How To Install The Alexa App (Android, iOS And Windows Device)

Alexa, introduced by Amazon, is a virtual assistant that works on AI technology. With the help of the free Alexa application, you can manage your music, alarms, shopping lists, and much more with ease. 

But, to get complete access to this application, first, you will have to install the Alexa app on your device. If you are unaware of how to install the Alexa app, then you can follow the section hereunder. 

Easy Procedures to Install the Alexa App on Android, iOS and Windows Device

Here, we are going to provide the easy steps through which you will be able to install the Alexa app on your device. We are going to discuss the installation process for both computers as well as smartphones. 

This application is available for mobile devices with: 

  • iOS 9.0 version or higher than that.
  • Fire OS 3.0 version or higher than that.
  • Android 5.0 version or higher than that.

How to Install the Alexa App on Android Device? 

To install the Amazon Alexa application on your Android device, you can perform the steps as follows: 

Step 1: 

First, open the Play Store on your device. Then, go to the search bar and type “Amazon Alexa”. Choose the appropriate ‘Amazon Alexa’ option from the search result. Afterwards, tap on the Install button to initiate the downloading process. Once you complete the installation process, tap on the Open button. 

Step 2: 

Now, you will have to set up the application to make it functional. To do this, first, sign in to your Amazon account by using your login credentials and then tap on the ‘Sign In’ button. Afterwards, tap on the Continue button to agree to the terms and conditions of Amazon. 

Step 3: 

Next, tap on the Amazon device that you want to join with Alexa. Follow the on-screen prompts to start the setup process. Else, you can also tap on the ‘Skip Device Setup’ option to complete the process later. When you are asked to give the necessary permissions, tap on the ‘Allow button to continue. 

Step 4:

To configure the settings for text messaging and phone calls, you need to enter the Country Code and then enter your phone number. After providing the Country Code and phone number in their respective field, tap on the Continue button. Else, you can tap on the SKIP button. 

Step 5:

Now, it will send a 6 digit code to the phone number associated with the account. Enter it in the respective field and tap on the CONTINUE button. Now, you have completed the setup process of the Amazon Alexa app successfully and it is ready to use. 

How to Install the Alexa App on iOS Device? 

To install this application on your iOS device, you can follow the below steps: 

Step 1: 

In the beginning, download the Amazon Alexa application on your iOS device from the Apple app store. Once you complete the downloading and installation process, open it. 

Step 2: 

Now, sign in to the Amazon account by entering the login credentials. Enter your email ID and Amazon password in their respective field. Then, tap on the ‘Sign In’ button. 

Step 3: 

Next, tap on the ‘Get Started’ button from the next page. Then, choose the User and tap on the Allow button to give the necessary permission. The installation of Amazon Alexa app is now complete and it is ready to use. 

How to Install the Alexa App on Fire OS Device? 

Alexa application comes pre-installed on Fire tablets. So, you just have to perform a few steps to perform the installation process. 

To do this, first, hold the Home button of your device until you see a blue line on the screen. Once you see a blue line at the bottom of the screen, it indicates that Alexa is ready to accept the commands. 

How to Install the Alexa App on Windows 10 PC? 

You can also use the Alexa application on your Windows 10 computer. Here’s how to do this: 

  • First and foremost, download the Amazon Alexa from the official website of Amazon. 
  • Then, install the app by following the on-screen prompts. 
  • Open the Alexa application by going to the Start menu. 
  • Now, you will have to log in to your Amazon account using the login details. 
  • Select the System Language. 
  • Lastly, tap on the ‘Launch app on sign in to this computer’ option. 

Installation of the Amazon Alexa application will download the Microsoft Visual C++ 2015 automatically if your computer doesn’t already have it loaded. 

If you want to use the Alexa app all the time, then you can keep a shortcut in the taskbar. For that, navigate to Windows Settings and then go to the Personalization section. 

Then, click on the Taskbar tab and then choose which icon appears on the taskbar. Lastly, enable Alexa to complete the process. 

Hopefully, the above steps will help you to install Amazon Alexa on your device. If you want to read more on a similar topic, you can follow our website regularly. 

Maria Colombo
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