You use your Amazon Echo for all sorts of things around the house from playing music and replacing an old alarm clock to using it as a base for all your smart home devices. Or maybe you wanted it to make you laugh or you wanted more than one Echo speaker for whole-home audio. Whatever the case, Alexa has so many other surprising features that you may not know about.

For example, did you know you can turn your Echo into a TV speaker? Keep reading to learn how these surprising tips can be an asset to your day-to-day schedule.Instead of spending money on a new soundbar, you can just stream sound to your Echo device from your TV. This is useful for when you’d like the sound to be louder (and closer) without waking up the entire house.

To do so, you’ll need to connect your Echo devices to a smart TV with Bluetooth capabilities or a Fire TV. Saying, “Alexa, connect,” can help you get started. When you’re ready to unpair the two, just say, “Alexa, disconnect

To start using the Care Hub, open the Alexa app and tap More > See More > Care Hub. Select Get Started and follow the instructions. Your loved one will need to accept the request in their email and then set up a four-digit code to complete the setup. When you get home, it’s easy to just plop your keys down somewhere without thinking. However, all that time spent searching for your keys can become tiresome. Fortunately, you can use Alexa to help you find your keys when you’re in a hurry. You’ll need to attach an RFID device, like a Tile tracker, to your keychain and then pair it with Alexa.

Another option is to set your keys down somewhere and immediately activate your Echo to let it know where you’ve placed them. For example, say, “Alexa, remember that I placed my keys in the basket by the TV.”

Not everyone has time to check the weather in the morning. If you’re pressed for time, ask Alexa if you should wear rain boots or sandals, pants or shorts, a jacket or T-shirt, so you can get the wardrobe info that you need.

Start by saying, “Alexa, what should I wear today?” It will then give you the weather forecast and an outfit based on the weather. For example, on a hot day Alexa may tell you to consider a white dress or gray shirt and linen shorts. Want to know more things you can do with your Amazon Echo? Check out these six essential Amazon Echo tips you’ll use daily, how to turn your Fire TV into a larger Echo Show and how you can still use your Echo when you’re not home.

Source: This news is originally published by cnet

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