Alexa has begun to appear in some unusual locations
Last year, Amazon also added Alexa to the Amazon shopping app. And this year, Amazon finally brought Alexa to the place where it apparently should have been all the time:. Here's how you can talk to Alexa with your iPhone.
The Alexa App
At the beginning of the year, Amazon added Alexa to the Android version of the Alexa app, which announced a version for iOS devices. "This day.Here is how to use it.
First, make sure the Alexa app is up to date. When you open the app, you'll notice two icons in the bottom row that were not there before. Far right is a link to Settings and Dead Center is an Alexa symbol.
To use Alexa in the app, tap the Alexa icon below. Tap Allow to open the call to assign the Alexa app to the microphone and location information on your iOS device. The app will then give you some example commands. Tap Done to finish the setup
Tapping the Alexa button will bring up the Voice Assistant and allow you to issue voice commands like the Alexa speakers in your home, without the wake-up word. 19659006] Already in May,. Unfortunately, there is no luck with Alexa on iOS, as your main language assistant is still Siri and there is no way to change her. To talk to Alexa on the iPhone, you still need to open the Alexa app.
Alexa in the Amazon Shopping App
You may have noticed when using the Amazon app that a microphone is located to the right of the app's search bar at the top of the app. Previously, this was used specifically for finding products, reordering previously purchased items, or tracking your orders.
Last year, this voice search was updated to take full advantage of Alexa's power. Just open the Amazon app, tap the microphone and say your normal Alexa command, minus the wake up call.
Alexa in the Amazon app on iOS can do almost everything the Alexa speakers can. It is currently not compatible with the recently announced Door Lock API, but you can enable and use the extensive library ofcontrol your Smart Home, and stay up to date on news and weather.
Here are some examples of what you could say:
- "Turn on the living room lights."
- "Music by Fleet Foxes play."
- "Reorder Deodorant"
- "Tell Starbucks that he should start my normal order."
- "Track My Package."
- "Read Ready Player One."
- "Play My flash briefing. "
- " What's the traffic? "
It feels even more natural to head for the Alexa app if you want to hire the digital assistant from Amazon, but we're not complaining, Alexa window shopping on Amazon to have on hand.
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