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stop annoying suggestions.....

stoolzostoolzo Posts: 7Members

Hi, its bad enough that Alexa/plex doesnt recognize half of my collection even though plex does but to be constantly be asked, why dont I play this, "shall I play something new" all the time when it doesnt recognize something is driving my insane, i've nearly chucked the damn thing across the room several times.

We need an option for straight playback, no advice, no questions asked. If plex cant find that, a "this isnt in your library" will suffice. It suspect however when Alexa suggestion playing something from amazon that an issue with the Alexa side but surely the Plex team has control of what Alexa says when you try play something or something fails to play?

This is so close to being something i'd use every day but its becoming infuriating.


  • stoolzostoolzo Posts: 7Members

    seriously nobody?, cant be many people using this then as I have this problem constantly, cant just be me.

  • JLB1109JLB1109 Posts: 2Members, Plex Pass Plex Pass

    I'm having the same problem. I give Alexa the command..."Alexa, ask Plex to play Pink Floyd" as an example & she responses like "I'm in your head, I know you just want to listen to the same thing over & over, but can I suggest..." and then she goes on suggesting other bands or songs one after another after I keep saying NO to her suggestions every time.

    She just doesn't take NO for an answer. How do we make her stop!!! Just PLAY the song that I want from my own music library on my computer through the Plex Server!

  • JLB1109JLB1109 Posts: 2Members, Plex Pass Plex Pass

    I think I found a "fix" to this problem... it's all in how you ask the question to Alexa. If I want to listen to Pink Floyd's album "Wish You Were Here", you need to phrase it this way... Alexa, Ask Plex to play the album "Wish You Were Here"
    Alexa will then play that Album directly & will NOT suggest to play anything similar or in the same genre. You need to add the words "Play the Album". This seems to work for me in any case... for now! :)

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