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TechnologyAmazon Echo tells everyone in your house what you buy. Make it stop

15:49  12 august  2019
15:49  12 august  2019 Source:   cnet.com

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Look out Sonos— Amazon ’s Echo speakers have brought multiroom audio to everyone . With its latest update to Alexa, you can now play the same music on different Echo devices in your house . Amazon calls it Multi-Room Music, and it may just be the best addition for music lovers that Alexa’s made .

If you ’re thinking about getting an Amazon Echo , or wondering if it ’s worth it , let me be the first to And there is an app that you can use to customize your Echo ; you can put in your location and 1. Echo is compatible with all things smart. These days it seems everyone is trying to make their homes

You buy everything on Amazon , like birthday and holiday gifts. But do you want everyone else in your house to know what you've bought them? Of course not, and fortunately you can switch that setting off in the Alexa app.

Amazon Echo tells everyone in your house what you buy. Make it stop© Provided by CBS Interactive Inc. Make sure your Echo's light never turns yellow again. Ian Knighton/CNET

When you have a house full of people who talk to the same Amazon Echo , it can be tough to keep what you've bought a secret. When there's a notification, a yellow pulsing light will appear on your Echo (and everyone in the house knows what that means). When someone asks Alexa about the notification, the Echo will read off what's on the way or what's been delivered.

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The Amazon Echo offers our first serious glimpse into the future of an intelligent home. (Fill in the blank with the name of a playlist you created in your Amazon Music/ Amazon Cloud ( You should know this command when listening to a cookbook called Dump Dinners. It ’ll stop her from reading it .)

Amazon has an Echo Dot that is made especially for kids, and it was recently updated to be based on the third-generation Echo Dot with its better-sounding From there it lets you flip back through what you 've worn day after day, and you can have it compare two outfits and decide which it thinks looks

Amazon Echo tells everyone in your house what you buy. Make it stop© Sarah Tew

For example, she might say "Your package of Roomba vacuum has been delivered." Turning that setting off will stop the yellow pulsing light on your Echo that comes on when you've made an Amazon purchase, so your family will never know when you've bought something.

When you turn off the yellow light, you're turning off all notifications, so make sure to tell everyone who relies on the notifications that you're switching them off, even temporarily.

Amazon Echo tells everyone in your house what you buy. Make it stop© Provided by CBS Interactive Inc. Turn "Where's my stuff?" requests off. Katie Conner/CNET

Here's how to turn that tattling setting off now.

1. In the Amazon Alexa app, tap the three stacked lines.

2. Select Settings.

3. Tap Notifications.

4. Select Amazon Shopping.

5. Under the 'Give Ordered Items' Titles section, you can turn off the titles for items you've bought. Toggle the switch off for Within delivery notifications and Within "Where's my stuff?" requests.

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Tell Alexa to stop if you don't want to hear more recommendations. You can also order specific If you have multiple Echos around the house , you can link them up to play music at the same time in I think we've covered a lot here, but really that's just a taste of what you can do with an Amazon Echo

Just when you thought house phones were dead, Amazon brings them back. Alexa can now be used to make calls to other Alexa devices in other houses . I happen to think it 's a wonderful and welcome feature, provided my parents don't use it to check in on me too often 2. Control your smart home.

6. Take it a step further by toggling the switch off for Out for delivery and Delivered. This will be helpful if you don't want anyone to know you've bought something. That's it! Now you can shop in peace without peaking minds trying to figure out what you've bought.

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