Amazon Alexa or Amazon Echo and Google Assistant are two prominent Home assistant service that is commonly used now. However, Amazon Alexa became popular due to its wide selection of product range and its support for various services.
Amazon Echo uses the default voice command “Alexa” to control and manage all the actions using the app. However, we have the option to change the voice command. In this article, we will see how to change the default voice wake keyword on Alexa App.
Why You Need to Change the Alexa Voice Keyword
Amazon Alexa works perfectly with all the supported keywords, and you can change the keyword as per your use case and convenience. In some uses, the user might not like the default keyword; then it is convenient to change the keyword.
In some other cases, the default keyword “Alexa” is so common that your kids may use it to activate the device using the “Alexa” keyword. In that case, you can change the default keyword to something else; others won’t use Alexa with the default wake keyword.
Change Alexa Voice Command
Amazon Alexa uses the default voice command “Alexa” to control and manage all the activities. However, it is easy to change the wake keyword and can handle the Amazon Alexa device using the new keyword.
Change Alexa Wake Keyword in iPhone and Android
To change the wake work on Amazon Alexa, follow the below steps.
Step 1: Open the Amazon Alexa app on your Mobile.
Step 2: Tap on the More option at the bottom right corner of the screen.
Step 3: Now, from the More section, tap on Settings.
Step 4: Now, from the settings window, select Device Settings.
Step 5: You will see all devices connected to your Amazon Alexa app. Select the Echo device in which you wish to change the wake word.
Step 6: From the Alexa device details page. Now click on the settings icon at the top right corner of the screen.
Step 7: In the Alexa Echo device settings section, scroll down, and you will find an option Wake Word. Tap on that.
Step 8: You will see all the available selections of Wake wods like Alexa, Amazon, Computer, and Echo. Select your preference. An information window will appear now. Tap OK; your device’s wake word is now changed per your preference.
Next time, you can activate the new Wake Word and use the Amazon Alexa device for all the services and features.
Since both iPhone and Android apps have the same UI for the Amazon Alexa app, you can follow the same steps for both iPhone and Android.