Trigger Phrase: For these, say your Alexa trigger phrase first ("Hello Alexa" by default).


Kindle Books

The app can read out Amazon Kindle books, even if they do not have a corresponding audio recording.

  • "Read the Kindle book ['War and Peace']."
  • "Resume my Kindle book."
  • "Skip back." or "Go back." or "Previous." - Go to the prior paragraph. You can also swipe left on the screen to do this.
  • "Skip ahead." or "Go forward." or "Next." - Go to the next paragraph. You can also swipe right on the screen to do this.

Audible Audiobooks:

  • "Play the audiobook ['War and Peace']."
  • "Resume my audiobook."
  • "Go back." - 30 second skip backwards. You can also swipe left on the screen to do this.
  • "Go forward." - 30 second skip forward. You can also swipe right on the screen to do this.
  • "Next chapter."
  • "Previous chapter."
  • "Go to chapter [2]."
  • "Restart." - Restarts a chapter.
  • "Stop reading the book in [30 minutes]."
  • "Cancel sleep timer."