Standard Skills Usage

Your OpenVoiceOS device comes with certain skills pre-installed for basic functionality out of the box. You can also install new skills however more about that at a later stage.

Date / Time skill

You can ask your device what time or date it is just in case you lost your watch.

Hey Mycroft, what time is it?

Time

Hey Mycroft, what is the date?

Date

Setting an alarm

Having your OpenVoiceOS device knowing and showing the time is great but it is even better to be woken up in the morning by your device.

Hey Mycroft, set an alarm for 8 AM.

Alarm

Setting of timers

Sometimes you are just busy but want to be alerted after a certain time. For that you can use timers.

Hey Mycroft, set a timer for 5 minutes.

Timer

You can alway set more timers and even name them so you know which timers is for what.

Hey, Mycroft, set another timer called rice cooking for 7 minutes.

Timers

Asking the weather

You can ask your device what the weather is or would be at any given time or place.

Hey Mycroft, what is the weatehr like today?

Weather 1

The weather skill actually uses multiple pages indicated by the small dots at the bottom of the screen.

Weather 2