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ALEXA BUILT-IN

TAKE ALEXA ALONG FOR THE RIDE

The same Alexa you know but now on the go. Available Amazon 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 properly equipped Buick infotainment system. With Alexa Built-In, use voice commands to connect to your favorite music service, get directions, make calls, check your calendar or to-do lists, add items to your Whole Foods 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.com

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 IN MY BUICK?

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 setup 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 properly equipped Navigation System using your voice. Say “Alexa, get directions to the nearest gas station.”

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MUSIC

Access music anywhere, from your favorite 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 68 degrees”

  Buick Calling Alexa Skill Icon

CALLING

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

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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 Whole Foods 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?”

AMAZON ALEXA BUILT-IN IS ALREADY AVAILABLE IN SOME BUICK MODELS

Alexa Built-in is now offered in select 2020 Encore GX models.  She’ll be available soon on other select Buick models.


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MORE CONNECTIVITY


Amazon, Alexa and all related marks 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 logos are trademarks of Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. See onstar.com for additional details.

  • 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.

  • The Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price excludes destination freight charge, tax, title, license, dealer fees and optional equipment. Click here to see all Buick vehicles’ destination freight charges.

  • EPA estimated MPG 25 city, 30 highway FWD.

  • Cargo and load capacity limited by weight and distribution.

  • EPA estimated.

  • Functionality varies by model. Full functionality requires compatible Bluetooth® and smartphone, and USB connectivity for some devices.

  • EPA estimated MPG 30 city, 32 highway 1.3L engine FWD.

  • Buick Driver Confidence: Automatic Emergency Braking, Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning, Forward Collision Alert, Front Pedestrian Braking, Following Distance Indicator and IntelliBeam. Read the vehicle Owner’s Manual for more important feature limitations and information.

  • Vehicle user interface is a product of Google and its terms and privacy statements apply. Requires the Android Auto app on Google Play and a compatible Android smartphone. Data plan rates apply. You can check which smartphones are compatible at g.co/androidauto/requirements. Android, Google Play and Android Auto are trademarks of Google LLC.

  • 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, Siri, iPhone and Apple Music are trademarks of Apple, Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.

  • Safety or driver-assistance features are no substitute for the driver’s responsibility to operate the vehicle in a safe manner. Read the vehicle Owner’s Manual for important feature limitations and information.

  • With rear seats folded. Cargo and load capacity limited by weight and distribution.

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

  • The system wirelessly charges one compatible mobile device. Some phones have built-in wireless charging technology and others require a special adapter/back cover. To check for phone or other device compatibility, click here or consult your carrier.

  • EPA estimated MPG 18 city/26 highway FWD.

  • Requires available Trailering Package. Before you buy a vehicle or use it for trailering, carefully review the trailering section of the Owner’s Manual. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow.

  • Vehicle user interface is a product of Google and its terms and privacy statements apply. Requires the Android Auto app on Google Play and a compatible Android smartphone. Data plan rates apply. You can check which smartphones are compatible at g.co/androidauto/requirements. Android, Google Play and Android Auto are trademarks of Google LLC.

  • Bose® is a registered trademark of the Bose Corporation in the U.S. and other countries.

  • EPA estimated FWD model.

  • Before you buy a vehicle or use it for trailering, carefully review the trailering section of the Owner’s Manual. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow.

  • Preproduction model shown throughout. Actual Production model may vary.

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