The Amazon Echo is currently more fit for taking care of your timetable, permitting you to add things straightforwardly to your Google Calendar. Now you can use your voice to deal with your calendar too while previously you could only get some information about your forthcoming events from Alexa. Simply say something like “Alexa, add lunch with Smith to my calendar for Thursday at 1:00 p.m.” and that event will be included.
“Currently, Alexa supports Google Calendar accounts. After you link your calendar in the Alexa app, you can then ask Alexa to add new events or review upcoming events on your calendar. If someone else is in your Amazon Household, they can also link their calendar to Alexa.”
According to Alexa, these are the steps to link your account to Alexa:
- Open the Alexa app.
- Open the left navigation panel.
- Select Settings > Calendar.
- Select Google Calendar.
- Select Link Google Calendar account.
- Sign in with your Google email address and password. If you do not have a Google account, go to https://calendar.google.com to create an account.
Alexa has additionally included content to its Flash Briefing feature, extending skill set. If you are a fan of NBC’s The Voice singing contest, you can now see exclusive behind-the-scenes interviews with the present contestants of the show. In the Alexa app, you have to simply add “Inside The Voice” to your Flash Briefing.
And to celebrate Earth Day, the company has made a playlist called “The Great Outdoors” to Prime Music, and you can obviously play it through your Echo. You can likewise approach Alexa what you can accomplish for Earth Day to get some eco-friendly thoughts.