Alexa Built-In Voice Assistant | Buick Canada

ALEXA BUILT-IN

TAKE ALEXA ALONG FOR THE RIDE

She’s the same Alexa you know but now on the go. Available Alexa Built-In can help you play music, get directions, place calls, control your smart home and more—all with your voice.

WHAT IS ALEXA BUILT-IN?

Alexa functionality is fully integrated into your Buick Infotainment System. With Alexa Built-In use voice commands to connect to your favourite music service, get directions, make calls, check your calendar or to-do lists, add items to your shopping cart and more.

GET CONNECTED


1. CHECK vehicle availability

2. FIND the Alexa icon on your infotainment system or download Alexa from the App Store®

3. LOG IN with your Amazon credentials or sign up for an account at amazon.ca

4. DOWNLOAD the Amazon Alexa mobile app to your phone from the Google Play™ or Apple® App Store®  

5. LINK the accounts and media services you'd like to access in the Alexa mobile app in Settings

6. PAIR your phone with the vehicle via Bluetooth®

7. COMPLETE the setup process and link your applicable accounts

HOW DOES ALEXA BUILT-IN WORK?

If equipped, wake up Alexa using the steering-wheel voice-command button or Alexa icon on your Infotainment screen. (Note: You need a data plan and must complete the set-up process to activate.)
 
Alexa is easy and intuitive to use. Simply ask Alexa to do things using simple phrases.
 
Say things like:
 
“Alexa, call Blake.”
 
“Alexa, get directions to the nearest coffee shop.”
 
“Alexa, play Road Trip playlist.”
 
“Alexa, what’s on my schedule today?”

SOME OF THE THINGS ALEXA BUILT-IN CAN DO:


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NAVIGATION

Get directions sent to your Navigation using your voice. Say “Alexa, get directions to the nearest gas station.”

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MUSIC

Access music anywhere, from your favourite music services. Say “Alexa, tune to SiriusXM Channel 2.”

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SMART HOME

Control your home from wherever you are. Say “Alexa, set the thermostat to 21 degrees.”

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CALLING

Call a family member or friend with Alexa to let them know you are headed home. Say “Alexa, call Garrett.”

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PRODUCTIVITY

Set reminders, add items to shopping or to-do lists, or manage your calendar. Say “Alexa, add coffee to my shopping cart.”

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NEWS AND INFORMATION

Stay up to date on the latest news and sports updates or answer that burning question and more while on the go. Say “Alexa, what’s my sports update?”

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TAKE ALEXA ALONG FOR THE RIDE

  • Only available in the U.S. and Canada in U.S. English on properly equipped vehicles. Some commands are not supported on some vehicles. Amazon, Alexa and all related logos are trademarks of Amazon.com Inc. or its affiliates.

  • Functionality is subject to limitations and varies by vehicle, infotainment system, and location. Select service plan required. Certain Alexa Skills require account linking to use. Amazon, Alexa and all related marks are trademarks of Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. See onstar.ca for additional details.

  • Functionality varies by model. Full functionality requires compatible Bluetooth and smartphone, and USB connectivity for some devices. Data plan rates may apply.

  • Apple, the Apple logo and iPhone are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries and regions. App Store is a service mark of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.

  • Amazon, Alexa and all related logos are trademarks of Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates.

  • Visit mybuick.ca for more information. Full Bluetooth feature functionality varies by device, model and/or vehicle configuration, and software version. Bluetooth is a registered trademark of Bluetooth SIG, Inc.

  • At time of posting, detailed map coverage is available for most major urban areas of the United States and for certain metropolitan areas of Canada (Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Windsor, London, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec City and Halifax). Coverage is significantly limited outside these areas.

  • Certain Alexa functionality is dependent on smart home technology.

  • In order for Alexa to make phone calls or access your phone contacts, your phone must be Bluetooth® paired.

     

    Visit mybuick.ca for more information. Full Bluetooth feature functionality varies by device, model and/or vehicle configuration, and software version. Bluetooth is a registered trademark of Bluetooth SIG, Inc.

  • Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price does not include freight, air conditioning charge or tire fee (if applicable). License, insurance, registration, fees associated with filing at movable property registry/PPSA, administration fees, duties and taxes extra. U.S. model shown. Dealers are free to set individual prices. See dealer for details.

  • Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price, includes freight, $100 air conditioning tax and dealer fees. License, insurance, registration, fees associated with filing at movable property registry/PPSA, administration fees, duties and taxes extra. Dealers are free to set individual prices. See dealer for details.

  • Vehicle user interface is a product of Apple and its terms and privacy statements apply. Requires compatible iPhone and data plan rates apply. Apple CarPlay is a trademark of Apple Inc. Siri, iPhone and iTunes are trademarks of Apple Inc, registered in the U.S. and other countries.

  • Vehicle user interface is a product of Google and its terms and privacy statements apply. Requires the Android Auto app on Google Play and an Android compatible smartphone running Android 6.0 or higher. Data plan rates apply. Android Auto is a trademark of  Google LLC. Updated Mobile APP EV experience requires Android 9.0 or higher.

  • 2020 Buick Envision AWD 2.5L with 6-speed automatic transmission fuel consumption estimate is 11.1 L/100km city and 8.6 L/100km highway. Fuel consumption estimates based on GM testing in accordance with Government of Canada approved test methods. Refer to vehicles.nrcan.gc.ca for details. Your actual fuel consumption will vary.

  • Buick Driver Confidence and Buick Driver Confidence Plus: Automatic Emergency Braking, Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning, Forward Collision Alert, Front Pedestrian Braking, Following Distance Indicator, IntelliBeam® Auto High Beams, Lane Change Alert with Side Blind Zone Alert, Rear Cross Traffic Alert. Read the vehicle Owner’s Manual for important feature limitations and information.

  • The system wirelessly charges one compatible mobile device. Some devices require an adaptor or back cover. See mybuick.ca for more information.

  • Read the vehicle Owner’s Manual for important feature limitations and information.

  • Bose is a registered trademark of Bose Corporation.

  • Package includes: Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning, Lane Change Alert with Side Blind Zone Alert, Following Distance Indicator, Forward Collision Alert, Rear Cross Traffic Alert, Front Pedestrian Braking,  Headlamp control, IntelliBeam® Auto High Beam, Front and Rear Park Assist and Automatic Emergency Braking.

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