Now you can use the popular Alexa voice assistant on your smartphone. You don’t need an Alexa device for this. Read more to find out How To Use Alexa Voice Assistant On Android Phone
Most Android smartphones are compatible with the Alexa app. Along with controlling an Alexa-powered device, you can use it as an alternative to Google Assistant.
You can connect your Android smartphone to Amazon’s Alexa assistant by simply installing the Alexa app from the Google Play store. You can activate the assistant after signing in to your Amazon account.
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Once done, tap the Alexa button at the top of the screen and allow the permissions to access your smartphone’s microphone. Now, you can now use Alexa by pressing the button.
You will now be able to use the usual Alexa wake words to start the assistant. This includes the likes of “Alexa,” “Ziggy,” “Computer,” “Echo,” etc. You can even make it your default voice assistant.
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How To Use Alexa Voice Assistant On Android Phone
- Install the Alexa app on your smartphone.
- Then, go to Settings > Apps.
- In Choose default apps, select Digital assistant app.
- Now, choose Amazon Alexa.
- That’s it!
Now you can access Alexa using voice commands or the Home button on your device. You don’t need to open the app. You can even update the Alexa app from the Google Play Store when needed.
If you want to use your Android smartphone with an Alexa-powered device (Echo Dot, Echo Show, etc), you will need to pair it with the device.
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