Amazon echo auto review – Bringing up Alexa
When you listen to the word ECHO, the only thing that comes in your mind is the musing of sound. But Echo Auto is something different. Let me give you a little bit of an introduction to Echo Auto. An Echo Auto is a kind of device or an appliance built by Amazon itself which connects to your phone’s Alexa app. The reason why we connect is that we can enjoy the company of Alexa’s voice assistant while we are on a drive. It is plugged into your car’s volt outlet (or any USB cable if their one is available). After plugging it, you may connect it with Bluetooth or Alexa’s app and enjoy the company of echo auto while playing songs in it.
Echo auto has eight microphones built in it; this feature helps the device to listen to your voice so clearly even when the windows of your car are opened. It consists of an action button, a mute button, a USB port, and an auxiliary port. There’s a light strip on the front of the device that glows blue when you ask a question and alternates between dark and light blue when responding to the question.
Amazon echo auto is designed like a rectangular shaped box, with measurements of 8.5 x 4.7 x 1.3 cm. It has a micro USB and 3.5mm audio port, containing a weight of 300 grams. It only works with IOS and android Alexa app or when connected with your phones Bluetooth.
The device can be placed on the dashboard of your car or the car’s vent mount holder, which will be easy to operate for the driver and for the passenger as well. But it’s better that you put the device on mount holder because if the car gets into a jerk it may not fall down.
Uses of echo auto
The use of Amazon’s Echo auto is not just for listening to songs, but it also has many other uses.
Smart enough to pick up calls
When driving while enjoying the company of Alexa’s voice assistant and suddenly your phone bell rings you don’t need to pick up your phone and answer the call, simply press the button on echo auto it will help you connect with the person on the other side of the phone.
Sometimes listening to the music keeps you up with the mood. You can command Alexa’s assistant to play tunes or songs on echo auto using Spotify, Pandora, Apple music and definitely Amazon music.
Echo dot as a reminder
Amazon’s echo auto is smart enough like it can keep you up to date with ordinary stuff like weather forecast situations, it can remind you of your meetings or whatever the stuff you forgot. You can set alarms in it and it can also keep you attentive just like a chatterbox, with the score sports of any live game going on.
Amazon’secho auto voice is so clear as it comprises eight microphone holes on top of it. You can clearly listen to it even if the windows of your car are open plus the noisy pollution of the vehicles from the outer surface.
After connecting Alexa app to your echo auto you will be able to stream nearly 50 million songs from all over apple, Spotify, and Amazon’s music without any ad interrupting you.
Use voice over hands
Use your voice for commanding echo auto through the Alexa app, to check the news, to make calls, to manage your calendar and to play music.
Installing echo auto in your car is not a big deal. Follow these steps to connect echo auto in your car.
- Download the latest version of the Alexa app on your smartphone.
- Plug-in the device with your car’s USB port.
- Switch on the ignition and enable Bluetooth on your phone, or open the Alexa app.
- Go to the Alexa app → devices icon → plus icon → select add device → select Amazon Echo → Echo auto. Your device will be connected.
- After these steps, if you still couldn’t connect your device with Amazon echo auto, use the auxiliary cable to connect your phone with echo auto.
Amazon echo auto is a device doing a fine job in making Alexa utilizes her skills. It’s way more attractive when you only use your voice for knowing the weather conditions, the latest news or the sports score and playing music. There are various uses of Amazon Echo Auto in daily life but there are few Pros and Cons of Echo Auto. Also Although the Echo auto is somehow dumped about the location and that only happens when the data connection is slow or trouble connecting with the Alexa app, otherwise it can locate you to the nearest Fuel Stations or restaurants or wherever you want to go.
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