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Can Alexa wake me up with a podcast?

Amazon Alexa and Amazon Echo Open the Alexa App on your smartphone or tablet and select Routines. This is important – don’t select Reminders & Alarms. Type in the name of your favourite Hit Network radio station or a catch up podcast like Carrie and Tommy. You’re done!

Can you set a podcast as an alarm?

Yes, playing podcasts like an alarm clock has never been easier. Podcast Alarm plays podcasts like the Apple Podcasts app but also lets you wake up to podcasts too. You can even have the app download the latest episode each morning. It is only on iOS currently but will be out on Android as soon as possible.

How do I get Alexa to play specific podcast episodes?

To set the default, go to Settings > Music & Podcasts > Default Services, then tap the Change link under the Podcasts section and select the service you want to use as the default. Now, you can ask Alexa to play specific podcasts and podcast episodes.

Can Alexa be used as a radio alarm?

Here’s how to do just that (just change the time and station to suit you): Navigate to Routines in the Alexa app. Tap + in the top-right corner. Tap Enter Routine name and add a name for the routine e.g. “Radio 4 alarm”

How do I turn off Alexa alarm without talking?

You can turn off an alarm by pressing the action button. Other than turning off the microphone, I don’t think there’s any way to make Alexa not respond to voice commands. If it’s in another room though, there’s a reasonable possibility it won’t understand what you’re saying.

Can you set a custom alarm on Alexa?

Tap anywhere on the screen to open the settings. Select Alarms. Select Add new alarm. Set the time and select how often you want the alarm to repeat.

Does Alexa have different alarm sounds?

You can change Alexa’s alarm sound on your Amazon Echo device through the Alexa mobile app. You can also use the Alexa app to change the volume of Alexa’s alarm.

How long does an Alexa alarm last?

I believe it stops after 1 hour. Also you can set up an IFTTT notification for Alexa alarms and timers to your phone and then shut them off remotely via Alexa app.

Why is my Alexa alarm so quiet?

Alarms and notifications are too loud That’s because alarm and timer volume is controlled separately within the Alexa app. To set the alarm, timer and notification volume, open the Alexa app on Android or iOS and go to Devices > [your device name] > Sounds and drag the slider to the volume level you want.

How do I dismiss an alarm on Alexa?

Ask Alexa to disable the alarm. Say “Alexa, stop alarm,” to stop an alarm before it has gone off. If you have more than one active alarm, Alexa will list them for you by their time and you can select which one you would like to stop. This also works the same with timers.

Is Echo dot a good alarm clock?

The speaker still sounds pretty good for the money: great for Alexa’s voice and alarms and perfectly fine for radio and simple background music. Setting alarms via voice is easy, but you can do it in the Alexa app too, with recurring options for daily, weekly, by weekday or weekend.

Does the Echo DOT 4 have a clock?

The Echo Dot with Clock features the same buttons as the standard Echo Dot, including volume up/down, microphone mute, and “action” buttons sitting on the top of the speaker. Once exclusive to the Echo Dot with Clock, the “tap to snooze” feature now works on the fourth-gen Echo Dot, as well.

Does Alexa have a clock?

Source: Android CentralPictured: Echo Dot with Clock….Echo Dot 3rd Gen vs. Echo Dot with Clock: Time to connect the dots.

Echo Dot (3rd Gen) Echo Dot with Clock
Line-out with 3.5 mm cable or Bluetooth Yes Yes
Smart Home Controls Yes Yes
LED Display No Yes
Music Streaming Yes Yes

Does Echo dot have a clock?

Yes, the Amazon Echo Dot with Clock works as an alarm clock, display the time in LED lights on it’s face. You can set an alarm by asking Alexa.

Is Echo dot with clock discontinued?

By Black Friday 2019, Echo Dot with Clock was sold out and shipping dates quickly slipped from late December to 2020. At some point, this device was back in stock, but you cannot buy it new today.

Does the Echo dot Gen 3 have a clock?

It has the same living room-friendly charm as the third-generation speaker that released last year. It technically is a third-gen Dot, just with a clock. Like the other Echo speakers, this one has the signature blue ring of LEDs around its top that illuminate when Alexa is beckoned.

Can you turn off the clock on Echo dot?

Firstly, that clock face will dim when the lights go down. There’s no obvious ambient light sensor, but it’s adaptive nonetheless. You can opt to turn off the clock or the adaptive brightness via the Alexa app, or set the brightness manually. Secondly, timers will be displayed as a countdown on the Echo Dot with Clock.

Should I turn Alexa off at night?

Your Echo will automatically go to sleep when not in use. It is a personal preference whether to shut it off – you can simply unplug it if you wish to do that.

Why did my Alexa light up?

The light turns solid blue with spinning cyan after you’ve spoken a command means Alexa is processing your request (also when the speaker is first powering on). You’ll get a continuously spinning white light if Alexa Guard is on Away Mode. If you see a pulsing violet there was a problem during Wi-Fi setup.

Does Alexa talk at night?

That’s right; in a completely quiet home and without ANY audio stimulation to awaken Alexa, it now occasionally just blurts out a nonsense sentence or two. No one at this forum has reported this before. It started here late last night.

Does Alexa record all conversations?

Alexa records snippets of everything you say to her, so you’ll have loads of audio files in your app. Next tap Alexa Privacy, and then go into Review Voice History. This is where you can check up on all of the voice recordings Alexa has captured for you.