Read and send text messages. Support is included for most messaging apps, including Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, your phone's SMS app, and many more.
Start a phone call with a simple voice command.
Music and Audio
Play music and audio files stored on your device.
Use Alexa to control smart home devices, such as lights, doors, and thermostats.
Kindle Book Playback
Have Alexa read out books from your Kindle library.
Hear and see your calendar, to-do, and shopping lists. Add and remove entries using voice commands.
Reminders, Timers, and Alarms
Use Alexa to set reminders, timers, and alarms. Full support is included for repeating alarms.
Access Local Information
Get access to local information, such as businesses, restaurants, movies, phone numbers, and more.
News, Weather, and More
Hear news reports from numerous sources, hear and see your weather forecast, and get sports and traffic updates.
Fun and Games
Hear jokes, role dice, play rock paper scissors, and more!
Shopping on Amazon
Order, and reorder, from Amazon using your voice.
Wikipedia entries, geography, math, unit conversion, and more!