To get Alexa calling and messaging on your tablet, you just need to download the latest version of the app.
Only available in US English and on Amazon Echo devices for now, Follow-Up Mode can be switched on via the Alexa smartphone app. So, if you see the blue ring at the top of your device, you know Alexa is still listening.
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To indicate that Alexa is listening after completing her utterance, the blue light will be displayed for a few seconds.
Up to now, calling via Alexa has been limited to Echo devices and smartphones. Well you could do that before, but now you can talk to them through their Amazon-brand speaker if you really want to. For everyone else, you'll need to go to the Alexa app to place a call.
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That turns the Alexa app into a VoIP service that lets you keep in touch with anyone that owns an Echo, Echo Dot, Echo Spot, Echo Show, or any other device running the Alexa app.
It is just as easy to make and receive calls and messages using an Android or iOS tablet. Recently, many users are reporting that their Alexa-powered speakers have been laughing in a "creepy" way at random times.
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For users that have been hoping to get even more out of Amazon.com, Inc's (NASDAQ:AMZN) Alexa, a new feature should help to at least temporarily satisfy those cravings. Once installed, a customer will need to sign in to their Amazon account on the app, and then make sure they've enabled the calling feature.