Can Alexa tell you when someone is at the door?

How does my Echo device let me know that someone is at my door? When a motion alert is triggered on your Ring device, your Amazon Echo will flash yellow, send an audible chime and announce that someone is at the front door (or back door/side yard/etc. depending on what you've named your Ring device.)

How do you find out who is at the door with Alexa?

So Ring's development team built a skill for Alexa using the new camera capabilities in the Smart Home Skill API. This skill enables Ring customer to say, “Alexa, show me the front door,” then be able to see and listen to the visitor at the front door on the Echo Show device.

Can you track someone with Alexa?

With the My Locator skill, you can just ask Alexa where your family members are. The My Locator skill connects Alexa to your GPSOnIt.com account, for easy voice access. To hear a sample without linking your account, just enable My Locator and say, 'Alexa, ask My Locator for an example'.


Can Echo Show detect motion?

The Echo Dot is not the only Amazon gadget to have a movement sensing feature; Echo Show devices can also detect motion. However, this tool uses a camera rather than ultrasound to sense people or objects.

How do I show motion alerts on Echo?

Find and tap on the Echo you want to enable or disable Motion Detection.
  1. Open the device's settings by tapping on the gear icon in the upper right corner.
  2. Scroll down until you find the option Motion Detection and tap on it.
  3. Tap on the toggle to turn the feature on or off as you choose.


Amazon Echo with Ring Doorbell - Setup and Uses



Does Alexa have location services?

Location services are supported on the Alexa app and Echo Auto at launch, and will expand to other devices in the future.

Can Alexa tell you the location of your phone?

You can track down your iPhone or Android phone with the Cell Phone Finder skill. Say "Alexa, start Cell Phone Finder." Alexa describes the service and gives you a number to call to register. Call the number from your phone and Alexa will ask for a PIN code. Enter the code to match your phone with the skill.

Can Alexa track my phone location?

If you say "Alexa, ask TrackR to find my phone," your Alexa device will tell you the address of your phone's last known location. If you say "Alexa, ask TrackR to ring my phone," it will do exactly that.

How can you tell who is at your front door?

A doorbell camera or a security camera pointed at your front door is probably the best way to check to see who's outside your house. Security cameras usually deliver a very clear picture, so they can act as a high-tech peephole when they're connected to your smartphone.


How can I see who's at my front door?

A new Wi-Fi enabled doorbell will allow users to see who is at the front door of their home through their smartphone. iDoorCam is described as a "digital, Wi-Fi enabled doorbell" that allows you to see, hear and talk to visitors at your front door using an app on a compatible smartphone or tablet.

What does Alexa talk to the front door do?

When a motion alert is triggered on your Ring device, your Amazon Echo will flash yellow, send an audible chime and announce that someone is at the front door (or back door, garden, etc.

Can Alexa alert me when my phone rings?

When a call is coming in, Alexa will announce the call by saying, “Incoming call from James,” or whomever is ringing you. You can respond, “Alexa, answer,” to pick up, then speak to the caller via your Alexa device.

Can Alexa find my phone when it is on silent?

Alexa can also ring your phone at full volume, even on silent mode. To setup: 1.) Enable the Find My Phone Skill by TrackR in the Alexa app. Or say, "Alexa, ask TrackR to find my phone." 2.)


Can Alexa call 911?

You can't ask Alexa to dial 911 or other emergency services directly, unless you have an Echo Connect hooked to a landline phone. You can, however, set up a personal emergency contact and turn on Alexa Guard for home security.

Can I make my phone ring through Alexa?

(Pocket-lint) - Did you know you can use Alexa to call and message others? Amazon's Alexa calling and messaging feature enables you to make and receive calls, as well as send messages between Echo devices, the Amazon Alexa app for iOS and Android, and Fire tablets.

What is Alexa phone number?

Call the general help number toll-free at 1-877-375-9365.

How can I get Alexa to call my phone?

Echo-to-Phone Calling

If the contact has more than one number—one for mobile and another for work—you can specify the number to dial. Say "Alexa, call [name of contact] mobile," or "Alexa, call [name of contact] work." If you're calling someone not in your contact list, just say: "Alexa, call [phone number]."


How much is Alexa guard?

Available for $4.99 a month or $49 a year after a free 30-day trial, the Plus version adds hands-free access to an Emergency Helpline, smart alerts about unexpected activity and other possible emergencies in your home when you're away, and features designed to thwart potential intruders.

What is Alexa geofence?

A geofence is a virtual perimeter around your home. It detects when you enter or leave the perimeter and acts according to its programming.

Does Echo Dot have a motion sensor?

Ultrasound motion detection is available on Echo Dot (4th Generation) devices and Echo (4th Generation) devices. The devices don't emit ultrasound until you turn on a feature that uses motion detection, such as Occupancy Routines. Humans can't hear or perceive ultrasound.

How does Alexa know I'm home?

Most motion sensors work using ultrasonic sound waves, meaning they don't depend on lighting conditions to detect movement. Alexa, however, uses a camera and a computer processor to figure out whether someone's in the room or not, and that means the Echo Show has to see you before Alexa knows you're there.


Can Alexa answer my home phone?

She can now answer calls to our home phone simply by telling Alexa to answer the incoming call and the call quality is perfect. If you want the ease of use and power of Alexa on your Echo devices to integrate easily with your home phone system, the Echo Connect is for you!

How do I get Alexa to announce incoming calls?

Use the Alexa app to turn the incoming call ringer on or off on your Echo device.
  1. Open the Alexa app .
  2. Select Devices .
  3. Select Echo & Alexa, and then select your Echo device.
  4. Select Sounds.
  5. Toggle Incoming Call Ringer on or off.


Can Alexa ring my iPhone?

Using the Alexa Calling Feature From the App to Receive Calls. If someone calls your Echo, it also rings your Alexa app on your iPhone. This is, in part, because you've linked your smartphone's number with the Alexa Calling feature. You'll hear a ringing sound, or feel a vibration from your iPhone.