The AmazonBasics Microwave is one of the coolest smart kitchen appliances out there. Its big claim to fame is the ability to control it via Alexa voice commands, but did you know that the microwave can also automatically re-order popcorn for you when you’re running low? Here’s how it works!
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- Never run out of popcorn: AmazonBasics Microwave ($50 at Amazon)
How to automatically re-order popcorn with the AmazonBasics Microwave
Open the Alexa app on your phone and tap Devices on the bottom navigation bar.
Tap All Devices.
Tap Auto Popcorn Replenishment.
Tap Set Up.
Log in to your Amazon account.
Tap the popcorn you want to be re-ordered.
Type in your current inventory.
Tap Complete Setup.
Your microwave will determine that you’ve used a bag of popcorn when you use the popcorn button or say “Alexa, microwave popcorn,” and once your stash hits the limit you’ve selected, a new box will automatically be ordered for you. Not only is it convenient, but every order also comes with a 10% discount.
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The microwave of the future.
Being able to control the AmazonBasics Microwave with your voice is a lot of fun, but for some people, the real draw will be the automatic popcorn re-ordering and the 10% discount that comes with it.
$50 $60 $10 off
With coupon: MNATIONS10
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You may not think you need a smart microwave, but for about the same price of regular “dumb” ones, the AmazonBasics Microwave is a great pickup.
Make movie night magical
Now that you’ve got Automatic Popcorn Replenishment enabled on your AmazonBasics Microwave, here are a few other goodies to make movie night even more magical!
Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K
$50 at Amazon
Plug the Fire TV Stick into your TV and have instant access to more movies and TV shows than you could ever watch. It supports 4K HDR streaming and has Alexa built into the remote.
Orville Redenbacher’s Movie Theater Popcorn
$10 at Amazon
One of the best microwave popcorn brands around, you can get 24 bags of tasty, buttery popcorn at a price no one can argue with. Better yet, there are no artificial flavors, dyes, or preservatives.
Kernel Season’s White Cheddar Seasoning
$10 at Amazon
White cheddar is the undisputed best popcorn seasoning at the movie theater, so why not bring it home so you can enjoy it whenever you want? This pack of two 8.5 ounce shakers is a great deal!