Instruct users to use the Alexa Smart Scheduling Assistant - Alexa for Business

Instruct users to use the Alexa Smart Scheduling Assistant

Alexa for Business allows enrolled users to connect their work calendar to Alexa. They can also invite other users to join conference calls scheduled on their calendar.

The following calendars are supported:

  • Google G Suite

  • Microsoft Office 365

  • Microsoft Exchange 2013 or later

Enrolled users can perform any of the following procedures.

To link a work calendar account to Alexa

  1. Open the Alexa app, and on the menu, choose Settings, Calendar.

  2. Choose your calendar from the list of supported providers, choose Link, and follow the steps.

    Note

    You may need to provide sign-in information for your calendar account and verify that you want to give Alexa access to it. To link your Exchange calendar to Alexa, your IT administrator must set up Exchange. For more information, see Set up Microsoft Exchange access for users.

  3. Set your work calendar as the default calendar for new events.

Enable Alexa calling and messaging

To manage contacts to use for scheduling or calling

Use utterances to talk to Alexa

  • You can ask Alexa any of the following questions:

    • To join a conference call:

      • Alexa, join my meeting.

    • To call a contact:

      • Alexa, call John.

      • Alexa, call 222-555-0126.

        Note

        Emergency services, such as 911, are not supported. For more information, see Alexa Calling and Messaging FAQs.