How to Use Alexa App for Kindle Fire

Use alexa app on kindle fire

alexa app for kindle fire – Amazon’s digital assistant Alexa started with his Echo speaker, and the mega-retailer added his personal helper to the Fire tablet in 2016. However, one interesting thing is that it’s not as easy to call Alexa from this blackboard as it is from Echo.

Alexa app on kindle fire

When we first tried to test it, Alexa won’t call our touch (we hope it will respond just by talking, but it might confuse your Alexa based speaker) which is our way of knowing that you might need to change certain settings for the tablet you are working with Alexa.

This is all you need to know about using Alexa on Fire tablets.

  • Hold the Home button. If the navigation bar isn’t visible, swipe up from the bottom of the screen to reveal it.
  • A shining blue line will appear, (if not, skip to How to Activate Alexa), indicating Alexa is ready to listen to you.
  • Ask Alexa for something, here I’m asking about the weather.
  • For other Alexa controls, open the Alexa application from the home screen.
  • Here, you can manage Siri settings, connected skills and edit reminders and alarms.

How to Activate Alexa

It’s possible that your system needs to be updated to get Alexa features. This is how to do a system update.

Step 1 – Swipe the screen from top to bottom.

Step 2 – Select Settings

Step 3 – tap device options

Step 4 – Make sure the Alexa switch is turned on.

Step 5 – If there is no Alexa switch, tap System Update.

Step 6 – Tap Check Now, and follow the instructions.

If you still don’t see the blue line when you hold the Home button, you might need to deactivate parental controls.

Read more: How to Change Time and Date on Kindle Fire HDX

How to Disable Parental Controls

Step 1 – Swipe the screen from top to bottom.

Step 2 – Tap Settings

Step 3 – Under Private, tap Parental Control.

Step 4 – Enter your Password

Step 5 – Disable the Parental Control settings. You must disable parental controls for if you want Alexa, because there are no granular settings to make it available.

Step 6 – Press and hold the Home button to call Alexa.

That was how to use alexa on the Kindle Fire Tablet. If you have any questions, please write in the comments column. Thanks for visiting.

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