is always listening. From the moment you awaken Echo to the end of your command, your voice is recorded and transcribed. And then it is stored on Amazon servers.
The company confirms that the data will be used to enhance Amazon Echo. This is not unusual –to improve the product. Amazon's prerogative is probably the same, and uses your – and all other – data to improve the way Echo understands it.
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Fortunately, there are two ways to remove your personal voice data from Amazon servers.
Option 1: Delete individual recordings
To delete certain recordings, go to the Amazon Echo App> Settings> History.
You will see a list of all the requests you have made since setting up your echo. To delete a recording, tap it and then tap Delete voice recordings .
Option 2: Delete all
For those who take no chances, there is a way to erase all voice data in one go. Go to www.amazon.com/myx, log in and click Your Devices . Find your echo in the list, click the radio button with the three dots to the left, and then click Manage Voice Recordings .
You will see a warning message explaining why you want to keep these pictures. Click Delete if you wish to proceed
Editor's note: This entry was originally published on January 22, 2015 and has been updated with new information.
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