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[Tutorial] How To Make Amazon Alexa Your Default Assistant

2019-10-20 16:13:29
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Dear MIUIens,

Greetings.

We all know about the launching events of MIUI 11 and Redmi Note 8 Pro in India. (for details - Features, FAQ)

With Note 8 Pro, for the first time in India - Alexa (Amazon built Virtual Assiatant) comes pre-installed within any phone.





Here's how to Set it up -

Step 1: Download and install the Amazon Alexa app from the Google Play store.


Step 2: Set-up the app by logging in your Amazon credentials.


Step 3: Now, head over to phone’s Settings Open Apps tap on the three dots icon on the top-right corner and select Configure apps/Default Apps.
Depending on the ROM you are using, you can directly search for Assist apps or default apps in the settings search.


Step 4: A new window will open with multiple options, select Assist & Invoice Input Assist App. A small pop-up will then ask you to Choose Assist App.


Step 5: Once you set Alexa as default assistant, long-press the hardware or software home navigation button, and it will prompt Alexa ready to listen to your voice commands.

Limitations:
Amazon Alexa has made its way to Android phones as an assistant, but its functionality is limited as of now.
  • Only applicable for India (for now)
  • You can’t pull off Maps
  • You can’t make calls
  • You can’t summon the AI by calling out its name or squeezing the device


What do you think about this feature...? Share your thoughts in the comments section.

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Sumitchy806 | from Redmi Note 7

#1

Great. Thanks for sharing.
2019-10-20 16:19:57
Best Regards,
Sumit Chowdhury
Mi FC President, Mi Community Bangladesh
thanks 😘
2019-10-20 22:57:44

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Siffat | from Redmi Note 7 Pro

#3

Thanks  For Sharing information
2019-10-20 23:31:02

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imran.rj2 | from app

#4

nice post
2019-10-20 23:39:40

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Suvo Saha | from app

#5

Great Thread for Sharing
2019-10-21 00:12:54

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rayhanh | from Redmi Note 4X

#6

Currently using it. Though it's not advanced like Google Assistant! But liked it. hat tip for your details review.
2019-10-21 00:17:27
Rayhan Hasan,
Super Moderator, Mi Community Bangladesh.

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AHTuhin | from Redmi 6 Pro

#7

Thanks.
2019-10-21 02:12:46

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Mahmud Af Nahin | from Redmi Note 5

#8

Thanks for information
2019-10-21 07:22:32

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Ian Adoe | from Redmi Note 5A Prime

#9

Well explained, thanks
2019-10-21 09:22:38

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damnsaif Author |

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rayhanh replied at 2019-10-21 10:17:27
Currently using it. Though it's not advanced like Google Assistant! But liked it. hat tip for your details review.

Thank you so much for your thoughts.
2019-10-21 10:50:02
Stay humble. Love & Peace.
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