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Teach your old Amazon Echo new tricks, and 3 other new Alexa features to know


You do not have such a new Amazon Echo to use the new features of Alexa.


Amazon announced Something very big Alexa voice assistant update On the event of 24 September last week. By adding More privacy settings How often do you have to say Wake up word, These features promise to make you Amazon Echo Smooth experience from beginning to end.

Here’s how Amazon used the new Alexa feature. Note that some of them will not be available until later this year.

Chat with Alexa without saying wake words every time

Alexa is not always known as conversational. When you constantly have to say “Alexa” for every single task – even a few seconds – it can be frustrating. Fortunately, Voice Assistant is getting an upgrade called Natural Turn-Taking that lets you chat with Alexa every five seconds without saying it.

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You will be able to activate Alexa’s conversational mode by saying “Alexa, join our conversation”. Many people will be able to speak by speaking voice words without a voice assistant. You can also interrupt. Amazon showed an example of two people ordering pizza, both speaking back and forth with Alexa to order the size of the pizza.

Teach Alexa new tricks

You will soon be able to teach Alexa with a new feature called Interactive Teaching. If Alexa is not sure what you are asking to do this, it will start asking you questions about what you want to do.

For example, if you ask Alexa to set the living room light to wind-down mode, it will say, “I don’t know what wind-down mode is. Can you teach me?” You can then tell the voice assistant that wind-down mode means dimming the lights. The next time you ask Alexa to act, it will remember what to do.

Alexa can delete all voice interactions

Last year, Amazon added a setting that tells you Delete what you said. This year, Amazon announced that you can now delete every conversation you have with Alexa with just one command. To do this, simply “Alexa, delete what I’ve said.”

First, you have to delete all conversations with the voice assistant by going to the Alexa app privacy settings.

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Ask Alexa to delete all your voice interactions.


Alexa can help you review your privacy settings

Not sure where to find Alexa privacy settings? Alexa can now help. Just ask, “Alexa, how do I review my privacy settings?” Alexa will then send a to the Alexa app that says Review your privacy settings.

When you tap on the link, it takes you to the Alexa Privacy page, where you can make changes to your voice history, detected sound, smart home devices, skill permissions, and Alexa data.

With these new Alexa features, the company also previewed its new line Spherical Echo Speaker, a Flying drone Inside your house and Kids echo speaker With animal design.

For more Alexa tips, check out Six Best Amazon Echo Features and How to Use Them, Five best ways to use Amazon Echo in the kitchen And Creative ways to build your Alexa routine.

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