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Mail Bot

Finally a real email skill for Alexa! You can ask Mail Bot to read your entire emails from your Gmail account in a way you would expect.

Just "Ask Mail Bot to get my emails for today" or specify a type (i.e. unread, starred, important) or time period (i.e. yesterday, last 2 weeks). All you need is your Amazon Echo and your Google account.


Please follow these steps below to set up the Mail Bot!

1. Go to alexa.amazon.com and login using your Amazon account email address and password.
2. From the Menu click Skills.
3. Search for "Mail Bot" in the skills page and click "Enable Skill" button.
4. Sign in with your email account(eg. Gmail).
5. After you have logged in with your account, you'll be asked to authorize "Amazon Alexa" to access your information. This step is necessary for Amazon Alexa to access your inbox.

Once the skill is enabled and you linked your account with Mail Bot server, you will be able to start asking Mail Bot to assist you!

Following is the list of example phrases you can tell Mail Bot.

Mail Bot Commands

Gmail Commands

  • You can ask Mail Bot to read emails for you.

    - Alexa, ask mail bot to get my emails today.

  • You can specify start time like today, yesterday, or 'last Christmas'.

    - Alexa, ask mail bot to read my unread emails from yesterday.

    - Alexa, ask mail bot to get my important emails from last friday.

  • You can specify time period like last 5 days, 2 weeks, or 4 months.

    - Alexa, ask mail bot for unread important emails for last 5 days.

  • To get help between commands,

    - Alexa, help.

Feed Bot

With Feed Bot installed, Alexa can read your favorite news sources, articles, blogs, and any RSS feed. Feed Bot even plays Podcast RSS!

Use the pre-configured feeds (New York Times, Reuters, CNN, Zero Hedge, BBC and more) or add any RSS feeds you can find and Feed Bot will play the 5 latest items from each source. With fast access to news sources and information, you can keep up on the trends and topics that matter to you.

Reading RSS (text): Simply say to Alexa "ask Feed Bot for my news" or "ask Feed Bot to read my news" to get Alexa to read the latest items from your text RSS sources. Use the commands "back" or "next" to navigate to the previous or next item.

Play Podcasts (RSS feed): Simply say Alexa "ask Feed Bot to play" or "Ask Feed Bot to play my Podcasts". Use the audio content commands "play", "pause", "skip", "previous" and "resume".

For a full list of commands, just say "help" at any time while using the skill or visit servebot.net.


Important note: This is an early Alpha and we know there are bugs. Please report anything you see to admin@servebot.net so we can jump on them.



Please follow these steps below to set up the Feed Bot!

1. Go to alexa.amazon.com and login using your Amazon account email address and password.
2. From the Menu click Skills.
3. Search for "Feed Bot" in the skills page and click "Enable Skill" button.
4. Sign in with your email account(eg. Gmail).
5. After you have logged in with your account, you'll be asked to authorize "Amazon Alexa" to access your information. This step is necessary for Amazon Alexa to access your ServeBot account.

Once the skill is enabled and you linked your account with Mail Bot server, you will be able to start asking Feed Bot to assist you!

Following is the list of example phrases you can tell Feed Bot.

Feed Bot Commands

Text Rss Commands

  • You can ask Feed Bot to read text rss feed for you.

    - Alexa, ask Feed Bot to read my list.

    - Alexa, ask Feed Bot to read.

    - Alexa, ask Feed Bot to read my new.

    You can ask Feed Bot to navigate between rss items.

    - Alexa, next.

    - Alexa, go back.

Podcast Rss Commands

  • You can ask Feed Bot to play podcast rss feed for you.

    - Alexa, ask Feed Bot to play my list.

    - Alexa, ask Feed Bot to play.

    - Alexa, ask Feed Bot to play my new.

    You can ask Feed Bot to navigate between rss items.

    - Alexa, next.

    - Alexa, go back.

    You can ask Feed Bot to pause and resume for podcast rss.

    - Alexa, pause.

    - Alexa, resume.