How to Enable Alexa skills? Trending Alexa Skills for 2022-23

How to Enable Alexa Skills_

Amazon Alexa is one of those powerful voice assistants that are known for being capable of doing almost anything on your voice commands only. The working mechanism can be described as a synonym to what Siri does in the iPhone.


The capability of doing things as per your commands is known as Alexa skills. Alexa comes with tons of skills to perform your day to day to some specific tasks like reading emails for you or ordering pizza.


The excellent collection of Amazon Alexa skills makes it your best companion to take care of daily or specialized tasks.


Enable Amazon Alexa skills?

Amazon’s Alexa can do millions of things to make your life easy, and we’ve described how to use Alexa in this post. But do you know? You can add additional Alexa skills to her collection to enhance its functionality and manage a whole lot more jobs for you.


We’re going explain how to add more Amazon Echo skills assuming you have an Echo (or any Echo series or Alexa enabled device), an Amazon account and Alexa app set up on your smartphone. Enabling Alexa skills is an effortless job, the following check out what you need to do:

  1. Open the Alexa app on your mobile.
  2. Swipe right to see the menu.
  3. Tap on the ‘Skills’ option.
  4. App store where will show up
  5. Browse categories or search
  6. Tap on ‘enable skill’ option.


This will add that Alexa skill to your Echo. The user reviews and ratings can help you to decide on which Alexa skill you should go for.

Enabling Alexa skill or adding Alexa skill is as simple as getting any app downloaded on your mobile. Above all the happy news is unlike getting any new app on your mobile, enabling Alexa skills wouldn’t eat up any space on your device.


The Alexa skills are categorized under a few main genres like Sports, Food & Drink, Health & Fitness, Business & Finance, Movies & TV, Weather, Smart Home, Shopping, and so on.


There are tons of Free Alexa skills available under each category, but some of them are paid. Whenever you come across any particular need of adding new Alexa skill, first explore the free available skills if available get that otherwise pay a little and get the paid one for you.



Trending Alexa skills for 2022

Here is a list of few trending Alexa skills for 2021 that proved to be helpful to everyone on the whole.


Paypal as such needs no introduction, if you wish your Alexa to manage your Paypal transactions at your commands then enable this skill and say “Alexa Open my Paypal”, once the app is open you can further ask Alexa to “Check my Paypal Balance” or “Send $90 to my C.A”

Customer Rating: 4 stars

Invocation Name: Paypal

Cost: FREE


Find My Phone

Are you in the habit of keeping and forgetting about where you kept your phone? Enabling this Alexa skill will make it easy to find your lost phone. You can even call your phone contacts through this Finding lost phone related questions to ask Alexa are:

“Alexa, please find my phone,” “Alexa, ask to find my phone to call mom.”

Customer Rating: 4 stars

Invocation Name: Find my phone

Cost: FREE



This Alexa skill allows you to experience a new horizon of online transaction you make through the American Express card. Just enable this Alexa skill to add your American express account/card details. And you are all set to manage your transaction with voice commands only. For further security, you can create a 4 digit security check. To know more about GrubHub call Alexa Helpline.

Customer Rating: 4 stars

Invocation Name: Amex

Cost: FREE



Headspace is a meditation app which helps you meditate, relax, and improve your living. Getting this Alexa skill enabled you can cut short your time and efforts to start your daily mediation rut either before going to bed or early in the morning. Just say,

  1. “Alexa open Headspace”
  2. “Alexa, ask Headspace for today’s meditation tips.”

Customer Rating: 3.5 stars

Invocation Name: Headspace

Cost: FREE


Credit Card Helper

This Alexa skill helps you to find the best suitable credit card for you. This artificial intelligence credit card searcher considers customer reviews, cash back offers validity, and many other aspects before populating a suggestion list for you.

Customer Rating: 4.5 stars

Invocation Name: Credit Card Helper

Cost: FREE


Reorder with Grubhub

If you are an existing GrubHub customer, then this skill is bliss for you. You enable this Alexa skill and ask Alexa to order home delivery or place a pickup order for you. For first time user, Alexa will ask your address and other preferences for all future orders. For further details, you may visit:

Customer Rating: 4 stars

Invocation Name: Grubhub

Cost: FREE



Pizza hut need no introduction, the favorite Amazon echo skill let you re-order or make new order by selecting menu with voice commands only. Enable the skill to connect tour existing account (Or create a new one) attach your payment card, and you are good to go on taste treat.


Pizzahut questions to ask Alexa:

  1. “Alexa Open Pizza Hut”
  2.  Then “Alexa ask pizza hut to deliver my order after 3.”
  3. “Alexa order pepperoni pizza with Pizza Hut.”

Customer Rating: 3 stars

Invocation Name: Pizzahut

Cost: FREE

Radio Disney

Do you live in music? Enable this amazon Alexa skill to listen to the latest pop and country music. This will also get you the most recent news and all related updates.

Customer Rating: 3.5 stars

Invocation Name: Radio Disney

Cost: FREE


Whole 30

If you are on a diet and follow the whole 30 diet chart and suggestions in your everyday meals. Then getting this Alexa skill is a must for you. Instead of opening app time and again to check whether the selected food or drink is good to eat as per your health goals, giving a voice command to Alexa to check that with whole 30 for you is awfully convenient. Few whole 30 related questions to ask Alexa:

  1. “Alexa, ask Whole 30 if I can add eggs in my dinner”.
  2. “Alexa, check with whole 30 can I replace almonds with cashews in my dessert.”

Customer Rating: 4 stars

Invocation Name: Whole Thirty

Cost: FREE


How to Disable Amazon Alexa Skills?

Disabling or deleting Alexa skills is as simple as enabling Alexa skills. If you no longer need any skill or have found another better Alexa skill to replace the existing one than you can simply disable the current Alexa skill.

In case you enabled a skill but didn’t find it suitable enough, or it didn’t meet your expectations, just delete it. You can always get another echo Alexa skill to meet your requirement as Alexa skill set consists of thousands of skills. Following check out what you need to do for that:

  1. Open the Alexa app on your smartphone.
  2. Swipe in the screen from the left edge.
  3. Check the sidebar menu and select Skills & Games  
  4. Tap on ‘Your Skills’ button.
  5. Select the skill you want to disable by tapping on it.
  6. Select ‘Disable Skill’ to delete/remove that skill.
  7. Again tap ‘Disable’ to give your final consent to disable this skill.


Just for your Knowledge

  1. As per Amazon’s official announcement, Alexa skill set counted 50,000 on 1st Sep. 2018.
  2. All Alexa skills are not developed by Amazon.
  3. There are so many 3rd party Alexa skills available for FREE.

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