit there like that?
  • Alexa, what was the Lorax?

St. Patricks Day

  • Alexa, play the Prime Playlist Celtic Music.
  • Alexa, tell me a St. Patrick’s Day joke
  • Alexa, where are you from?


  • Alexa, ‘Show me the money’
  • Alexa, ‘Party on, Wayne’
  • Alexa, ‘Surely you can’t be serious’
  • Alexa, ‘My name is Inigo Montoya’
  • Alexa, ‘I want the truth’

Google Calendar

  • Alexa, ‘What’s on my calendar today?’
  • Alexa, ‘What’s on my calendar tomorrow at 9pm’
  • Alexa, ‘What’s on my calendar Saturday?’
  • Alexa, ‘When’s my next event?’

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