Alexa Comes to the Amazon iOS App

It also opens up Alexa to any Amazon customer who doesn't now own an Echo. So far, Alexa is only available in the iOS version of the app - not the Android version just yet.

Alexa will begin rolling out to Amazon apps users on iPhones this week. Alexa can detail weather information, tell you jokes, track Amazon orders, answer search-related questions, play music from Amazon Music, and even read Kindle books aloud.

You will be able to find Alexa on the microphone icon within the Amazon shopping app on iOS.

If you own an iPhone, you now have access to Alexa voice commands. And it could be a huge help to anyone who's filling their home with Alexa-enabled devices.




Alexa and Apple's Siri are part of a wave of voice assistants seen as the next big market in tech.

If you haven't already, you can download the Amazon app directly from the App Store by tapping on the link below. That includes everything from having it make purchases for you, look up facts, or control smart home products. There are a lot of things that you can control Siri with that you can control Alexa with and vice-versa.

Amazon is bringing its Alexa assistant to the iPhone and iPad - at least for users of its shopping app. Instead you can just open up the app. Alexa in the app will also continue getting better. Still, Still, you can now use Alexa on the iOS platform, and it lets you leverage skills and smart home capabilities. And iPhone users will still need the dedicated Alexa app (iTunes link) to change their settings.

Alexa support for iOS rolls out today and is expected to hit all users in the U.S. by the end of the week.

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