Alexa doesn’t require ‘Hey Alexa’ command for follow up requests

Alexa doesn’t require ‘Hey Alexa’ command for follow up requests

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Digital assistants today having an important role in everyone’s life. No matter what assistant you are using. But yes, those devices are being an important part of our lives. To work with those assistants you need to give command every time like “Hey Google”, “Hey Alexa” or “Hey Siri” based on your devices.

Now, Amazon has jumped a step further and removes “Hey Alexa” command from follow up requests. Actually, it is very annoying for the user to say “Hey Alexa” for same question over and over again.

The feature is available on all hands-free Alexa-enabled devices, like the Echo, Echo Dot, and Echo Spot. The follow-up mode won’t work, however, if Alexa isn’t “confident you’re speaking to her,” according to Amazon.

This opt-in feature enables Alexa to listen for five seconds after she’s served up her first response. You’ll know if Alexa is ready for a follow-up question if the blue indicator light is on after Alexa answers your first question. If you have nothing else to say, homegirl will go back to sleep until you “Hey, Alexa” her again.

The feature is available on all hands-free Alexa-enabled devices. The follow-up mode won’t work, however, if Alexa isn’t “confident you’re speaking to her,” according to Amazon.

If Alexa thinks that the voice is a background noise or that the intent of the speech was not clear, it will not respond. In that case, you will need to say “Hey Alexa” to activate it again.

This is same as in real life we are told to do something and follow up question asked. But sometimes if we think that they are not talking to us, we don’t respond.