Alexa is a cool voice assistant that instantly gets activated, the time you say ‘Alexa’ and it gets ready to take your commands. Alexa can do a lot of work for you from making calls to sending messages to play music and a lot more things. Though it’s wonderful sometimes you may feel that you should alter its name.
The reason can be myriad. For instance, you are living in a place and there are many houses nearby using Alexa. Therefore, it gets activated even though you have not given the command but somehow your neighbour’s voice hit it. Then it may get activated and start reacting on received voice commands and left you wondering what’s going on!
It can also be the name of some member in your house and whenever you the person, Alexa gets activated. Of course, it would be irritating and messy.
Thus, to let our readers drag out of such problems, we are going to tell you an amazing trick to change Alexa’s name. So, read on.
How One Can Change Alexa’s Name
- First of all, download the Alexa app from the play store if you are an Android user or iOS App store if you are an iPhone user.
- On your Android device or the iOS device, simply open the Alexa App and get into your Amazon account.
- Make sure when you log in to your Amazon’s account you are using the same credentials which you have used while registering with the Alexa device.
- Now hit the three-line icon situated at the top left.
- Next, go to ‘Settings’.
- Now select the Alexa device whose name you wish to alter.
- Next, scroll down to find the option of ‘wake word’. The input you give will also display wake word that you are using at present.
- Now tap on ‘Alexa Device wake word’ and from the resulting drop-down menu, opt for a new ‘Wake word’ out of the available options.
- Finally, click on the ‘Save’.
The Bottom Line
We hope that this article must be useful to you if you desire to change your Alexa’s name. Besides the default wake words, there are many other “Wake words” that you can try on. Follow the above-mentioned steps and experience calling Alexa with some different name. It’s easy and a matter of a minute to change just a few settings. Hence, try out the steps and share your reviews with us. Your reviews are very important for us and boost us to provide you with more such useful tech articles.