Updated: July 26, 2021
Nothing can cheer you up like a Pandora station surprising you with hits from your 20s.
So learn how to play Pandora on your Amazon Echo devices with this guide! It will answer two core questions:
- Set-Up: How do I set up Pandora on my Alexa devices?
- Voice Commands: Which voice commands can I use with Pandora?
Let’s dive in.
Using Pandora With Alexa
Pandora is a subscription-based music streaming service owned by Sirius XM and based in Oakland, California.
Pandora was an early Amazon partner and was one of the first music services to launch on the Amazon Alexa platform.
Compatible Amazon Echo Speakers
Pandora can be played on any of Amazon’s smart speakers. Most commonly:
- Amazon Echo Dot
- Amazon Echo
- Amazon Echo Show 5 / 8 / 10
How To Connect Pandora To Alexa
To play Pandora on your Alexa devices, you first have to link your Pandora account with your Amazon account.
- Go to the Pandora skill page in the Alexa app
- Tap “Enable”
- The Pandora app will automatically launch (if it’s installed on the same device). Log in with your username and password, then tap Link now
Alexa Pandora Commands
See below the Alexa voice commands you can use to listen to Pandora on your Echo devices, categorized by type:
- Request Content
- Control Playback
- Adjust Settings
Note: If you set Pandora to be your default music and podcast service, you can use the below commands without saying “on Pandora” at the end.
- Alexa, play [artist] radio on Pandora.
- Alexa, play [podcast] on Pandora.
- Alexa, play the first episode of [podcast].
- Alexa, play the latest episode of [podcast] on Pandora.
- Alexa, stop / play music on Pandora.
- Alexa, play the next episode of [podcast].
- Alexa, stop / play [podcast] on Pandora.
- Alexa, fast forward / rewind [podcast].
- Alexa, skip ahead / go back [time].
- Alexa, skip this song.
- Alexa, Thumb Up this song.
- Alexa, Thumbs Down this song.
- Alexa, volume up / down.
- Alexa, what is playing?
- Alexa, play [song] by [artist].
Printable List Of Alexa Pandora Commands
To open a printable PDF copy of these commands in a new tab, simply click on the download button below.
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