Railway News from RailAdvent on your Amazon Alexa Device

Fredrick Soto
November 23, 2018

Some of these are Prime-exclusive devices, meaning that they come pre-loaded with some additional Amazon apps, but that's a small trade off for some of these discount amounts. Customers just need to enable the Alexa skill associated with their TV or other device for it to work. Go to Settings Communication Skype to link the account.

The Alexa-enabled devices like the Echo Dot can be used to make hands-free Skype voice calls whenever Alexa and Skype are available. Then sign in using the Microsoft credentials on Skype. You can use that credit to make global calls or reach people who aren't on Skype. if you're opposed to using Alexa's built-in calling feature that does it for free.

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Customers are being offered 100 free minutes of calls per month to link their Skype account to their Alexa account

Morever, if you aren't targeted you can try linking your Amex with your Amazon account here and then check back after a few days. Starting this week, Skype calling is available to Alexa devices, allowing users to call friends and family on Skype or call mobiles and landlines in up to 150 countries worldwide. At last count, Skype had around 300 million monthly active users - a fairly substantial number. This offer will be valid for two months giving customers 200 minutes worth of calling credit to make SkypeOut calls.

Indeed, as part of today's announcement, Microsoft Stores in the USA have begun to sell Echo devices, which some are taking as an admission of defeat, although the official line is that Cortana and Alexa will work together rather than against each other.

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