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Amazon Echo Dot

An Alexa skill for healthy lifestyles

Introducing Vitality Alexa skill

Be healthier and happier at home with Vitality Alexa skill on Amazon Echo devices.

If you need some health & fitness inspiration, why not try the recipes, workouts and healthy living tips?

With Vitality Alexa skill, all you need to do is ask Alexa.

Enable Vitality skill

What are the Vitality Alexa skill commands?

Learn how to use the Vitality Alexa skill

  • Recipes

    Alexa quote

    If you're in need of some #foodspiration, simply ask Alexa for a breakfast, lunch, dinner or dessert recipe.

  • Workouts

    Alexa quote

    What's your #mondaymotivation? Why not ask Alexa for a workout to start off your week in the right way?

  • Healthy living tips

    Alexa quote

    If it's a #healthylifestyle you're after, then these healthy eating, activity and positive wellbeing tips might nudge you in the right direction, one tip at a time.

How do I enable the Vitality Alexa skill?

  • Amazon Echo Device

    Alexa echodot

    Follow the instructions that came with your Amazon Echo device to get it set-up and connected to WiFi, and a speaker if relevant.

  • Amazon Alexa App

    Alexa app

    Download the free Amazon Alexa App to your iPhone or Android phone to set up and manage your Echo device. Then, use it to enable and discover the Vitality Alexa skill.

  • Vitality Skill

    Alexa skill

    Open the Amazon Alexa App, visit ‘Skills’, search for Vitality and then tap ‘Enable Skill’.

New member offer

Get Amazon Echo Dot for £0 when you join Vitality

To mark the release of the Vitality Alexa Skill, Vitality are offering new members on certain Vitality plans an Amazon Echo Dot for £0.

Offer applies to new Personal Healthcare plans and new indexed VitalityLife plans with Wellness Optimiser or Vitality Optimiser for an additional monthly fee of £3.80 or Interest Optimiser and Premium Rate Optimiser. Excludes Mortgage Protection Plan. Offer runs 12.03.2018 to 30.06.2018 inclusive. The Amazon Echo Dot will be sent after the first premium payment has been received. Minimum monthly premiums and further terms and conditions apply.
Amazon Echo Dot Offer

Rate and review

Let us know what you think!

To rate our skill and give it a review, simply open the Alexa App, tap ‘Skills’, ‘Your Skills’, ‘Vitality’ and then scroll down and tap ‘Write a review’.

Let us know what you think of the content and what you’d like to see in future so we can continue to improve the Vitality skill.

Rate Vitality skill

Want some daily health & fitness inspiration?

If you want a daily dose of health & fitness inspiration, why not try the Vitality Tip of the Day Flash Briefing skill?
More about Vitality Tip of the Day skill

Frequently asked questions

What are Amazon Echo devices?
Amazon Echo are hands-free, voice-controlled devices with a built-in speaker. They can also connect to your speakers or headphones over Bluetooth or through a 3.5 mm audio cable to deliver stereo sound to the speakers you choose.
What are the features of Amazon Alexa?

You can download the free Alexa App on Fire OS, Android, iOS and desktop browsers, to easily set up and manage your Amazon Echo device.

You can use the Alexa App to:

  • Connect your existing music or calendars
  • Set up your compatible smart home devices
  • Listen to audio books
  • View shopping and to-do lists
  • Control timers and set custom tones and alarms
  • Make calls, view conversation history, manage contacts and get notifications when you receive a message (on iOS and Android)

You can also use the Alexa App to discover and enable skills like the Vitality skill for recipes, workouts and healthy living tips.

What is an Alexa Skill and is it an app?

Alexa Skills add new capabilities that create a more personalised experience with your Amazon Echo Dot, and other Alexa-enabled devices. Enabling skills lets Alexa do even more, such as finding recipes, doing workouts or listening to healthy living tips on the Vitality skill.

You enable skills onto Amazon Echo devices through the Alexa App or via the Amazon Skill Store online.
What are the benefits of the Alexa app?
Alexa - the brain behind Amazon Echo - updates through the cloud automatically and is continually learning, adding new functionality and skills. The more you use Echo, the more it adapts to your speech patterns, vocabulary and personal preferences.
Amazon has recently added Alexa calling and messaging between supported Echo device or the Alexa App, multi-room music - available for Amazon Music, TuneIn and Spotify; Bluetooth not supported - and reminders, along with skills from third-party developers, such as the Vitality Alexa Skill.
How do I connect Echo Dot to Wi-Fi?

Once you’ve downloaded the Alexa App to your phone or tablet, open it, tap on the burger menu and choose ‘Settings’.

If your Echo device is not listed, choose ‘Set up a new device’ and follow the instructions.

During set up, you will connect your Echo device to the internet, so you will need your WiFi password.

How do I "wake" Alexa?

When you want to use your Amazon Echo device, just say the wake word “Alexa” and the Echo device responds.

If you have more than one Echo or Echo Dot, Alexa responds intelligently from the device you're closest to with ESP (Echo Spatial Perception).

Can I link my Vitality account to the Vitality skill?