It is the big weekend – when youwith friends and family to watch . You have your your table full of snacks and decked yourself in the clothes of your favorite team, ready to look at the Chiefs and 49ers facing each other.
You may have used your Amazon Echo (
) smart speaker to orderand check the game's start time, but did you know you can also use Alexa to stream games, check the scores and a football pool to organise? Your can also keep you informed of new information about the teams you follow.
Read on for more tips on giving a great echo-driven football party.
Stream the game in another room
Do you want to make another drink or grab some more snacks from the kitchen, but do not want to miss a second of the game? Set up an Echo device in your kitchen to stream the game so that you can listen when you are not in the living room.
If you use Hulu Live TV, you can enable the skill in the Alexa app to start using it on your Echo device. Once turned on, just say something like "Alexa, tune into Fox" to watch the Super Bowl.
Turn the game on
Are you ready to sit back and watch the biggest football game of the year with your friends? As long as you have ayou can watch the game from one of the such as Hulu with Live TV or Sling TV . Just download the Fox Sports app and say "Alexa, open Fox Sports on YouTube TV" to get started.
Organizing a pool
Not everyone has cash with them, so organizing a pool can be difficult. What you can do is keep track of who is gambling by using Alexa. Just say "Alexa, remember Joe bet $ 20 on the Chiefs who won with 14 points." After the game is over, you can ask Alexa what Joe bets and it will be read back to you.
After you have determined the winner, you can use. Just say "Alexa, ask PayPal to send $ 15 to Sam." It's not exactly the same as throwing money in a bowl, but it works.
Hear other scores without changing the channel
When the big football game has started, do not let anyone change the channel to check the score of another game. Instead, just ask Alexa what the score of the team's game is.
Also ask: "Alexa, what is the score of the 49ers game?" This is also useful if you have entered another room, only to hear everyone cheer because something great has happened.
Change your smart lights to the color of your team
Do you want to make sure that your entire house has team spirit? Change your smart lights to mimic the color of your favorite soccer team so that you and your friends are fully in game mode.
You needthat are compatible with Alexa. Once you've set them up, you can say, "Alexa, turn all my lights green." Because both the Chiefs and the 49ers have red team colors, you need more team decor to let everyone know who you're rooting for.
If you have multiple lights, you can create a team-specific scene with a mix of colors for other games too. For example, if you are a fan of Denver Broncos, you can create a combination of blue and orange lights. Make it fun by changing the trigger sentence to something like "Alexa, enable Broncos."
Receive updates for your favorite team
Keeping track of your beloved teams can be difficult if you have a busy schedule. Fortunately Alexa can help you stay informed, so you never miss news. In the Alexa app, open Settings and select Sport . Tap Add a team, search in your team and tap Save . Now you can say, "Alexa, what is my sports update?" to hear the latest info.
Listen to a football playlist
You obviously don't listen to music while the game is on, but you need a great football playlist during rest and after the game. Ask Alexa to play an NFL or Super Bowl playlist via Amazon Music,.
If you have Amazon Music or Spotify, you can create your own playlist with songs with a football theme. The music helps keep the party alive and lets the peace fly by while you wait to see what happens next.
Follow and manage your fantasy football teams
Use Alexa as your personal assistant who knows everything about what's going on in the sport. Start by enabling the Yahoo Fantasy Football skill in the Alexa app. You must then log in to your Yahoo account and link your Head-2-Head League to the skill.
You can get player performance updates, an overview of your team's weekly matchup and score, injury status and more. Just say "Alexa, ask Yahoo Fantasy Football about [player] statistics for the week" or "Alexa, ask Yahoo Fantasy Football about my matchup."
Other things you can ask Alexa about the football matches
- "Alexa, what are the chances in the game [team] today?"
- "Alexa, when will the [team] play again?"
- "Alexa, remind me of the game [team] on Sunday."
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