Secret Hack Lets You Turn Alexa Into Santa Claus


Even if you’ve already decorated your home for the holidays, why not add a little more cheer by turning Alexa into Santa Claus? You read it right.

It seems that this year’s Christmas surprise from your Amazon Echo is all waiting for you if you only utter the right phrases!

You can ask Alexa where Santa is on his route for delivering presents or request that she perform you a Christmas carol in addition to interacting with Santa Claus via your gadget.

Just say, “Alexa, enable ‘Hey, Santa’,” and you can talk to Santa through your Alexa device.

Before you know it, Father Christmas will be entertaining your home with tales, jokes, and songs.

Santa has partnered with some very special pals before his work with Alexa to provide users the best Christmas experience.

To hear Old Saint Nick play a special song with the Grammy-winning singer-songwriter, try telling him: “Hey Santa, sing your duet with Meghan Trainor” for a concert in your kitchen!

Santa Claus has also teamed up with the sight-loss charity Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) have some special messages read out.

Simply say: Alexa, read my RNIB Letter from Santa” to hear Father Christmas’ to hear!

Here are some other phrases to try out on your Alexa after enabling “Hey, Santa.”

  • “Hey Santa, sing We Wish You a Merry Christmas.” 
  • “Hey Santa, sing the 12 Days of Christmas.” 
  • “Hey Santa, sing Deck the Halls.” 
  • “Hey Santa, tell me a story.” 
  • “Hey Santa, tell me the North Pole news.” 
  • “Hey Santa, tell me about your reindeer.” 
  • “Hey Santa, can you laugh?” 
  • “Hey Santa, what is your favourite food?” 
  • “Hey Santa, merry Christmas” 
  • “Hey Santa, let’s dance.” 
  • “Hey Santa, tell me a joke.” 
  • “Hey Santa, let’s play a game.” 
  • “Hey Santa, give me advice.” 

This holiday season, Santa isn’t the only one spreading cheer to your home; Alexa has also learned a few new carols.

Ask Alexa, “Alexa, where is Santa?” to amuse the family on Christmas Eve, or make friends laugh by saying, “Alexa, do you like my Christmas jumper?” same, “Alexa, am I on good list?”

You can set up a Christmas countdown in your home using the Alexa app, which will play holiday music, turn on your Christmas lights, and display the remaining days until Christmas.

On the big day, if you start to feel overwhelmed and require assistance, Alexa is ready to help. “Alexa, how do you make mulled wine?” is all you need to say.

Here are some other questions to ask Alexa this Christmas.

  • “Alexa, where is Santa?”
  • “Alexa, sing a Christmas song.”
  • “Alexa, tell me a Christmas joke.”
  • “Alexa, how many days until Christmas?”
  • “Alexa, do you like my Christmas jumper?”
  • “Alexa, do you like my Christmas tree?”
  • “Alexa, add roast potatoes to my shopping list.”
  • “Alexa, am I on the nice list?”
  • “Alexa, will it snow on Christmas Day?”
  • “Alexa, wake me up at 7 a.m. to Jingle Bells.”
  • “Alexa, tell me a Christmas story.”
  • “Alexa, how fast does Santa’s sleigh go?”
  • “Alexa, what is Santa’s address?”
  • “Alexa, what’s the best Christmas movie?”
  • “Alexa, what do you want for Christmas?”