Change the Wake Word

You can change the wake word in the Settings section of the Alexa app.

When you want to communicate with your Alexa devices, just say the wake word.

To change the wake word by voice, say, "Change the wake word."

To change your wake word in the Alexa app:

  1. Select the Devices icon "".
  2. Select your device, and then select Wake Word.
  3. Select a wake word from the list, and then select OK.

When you change the wake word, the light indicator on your device flashes orange briefly.

For compatible Echo devices, you can also change the wake word directly on the device:

  1. Say, "Go to settings," or swipe down from the top of the screen and select Settings.
  2. Select Device Options.
  3. Select Wake Word.

To change your wake word on Fire tablet, visit Learn About Using Alexa on Your Fire Tablet.

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