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An Introduction to Amazon Alexa Devices

Alexa is a voice-controlled hands-free device of Amazon which runs on voice command. Amazon Alexa has developed as a virtual assistance device that executes tasks for an individual based on command or questions. Through this cross-platform intelligent assistant, you can easily perform voice interaction, music playback, setting alarms, streaming podcasts, playing audiobooks, and many other interesting things.

In the similar series, Amazon Echo and Amazon Echo Dot are quite a popular devices on which Alexa operates. This digital assistance from Amazon interacts in a conversational manner and is ready to help you by answering all your queries. More than this, it also controls the smart home devices and runs on the voice commands given by users in various languages. The device is compatible with various Amazon products and also supports all major mobile platforms like Android, iOS, and Fire OS.

Features of Alexa

With the advancement of technology, most of us has a desire to use a versatile voice assistance device that works completely on human command. It is like Amazon have heard your desires and wishes and introduced Alexa, a female voice assistant that talks to you in a conversational manner and always ready to help you with many tasks.

Below you can find several incredible features that Amazon Alexa has offered to its Amazon family users:

  • Alexa is a smart speaker, which performs numerous activities like plays music on request, answers most questions, control smart-home devices, streaming podcasts, and much more.
  • Alexa for Business gives you the flexible platform that will easily manages Alexa devices at work, enroll your users, and assign skills at scale.
  • With the help of Alexa Skills Kit, you can build your own custom voice skills.
  • Alexa’s Auto Delete voice recording will erase/remove user’s voice recordings every 3 to 18 months.
  • More than this, a new API of Alexa Education Skill will allow existing educational services to connect with Alexa. So that, if in case, schools are using services to track kid's homework or grades, for instance, Alexa will be able to share that info with parents.
  • Works as a smart home hubs that controls Wi-Fi settings to on or off the Wifi on the tablet or other devices.
Alexa Setup

How does Alexa work?

Amazon Alexa is the voice-controlled AI, digital assistant for domestic and professional purposes. It can help people to perform their day-to-day basic tasks like setting reminders, playing music, alarms, Audiobooks, making calls, and creating to-do lists, access news, etc. all in their native languages via voice searches. Now let us guide you with Amazon Alexa working mechanism. The device provides you the functionality to perform wide range of custom tasks. It is also compatible with many skills and Amazon devices. Here you can complete not just a basic tasks, but you are capable of performing a wide range of traditional skills. Which simply means, this incredible AI voice assistant has increased their capabilities by leaps and bounds with Alexa Skills. And now, you can totally thanks to Alexa Skills, as with the help of these skills you can make your Alexa device smarter and powerful in terms of security, safety, and convenience.

Currently, Alexa has integrated with thousands of skills and more are being added regularly to make it more capable and powerful. You can easily download these skills from any Play store just like you download an app for the phone.

How to use Alexa?

Amazon Alexa is the brain behind the Amazon products such as Amazon Echo, Amazon Echo Dot with Clock, Amazon Echo Dot, Amazon Echo Show, Amazon Echo Show 8, Amazon Tap, Amazon Echo Show 5, Amazon Echo Plus and all the other best Alexa devices. By using your voice, you can ask Alexa (virtual assistance device) to control your music, set alarms, get the news and weather, and control smart home devices such as smart plugs, lights, and locks. More than this, it can also get you directions, track your calendar, order products off of Amazon, read books, find local restaurants, and answer your questions by grabbing information from Wikipedia and Wolfram Alpha.

How to Alexa Setup or Alexa Configuration

Alexa Setup

In order to set up Alexa device or perform Alexa configuration, you need to install various Alexa apps on your iPhone or Android device to interact with Alexa and add new capabilities to the device. Below we have compiled the proven step-by-step process that will help you with your new Amazon Alexa setup.

Proven Steps to Complete Alexa Configuration Process

If you do not have any mobile or tablet device, then you can set up your Amazon Alexa device by using your desktop/PC as well. Follow these steps:

If you are still unclear with the Alexa Configuration steps, then call up our Alexa helpline number and let certified professionals take care of things.