Alexa becomes more useful every day; with this voice assistant you can hear the music, control the light bulbs, stay up to date on the events of the day and also never miss an appointment thanks to its reminders. Do you already use a calendar (for example from google) and don’t know how to sync Calendar on Alexa ? No problem, I’ll explain everything to you in less than two minutes. Syncing Calendar on Alexa is a very simple operation that will take you a few seconds away, all you have to do is open the alexa app from your smartphone and follow this guide.
- Sync Calendar on Alexa
- Add Google Calendar on Alexa
- Add Microsoft Calendar on Alexa
- Add Apple Calendar on Alexa
- Use the Alexa Calendar
Sync Calendar on Alexa
Alexa supports different types of calendar starting with the Apple calendar, the Google calendar up to the office calendar; unfortunately you can only link one calendar to alexa at a time.
To link calendar to alexa you will need to use the Alexa app from your mobile. So first you have to open the Alexa application and click on the menu button (the button at the top left of the screen depicting three lines) and in the side menu that will be displayed you will have to click on settings . On the next screen select the Calendar item .
At this point, the Alexa calendar settings window will open. As I anticipated at the beginning of the article, you can add a Google, Microsoft or Apple calendar.
The procedure for syncing Calendar to Alexa varies depending on the calendar you want to add. Let’s see below how to connect a google calendar to alexa, a microsoft calendar and finally an apple calendar.
Add Google Calendar on Alexa
To add a google calendar on Alexa click on the “+” button next to the word Google . In the next screen click on the Continue button ; the google login page will open where you will have to select your google account associated with the calendar if present or click on the item Use another account and then enter your google credentials (email address and password).
Once you have chosen the account a window will open where you will have to scroll down and press the Allow button to allow google to connect calendar to alexa. A final screen will notify you of the successful connection of the google calendar with your Amazon voice assistant.
The procedure is completed, you have managed to add the google calendar to alexa.
Add Microsoft Calendar on Alexa
To add a Microsoft calendar on Alexa click on the “+” button next to Microsoft . On the next screen, enter the email address associated with the microsoft calendar and then the relative password. A screen will open where you have to press the Yes button at the bottom left.
A final screen will notify you of the successful synchronization of the microsoft calendar with your Amazon voice assistant. The procedure is completed, you have managed to add the microsoft calendar to alexa.
Add Apple Calendar on Alexa
If you use Apple devices and want to add an Apple calendar to Alexa, click on the “+” button next to Apple . On the next screen you will need to enter your Apple ID and password. and then press the Login button . Next you’ll need to specify the Apple calendars you want to sync with Alexa. Once the calendars have been selected, press the Done button to complete the operation.
A final screen will notify you that the Apple calendar has been linked with Alexa. The procedure is completed, you have managed to add the Apple calendar to alexa.
Use the Alexa Calendar
Now that you have managed to synchronize Calendar on Alexa, all you have to do is learn how to manage the calendar directly from your Alexa assistant via voice commands. The most common commands are:
- “What’s on my calendar?”
- “When is my next event?”
- “Add an event to my calendar”.
- “Delete [event] from my calendar”.
- “Delete my [time / date] event”.
- “Move [event] to [time / date]”.
Find the complete list of alexa commands for calendar management in this guide in the calendar commands paragraph. If you need official support for managing calendars on Alexa you can consult the Amazon support pages .