Alexa, open DVD Netflix!

Do you have an Alexa-enabled device such as an Amazon Echo? Enable the DVD Netflix skill for Alexa to add movies, hear what's next in your queue, and get recommendations!

Enable

Setup Alexa

  • • Click the enable button above or use the Amazon Alexa mobile app on your device.
  • • Search for and select the DVD Netflix skill. Click the Enable button.
  • • Link your account by entering your DVD Netflix account details.
  • • Say "Alexa, open DVD Netflix!"

Ask Alexa to add a movie to my Queue.

"Alexa, tell DVD Netflix to add Forrest Gump to my Queue."
"I have added Forrest Gump to your Queue. Would you like me to move it to the top?"
"Yes"
"Ok, I've moved it to the top."

You could also say any of the following:

"Alexa, ask DVD Netflix to add Forrest Gump to my queue."

"Alexa, open DVD Netflix. (DVD Netflix will open) Send me Forrest Gump."

"Alexa, open DVD Netflix. (DVD Netflix will open) Put Forrest Gump in my queue."

"Alexa, open DVD Netflix. (DVD Netflix will open) I want to watch Forrest Gump."

Ask Alexa what's next next in my queue

"Alexa, ask DVD Netflix what's next."
"Looks like Forrest Gump is next in your queue."

You could also say any of the following:

"Alexa, open DVD Netflix. (DVD Netflix will open) What's next in my queue?"

"Alexa, open DVD Netflix. (DVD Netflix will open) What's next?"

"Alexa, ask DVD Netflix what's next in my queue."

"Alexa, ask DVD Netflix what's next."

Ask Alexa to recommend something

"Alexa, ask DVD Netflix to recommend something."
"A top pick for you is Green Book. It averages 4 stars. Would you like me to add it to your queue?"
"Yes"
"I have added Green Book to your Queue. Would you like me to move it to the top?"
"No"
"Ok, I didn't move it."

You could also say any of the following:

"Alexa, tell DVD Netflix to recommend a movie."

"Alexa, tell DVD Netflix to suggest a title."

"Alexa, ask DVD Netflix to give me a recommendation."

"Alexa, open DVD Netflix. (DVD Netflix will open) Suggest a movie."

"Alexa, open DVD Netflix. (DVD Netflix will open) Pick something."

"Alexa, open DVD Netflix. (DVD Netflix will open) What should I watch?"

Ask Alexa to recommend something from a specific genre, actor, actress or director

"Alexa, ask DVD Netflix to recommend something with Keanu Reeves."
"A movie with Keanu Reeves you might like is Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure. It averages 4 stars. Would you like me to add it to your queue?"

You could also say any of the following:

"Alexa, ask DVD Netflix to recommend a comedy."

"Alexa, ask DVD Netflix to recommend a scary movie."

"Alexa, ask DVD Netflix to recommend something from Steven Spielberg."

"Alexa, open DVD Netflix. (DVD Netflix will open) Recommend a comedy."

"Alexa, open DVD Netflix. (DVD Netflix will open) Recommend a scary movie."

"Alexa, open DVD Netflix. (DVD Netflix will open) Recommend a movie from Steven Spielberg."

Ask Alexa to recommend something new or popular

"Alexa, ask DVD Netflix what's popular."
"A popular movie for you is The Art of Racing in the Rain. It averages 4.2 stars. Would you like me to add it to your queue?"

You could also say any of the following:

"Alexa, ask DVD Netflix what's new."

"Alexa, ask DVD Netflix what's popular."

"Alexa, open DVD Netflix. (DVD Netflix will open) What's popular?"

"Alexa, open DVD Netflix. (DVD Netflix will open) What's new?"

Still having trouble? Watch our video.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What are all the DVD Netflix functions?

    To get a list of functions just say: "Alexa, ask DVD Netflix for help".

    Current list of functions:

    "Alexa, tell DVD Netflix to add Forrest Gump to my Queue." "Alexa, ask DVD Netflix what's next." "Alexa, ask DVD Netflix what's new." "Alexa, ask DVD Netflix what's popular." "Alexa, ask DVD Netflix to recommend something." "Alexa, ask DVD Netflix to recommend a comedy." (or some other genre) "Alexa, ask DVD Netflix to recommend something with Keanu Reeves." (or another actor/actress/director)
  • Alexa is saying, "Sorry, I didn't get that." What do I do?

    Please repeat your command to Alexa after the blue activity light ring goes out.

    If you're still having trouble, you could try opening the DVD Netflix skill first.

    "Alexa, open DVD Netflix." "Recommend Something."
  • Alexa is saying, "There was a problem, try again in a few moments." What do I do?

    Please repeat your command to Alexa after the blue activity light ring goes out. If your problem continues, ensure you have successfully linked the DVD Netflix skill to your DVD Netflix account.

    If you're still having trouble, you could try opening the DVD Netflix skill first.

    "Alexa, open DVD Netflix." "What's next in my Queue?"
  • Alexa is unable to find the DVD Netflix skill.

    You must first enable and link the skill from amazon.com by clicking the Enable button at the top of this page and logging into DVD Netflix.
  • Can I set up or change the settings of my Amazon Alexa without a smartphone?

    Yes, you can set up and control Alexa by going to alexa.amazon.com in your web browser.
  • I'm having trouble re-enabling the DVD Netflix skill.

    To re-enable the DVD Netflix skill, you should disable the skill from Alexa and unlink your DVD Netflix account before attempting to re-enable.

    See "How do I disable the DVD Netflix skill from Alexa" for disabling and unlinking.

  • How do I disable the DVD Netflix skill from Alexa?

    Like all Alexa skills, it can be disabled through your account at alexa.amazon.com or in the mobile app.