Step #1) Download the Alexa App

Go to the app store on your mobile device and search for "Alexa App" or select a link below:

Amazon Appstore

Google Play

Apple App Store


Click Here for additional help on downloading the Amazon Alexa App.


Step #2) Enable our Skill

  • Go to the menu, and select Skills. Or, go to the Alexa Skills store on the Amazon website Macomb News Now or WLMD.
  • When you find a skill you want to use (ex: Macomb News Now), select it to open the skill details.
  • Select the Enable Skill option, or ask Alexa to open the skill.
  • OR use the Voice Command
    "Alexa, ENABLE Macomb News Now SKILL"
    or "Alexa, ENABLE W. L. M. D. SKILL"
Step #3) Activate the Skill
  • To activate the skill you will say "Alexa, play Macomb News Now" or "Alexa play W. L. M. D."
  • To stop you will say "Alexa, stop"

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