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General Category => Echo Technical Support => Topic started by: rbjn.wheeler on April 11, 2018, 03:49:17 am

Title: Can I change the word the Echo wakes up to?
Post by: rbjn.wheeler on April 11, 2018, 03:49:17 am
My brother recently bought me an Alexa for my birthday. He thought it was a great joke because both my wife and my daughter are called 'Alexa'. However this has caused chaos in family conversations as every time anyone addresses one of the human Alexas in the house the Echo unit wakes up and starts talking or playing arbitary music. We have it located in the kitchen but it can even hear talk in other rooms too. Is there any way I can change the word the Echo wakes up to?
Title: Re: Can I change the word the Echo wakes up to?
Post by: dragon123 on April 11, 2018, 03:55:32 am
My brother recently bought me an Alexa for my birthday. He thought it was a great joke because both my wife and my daughter are called 'Alexa'. However this has caused chaos in family conversations as every time anyone addresses one of the human Alexas in the house the Echo unit wakes up and starts talking or playing arbitary music. We have it located in the kitchen but it can even hear talk in other rooms too. Is there any way I can change the word the Echo wakes up to?

Check the settings of your echo. You can set the wakeword to Alexa, Amazon, Computer or Echo.
Title: Re: Can I change the word the Echo wakes up to?
Post by: AlanH on April 11, 2018, 03:59:09 am
Menu > Settings > Echo > scroll down to Wake Word.