Alexa app is basically used for setup and configuration of Echo devices. It has a custom interface for music selection and offers users the ability to add smart home devices easily. You can use the app to make hands-free call or message supported Alexa-enabled devices at no cost.
With the Alexa app, you can set up your Alexa-enabled devices, listen to music, create shopping lists, get news updates, view your to-do list and so on. The more you use Alexa, the more it gets used to your voice, vocabulary, and personal preferences.
How Does Alexa Work?
Alexa has found purpose in most of our daily routines. It has got multiple skills that integrate well with most devices and applications. Here is the list of things you can do with Alexa App:
1. Play music and let Alexa read narration for you
Alexa app gives you the opportunity to connect to music services such as Amazon Music, Pandora, Spotify, TuneIn, and iHeartRadio. You can choose a song or playlist and listen to your Alexa-enabled devices. It also allows you to create speaker groups to play music across your compatible Echo devices for multi-room music.
2. Control your smart devices
With the app, you can create routines to automate your smart home devices. It gives you the ability to set up your Alexa-enabled devices. You can also control or check the status of your compatible smart lights, locks, and thermostats at home or on the go. It allows you to bring all your Alexa-enabled smart devices in one place.
3. Get your daily updates and organize your day
The app allows you to view and edit your shopping and to-do lists on the go. It helps you to organize your day through free weather and news updates. You can also set alarms and manage timers.
4. Enhance your experience with Alexa recommendations
Through personalized recommendations from Alexa, you can get more out of your Echo device. The app allows you to discover and enable recommended Alexa skills. You can view past Alexa activities such as recipes, Skills updates, and movie showtimes under Activity in the left navigation menu. Alexa app offers you the ability to pick up from where you left off directly from the home feed with lists, shopping, or recently played Music and Books. You can easily control volume for devices in use directly from the device settings page.
5. Stay connected with family and friends
The app’s Drop-In feature allows you to transform all your compatible Echo devices into a two-way intercom.
How to Download Amazon Alexa App on Android and iOS
Here are the steps to download Alexa app on your mobile phone or tablet:
- Open Google Play Store (Android user) or App Store (iOS user).
- On the search bar, type: Amazon Alexa
- Select the Amazon Alexa link that will appear.
- On the next page, click on the Install button to start the download and installation.
- Click on Open to launch the app and login with your Amazon account.
Alexa app login is simply the use of your Amazom.com email address and password to sign in to your Alexa account. It’s important to use your existing Amazon.com account to sign in. This is because it will auto-populate information from your Amazon account and unlock the most features for you on the Alexa app.