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Posted by piterand on March 18th, 2020
Alexa is Amazon’s AI voice assistant. It is very popular with Alexa's skills coming out every day. As the voice features were limited only to a few smartphones (Flagship smartphones), the Alexa app brings these few features to many iPhones and Android phones.
Download and install the Alexa app you can download the Amazon Alexa setup from alexa.amazon.com or you can visit the play store/AppStore depending on whether you are an android or iOS user. There are also browser versions of the Amazon Alexa app for safari, chrome, and firefox, if you want to use it through your internet browser.Log into Alexa app once you have downloaded the Alexa setup and installed the Alexa app, you will need to log in to your Amazon Alexa account.
Please enter the correct credentials so that you can log in to your account if you are an existing user. Visit alexa.amazon.com and click forgot password if you do not remember your password and then you will receive an email on your registered email ID that will allow you to reset your credentials. Account creation you are a new user, you will have to create an account. The registration process is simple and easy and will take only a few minutes and some personal details from your side. Once the registration process is completed, you will need to check your email for a verification mail. Once you verify your email address, your account is secure and ready to be used. Search for Devices Now that you have an account, log in to it on a mobile device and you can continue with the setup.
Switch on your Amazon Alexa device and wait for it to initialize. While it is initializing, go on to the settings tab of your Amazon Alexa app and click on the device list. Click add a new device. Then the app will start searching for nearby Alexa compatible devices. You can connect to it through the app, Once your device shows up on the list.
Connect Alexa to WiFi After connecting the device to your app, you can connect it to the WiFi and begin using it at full capacity. Click on the device list in the settings tab and then click on your device. One of the options will be configured or connect to WiFi. Click on that, submit your WiFi access credentials and once it connects, your device is almost ready to use. After connecting to the internet, the device will take some time to update itself and become ready for use. Command Alexa After the device is connected to the internet, you can begin giving Alexa commands using the wake word.
The default wake word is set to & Alexa but you can change it to anything you like in the settings page. Once you say the wake word, you can ask Alexa to play you a song, read you the news and even order food. It takes some time before the Alexa app can catch up with your preferences and begin making proactive suggestions. It is important to use Alexa often to get better performance out of the app. Troubleshooting Tips
If you are unable to successfully complete your Amazon Alexa setup, then try restarting all your devices including your mobile device and router. After doing this, try the above process again. If it still does not work, contact customer support to check if there is anything else that can be done.