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Mobile Phone Sounds on Echo

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Mobile Phone Sounds on Echo
« on: October 11, 2018, 05:29:05 pm »
Hi everyone

I bought my first Echo today (2nd gen) and it's great, easy to set up and very useful already.

My only issue is that all sounds on my mobile phone also happen on my Echo.  Is there any way of stopping this?  I've looked but cannot find a resolution.

For instance any apps on my phone that have notifications will interrupt music/radio etc. on the Echo.  Even the shutter sound on my phone's camera appears on the Echo.  If the only solution is to turn my phone to silent then so be it, however that isn't ideal.

Also is there a way to watch streaming media on my phone without the sound playing on my Echo?  I've turned off the autoplay on Facebook and Twitter as that was stopping the Echo constantly but I might want to watch a quick video while listening to the radio on the Echo.

Sorry if this has already been answered previously but I appreciate any help.


Re: Mobile Phone Sounds on Echo
« Reply #1 on: October 11, 2018, 06:10:00 pm »
It appears your phone bluetooth is connected to the Echo.  Turn off the phone BT to check this and then figure out how to keep it from auto connecting to the Echo.

Re: Mobile Phone Sounds on Echo
« Reply #2 on: October 11, 2018, 06:27:28 pm »
Thanks Mike! Sorry it was such a simple query and so easily resolved but that's done the job perfectly!