Help Around The House

Help around the house

Alexa makes household chores more manageable

From waking up to winding down, Alexa helps keep your life on track, thanks to timers and alarms, reminders, calendars and to-do lists. You’ll never miss a flight, resort to sending a belated birthday card, or burn a brownie with these suggestions for household help.

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Timers & Alarms

Whether you need a wake up call or an alarm to stop you burning the dish of the day, Alexa’s got you covered.

“Alexa, set a pasta timer for 12 minutes”
“Alexa, set a timer for 15 minutes”
“Alexa, set a weekday alarm for 7am”
“Alexa, remind me to take out the rubbish”

Timers & Alarms
Shopping and to-do lists

Shopping & To-Do Lists

Alexa keeps you on top of your daily tasks with shopping and to-do lists. Put an end to forgetting to buy that essential item by asking Alexa to add it to your shopping list. All you have to do is use your voice to add items to your list and access it in the Alexa app whenever’s convenient for you.

“Alexa, create a list”
“Alexa, what’s on my shopping list?”
“Alexa, add call Mum to my to do list”
“Alexa, add toilet paper to my shopping list”
“Alexa, what lists do I have?”

In The Kitchen

Alexa is the kitchen whiz you need. Serving up step-by-step guides for everything from lamingtons to chicken parmigiana, Alexa will have you dishing up delights.

“Alexa, show me lamington recipes”
“Alexa, what should I cook for dinner?”
“Alexa, find me chicken recipes”
“Alexa, what should I make with salmon, pasta and cream?”
“Alexa, how many tablespoons are in half a cup?”

In the kitchen


There’s no time for tardiness with Alexa calendars. Simply link your Google, iCloud or Office 365 calendar to Alexa – and you’ll never miss a meeting or social event again.

“Alexa, how do I setup my calendar?
“Alexa, add lunch with Ben at midday tomorrow to my calendar”
“Alexa, what’s on my calendar?
“Alexa, am I free tomorrow night at 8pm?”

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