Amazon Echo – Add a New Skill

By: Curtis Williams

The task of adding a new skill to your Amazon Echo is very easy. The difficult part will be selecting which new skill to add. To add a new skill, go to the Amazon Echo app>Skills>Select skill. Once a skill is selected, just click “Enable.” Amazon does an excellent organizing skills into different categories: Newest Arrivals, Business & Finance, Connected Car, Education & Reference, Food & Drink, Games, Health & Fitness, Lifestyle, Local, Movies & TV, Music & Audio, News, Novelty & humor, Productivity, Shopping, Smart Home, Social, Sports, Travel & Transportation, Utilities, and Weather. Basic apps to start with would be a weather skill to receive daily reports. To stay informed, setting up daily briefings which can pull headlines from Bloomberg, CNET, Reuters, BBC, and many other others. To make the Amazon Echo smarter, explore new skills on a regular basis.

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