The Alexa voice assistant can help you manage your life in a number of ways.

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Do you need help juggling the many events, appointments, and other items in your life? Alexa is at your service.

With your Echo device, you can set up reminders so Alexa will shout when a task or appointment is due. You can create an alarm for Alexa to wake you in the morning or alert you when a notification or message arrives. Create a timer for everything from an egg to a race. You can even can add items to a to-do/task list.

Alexa will aid you with reminders, alarms, timers, and to-do lists via Echo gadgets, Amazon Tap, plus a lot of third-party Alexa devices. You can also accomplish these feats through the Alexa mobile app and the Amazon shopping app on your mobile device. Let’s start with reminders.