Amazon’s Alexa app brings Voice and Video calling functionality to Tablets

By | March 13, 2018

Amazon has officially announced that their voice and video calling services which is available on their own Amazon Echo smart speakers, are now available for the Tablets as well. 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.

Amazon Alexa is known as one of the best and popular virtual voice assistant for the mobile devices. Amazon Alexa assistant was limited to a few devices only, especially for the Amazon’s Echo smart speakers. Now, the company is aiming towards the expansion of their Virtual Assistant’s availability to more platforms and devices. The new announcement includes, Android and iOS platforms.

Apart from Apple’s iPads and Android Tablets, the same voice and video calling functionality will be available for Amazon Fire Tablets. Interestingly, you don’t have to worry about anything else as the giant has made this functions available through an app called Amazon Alexa.

In order to access the voice and video calling functionality through any Tablet devices, all you have to do is just install the Amazon’s Alexa App on your device. The application is widely available for all the platforms and you can easily install it from a respective App Store and Play Store for iOS and Android devices respectively.

If we talk about Amazon’s own tablets particularly, to access this voice and video calling functionality is different. In order to use this functions on Amazon Fire HD 10 tablet, you just need to speak to the Alexa regarding the same. On the older tablets such as Amazon Fire HD 8 and Amazon Fire HD 9, users have to first press the home button and then ask Alexa regarding the same.

Apart from Amazon’s Fire Tablets, for other platforms such as iOS and Android, users have to do the same thing by visiting the Amazon’s Alexa app from their respective devices. Just go to the Apps menu from a respective Tablet and launch the Alexa app. From here you can access all the functions of this application including the Voice and Video Calling.

Fortunately, you will also have a few more additional features which are essential for the users. The updated Alexa app will bring drop in feature to your devices, this feature allows you to connect your device with other devices to share things and to work with them together. You can easily make voice and video calls to any connected devices without disturbing the other one.

Interestingly, the new voice and video calling functionality is now officially available on the Amazon Alexa application for both the platforms, Android and iOS. You can go ahead to a respective store to download and install the application. You can follow below given links for Play Store and App Store for a respective device now!

Install Amazon Alexa app on Android 

Install Amazon Alexa app on iOS