You can play and control your Audible audiobooks through your Alexa speaker with most popular commands.
- “Alexa, what’s free from Audible”
- Audible on Alexa will help you power through every routine, whether it’s a relaxed stroll or an intense sprint.
- “Alexa, read The Guardians”
- Just ask Alexa to read every Audible title without raising a finger and have a wonderful listening experience. Start by reading Alexa…
- “Alexa, read faster”
- It’s easy to change the narration speed of your Audible book. Whatever speed you choose, it will sync across all your Alexa-enabled devices.
- “Alexa, set a 20 minute sleep timer”
- Set a sleep timer before you go to bed so you’re sure to never miss a moment of your listen.
- “Alexa, what should I read next?”
- Alexa will send you tailored tips if you’re not sure what the next listener should be.
- “Alexa, go back 10 minutes”
- If you want to go back or skip forward, Alexa will change your listening location in seconds or minutes.
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Other Popular Alexa Audible Commands
|To do this…||say this|
|Oh, listen to the audiobook||“Alexa, read my book” (plays your last books listened to) “Alexa, read [Tom Sawyer]” “Alexa, read [The Hobbit] from Audible”|
|Listen to a podcast||“Alexa, play my podcast” (plays your last podcast listened to) “Alexa, play the podcast [West Cork] from Audible”|
|Pause your audiobook||“Alexa, pause”|
|Resume your audiobook||“Alexa, resume” “Alexa, play”|
|Go back or go forward||“Alexa, go back” “Alexa, go forward” “Alexa, go back [45 seconds]” “Alexa, go forward [2 minutes]”|
|Skip chapters||“Alexa, next chapter” “Alexa, previous chapter” “Alexa, go to chapter number ” “Alexa, go to last chapter” “Alexa, restart”|
|Play individual episodes of the podcast||“Alexa, next episode” “Alexa, previous episode” “Alexa, go to episode 5″ “Alexa, play episode 15 of the [West Cork] podcast”|
|Get a book recommendation||“Alexa, what should I read next?” Note: This is only available to Audible members.|
|Narration speed||“Alexa, read faster” “Alexa, read slower” “Alexa, read at normal speed”|
|Set a sleep timer||“Alexa, stop reading in [12 minutes]” “Alexa, set a [6 minute] sleep timer”|
|Access your library||“Alexa, what are my books?” “Alexa, what’s in my Audible library?”|
|Switch profiles||“Alexa, switch profiles” when listening to an audiobook Note: Available if have more than one profile setup through Amazon Household.|
|Discover free content||“Alexa, what’s free from Audible?”|
|Start an Audible trial||“Alexa, start an Audible trial” Note: If you’re having trouble signing up for a trial, click here.|
|Purchase Books||“Alexa, buy [Name of Book]” Note: Audible members with credits available can purchase audiobooks using Alexa.|
|Harry Potter Quiz||“Alexa, play Harry Potter quiz.”|
|Choose Your Own Adventure||“Alexa, open Choose Your Own Adventure.”|