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We explain how to change Alexa’s voice (or her language) | Digital Trends Spanish

It is the virtual assistant of many people, it is almost perfect! However, it could be that his voice already bored you, why not? We help you with that: in this guide we explain how to change amazon alexa voice.

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How to change the voice of Amazon Alexa

How to change the accent or language of Alexa

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1. Open the Alexa app

Take the device you use to control Alexa settings, be it your phone or tablet. Tap the Alexa icon to open the app, then the three-bar menu icon in the top left corner of the home page, then go to Settings>Device Settings. Wait until the list of connected devices appears on the screen, then choose the one you want to change Alexa’s voice on.

2. Select your language

Once you’ve chosen the device you want to set up, scroll down until you see Idiom and tap on that word. You’ll see a dropdown box with a list of different English accents you can choose from. So far, the available accents come from the United States, Canada, India, Australia, and the United Kingdom.

alexa menu change language

If you live in a country where English is not the primary language, want Alexa to converse with you in Spanish, or are learning a second language and want to practice, you can change Alexa’s default language to German, Spanish, Japanese, Italian, Portuguese, or French. .

alexa menu change language

Please note that not all language options will support all Alexa capabilities. Things like music streaming and other abilities may not be supported by all options.

3. Confirm the changes

Feel free to try out the different accents, until you find the one you like best. When you’ve chosen one, click commit changes. Now you can ask Alexa hundreds of questions, only to delight in the answers in her new accent. Surely it will seem to you that you listen to another person.

How to change Alexa’s voice with an Echo device

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In addition to the language changes, Alexa users can now choose between a male or female voice. The new male assistant was introduced in the middle of 2021. Although you can switch between female and male assistant using the app of Alexa selecting the Echo device and choosing Device Settings > Alexa Voice and selecting either Original (feminine) or New (male), you can also change these preferences by speaking into your Echo speaker or display.

1. Change your voice

Approach the Echo speaker or display whose voice you want to change, and say “Alexa, change your voice.” For homes that have more than one Echo device on the same network, Alexa will prompt you to specify which Echo you want to modify.

2. Confirm your changes

Once you have selected the device Threw out, Alexa will respond (from the indicated device) with your new voice. If the Echo was originally set to the default female voice, it will now default to male, and vice versa.

How to enable celebrity voices

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Would you like a celebrity to speak to you from Alexa? Although it won’t be the famous flesh and blood who will walk up to you or call you on the phone (since he’s probably very busy), now thanks to Alexa Skillsyour assistant can imitate the voice of some popular characters, such as Gordon Ramsaythe famous television chef, so that you feel that he is there with you watching over the preparation of your lunch.

More voices of other celebrities are also available and setting it up is really easy.

1. Open the Alexa app

Once again, open the Alexa app and tap Menu.

2. Select the skill

Select the button Abilities. Once you’re there, type Gordon Ramsay to search for his voice. Select the first skill that appears (must be ground-control, otherwise it’s probably not what you want). Then sit back and enjoy poking fun at one of the most famous chefs on the planet. Note: Many features can also be activated simply by asking Alexa to enable them, though you’ll need to know specifically what your request is.

3. Add the skill with voice commands

You can also add certain skills to your Alexa just by asking her to enable them. Before you issue the command, just make sure you know exactly what the ability is called. Alexa works best when you are as specific as possible with your add skills commands.

For Gordon Ramsay, say “Alexa, enable Gordon Ramsay’s skill.” Your device should respond with “Here’s the ability, Gordon Ramsay, from Ground Control.” This indicates that the skill has been added to your Alexa app, which means you can start your self-deprecating conversation with Chef Ramsay.

It’s helpful to understand how to make tone and language changes even when Alexa’s capabilities are well beyond her voice range. You can have fun using various celebrity voices or enable a new language so Alexa can understand your voice. Either way, there’s an easy way to achieve your voice control goals via the app or via a conversation with your voice assistant.

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