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Amazon Alexa review
Amazon Alexa is an application for owners of Alexa devices, which will help you to control them within a few simple taps. You can check the status of the Alexa devices, synchronize the app with Spotify or any other audio streaming platform in order to listen to the music with the help of Alexa devices, create to-do lists, and stay in touch with other Alexa users. For now, more than 10 million users downloaded the app on their devices.
After you start the app, you have to register or sign in into your Amazon account. After that, you can set up any Echo device, such as Echo Input, Echo Link, Echo Link Amp, Echo Studio, Echo connect, Amazon Tap, and Echo Flex. You can also allow Alexa to upload your contacts to the application. It will help you to receive calls and messages, or make calls and send messages with the help of Alexa.
At the bottom of the screen, you will see a few icons. The middle icon allows you to talk to Alexa. Just tap the button, and then say what you need. For example, you can ask Alexa to play music, call somebody, see the weather forecast, or turn the lights in your house.
The first section is called “Home”. There you can find useful tips that will help you to use Amazon Alexa more effectively. There you will be able to find different radio stations or any other music (for example, music for sleeping or meditation, etc.). You can also create to-do lists.
The “Communicate” section allows you to speak with your contacts. If you received a message from Alexa contact, you get notified about this. You can also say “Alexa, play message”, and your device will do this. The “Play” section also allows you to search for music. You can link services, such as Spotify, Vevo, Apple Music, and others. The “Devices” section allows you to see all the devices you have added to the app. You can sort devices into groups so it would be easier to manage them.
Users can download Amazon Alexa for iOS and Android devices. It is free to download from the Google Play Market and App Store. Moreover, you can login into your Amazon account from different devices. The application supports many languages. The size of the app is approximately 250MB. There are no in-app purchases. You can use all the features for free.
The interface is straightforward and minimalistic. There are only a few sections, which makes it comfortable to use the app. Moreover, the app will give you small tips, so you could understand how to use it. All the icons are sorted into groups. You can also see more information about Alexa devices and Alexa features in the “Help & Feedback” section. To visit the section, tap on the “Question Mark” icon at the top right corner.