Most of the best smart speakers can play music, set timers, and manage smart home appliances. However, Amazon’s Echo Show collection adds an interactive touch screen to display images, music information, or video calls if you’re more of a visual person. So there are various ways to incorporate Amazon’s smart display into your daily life. The Echo Show range of smart displays is full with features that make them a solid buy.
We’ve put together a list of the top 5 tips & tricks so you can make the most of your Amazon Echo Show!
Use your Echo Show as an intercom system
Simply tell Alexa to drop in on the name of the contact or the Alexa display you want to talk to in order to use this Drop-In feature
Enable Alexa Voice Profiles to get a more personalised experience
Using voice profiles with Alexa is a great way to personalise your assistant experience. By doing so, Alexa will be able to identify who in the home is requesting to access their calendar. She will then display the relevant events.
Use your Echo Show as a digital picture frame
The Echo Show series from Amazon functions as a digital picture frame that goes through and displays your favourite memories. You can also use voice commands like “Alexa, show my trip photographs” to ask her to show your photos or even bring up a specific image.
Find and follow new cooking recipes hands-free
You can look up new cooking recipes, bookmark recipes, or look up your favorites using Alexa voice control. What’s more, you can practice following step-by-step cooking instructions.
Get your sweat on with your Echo Show
Ask Alexa to search for training videos on YouTube or other websites by saying “Alexa, show me workout videos.” You can even use the Echo Show’s browser to look up your favourite trainers.
We hope you found these 5 tips & tricks helpful to get started with your Amazon Echo Show. If you’re interested in learning more about the Echo Show, you may also want to check out CNET’s article on the “4 Best Uses for Your Amazon Echo Device in Every Room of Your Home.”