Jill Schmidt
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Jill Schmidt is a voice and smart home technology enthusiast. She created the Facebook group, Amazon Alexa and Smart Home Tips, Deals, News, and How-to's in 2017 and enjoys sharing with and learning from a community of individuals who contribute their technical expertise, insight, and inspiration. Jill is a regular contributor to Alexa-focused questions and answers on Quora.

Hey Alexa, What’s That Song?

Turn this Alexa feature on and you won’t have to ask Alexa for the name of the song that’s playing. If Amazon Music is the default music service for your Alexa-enabled devices, you can say, “Alexa, turn on song ID”…

Turning Alexa Off at Night

If you prefer to turn Alexa off while you’re sleeping, simply press the mute button on the top of the device. If you have an Alexa device with a screen near the bed (Echo Show, Spot) and find the screen…

This Slick Alexa Shopping Trick Will Surprise You

You already know you can ask Alexa for daily deals, but you probably don’t know about this shopping hack. If you have a first or second-generation Echo Show, you can hold most branded household items up to the screen and…

How to Contact Amazon Alexa Customer Service

If you’re having trouble with your Amazon Alexa-enabled devices, follow these steps to get help quickly. Amazon Alexa Technical Support Phone: 1-877-375-9365 Amazon Alexa Tech Support Email  Amazon Echo on Twitter  Amazon Echo on Facebook Or use the “Help & Feedback” section…

How to Manually Add Contacts to Alexa Devices

If you’re looking to communicate with someone via an Alexa-enabled device such as the Echo Dot or Echo Show and you haven’t added them to your mobile phone’s address book, you can manually add their contact information via the Alexa…

How to use Alexa to Dial 911

3 Ways Alexa can Help in an Emergency Whether you’ve purchased an Amazon Alexa-enabled device for an older or disabled relative, or simply want the peace of mind knowing that help is easily and readily available in the event of an…

Best Podcasts for the New Year

New year, new you podcasts offer inspiration and information If your New Year’s resolution is to find podcasts that will help you save or make money, achieve health goals, learn more about history, or simply offer to tips and habits…

The 4 Best Alexa Games for Echo buttons
Add Amazon Alexa and a pair (or two) of Echo buttons for a smashingly fun family game night. If you find yourself wondering what you can do with your Alexa buttons, consider giving family game night a boost with these…