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New alexa user help

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New alexa user help
« on: March 11, 2019, 12:57:45 pm »
Just got my 1st echo dot and need a bit of help.
Setup---echo, wink multiple wink robots also have ifttt or yonomi but never used either.
here's what I would like to do
Presently have a wink robot to send me email or a text when mail arrives using a Motion sensor in mailbox that senses when the box is opened.
I would like alexa to announce that the mail has arrived.

seems simple but no idea how to do it. Open to suggestions/changes and yes I'm just being too lazy to pick
 up my phone and look at my email.

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Re: New alexa user help
« Reply #1 on: March 12, 2019, 01:04:48 pm »
If the echo can see your motion detector, you could set up a routine so that when motion is detected, make an announcement on the echo. I don't use wink so I don't know if the echo can use those devices or not. Good luck!