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    Do I Need an Amazon Account to Use Alexa?

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    By Ritik | 
    Updated: 24th Sep 2021 10:21 IST
    Do I Need an Amazon Account to Use Alexa?

    Alexa is Amazon’s virtual assistant AI (Artificial Intelligence) technology, which is quite popular. Amazon’s cloud-based voice service platform can answer questions and offer information to consumers. So, to address the question, “Do I need an Amazon account to use Alexa?” the simple answer is yes. While having a Prime account gives you access to a lot more features from Alexa and Echo, you can start using Alexa with just a free Amazon account.

    With just a basic Amazon account, you can use the free edition of Amazon Songs (which isn’t bad but doesn’t have a huge selection of music). You may also use Alexa to play songs from other music streaming services you currently have, such as Spotify, Deezer, or Apple Music, without having to upgrade to Prime.

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    What all can Alexa do?

    Help in Cooking

    Alexa can convert units of measurement, such as two cups to millilitres or how much a cup of flour weighs, in addition to creating shopping lists, searching for recipes, and setting timers. If you’re counting calories, it can help you figure out how many calories you’re consuming – at least for some foods.

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    Personal Fitness Guide

    Alexa can guide you through a five-minute plank or a seven-minute workout. The app on your smartphone will show you visuals if you’re not sure how to complete the workouts. When you pair Alexa with your Fitbit, it will be able to read data from your tracker, such as the number of steps you’ve taken, the distance you’ve travelled, your most recent weight, and the calories you’ve burned.

    Find your Phone

    If you create a TrackR account and install the app to your iOS or Android smartphone, you can track your device.  If you ask Alexa to ring your phone, it will do so at full volume, even if it is in silent mode.

    Play Music

    With voice control, you can stream music from Spotify, Amazon Music, Apple Music, iHeartRadio, and Pandora, as well as create and play playlists within each service.

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    If you don’t have internet connectivity or a stable WiFi connection, you can use Alexa by pairing your device to your smartphone or tablet’s Bluetooth.

    There is no charge to use Alexa, but if you have Amazon Prime (a one-year membership costs Rs 999), you get a lot more benefits such as free music and other benefits.



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