Alexa can now send SMS messages in the US, here’s how

Amazon just added a handy feature to its Alexa assistant, which lets you send texts via SMS just by issuing a voice command to your Echo or other supported speaker. This works for users in the US, and only if you’ve got an Alexa-powered speaker connected to an Android device on which you’re signed into your Amazon account. Here’s how to set it up and send your first message via Alexa: Launch the Alexa app, and sign up for Alexa Calling & Messaging. Tap the Conversations button, and select ‘Contacts., then ‘My Profile.’ Enable “Send an SMS” and accept the…

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