Use Alexa on Amazon Fire TV

Edited by Frank Fazio

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How to Use Alexa on Amazon Fire TV

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Downloading the Amazon Alexa App

The Alexa app is only available on the US mobile app store and on following devices:

  • Fire OS 2.0 or higher
  • Android 4.4 or higher
  • iOS 7.0 or higher

On your mobile device, you can go to the app store and search for "Alexa app" on the following:

  • Google Play
  • Apple App Store
  • Amazon Appstore

You may also go to alexa.amazon.com from:

  • Safari
  • Chrome
  • Firefox
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Internet Explorer (10 or higher)

Alexa App on Fire TV

  1. 1
    "What you can say for Movies & Shows"
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    1. "Play the movie [say title here]"
    2. "Play the TV show [say title here]"
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  2. 2
    "What you can say for Music"
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    1. "Play the [say title here] Prime Station"
    2. "Previous Song"
    3. "Next Song"
    4. "Play music by [say artist here]"
    5. "Buy this song"
    6. "Buy this album"
    7. "I like this song"
    8. "I don't like this song"
    9. "Play my [say artist here] station on Pandora"
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  3. 3
    What you can say for eBooks
     
    1. "Read [say book title here]"
    2. "Play [say book title here] from Audible"
    3. "Play the book [say book title here]"
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  4. 4
    What you can say for Flash Briefing
     
    1. "What's new?"
    2. "What's going on today?"
    3. "What's my flash briefing?"
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  5. 5
    What you can say for Shopping
     
    1. "Reorder [say item here]"
    2. "Order an Echo"
    3. "Order an Amazon Tap"
    4. "Order an Echo Dot"
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  6. 6
    What you can say for Weather and Traffic
     
    1. "What's the weather?"
    2. "What's my commute?"
    3. "What's traffic like right now?"
    4. "Will it rain tomorrow?"
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  7. 7
    What you can say for Q&A or Jokes
     
    1. "Tell me a joke"
    2. "What's the definition of [say word here]"
    3. "What time is it in [say city here]"
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  8. 8
    What you can say for Wikipedia
     
    1. "Wikipedia [say thing here]"
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  9. 9
    What you can say for Lists
     
    1. "What's on my Shopping List?"
    2. "Remind me to [say action here]"
    3. "Put [say action here] on my To-do List"
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  10. 10
    What you can say for Sports Scores
     
    1. "What was the score of the [say sports team here] game?"
    2. "When is the next [say sports team here] game?"
    3. "Did the [say sports team here] win?"
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    What you can say for Search
     
    1. What businesses are nearby?
    2. Find the hours for a nearby [say business here]"
    3. What restaurants are nearby?
    4. Find the hours for a nearby [say restaurant here]"
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    What you can say for Movie Showtimes
     
    1. "What movies are playing?
    2. "What movies are playing at [say theater name here]?"
    3. "When is the movie [say movie title here] playing today at [say theater name here]?"
    4. "When is the movie [say movie title here] playing tomorrow at [say theater name here]?"
    5. "When is the movie [say movie title here] playing this weekend at [say theater name here]?"
    6. "Tell me about the movie [say movie title here]"
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