How to Add iCloud Calendar to Amazon Echo

Since its launch, Amazon Echo has witnessed a lot of updates, and they are welcome by all owners of Echo. Very recently, Amazon has enabled Echo to set reminders and alarms and timers. And now, your intelligent Alexa can help you add iCloud Calendar to Amazon Echo.

This friendship between Apple and Amazon will bear some sweet fruits for users of iPhone/iPad and Echo. Basically, you can add your iCloud account to the Alexa app you have downloaded on your iPhone or iPad, and then you can access your iCloud Calendar stuff via Amazon’s Echo, Dot, Tap, and Show. Read this guide thoroughly and you will be able to sync iCloud Calendar to Amazon Echo.

IMPORTANT

Before you go ahead, it is mandatory for you to enable two-step verification on your Apple ID; this will enable you to get app specific password.

How to Add iCloud Calendar to Amazon Echo

Connect iCloud Calendar to Amazon Alexa

After enabling two-factor authentication, you can connect your iCloud Calendar to Alexa – voice assistant developed by Amazon.

Step #1: Launch Amazon Alexa on your iPhone or iPad.

Step #2: Now tap on Hamburger icon (three horizontal lines).

Step #3: Next, tap on Settings from the Menu.

Step #4: Swipe down and tap on Calendar.

Step #5: You need to tap on Apple.

Step #6: If you have not enabled two-factor authentication, you will have to do it now by following on-screen instructions. Or simply tap on Continue button.

Step #7: Here, you will be asked to create app-specific password (if you have not done earlier). You should save the password so that you can use it in future. Do not confuse your app-specific password with your Apple ID or iCloud account password.

Step #8: Now click on Continue.

Step #9: Type in your Apple ID and app-specific password you have created for Alexa a moment before.

Step #10: Choose your iCloud Calendars you want to connect with Alexa.

How to Ask Alexa About Your Schedule

Once you have added iCloud Calendars to Amazon Echo, you can ask the voice assistant to give information about your schedule. You can use devices like Echo, Tap, Dot, or Echo Show.

Alexa, what are my plans for next Sunday?

Alexa, when is my next meeting with my cardiac surgeon?

Alexa, what is my schedule on Saturday?

Alexa will fetch the related data and reply you with your schedules and plans on a specific day or date.

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How to Disconnect Your iCloud Calendar from Alexa

Step #1: Launch Alexa app on your iPhone or iPad.

Step #2: Tap on Hamburger icon (Menu) from top left corner.

Step #3: Now tap on Settings.

Step #4: Swipe down and tap on Calendar.

Step #5: Next, tap on Apple.

Step #6: Swipe further down and tap on Unlink this Apple Calendar account.

That’s it!

For the last couple of months, it is noticed by experts that tech giants are working seriously to improve voice assistants. We have examples of Amazon’s Alexa and Google Assistant – both are giving Siri a good run for their money. This, probably, is the reason why Apple is likely to release its Siri Speaker in its upcoming event. And among all this rough and tumble, I can see a person smiling in the corner – yeah, he is a customer.

Also Check: How to Use Alexa on iPhone and iPad

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