If the device is ready for a follow-up question, the blue indicator light will flash, thereby indicating to the user that he/she can ask the next question.
The app eliminates the need to own an Echo device if the only reason you're using Alexa is to stay in touch with someone who does own one.
Alexa calling, the feature that lets users place voice and video calls from Alexa devices, like the Echo, is now coming to tablets.
Because the Amazon Fire HD 10 tablet doesn't have a home button, all you need to do is ask Alexa what you like to do. Yes, the voice and video calling services made available for Tablets through Amazon Alexa app. Tablets include Apple's iPad and other Android running tablets will be able to use these services through Amazon's Alexa app. On other devices you will have to go to the Alexa app and do it manually.
Amazon enabled Alexa to make calls and send messages previous year. It reduces the stress of asking the assistant to perform multiple actions.
The new benefit is another way Amazon is working to connect Alexa, the voice assistant operating Echo speakers, to as many of its services as possible.
Follow-Up-Mode feature is opt-in, and you will have to turn it on from the Echo settings. Once installed, a customer will need to sign in to their Amazon account on the app, and then make sure they've enabled the calling feature. Even, needless to say, just mentioning the word Alexa can get her going and seeking a command.
Alexa: "OK, the heat is set to 68".