- Open your Alexa app.
- Select the Menu.
- Select Skills.
- When you find your desired Skill, select it to open the Skill Detail Page.
- Select Enable Skill or ask Alexa to open the skill.
Keep your skill up to date by going to the Skills You've Made page. Choose your skill, then select Edit to make changes. If you've shared your skill, only you have the ability to update it as the skill creator. Any changes you make will be immediately available to anyone you've shared your skill with.... continue reading ›
- Disable and re-enable the skill.
- If using Amazon Household profiles, verify that your device is on the correct profile.
- Check if the skill requires account linking.
- If the skill requires permission to use, grant permission in the Alexa app.
You can find all of your skills for your account in the Skills You've Made page. You can also ask your Alexa device which account is currently logged in. If you disabled a skill that you want to use, you will need to enable it again. Go to the Alexa app and select Skills then choose Your Skills.... see more ›
- Go to Devices.
- Tap the Echo & Alexa icon at the top.
- Select the speaker you want to factory reset.
- Scroll down and tap Factory Reset.
- Confirm the factory reset.
If a Skill is unresponsive, go into the Devices menu of your Alexa app and disable and re-enable the relevant device.... continue reading ›
To reset your first-generation Echo Show or Echo Spot to its factory settings, say, "Alexa, go to settings," or swipe down from the top of the screen and select 'Settings'. Then, select 'Device Options', and then 'Reset to Factory Defaults'. This erases all your personal information and settings on the device.... see details ›
- General testing recommendations.
- Test your interaction model.
- Verify the minimum configuration.
- Deploy your skill code.
- Enable your skill in the developer console.
- Test slots for user errors.
- Use the Alexa app when testing. Alexa app cards. Alexa app history.
- Other testing and debugging tools.
To resolve most issues with connectivity or setup, unplug the power adapter from your Echo device and then plug it back in. Make sure that your Echo device is compatible with your Alexa Gadget. Reference the product detail page or manufacturer's instructions for your Alexa Gadget.... see more ›
If your Alexa device is not responding, this might be due to a poor internet connection. Check the cable connection of all your smart home devices. Other reasons include physical interference, wrong Wi-Fi password, or too much distance between the Echo device and the router.... continue reading ›
If Alexa-enabled devices aren't connected to the same network, you'll experience the device unreachable error. Connect the Echo devices to the same Wi-Fi network and see if this solves the problem. If your router creates multiple Wi-Fi networks, make sure all your Alexa devices are connected to the same one.... see details ›
Check that you have the latest version of the Alexa app. Make sure your Echo device is compatible with Echo Connect. Restart your Echo Connect by unplugging the power adapter from the back of the device, then plugging it back in. Check that your Wi-Fi credentials are correct.... continue reading ›
Activating Alexa Skills Via the App
Open up the app and tap on More at the bottom right, then tap on Skills & Games. You'll see a bunch of skills pop up that you can browse through at your leisure. You can refine which skills you see via the tabs at the top.... see more ›
Currently, there are more than 100,000 Alexa skills available, which let you control the best smart home devices, order pizza, play trivia games, listen to the news and weather, shop online and even start your car.... read more ›
- Open the Alexa app, and tap More in the bottom-right corner.
- Tap Skills & Games, then tap the magnifying glass icon.
- Search for a skill, select it, then tap ENABLE TO USE.
Press and hold the Mute and Volume Down buttons for 20 seconds. The light ring will turn off and on. Your device is reset. If you want to add it back to your network, open the Alexa app and follow the steps to connect it to a Wi-Fi network and register it to your Amazon account.... continue reading ›
- In the Alexa app, navigate to More -> Skills & Games -> Your Skills -> Dev.
- Or In the Alexa web app, navigate to Skills -> Your Skills in the top right -> Dev Skill.
- Click the Smart Home skill you just created.
- Click Enable to use .
To reset an Amazon Echo (3rd or 4th Generation) to its factory settings simply press and hold the Action button for 25 seconds. Once the light ring starts to pulse orange it should then turn off. You will need to wait for the light ring to turn back on and turn blue.... read more ›
From a motor learning perspective, once a person has acquired a skill, they typically do not lose their ability to perform that skill, unless there is a neurological or musculoskeletal injury or disease.... read more ›
Research suggests that skills generally have a “half-life” of about five years, with more technical skills at just two and a half years.... see more ›
For this reason, skills are temporary because they are learned and developed, and therefore can be forgotten and refreshed. By contrast, a meta skill is a permanent part of you that enables you to achieve things.... see details ›
The short answer is yes, Alexa is always listening to you. Or rather the microphone on your Alexa smart speaker is always active (by default, at least) and is constantly monitoring voices in your home in order to hear its wake word.... read more ›
You need to know that Alexa is technically always listening, even without explicitly triggering an Alexa device. Alexa does not actively record and store all your conversations, but it's always listening for "Alexa," the wake word. Once you say it, anything you say that follows is recorded and stored in the cloud.... see details ›
However, it's a truth that yes, Alexa is always listening. Don't fear however as Alexa is only 'passively listening' and on-call for the Alexa 'wake' word so it can respond to your requests.... continue reading ›
For activating Super Alexa Mode, you have got to use the voice commands, “Alexa, up, up, down, down, left, right, left, right, B, A, start.”... view details ›
The code to say is: "Alexa, Up, Up, Down, Down, Left, Right, Left, Right, B, A, Start", as revealed on TikTok.... see details ›
Restart your Alexa device and your smart home device by unplugging and plugging them back in. If a "No new devices found" message appears in the Alexa app, your device may have connected automatically using Amazon's Frustration-Free Setup technology.... view details ›
Alexa devices receive software updates automatically over Wi-Fi. These updates usually improve performance and add new Alexa features. To download the latest software update for an Alexa device: Make sure the device is on and has an active Wi-Fi connection.... continue reading ›
- While the assistant is searching for new Bluetooth devices, go to the Bluetooth settings in your iPhone and select your Echo speaker to connect.
- Once connected, you'll see your iPhone in the list of paired devices in the Alexa app.
Make sure that your Bluetooth device is fully charged and close to your Echo device when pairing. If you've previously paired your Bluetooth device, remove your paired Bluetooth device from Alexa. Then try pairing it again.... continue reading ›
- To reset from your Android, iPhone, or iPad, launch the Alexa app, select your device, then choose Factory Reset.
- You can also reset your Echo by pressing and holding the action button for 25 seconds.
For iOS phones: Turn off Bluetooth on your phone and then turn it on. Restart your smartphone. Go to your Echo Auto settings in the Alexa app and forget the device. Then go to your phone's Bluetooth settings to check if your phone is connected to Echo Auto.... continue reading ›
Open the Alexa app and select Settings. 3. Select your device, and then select Bluetooth > Pair a New Device. Your Echo Dot enters pairing mode.... view details ›