Getting started with this new skill
Amazon Echo offers hands-free voice control for music, information from Wikipedia and the web, weather, timers and alarms, news, shopping/to-do lists, sports updates and scores, smart home features, Audible books, calendar entries, IFTTT, and much more. And with the Alexa Skills Set, a growing number of powerful features are being added by third parties all the time. These include: asking for local event info, daily horoscopes, playing games, ordering a pizza — and now requesting an Uber.
Now you don’t have to rely on your phone when you’re ready to go. You can simply ask Alexa to order an Uber for you, and she’ll request a ride right to your door. Get on your way by saying: