Whether you're buying a brand-new smart speaker or looking to get more from your existing home setup, we've rounded up some handy voice commands for you to try at home.
Your smart speaker might be brainier than you think. Aside from the essential commands that let you set alarms and play music, the best smart speakers can also interact with other smart products, including smart speakers under the same roof.
See our list of lesser-known smart speaker commands below and let us know if there are any fun ones we've missed.
Both Amazon and Google's own smart speakers will let you call most UK mobile and landline numbers for free.
If you're in the living room and your phone's out of reach, a simple voice command will have you nattering through your smart speaker in no time. You'll be charged if you use your smart speaker to call an international number, though.
With a voice-enabled smart speaker sat in your house, searching for a missing mobile isn't as big of a pain as it once was. As long as your phone has location settings enabled and it's connected to mobile data or wi-fi, you can make it ring.
A smart plug is an internet-enabled plug that you can interact with from your phone or tablet. With a smart plug and smart speaker running off the same wi-fi network, you can control plug-in appliances from anywhere in the house. Most smart plugs support scheduling, so you can set an appliance to automatically turn on or off at a certain time of day.
Smart plugs will work with floor lamps, fans, electric heaters, coffee machines and other gadgets that are usually plugged into the wall.
If you own a couple of smart speakers, you can relay a message into one of them and have that announcement broadcast from another smart speaker. Both of the smart speakers will need to be running off the same wi-fi network.
Sharing your voice messages between smart speakers will come in handy if you're trying to grab somebody's attention while they're in another room. It's a quick way of making sure everybody makes their way to the dinner table.
Pass the time with Alexa and Google Assistant, and put yourself to the test with some fun trivia games. A couple of the games will let you battle it out with friends, so you won't always be left chatting to your smart speaker on your lonesome.
Use our interactive form below to tell us how you use your smart speaker at home.
Smart products come in all shapes and sizes, from video doorbells to coloured light bulbs that you can control from your smartphone or tablet. They're all designed to make your life at home a little bit easier, whether you're managing your schedule or controlling other products at home.
If you're shopping for a new smart product, you'll have four ecosystems to pick from - Alexa, Apple HomeKit, Google Assistant and SmartThings. In the Which? test lab, we've put smart speakers from big-name brands through their paces, with our list of tested products including the Google Homeand .