Voice Commands

Talking to My Pod
  • How do I play a podcast?

    Say: "Alexa, ask My Pod to play <podcast name>."

  • How do I play a playlist?

    Say: "Alexa, ask My Pod to play my <playlist name> playlist."

  • How do I play a link?

    Say: "Alexa, ask My Pod to play <link name>."

  • How do I play a particular episode or series?

    Say: "Alexa, ask My Pod to play episode <episode number> of <link name>."

    Say: "Alexa, ask My Pod to play series <series number> episode <episode number> of <link name>."

    Say: "Alexa, ask My Pod to play <episode name> in <link name>."

  • How do I shuffle my links?

    Whilst a link is playing, say: "Alexa, shuffle on.". To turn off shuffling, simply say: "Alexa, shuffle off.".

  • How do I repeat my link?

    You can set the link play mode by asking: "Alexa, ask My Pod to set the link play mode to <play mode>.".
    The following play modes are available:

    • Continue
    • Repeat
    • Stop
  • How do I repeat my playlist?

    You can set the playlist play mode by asking: "Alexa, ask My Pod to set the playlist play mode to <play mode>.".
    The following play modes are available:

    • Continue
    • Repeat
    • Stop
  • How do I go play the next item?

    Say: "Alexa, next."

  • How do I go play the previous item?

    Say: "Alexa, previous."

  • How do I play the oldest episode?

    Say: "Alexa, ask My Pod to play the oldest episode of <link name>."

  • How do I play the latest episode?

    Say: "Alexa, ask My Pod to play the latest episode of <link name>."

  • How do I go play the next link?

    Say: "Alexa, ask My Pod for the next link."

  • How do I go play the previous link?

    Say: "Alexa, ask My Pod for the previous link."

  • How do I go play the next playlist?

    Say: "Alexa, ask My Pod for the next playlist."

  • How do I go play the previous playlist?

    Say: "Alexa, ask My Pod for the previous playlist."

  • How do I skip forward?

    Say: "Alexa, ask My Pod to fast forward <time e.g. 5 minutes>."

  • How do I skip backward?

    Say: "Alexa, ask My Pod to rewind <time e.g. 5 minutes>."

  • How do I stop playback?

    Say: "Alexa, stop."