General Commands

“Search for [diy tutorials]?”

“What is [Quantum Physics]?”

“Who invented [electricity]?”

“What is the meaning of [life]?”

“Who is married to [Mila Kunis]?”

“Stock price of [Microsoft]”

“Author of [Game of Thrones]”

“How old is [George R.R. Martin]?”

Time & Date

“What time is it in [Tokyo]?”

“When is the sunset [in New York(optional)]”

“What is the time zone of [New Delhi]”

“Time at home”

“Create a calendar event: [Dinner in New York] [Saturday at 8 PM]”

“Wake me up in [5 hours]”

“Set alarm for [8 PM]”


“Call [Terry]”

“Call [mum -or- dad -or- wife -or- uncle -or- aunt …]”

“Send [email] to James, [Subject: Meeting], [Message: Will be there in 5]”

“Send [SMS] to Louella’s mobile, don’t forget I love you”

“[Contact name]”

“Post to Google+ [this voice thing sure is cool]”

“Post to Twitter

Productivity (Notes, Tools etc.)

“Remind me to [buy milk] at [5 PM]”

“Remind me [when I get -or- next time I’m at] [home -or- work -or- other location] [to send an email to John]”

“Take a picture (“Take a photo” also works)”

“Record a video”

“Make a note: [update my router firmware] (also try “Note to self” This works with multiple apps, and you can even email yourself!)”

“Find [Florence Ion’s] [phone number] (Works with all info in your contacts – addresses, birthdays, etc.)”

“Note to self: [I parked my car in section D]”

“What is my schedule for tomorrow?” (also: What does my day look like [Friday]?)

“Where’s my package?” (tracking confirmation must be in Gmail)



“Is it going to rain [tomorrow -or- Monday]”

“What’s the weather in [San Francisco]?”

“How’s the weather in [Los Angeles] on [Wednesday] going to be?”

Maps, Travel, & Navigation

“Map of [Disney World]”

“Show me the nearby [hotel] on map”

“Navigate to [London] on car”

“How far is [Osaka] from [Tokyo]?”

“Directions to [address -or- business name -or- other destination]”

“Say [where is the library] in [German]?”

“Where is [the Eiffel Tower]?”

“Show me the menu for [Wild Olive Restaurant]”

“Call [The Louvre]”

“Show me my flight info”

“Where’s my hotel?”

“What are some attractions around here?”

“How do you say [good night] in [Japanese]?”

“What is [50,000 rupees] in [dollars]? or 50,000 rupees to USD”

“What’s the flight status of [United] flight [747]?”

“Show me restaurants near my hotel -or- Give me directions back to my hotel (this only works if your hotel confirmation was sent to your gmail account)”

Conversions & Calculations

“What is the tip for [125] dollars?”

“Convert [currency -or- length …] to [currency -or- length …]”

“How much is [18] times [48]?”

“What is [45] percent of [350]?”

“Square root of [81]”

“….. equals”

“How many ounces is in 5 cups”


“How are [the Dallas Cowboys] doing?”

“When is the next [Los Angeles Lakers] game?”

“Show me the [Premier League] table”

“Did [the orioles] win their last game?”

Flight Information

“Flight [ AA 145 ]?”

“Flight status of [ AA 145 ]”

“Has [ LH 230 ] landed?”

“When will [ AA 130 ] land -or- depart?”

Web Browsing

“Go to [Tech Crunch]?”

“Open [ ]”

“Show me [ ]”

“Browse to [ ]”


“Listen to -or- play [Love Song] by [The Cure]?”

“YouTube [cat videos]?”

“Who acted in [Guardians of the Galaxy]?”

“Who is the producer of [Breaking Bad]?”

“When was [Predator] released?”

“Runtime of [The Titanic]”

“Listen to TV”

“What’s this song?”

“What movies are playing [tonight]? Where is [Interstellar] playing?”


“Do a barrel roll”

“What’s the loneliest number?”

“Make me a sandwich!”

“Sudo make me a sandwich!”

“When am I?”

“Okay Jarvis, …” (Instead of “Okay Google, …”)

“Who are you?”

“How much wood could a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood.”

“Beam me up, Scotty!”

“Tilt” or try “Askew”

“What is your favorite color?”

“Up up down down left right left right”

“Tea, Earl Grey, hot”

“Go go gadget [app name]”

“When does the narwhal bacon?”

“What is the Bacon number of [random actor]?”

“What does the fox say?”

“What is [Brian Cranston’s] Bacon number?”


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