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Surprise a Family Member with a Birthday Greeting Routine from Amazon Alexa

Girl with a birthday cake

Digitally delight a family member on their special day by setting up a birthday routine for Amazon Alexa-enabled devices. Here's how to do it:
Open the Alexa app and click on the menu (3 lines on the upper left).
Select "Routines" > Plus sign on top right > "When this happens" > "Schedule"
Choose whether you'd like to schedule your message for a specific date/time or would rather trigger it with a phrase.
Next, select "Add Action" > "Alexa says" > "Phrases" > "Birthday"
Select from numerous birthday messages.
Once you've chosen an action, press "Add" at the bottom. You can then either add another action or if finished, select "Create."

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About the author

Jill Schmidt is a lover of data-driven communications and a keen follower of digital marketing best practices and trends. Throughout her 18 year tenure in marketing and advertising, she has worked on digital account strategy and campaigns for companies such as Colgate, Kellogg, Kimberly-Clark, Briggs & Stratton, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and many others.   She is the creator and writer of a triple award-winning email newsletter. Founding member of the Milwaukee Interactive Marketing Association, former Vice President, and seven-term board member.  

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