Alexa announcements can be a great way to keep everyone in your household informed of important events. You don’t have to set anything up or enable the feature; it’s turned on by default. However, if you want to exclude your Echo device from announcements, there are instructions for that.
In this article, we’ll provide an example of how to announce when you’re coming home. Keep in mind that you must have the Event Invitation App installed for this feature to work. And finally, remember that you can always turn off Alexa announcements if they’re not helpful or necessary.
How to configure Alexa to announce your upcoming calendar events
Configuring Alexa to announce your upcoming calendar events is easy. You will need to install the Amazon app on your device and then follow the instructions provided in that app.
Open the Alexa app and tap the icon of three horizontal lines on the top left-hand corner. Next, select ‘Settings,’ then under where it says ‘Account,’ tap on ‘Calendar.’
Click on Google, then click on â€˜Link a Google Calendar accountâ€™ to link your account with Alexa. Sign in to your account and when asked if you would like her to view or manage your calendar, tap â€˜Allowâ€™; this will enable Alexa’s connection with your calendar.
Alexa can create events on your calendar. To configure this, open the drop-down box for selecting which calendars you want to create new possibilities in and check off any you would like it to include.
How to set up Alexa to announce your daily calendar events
Are you looking for a way to have Alexa tell your daily calendar events? You’re in luck! Here we will show you how to set this up.
First, open the Alexa app on your phone and tap on “Reminders & Alarms” under “Settings.” This will take you to a new screen with two options: alarms and reminders. Tap on “Reminders,” It will take you to another screen with three options: one-time, recurring, and custom. Tap on “Recurring,” It will give you four more options: hourly, daily, monthly, or yearly.
Daily reminders are great for seniors with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease who need help keeping track of their day. To set up a daily reminder notification, follow these simple steps:
1)Select the time of day when you want the reminder announced.
2)Tap on the frequency–either once a day or every day simultaneously.
3)Select which days of the week you want the reminder announced (optional).
4)Tap on “Save.”
You can also choose to have Alexa remind you about specific events or tasks coming up soon. For example, if you have a
How to make Alexa announce your calendar events for the day
If you want Alexa to read your calendar events for the day, open up the Alexa app and go to Devices > Echo & Alexa > select your device. Tap on “Alexa Voice Responses” and then toggle the “Announcement of Calendar Events” setting to On. When you ask Alexa what’s on your calendar, she’ll recite all of your upcoming events!
Alternatively, if you’re using an Echo speaker with a screen (like the Echo Show or Echo Spot), you can swipe down from the top of the screen to see a list of all your upcoming events. Tap on any event to get more details, or press the microphone button and say, “Alexa, what’s my next event?”