Alexa has tens of thousands of skills, but one of her most useful tricks is to keep track of the myriad of packages you order from Amazon. You may already know that you can order and reorder household goods like detergents, AC filters and pet food by asking Alexa. However, you can also find out if the items have been shipped and when they arrive at your home. She can even track packages you did not order from Amazon. This feature can be used with the Alexa app, Echo Plus, Echo Dot, or any other Alexa-enabled device.
To find out more about your orders, all you have to do is ask, "Alexa, where's my stuff? "or say" Alexa, follow my order. "Alexa will then search your Amazon shopping history, find the latest purchases, and report the status of each item.
Enable delivery notifications
You can also enable Alexa's delivery notifications to let you know when a package is at your doorstep can be helpful if you have a delivery person who crashes and runs without polite knocking. To set it up, go to the Alexa Delivery Notifications page and click the button next to Delivery .
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If you want to track all of your packages, whether they come from Amazon or not, Alexa has tracking capabilities that work with different carriers.With the UPS capability, you can ask if packages arrive where The next UPS business is located and how you can determine the shipping costs, but you have to go for a free UPS Register My Choice account for the skill to work. The US Postal Service Informed Delivery skill has a multitude of questions that you can ask Alexa, from delivering a package to the time a package arrives, to the number of packages delivered on a particular day of the week. For the skill to work after you've activated it, you'll need to sign up for a free informed delivery account.
The "Ship.com" skill completes all the information about your packages, regardless of who the forwarder is or who sent the package. All you have to do is enable the ability to sign up for an account on the Ship.com website using the email address you use when ordering packages. The skill uses this email to find your orders and their shipping details.